The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
The group's second and final R&B No. 1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
The chequered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 with it before Marvin took ownership of the song.
Remembering when Motown’s most successful female act and the label’s biggest male group came together on album.
The stirring ballad became the group's second Motown, and third overall, R&B No. 1.
The reissue marks the 45th anniversary of the score's original release by Motown.
The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
'Motown Chartbusters Volume 4' was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No. 1 in the series itself.
If there was any initial hesitancy among pop radio programmers about the raunchy nature of 'Sexual Healing,' it was soon dispersed.
In late October 1982, after weeks of rumours, Paul Weller announced that he was splitting up the band to explore new musical possibilities.
How to follow a classic like 'My Guy'? The first queen of Motown did so by making it two soul chart-toppers in a row.
In October 1964 THE place to be, if you were teenagers, living in Southern California, was the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium where the TAMI show was filmed.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.