The group were still 'Ridin' High' even without the help of Holland-Dozier-Holland.
The chequered story of I Heard It Through The Grapevine included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 version, before Marvin took ownership of the song.
Remembering when Motown’s most successful female act and the label’s biggest male group came together on album.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland magic started working again with the group's third smash in a row.
“By honouring me, you are also honouring the entire Motown family – those who make Motown what it is today.”
By 1970, it was time for a second seasonal album offering from Smokey Robinson and the group.
The group performed their new Holland-Dozier-Holland song on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' but it peaked at No. 9 in the US.
The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
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.