The itinerary includes an autumn tour of the UK with fellow Motown giants the Four Tops.
In a few short years, Sam's songs and vocal technique influenced so many of the upcoming generation of stars.
Co-penned by Berry Gordy and Marv Johnson, ‘Come To Me’ became Motown’s first single, paving the way for the label’s world domination.
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot’, an album that still sounds in the moment.
After a highly successful 1966, Mr. Brown went into the new year with 'Bring It Up,' another top ten R&B winner.
Charles Edwin Hatcher on 21 January 1942 in Nashville. He's affectionately remembered by everyone who ever heard or met him as Edwin Starr.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
The song, and Stevie's tireless campaigning, led directly to the enshrinement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, observed in the US since January 1986.
Recording ‘The Great March To Freedom’ in Detroit in 1963, the legendary soul imprint captured the origins of Martin Luther King’s most celebrated speech.
uDiscover Music's playlist tribute to an artist who had one of the definitive R&B-blues voices.
'Rockin' Roll Baby' was the tale of a toddler born in a theatre and thrust into showbusiness almost before he could walk.
'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
The best David Ruffin songs prove that the Motown singer most remembered for his time with The Temptations recorded some majestic work under his own name.