The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
Celebrating it's 45th anniversary, The Velvet Underground's classic self-titled third album, is out now on 180g vinyl.
'Where I’m Coming From' was the album that began the march of Stevie Wonder towards creative independence, so let’s reDiscover this classic record.
Stevie Wonder ended the calendar year of 1973 as he’d begun it: on top of the US R&B singles chart, this time with Living For The City.
Here are 14 magical Motown 45s. The creativity that went into making Motown's records is legendary...
The best duets of all time. Open your ears, and enjoy the company of two voices, very often singing as one, and always singing brilliantly.
Motown left Detroit a long time ago, but the record company who gave us Diana, Marvin, Smokey & Stevie continues to exert a huge influence on popular music.
The strange tale of a Steve Miller Band record that was the 353rd No. 1 single in US chart history, and then took 16 years to become the 650th in the UK.
On August 25, 1973, Diana Ross had a new No. 1 on the R&B chart with the record we present as our Rediscovered Gem: Touch Me In The Morning.
Early ‘80s Motown signing Gene Van Buren, who worked at the label with Berry Gordy’s late sister (and Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife) Anna, is back
The greatest double albums of all time.
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’.
From the archives of Motown and EMI Records comes an exhibition of rare and unseen photographs at the Proud Galleries in London & here are just a selection.
In June 1974, Motown’s Canadian artist R. Dean Taylor was starting a month in the top five of the UK singles chart with 'There’s A Ghost In My House'.