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We know Detroit was the birthplace of Motown but there are many other big names who got their breaks in the 'Motor City'. Written by Smooth presenter Dave Brown. Catch him on the Smooth Nightshift weekends from 1am.
Although born in Tennessee, Aretha moved with her family to Detroit at the age of five and began singing gospel music in her father's Church before turning to secular music aged 18 and eventually garnering the title 'The Queen of Soul'. Picture: PA
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