Ranging from spiritual ballads to political statements and declarations of love, the best Bob Marley songs spread the message of a true musical legend.
Leading a fight for freedom with calls to unity, Bob Marley did more than anyone else to spread his Rastafarian religion around the world.
Something of a last testament from reggae legend Bob Marley, ‘Redemption Song’ continues to spread its message of emancipation far and wide.
Rejected for the ‘Hell Up In Harlem’ soundtrack, ‘The Payback’ found James Brown exacting revenge and laying the blueprint for gangsta rap.
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
Making success sound so easy, Tone Lōc’s ‘Lōc-ed After Dark’ was a laidback mega-hit with two juggernaut singles, ‘Wild Thing’ and ‘Funky Cold Medina.’
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot,’ an album that still sounds in the moment.
From classic hits sung by Diana Ross, to stunning tracks recorded by later line-ups of the group, the best Supremes songs reveal the group’s unique magic.
Co-penned by Berry Gordy and Marv Johnson, ‘Come To Me’ became Motown’s first single, paving the way for the label’s world domination.
How the legendary soul imprint worked to make some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most celebrated and inspiring speeches available on record.
The best David Ruffin songs prove that the Motown singer most remembered for his time with The Temptations recorded some majestic work under his own name.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
It may seem an unlikely journey, but there’s logic in the way Rod Stewart developed from king of the mods to pop’s prime Great American Songbook singer.
Defining 'The Sound Of Young America' in the 60s, Motown dominated the decade with some of the most life-affirming music of all time.
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl,’ The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.