From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
The Grammy-winning musician appears on Davis’ 'On the Corner' and later wrote and produced songs for Madonna, Roberta Flack and Stephanie Mills.
Soul music has given The Great American Songbook gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness. These 11 performances are guaranteed to delight.
The sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
The summer of 1967 has taken on an almost mythical magic, a psychedelic “summer of love” with beautiful people turning on, tuning in and dropping out from Hyde Park to Haight-Ashbury.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
The very idea of a group of young men singing together in harmony has been the bedrock of pop music for as long as young people have been buying records.
The long-awaited third instalment in the Motown 7”s box set series contains rarites and previously unreleased music, and is due for release on 21 October.
Full of glossy, high-quality photos, and also an in-depth read, Motown: The Sound Of Young America recounts how the label became a global icon
Barney Ales was a key figure behind the scenes at Motown, and tells uDiscover why 1965 was such a pivotal year for the label.