Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
The group's first 'Greatest Hits' compilation made its Billboard chart debut on the first day of the new year.
Never shy of a little chutzpah, Motown announced that the soon-to-be-solo Diana had discovered the label's new quintet herself.
Motown's inspired decision to release the three-year-old 'Tears Of A Clown' as a UK 45 led it to No. 1 in Britain and a belated US release.
Jackson 5’s exuberant version of ‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ remains one the most uplifting Christmas songs of all time.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
The best Christmas hip-hop and R&B songs find Kanye giving the gift of a guest spot and Kurtis Blow doing a different kind of Christmas wrapping.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
A generous offering for the holidays, the ‘A Motown Christmas’ album includes seasonal classics from Stevie, Smokey, The Supremes and Jackson 5.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ first appeared on the 'Jackson 5 Christmas Album', released in October 1970.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
'Motown Chartbusters Volume 4' was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No. 1 in the series itself.
The song turned out to be the end of a US pop crossover story that had begun eight years earlier.