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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.
In the summer of 1969, the reconfigured Bar-Kays were seeing their first US chart action, albeit modestly, with the album Gotta Groove.
The long-awaited third instalment in the Motown 7”s box set series contains rarites and previously unreleased music, and is due for release on 21 October.
Recorded in 1972 and released in 1973 on Blue Note Records this album is a revelation, and what's more it even made the pop charts
To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ single is being reissued as a 10” EP.
A remarkable, unreleased collaboration between Miles Davis and Prince has re-emerged online. Listen to 'Can I Play With U?' here.
Full of glossy, high-quality photos, and also an in-depth read, Motown: The Sound Of Young America recounts how the label became a global icon
With an impressive soundtrack, Motown: The Musical tells Berry Gordy’s story and the highs and lows of his legendary label.
Barney Ales was a key figure behind the scenes at Motown, and tells uDiscover why 1965 was such a pivotal year for the label.