We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The stirring ballad became the group's second Motown, and third overall, R&B No. 1.
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.
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.