PBS’ 40th annual July 4th presentation will feature new performances, captured remotely at iconic locations around the country.
Recording ‘The Great March To Freedom’ in Detroit in 1963, the legendary soul imprint captured the origins of Martin Luther King’s most celebrated speech.
Both a euphoric floor-filler and a call to arms, Martha And The Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street’ remains a prime example of Motown’s 60s pop perfection.
The Academy Award-winning director incorporated multiple tracks from Gaye’s landmark LP, ‘What’s Going On’ throughout his new film, and offered a nod to Motown legends, The Temptations.
This week Urban Legends explores the music of James Brown, whose unique style laid down the foundation of Hip-Hop, demonstrating why he is one of the most sampled artists of all-time.
The Temptations were at a crossroads with 1966’s ‘Gettin’ Ready’: producing dancefloor hits of the highest order while heading towards the future of soul.
'Hot On The Tracks' became the group's first No. 1 soul LP and included 'Just To Be Close To You.'
The new record features a set of handpicked Motown classics remixed and reimagined by the influential rapper and producer.
The original movie musical will be based on Richie’s career-spanning songbook.
With the Black Forum label, Motown founder Berry Gordy created a place where African-American spoken-word artists could make their voices heard.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
Strong and bold, the best Four Tops songs stand as a pinnacle for soul music: heartfelt, emotional and pulling on the heartstrings.
“This is a historic song for an important moment in history, and what’s beautiful is that its message is timeless and universal.”
A seismic career shift and a bold new artistic direction brought an indelible classic.
The KISS co-founder’s group offered stunning four-part harmonies in their remote performance of the Smokey Robinson classic.