A tribute to the man who co-wrote the Rolling Stones' first US top ten hit as well as 'Piece Of My Heart,' 'Stay With Me Baby' and so much more.
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for August 31, 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.'
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
The summer of 1970 brought another CCR million-seller with ‘Lookin' Out My Back Door’ and ’Long As I Can See The Light.'
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
Featuring classic performances from Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Chance the Rapper, Marvin Gaye, Missy Elliot, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, & many more, proceeds will go towards COVID-19 relief for musicians.
On the chart of July 11, 1964, Sam scored his final soul chart-topper.
The film will star Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul, and is due for release in early 2021.
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No. 8.
Music’s myriad subgenres have inspired some of the most enduring documentaries of our age. Here are the 37 best music documentaries of the past 50 years.
A stunning selection of career highlights by a true legend of Motown, and of all music.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
Perhaps it was the unfamiliar rawness of 'You' that prevented it from going higher than No. 34 in the pop market, but it climbed to No. 7 on the soul side.