The peerless guitarist passed away on 18 September 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
Having helped birth soul music in the 60s, Motown helped it mature in the 70s, creating classic albums and asking some of the biggest questions of the era.
The propulsive, tension-filled number came flying off the pens of Holland, Dozier and Holland and into the Motown studio.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
In the first week of 1966, the duo arrived on the national US scene with the first in a series of classic singles for Stax.
The group's second and final R&B No. 1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
By 1970, it was time for a second seasonal album offering from Smokey Robinson and the group.