Author Andrea Davis Pinkney will take you on the most musical ride of your life in Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound. This is the story of Berry Gordy, a young man from Detroit, and how he created the music empire of Motown. Learn how great singers like Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and other amazing talents got there start. There wasn’t any American Idol or YouTube back then. Every singer had a long journey, an incredible ride… a rhythm ride that they took.