'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
Captured live on ‘Sinatra At The Sands’, The Chairman delivered a performance that made everyone in the room think they’d hit the jackpot.
The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on 12 October 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock ‘n’ roll and embracing God.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
A tribute to the man who helped invent modern-day R&B with his deeply soulful, gospel-influenced piano playing and singing.
After 'Pet Sounds', Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album 'Smiley Smile', released on 18 September 1967.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
The histories of Frank Sinatra and Capitols Studio are forever entwined. The singer immortalised the facilities when he became the first artist to record there.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
Why 25 August 1970 was such a monumental occasion in the career of a young English singer-songwriter.
The soundtrack to John Singleton’s provocative 1991 directorial debut ‘Boyz N The Hood’ is making its double-vinyl debut on 27 September via Qwest/Ume.
The sibling Los Angeles duo entered both the US pop and soul charts on 14 August 1976 with their killer dance track, ‘Get The Funk Out Ma Face.’