Recording ‘The Great March To Freedom’ in Detroit in 1963, the legendary soul imprint captured the origins of Martin Luther King’s most celebrated speech.
The famous recording was made on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on 23 August 1963.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
The song, and Stevie's tireless campaigning, led directly to the enshrinement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, observed in the US since January 1986.
The inspiring and infectious song became the fourth of the Impressions' six R&B No. 1s.
On the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr's death, Stevie Wonder and over 80 musicians, politicians and actors share their #DreamStillLives video.
A new stage play inspired by the iconic Nina Simone is set to open in Washington DC in November and run up to 24 December 2017
A striking photograph of B.B. King on stage forms part of The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues, an exhibition currently running at ICP in New York.