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Berry, Jr, born 1929, U.S. music and record producer: founder of Motown records.
Contemporary Examples

I went home and did some research on Gordy, Motown, Diana Ross, the Supremes, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.
The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’ Howard Rosenman February 12, 2012

When I went to Gordy’s house to make the tape, Jaz asked if his man could rhyme on it as well.
Big Daddy Kane: The Hip-Hop MC on Las Supper, Madonna, Jay-Z, and What’s Next Curtis Stephen April 15, 2013

The music Gordy created at Hitsville is the greatest cultural export the U.S. has ever produced … from my point of view.
The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’ Howard Rosenman February 12, 2012

Historical Examples

She had to wait a little, for Gordy and his bailiff were down there by the tennis lawn, but they soon moved on.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

The trout that poor old Gordy had so harried were left undisturbed.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

It would hurt the old man—Gordy was over seventy now—but that could not be helped.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

For quite a week the whole world had been Mr. McCrae—a most ordinary friend of Gordy’s.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

They had not been down to the old place for many years; indeed, since Gordy’s death it was generally let.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

Why Gordy no one quite knew now—whether because his name was George, or by way of corruption from Guardian.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy

Again it was puzzling that she should be laughing so serenely at Gordy’s stories.
The Dark Flower John Galsworthy


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