The lyrics of 'Nightshift' united Gaye with another soul giant, Jackie Wilson, who had died just three months earlier in 1984.
After big UK hits with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ and ‘Baby Love,’ now it was time for some album action.
A new play about the final days of Marvin Gaye is to be given its world premiere in May, 2016 at the Royal & Derngate Theatre in Northampton.
On 12 November 1983, ‘All Night Long (All Night)’ completed its climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
The record that confirmed the love affair between the UK and the Four Tops, 'Reach Out I'll Be There,' made No. 1 for them in the UK in October 1966.
'Stubborn Kind Of Fellow,' which Gaye co-wrote with Mickey Stevenson and Berry Gordy’s brother George, established him as a soul contender.
Inspiration for 'I Second That Emotion' struck when Smokey was out shopping with his friend and fellow writer Al Cleveland.
The powerful 'I Can't Get Next To You' was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
Besides playing for many years with the Jazz Crusaders, later the Crusaders, his musicianship embellished countless albums. Wilton Felder RIP
'Beauty Is Only Skin Deep' became the third of four consecutive R&B No. 1s for the Emperors of Soul.
The artist they called the first lady of Motown scored her first R&B No. 1 with 'You Beat Me To The Punch.'
One Motown smash replaced another at No. 1 in the US on 19 September 1970, as Edwin Starr’s ‘War’ was succeeded by Diana's 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough.'
Stevie Wonder's appearance as James Corden’s latest ‘Carpool Karaoke’ guest is resulting in spectacular new numbers for his music catalogue.
'You Can't Hurry Love' had the working title ‘This Is Where I Came In,’ before Holland-Dozier-Holland found the lyric they wanted.
Stevie Wonder is playing three free pop-up performances in US cities today: Washington DC, Philadelphia and in Central Park, New York tonight.
'Let's Get It On,' that classic of bedroom soul, made its first appearance on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts of July 14, 1973 for Marvin Gaye.