During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Motown's inspired decision to release the three-year-old 'Tears Of A Clown' as a UK 45 led it to No. 1 in Britain and a belated US release.
The peerless guitarist passed away on 17 September 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.
Politicians, preachers and pop stars gathered to pay tribute to "The Queen Of Soul" at the icon's funeral and "homegoing" celebration.
The late star's life and musical legacy will also be celebrated with a free concert at Detroit's Chene Park Amphitheatre on the eve of her funeral.
Paul remained a lesser-known name than either David Ruffin or Eddie Kendricks, despite his great vocal presence and pivotal role in the rise of the classic five-piece line-up,
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Remembering one of the last international stars of the original Motown empire.
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 born 20 July 1945 was on her way, with 'Bette Davis Eyes' and then the 'Mistaken Identity' album.
You’ll find answer records in all walks of music. Some are aggressive, some motivated by a sense of injustice, and others show contempt through wit.
'You Go To My Head' is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
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.