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.
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.
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.
Moving from the Motown label to the equally iconic Stax Records, ‘Kim Kim Kim’ found singer Kim Weston in her absolute prime.
Bob Marley’s ‘Uprising Live!’ documents one of the reggae icon’s final tour dates, showcasing a singer and band at the top of their game.
The Chess label more than held its own against the likes of Motown and Stax – as this run-down of the 10 best Chess soul records of all time shows.
Unafraid to live up to their name, Soul Children placed emotion at the top of their agenda with a Stax Records debut album helmed by Isaac Hayes.
A generous offering for the holidays, the ‘A Motown Christmas’ album includes seasonal classics from Stevie, Smokey, The Supremes, and Jackson 5.
Revealing just how she feels about the holidays, ‘A Very Special Season’ is a heartfelt Christmas album from Motown legend Diana Ross.
With the release of their soundtrack for ‘Saturday Night Fever’, in 1977, Bee Gees were at the birth of disco, pointing the way for others to follow.
From over-easy grooves to gritty, energised instrumental funk, ‘Soul Limbo’ found Booker T And The MGs working at their peak.