‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for February 17, 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on February 12, 1961 it became their first million-seller.
On February 8, 1975, the group proved that there was life after Norman Whitfield, climbed to No.1 with ‘Happy People,’ co-written by Commodore Richie.
The young singer who recorded 'Money (That's What I Want)' went on, with Norman Whitfield, to co-write many of the most indelible songs in Motown history.
Charles Edwin Hatcher, born on January 21, 1942 in Nashville, is affectionately remembered by everyone who ever heard or met him as Edwin Starr.
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.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
The group's second and final R&B No.1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
The checkered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No.1 version, before Marvin took ownership of the song.
The stirring ballad became the group's second Motown, and third overall, R&B No.1.
The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
The Grammy-winning song is a revered example of the group’s fruitful relationship with producer Norman Whitfield and his co-writer Barrett Strong
The powerful song was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
Whitfield and Barrett Strong's psychedelic soul story of a wayward father and the family he left behind became a Motown classic.
'War' was deemed a little too forthright to be a Temptations single, but Edwin made it a powerful message song and a huge hit.