On September 30, 2011, we lost a Motown great. Marv Tarplin, the guitarist of one of Motown's biggest acts, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, passed away in his home at the age of 70. Tarplin was an idol in the music business, formulating what became major hits for Motown.
Tarplin isn't the only Motown marvel though. There are many that influenced the soulful style of music that originated in Detroit. Read on to listen to some of the greatest musicians in Motown music.
Emily Keck, ChaCha Music