'I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind,' producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
The Seaclose Park event was originally pencilled in for June 17-20 this year.
'Coward Of The County' became a rare UK country No. 1 on 16 February 1980.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
On February 8, 1975, the group proved that there was life after Norman Whitfield, climbed to No.1 with ‘Happy People,’ co-written by Commodore Richie.
The funky track, a studio extra on their then-new 'Live!' album, became the group's fourth soul chart-topper.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
The shows include a gig at the Eden Sessions programme in Cornwall, where Adams will join My Chemical Romance and Lionel Richie and more.
'Truly' was the crossover soul star's chart-topping, Grammy-winning follow-up to his No.1 duet with Diana Ross, 'Endless Love.'
On 12 November 1983, one of the many hits from the mega-platinum 'Can't Slow Down' album completed its climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.
Lionel Richie and Duran Duran are also on the bill at the star-studded event due to run from June 30 to July 4 next year.
Four million sales in the US alone for his self-titled debut sent a very clear message that his fans wanted Lionel solo.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.