The peerless guitarist passed away on September 18, 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
The six-piece from Detroit, the Contours, took the song to No.1 on the US R&B chart for three weeks.
The pair had already written hits for Stevie and others when he oversaw her first album for Motown's MoWest label.
A Bob Dylan cover landed the folk heroes on TV and in the UK singles chart.
After a decade of hard work, the Los Angeles native was on her way, as the ‘Mistaken Identity’ album followed ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ to the US chart summit.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
The releases will be part of the platform’s ‘Words & Music’ storytelling initiative.
The film will star Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul, and is due for release in early 2021.
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.
It features interviews with Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Smokey Robinson, Andre Previn and many others.
A pioneering and everlasting legend, Mary Wells was Motown’s first true icon, paving the way for an artistic freedom that others would come to follow.
From the superb catalogue of the Emperors of Soul, 20 of the best Temptations songs in this exclusive playlist, including their latest album 'All The Time'.