The propulsive, tension-filled number came flying off the pens of Holland, Dozier and Holland and into the Motown studio.
Early ‘80s Motown signing Gene Van Buren, who worked at the label with Berry Gordy’s late sister (and Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife) Anna, is back
Bernie Yeszin, the former Motown art director who designed many of the label’s famous album covers and created the iconic “M” logo, has passed away.
Hear how Diana Ross was shot at getting pizza, the Motown movie, when Motown had to move from Detroit to LA, and much more, told by people who were there.
The Nation’s Favourite Motown Song ended with the revelation that the Tamla track that won the vote was… Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’.
From the archives of Motown and EMI Records comes an exhibition of rare and unseen photographs at the Proud Galleries in London & here are just a selection.
Four Motown singers, the pillars of Motown Records – Smokey, Stevie, Marvin and Diana – all became global soul superstars due to one man, Berry Gordy.
It's the groups of Motown who have largely defined the sound and soul sent around the world from “Hitsville U.S.A.” at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.
A key element in Berry Gordy’s strategy was to make his records appeal to EVERYONE, which is how and why he came up with the perfect slogan.