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Who was the first white artist signed by Motown records?

The first white artist signed to Motown Records was DEBBIE DEAN in 1960. The first white artist signed to Motown Records with a hit was CHRIS CLARK in 1966 with "Loves Gone Bad" on their VIP label. The album containing that song was released the following year on the Motown label and was called "Soul Sounds".


Who was the first white singer who signed with Motown?

R Dean Taylor The first white artist was Debbie Dean who was signed in1961 , R Dean Taylor joined Motown in 1964 as a writer and then released his first single in 1965 as a singer.


White artists on Motown label?

R Dean Taylor was the first white artist to have #1 hit for Tamla Motown with Indiana Wants Me. But was he the first white person to be signed up to the label? Dunno.


Who was the first white female artist signed to Motown records?

The first white female artist to record for Motown records or one of it's labels was DEBBIE DEAN who signed in 1960. Chris Clark (born in Santa Cruz, California) was the first white female artist to have a HIT record with Motown. Her single "Loves Gone Bad" became an R&B hit in 1966. Her singles were released on Motown's VIP label, but her album "Soul Sounds" (1967) was released on the Motown label. Clark was a bigger star for Motown in England than in the USA and continues to perform in the UK to this day. Chris Clark later became Vice President of Motown Pictures in the early 70s and co-wrote the screenplay for "Lady Sings the Blues" in 1972, getting an Oscar nomination for her efforts. Kiki Dee was signed in 1969.


First white British artist to sign for tamala Motown?

Chris Clark

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Who was the first white artist signed by Motown?

Kiki Dee


Who was the first white artist signed by Motown records?

The first white artist signed to Motown Records was DEBBIE DEAN in 1960. The first white artist signed to Motown Records with a hit was CHRIS CLARK in 1966 with "Loves Gone Bad" on their VIP label. The album containing that song was released the following year on the Motown label and was called "Soul Sounds".


Who was the first white british artist signed by Motown?

Kiki Dee


Who was the first white singer who signed with Motown?

R Dean Taylor The first white artist was Debbie Dean who was signed in1961 , R Dean Taylor joined Motown in 1964 as a writer and then released his first single in 1965 as a singer.


White artists on Motown label?

R Dean Taylor was the first white artist to have #1 hit for Tamla Motown with Indiana Wants Me. But was he the first white person to be signed up to the label? Dunno.


How were white artists signed in Motown?

they had to give him blueberrys for his pie.


Who was the first white female artist signed to Motown records?

The first white female artist to record for Motown records or one of it's labels was DEBBIE DEAN who signed in 1960. Chris Clark (born in Santa Cruz, California) was the first white female artist to have a HIT record with Motown. Her single "Loves Gone Bad" became an R&B hit in 1966. Her singles were released on Motown's VIP label, but her album "Soul Sounds" (1967) was released on the Motown label. Clark was a bigger star for Motown in England than in the USA and continues to perform in the UK to this day. Chris Clark later became Vice President of Motown Pictures in the early 70s and co-wrote the screenplay for "Lady Sings the Blues" in 1972, getting an Oscar nomination for her efforts. Kiki Dee was signed in 1969.


Who was Motown's 1st white artist?

Little-known surf rock band Nick and the Jaguars, who released one single ("Ich-i-bon #1" / "Cool And Crazy") in August 1959. They weren't actually signed to Motown, though, as the label just leased that one single for a one-off deal. The first white artist to sign a proper contract with Motown was Debbie Dean, whose first single came out in February 1961.


First white British artist to sign for tamala Motown?

Chris Clark


Who was the first white woman to sign for Motown?

Debbie Boone. Feb 1961


Who was the first white british artist to sign with Motown records?

kiki dee


Did the pretty things ever record on Motown label?

They didn't "record" on a Motown label as such, but some of their UK recordings were licensed for release in the USA by the Motown group's new "white rock" label, Rare Earth Records, in 1969.

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