As their self-titled fifth album made its chart debut on 2 April 1977, the group were moving up fast.
The digital albums offer an astonishing 88 tracks from the Motown archives of 1968, all previously unissued.
If there was any initial hesitancy among pop radio programmers about the raunchy nature of 'Sexual Healing,' it was soon dispersed.
Remembering one of the last international stars of the original Motown empire.
The Detroit landmark celebrates its founder and former Motown Records senior VP.
The soul giants unveil their reading of the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' hit ahead of their 'All The Time' album.
The immortal soul landmark 'My Girl' by the Temptations, written by Smokey Robinson, is among 2018's new additions to the National Recording Registry.
Motown legends The Temptations and The Four Tops have announced a major UK tour of arenas for this forthcoming winter of 2018
Two of the best-loved Motown Christmas albums are out again on vinyl from USM, featuring Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5.
The Temptations negotiated a potentially hazardous line-up change and told their fans they were still doing fine, on 'Cloud Nine,' released 25 October 1968.
On 15 October 1966, the Four Tops raced to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Reach Out I’ll Be There.’
The superstar vocalist's career was transformed by producers Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.
The 1982 disc Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium has been newly restored to the vinyl format in a 2LP release by UMe and USM.
We honour the American studios which have sprinkled sonic stardust over many era-defining records from the past 60 years - the Top 10 US Recording Studios.
Cuba Gooding, Sr, former lead vocalist with 1970s hitmakers the Main Ingredient and father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr, died on 20 April, 2017.
When it came to a new song by Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells' departure from the Motown hierarchy was Brenda Holloway's gain.