Released in 1984, Solid defined the synthetic sound of 80s R&B and, with its infectious title track, marked the commercial peak for Ashford & Simpson.
When Tammi fell on stage and collapsed into Marvin Gaye's arms on 14 October 1967, it foretold of tragedy.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for 31 August 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.'
Once again, the siblings' ongoing collaboration with producer Quincy Jones proved unbeatable.
'Tear It On Down' was the final single to carry the name of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas.
Tammi left us at a tragically young 24, but her elegant vocals live on.
'Your Precious Love' was written, just like the pair's ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,' by the rising team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson.
By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
The Dickey Betts composition was one of the most exhilarating guitar-led instrumentals of the 1970s.
On 14 January 1970 in Las Vegas, Diana Ross appeared in concert as a member of the Supremes for the final time.
The 1968 album 'Dusty...Definitely' was the first to be co-produced by the singer herself.
'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
Bobby Taylor, who had late 1960s success on Motown with the Vancouvers and was the first producer and early champion of the Jackson 5, died 22 July 2017.
The Chess archives are being mined again on the new 42-track compilation Black Gold: Samples, Breaks & Rare Grooves From The Chess Records Archives.