‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
The very idea of a group of young men singing together in harmony has been the bedrock of pop music for as long as young people have been buying records.
The Chess archives are being mined again on the new 42-track compilation Black Gold: Samples, Breaks & Rare Grooves From The Chess Records Archives.
In the summer of 1969, the reconfigured Bar-Kays were seeing their first US chart action, albeit modestly, with the album Gotta Groove.
The long-awaited third instalment in the Motown 7”s box set series contains rarites and previously unreleased music, and is due for release on 21 October.
Recorded in 1972 and released in 1973 on Blue Note Records this album is a revelation, and what's more it even made the pop charts
To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ single is being reissued as a 10” EP.
A remarkable, unreleased collaboration between Miles Davis and Prince has re-emerged online. Listen to 'Can I Play With U?' here.
Full of glossy, high-quality photos, and also an in-depth read, Motown: The Sound Of Young America recounts how the label became a global icon
With an impressive soundtrack, Motown: The Musical tells Berry Gordy’s story and the highs and lows of his legendary label.
Barney Ales was a key figure behind the scenes at Motown, and tells uDiscover why 1965 was such a pivotal year for the label.
1965 was the year that Motown went into the stratosphere, releasing a string of classic singles and taking their legendary Revue shows to Europe.
The classic song started a sequence that makes CCR surely one of the unluckiest bands never to score a US No. 1 single.
Gilles Pétard gives uDiscover a unique insight into Motown’s French invasion of 1965 and the Motortown Revue In Paris box set.
The Big, Big Sound From Detroit was the first time that Motown revealed the names of The Funk Brothers, the musicians that played on its records
A new play about the final days of Marvin Gaye is to be given its world premiere in May, 2016 at the Royal & Derngate Theatre in Northampton.