The much-covered '(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons' had its origins at the end of World War II.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December 1969 with If Walls Could Talk.
Late in 1960, the first female star produced by the still-emerging company was making her R&B chart debut with 'Bye Bye Baby.'
The engine that drove the Motown machine mas made up of the songwriters and producers who worked behind the scenes to create the Motown sound.
The first queen of Motown followed her opening R&B No. 1 with a second soul chart-topper in a row.
The Supremes co-founder talks about her new book 'Supreme Glamour' and her fond memories of the group's Motown heyday.
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...
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.
Both a euphoric floor-filler and a call to arms, Martha And The Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street’ remains a prime example of Motown’s 60s pop perfection.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
A pioneering and everlasting legend, Mary Wells was Motown’s first true icon, paving the way for an artistic freedom that others would come to follow.