In the spring of 1975, the prolific '60s hitmakers got a UK hit out of their incongruous time in the Motown family.
One of the great careers in soul music was launched on Smokey's 18th birthday with an answer record.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
The exciting instrumental 'Shotgun' is rich in Tamla legend, with an unusual contribution by one of the Funk Brothers.
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on 12 February 1961 it became their first million-seller.
The quartet's first 'Greatest Hits' album spent no fewer than 16 consecutive weeks in the UK top ten.
On 8 February 1975, the group proved that there was life after Norman Whitfield, climbed to No. 1 with ‘Happy People,’ co-written by Commodore Richie.
The set contains all of the soul figurehead's solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, with most tracks making their first appearance on vinyl.
An all-star line-up of artists paying tribute to the Motown sound will be announced during Grammy Week.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
Thirteen years after the Marvelettes' original, Richard and Karen Carpenter's cover of 'Please Mr. Postman' became their third US No. 1.
Charles Edwin Hatcher on 21 January 1942 in Nashville. He's affectionately remembered by everyone who ever heard or met him as Edwin Starr.
uDiscover Music presents a history of the English music stylist with a difference — one told by the man himself.
Gaye's final Motown album is now rightly seen as a record of huge historical importance and creative substance.
On 14 January 1970 in Las Vegas, Diana Ross appeared in concert as a member of the Supremes for the final time.