Pop music has a way of reminding us what matters most and these inspiring songs of peace keep the world reaching for higher ground.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
One Motown smash replaced another at No. 1 in the US on September 19, 1970, as Edwin Starr’s ‘War’ was succeeded by Diana's 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough.'
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
'Let's Get It On' became the second of Marvin's three US pop chart-toppers.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for August 31, 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.'
How the legendary soul imprint worked to make some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most celebrated and inspiring speeches available on record.
The protest’s anniversary is celebrated with long-unseen footage of Coretta Scott King, an exclusive March on Washington and more.
Inspiring covers by everyone from The Beatles to Carpenters, The Marvelettes’ ‘Please Mr. Postman’ song put Motown on the map as a true cultural force.
The song was a musical tour de force by the 23-year-old Motown genius, who survived a serious accident just after its release.
Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
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.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...