Recorded in the early hours of the morning, ‘Baby I Need Your Loving’ was nothing but sweet soul music that put Four Tops on the map.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
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 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.
Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Claudette Robinson and Mary Wilson shared the stage to discuss Berry Gordy’s historic label.
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.
The Grammy-winning musician appears on Davis’ 'On the Corner' and later wrote and produced songs for Madonna, Roberta Flack and Stephanie Mills.
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.
1965 was the year that Motown went into the stratosphere, releasing a string of classic singles and taking their legendary Revue shows to Europe.
Motown left Detroit a long time ago, but the record company who gave us Diana, Marvin, Smokey & Stevie continues to exert a huge influence on popular music.