On 21 November 1964, Gaye entered the Hot 100 with what would would become a new crossover success, but a UK entry for just one week on 12 December.
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.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
The former reality star and pop-rock songstress Ashlee Simpson ruled the mid-aughts charts, but now the singer is primed to make a comeback.
This marks the first film project authorized by the Gaye family.
Thirty years after its earth-shattering release, Public Enemy mainman Chuck D reveals the unstoppable creative forces behind ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’
UMC have announced the physical 4CD release of Motown Unreleased 1966 which includes cassic tracks and songs from the label's vault
Motown Records will release the soundtrack for the new movie, 'Detroit', featuring songs by Martha Reeves & the Vandellas and a new song by The Roots.
Sylvia Moy, the Detroit-born, Motown songwriter and producer and Stevie Wonder collaborator has died from pneumonia at the age of 78.
Due for release on 26 May, and featuring Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrel, ‘The Motown 7s Box: Volume 4’ features another 14 rarities from the vaults.
Founder of the Roland Corporation, Ikutaro Kakehashi, has died aged 87, according to a Facebook statement from his long-term collaborator Tommy Snyder.
Ware also wrote for many of the leading names in the R&B world, including the Isley Brothers and Quincy Jones, and made many fine records in his own name.
Producer and label owner Harry Balk, a key figure in the careers of Del Shannon, Little Willie John, Rare Earth and others, died 3 December, 2016 at 91.
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.