Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
Hailed as “the truest artist” Motown founder Berry Gordy has ever known, Marvin Gaye was an uncompromising force that defined soul music in the 70s.
The story of Motown is also a story of female empowerment. Its finest female talents took opportunities – and risks – to help give women a spotlight.
The propulsive, tension-filled number came flying off the pens of Holland, Dozier and Holland and into the Motown studio.
Motown Records will release the soundtrack for the new movie, 'Detroit', featuring songs by Martha Reeves & the Vandellas and a new song by The Roots.
With an impressive soundtrack, Motown: The Musical tells Berry Gordy’s story and the highs and lows of his legendary label.
'Stubborn Kind Of Fellow,' which Gaye co-wrote with Mickey Stevenson and Berry Gordy’s brother George, established him as a soul contender.
The Smokey Robinson tribute concert at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series in November will feature three fellow former Motown stars.
The vital presence of women of soul in the history of R&B, from Nina Simone to Jessie Ware, is commemorated in the new UMC compilation ‘Soul Sisters.’
The Jam’s ‘Setting Sons,’ the fourth album by the groundbreaking English trio, gets a Super Deluxe reissue on November 17, exactly 35 years since its debut.
The Nation’s Favourite Motown Song ended with the revelation that the Tamla track that won the vote was… Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’.
It's the groups of Motown who have largely defined the sound and soul sent around the world from “Hitsville U.S.A.” at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.