One Motown smash replaced another at No. 1 in the US on September 19, 1970, as Edwin Starr’s ‘War’ was...
The Motown quartet's skill in customizing pop material was especially clear when they covered Jimmy Webb.
The Gospel Truth was Stax Records' varied religious imprint. This introduction highlights some of the best music to come out on the label.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
The soul man's seventh solo LP became his highest-charting pop album since 'Can't Get Enough.'
‘The Gospel Truth: The Complete Singles Collection’ is out November 13.
The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
The double-sided 'That's Where It's At' and 'Cousin Of Mine' represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.
In the short span of her career, Amy Winehouse forged a soulful pop template that has spawned countless imitators, but there is only one Amy.
The Godfather of Soul’s politics were a reflection of himself: a Black man who’d risen to superstardom out of the Jim Crow South.
The announcement was made by Motown president Ethiopia Habtemariam and EMI Records president Rebecca Allen.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'