Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
To mark Motown’s 60th anniversary, all of the surviving artists who helped build Motown’s legacy to what it is today were on hand to perform their hits.
The updated edition of the box set adds ten bonus tracks across its first ten discs, and a new Disc 11.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
The first studio record the band made without Moon, 'Face Dances,' entered the American album chart on 4 April 1981.
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.
A panel of Marvin Gaye experts, including his widow, Janis Gaye, hailed the “everlasting greatness” of a complex and contradictory artist.
To celebrate the Motown legend and the ‘Prince Of Soul’, the US Postal Service unveiled the Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on what would have been his 80th birthday.
The mix includes the premiere of a new M+M mix of 'Funk Me' by John Morales.
Hailed as “the truest artist” Motown founder Berry Gordy has ever known, Marvin Gaye was an uncompromising force that defined soul music in the 70s.
Our uDiscover Music playlist celebrates the Prince of Motown, and a legacy that remains as powerful as ever.
On the Hot 100 for 30 March 1959, Chuck debuted with another wonderful vignette of adolescent adventure.
A newly-assembled snapshot of Marvin Gaye’s 1972 recordings, ‘You’re The Man’ makes for a pleasing additional chapter in an eternally soulful story.
The story of Motown is also a story of female empowerment. Its finest female talents took opportunities – and risks – to help give women a spotlight.
From singing in Motown’s biggest girl group to earning Oscar nods and becoming a fashion icon, Diana Ross set the template for future stars to follow.