Motown’s secret weapon, Marc Bolan’s widow, and a Northern soul icon, Gloria Jones’ legacy extends far beyond ‘Tainted Love.’
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.”
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 compilation was first issued on 27 December 1971 and encapsulated the first 18 months of the group's immense success on record.
Wonder said "I am proud to have been chosen at the top of such an incredibly talented group of artists."
The album will feature 60 tracks from the company's culture-shaping history, in 3CD and digital formats as well as a shorter 2LP edition.
The track is taken from the singer's fun-packed festive album 'This Christmas Day.'
The reissue marks the 45th anniversary of the score's original release by Motown.
Two of the best-loved Motown Christmas albums are out again on vinyl from USM, featuring Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5.
Bobby Taylor, who had late 1960s success on Motown with the Vancouvers and was the first producer and early champion of the Jackson 5, died 22 July 2017.
Kiss member Paul Stanley is back in action with his side project Soul Station, to perform an intimate R&B revue at the Sayer’s Club in Hollywood.
'Smoke On The Water,' 'I Get Around' and 'Jailhouse Rock' are among the classic songs newly announced as additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame.
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 Billboard Hot 100 for 12 May, 1979 showed Peaches & Herb's traditional soul sound stemming the disco tide, as 'Reunited' held at No. 1 amid dance fever.
With an impressive soundtrack, Motown: The Musical tells Berry Gordy’s story and the highs and lows of his legendary label.