Still on Motown, the group were moving to a more streetwise, tougher sound.
The co-founder of the Miracles shares memories of life on the road and in the studio with Motown’s first-ever signings.
The Miracles’ ‘Shop Around’ is one of the greatest soul songs of all time. Here's the story of how it got made.
The pair had already written hits for Stevie and others when he oversaw her first album for Motown's MoWest label.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
The less-remembered single peaked outside the Top 20 of both soul and pop charts in the US.
Motown Records was a huge inspiration for The Beatles in their early days, but the influence ran both ways, as the best Motown Beatles covers reveal.
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl,’ The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.
The track evoked the Summer of Love of a few months earlier and made lyrical reference to The Beatles.
The KISS co-founder’s group offered stunning four-part harmonies in their remote performance of the Smokey Robinson classic.
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles were an R&B vocal group led by Smokey Robinson who were often referred to as Motown's "soul supergroup".
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
The Supremes co-founder talks about her new book 'Supreme Glamour' and her fond memories of the group's Motown heyday.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
UMC have announced the physical 4CD release of Motown Unreleased 1966 which includes cassic tracks and songs from the label's vault