'The Happening' became the Motown trio's tenth US pop No. 1 single in May 1967.
Within months of the great soul man's premature passing, the Motown trio paid tribute on disc.
With her first two hits already secured, anticipation was high for Springfield's album debut.
The story of Motown is also a story of female empowerment. Its finest female talents took opportunities – and risks – to help give women a spotlight.
After many previous chart battles with The Beatles, the Motown trio unseated the Stones with 'Love Is Here And Now You're Gone.'
TYA's first UK top ten album charted on 22 February 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
On 20 February 1965, the new single by the Motown queens entered the Hot 100. Within five weeks, it was their next chart-topper.
The quartet's first 'Greatest Hits' album spent no fewer than 16 consecutive weeks in the UK top ten.
By early 1974, White was dominating the charts in various guises, including as an orchestra leader, with 'Love's Theme.'
On 14 January 1970 in Las Vegas, Diana Ross appeared in concert as a member of the Supremes for the final time.
A look at the life of the much-travelled, Philadelphia-born musician with the superior resumé.
Less than a month after his mysterious and tragic shooting, Sam was back in the charts with 'Shake.'
On the final Hot 100 of the 1960s, the trio scored the last of their 12 pop No. 1s in less than five and a half years with 'Someday We'll Be Together.'
'I've Passed This Way Before' made its debut on Billboard’s Top Selling R&B Singles chart of Christmas Eve 1966.
It was the friendliest of pop contests: Motown royalty against Liverpool superstars, and both of them won.