Legendary groups The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas and The Marvelettes are well known, but there are many female Motown stars you need to know.
Soft Cell put the synths in northern soul on 5 September 1981, when they took ‘Tainted Love’ to the top of the UK charts.
To mark Black History Month, uDiscover salutes 50 classic R&B originals that became mainstream hits when they were covered by rock and pop artists.
'If I Were Your Woman,' the outstanding ballad which became the final Motown R&B No. 1 for Gladys Knight and the Pips, hit the chart on 28 November 1970.
Two vinyl box sets, each featuring seven double-sided Northern Soul singles from the vaults of Chess and Capitol, will be released by Universal on July 24.