Canceled amid COVID-19, the legendary festival celebrates its 54th year with 16 nights of full, streaming concerts from its vaults.
Hailed as “one of the greatest songs ever written” in the new Danny Boyle movie, ‘Yesterday’, does the classic Beatles song deserve such status?… Well, yes!
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
Both a euphoric floor-filler and a call to arms, Martha And The Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street’ remains a prime example of Motown’s 60s pop perfection.
The Academy Award-winning director incorporated multiple tracks from Gaye’s landmark LP, ‘What’s Going On’ throughout his new film, and offered a nod to Motown legends, The Temptations.
The new record features a set of handpicked Motown classics remixed and reimagined by the influential rapper and producer.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
“This is a historic song for an important moment in history, and what’s beautiful is that its message is timeless and universal.”
A seismic career shift and a bold new artistic direction brought an indelible classic.
'Tear It On Down' was the final single to carry the name of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas.
'You're The Man (Part 1)' is perhaps his least-celebrated top ten soul hit.
A pioneering and everlasting legend, Mary Wells was Motown’s first true icon, paving the way for an artistic freedom that others would come to follow.