Watch Smokey Robinson and James Corden perform old and new soul hits in a late night sing-off battle.
Jimmy Webb is not only a great tunesmith, he's fantastic wordsmith. Few songwriters have a gift for both words and music greater than Webb.
The follow-up to 'The Happening' was the first single by the group to be credited to Diana Ross and the Supremes.
The stars of Motown were out in full force at the West Coast premiere of ‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ in Los Angeles
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
Featuring a staggering total of 208 chart-topping Motown hits on 11CDs, housed in a replica of Motown’s original Hitsville USA headquarters.
The set contains all of the soul figurehead’s solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, with most tracks making their first appearance on vinyl.
Moving from the Motown label to the equally iconic Stax Records, ‘Kim Kim Kim’ found singer Kim Weston in her absolute prime.
“Motown is critical not only to the history of music in America, but also the history of America itself”
The one-time Motown secretary and backing vocalist became one of the company's A-list vocalists.
Long before there were million-dollar studios or Pro Tools, there were great singing voices, whether they came out of barbershop quartets, Baptist churches or street corner doo-wop groups.
It’s a heady mix of R&B, soul and Motown, country music, psychedelia, rockabilly and classic rock’n’roll that comes together to create the soundtrack to swamp rock.
'Heat Wave' sizzled as the second R&B hit for Martha & the Vandellas and their pop breakthrough.
Deft footwork was required to get 'It's The Same Old Song' into stores on 9 July 1965.
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.