The life of the founder member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was cut short so sadly.
The song opened with the doo-wop harmonies of Marvin's youth, before blossoming into a fingersnapping, joyful ode to a returning lover.
'Motown Chartbusters Volume 4' was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No. 1 in the series itself.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
In late October 1982, after weeks of rumours, Paul Weller announced that he was splitting up the band to explore new musical possibilities.
Stevie had been raising the bar of his artistic imagination for some time, when he unveiled what many consider to be his first masterpiece.
The powerful 'I Can't Get Next To You' was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
Whitfield and Barrett Strong's psychedelic soul story of a wayward father and the family he left behind became a Motown classic.
When Tammi fell on stage and collapsed into Marvin Gaye's arms on 14 October 1967, it foretold of tragedy.
On 9 October 1971, ‘Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler),' the latest 45 from the immortal 'What's Going On' album, bowed on the US pop and R&B charts.
The ebullient song was composed by the Motown writing team known as The Corporation, with Alphonso Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards and Berry Gordy himself.
Four million sales in the US alone for his self-titled debut sent a very clear message that his fans wanted Lionel solo.
The co-founder of the Miracles shares memories of life on the road and in the studio with Motown's first-ever signings.
The song was a musical tour de force by the 23-year-old Motown genius, who survived a serious accident just after its release.
The 20-track collection is now available for the first time in black and limited edition red vinyl versions.
Our appreciation of the career of a unique British music innovator and stylist who has never been replaced.