His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
The digital duet will be included on the 'Ultimate Nat King Cole' compilation, to be released on 15 March.
The set contains all of the soul figurehead's solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, with most tracks making their first appearance on vinyl.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
uDiscover Music presents a history of the English music stylist with a difference — one told by the man himself.
The new retrospectives will be joined by an expanded edition of Marvin Gaye's tribute album to the great entertainer.
Gaye's final Motown album is now rightly seen as a record of huge historical importance and creative substance.
On 14 January 1970 in Las Vegas, Diana Ross appeared in concert as a member of the Supremes for the final time.
From the Issac Hayes’ funky instrumental scores to Trent Reznor’s dark genius, here are just a few of the growing ranks of musicians-turned-film composers.
The 1978 album was described as "the most poisonous alimony settlement of the 20th century," but it was much more than that.
The much-covered '(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons' had its origins at the end of World War II.
The digital albums offer an astonishing 88 tracks from the Motown archives of 1968, all previously unissued.
On 21 December 1968, Bell entered the R&B listings with the track that would become his first top ten hit on that chart, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’