The campaign leads up to what would have been Cooke's 90th birthday on 22 January 2021.
At 1968's Royal Command Performance at the London Palladium, the Supremes played for the British Royal Family.
With the Black Forum label, Motown founder Berry Gordy created a place where African-American spoken-word artists could make their voices heard.
The series will focus on classic, newly reissued albums by Booker T. & the M.G.s, the Bar-Kays, Delaney & Bonnie, Johnnie Taylor and David Porter.
Released in 1971, ‘Black Moses’ was Isaac Hayes’ fifth album to be released in a little over two years, and is arguably his crowning achievement.
This exclusive capsule collection takes its inspiration from classic imagery found in Motown’s archive and back-catalogue.
Sam & Dave’s second album, ‘Double Dynamite’, remains a classic example of the dynamic soul duo at their best, and a classic in the Stax Records catalogue.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
Our audio interview with the man born in Memphis on 12 November 1944, who went on to helm the musically and culturally groundbreaking Booker T and the MGs.
The Chicago singer was badly in need of a hit when his 'Live!' album started to sell and then he recorded a single that topped the R&B chart.
The group performed their new Holland-Dozier-Holland song on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' but it peaked at No. 9 in the US.
Stax’s motto for 1969 was “Getting it all together” – and they did, on ‘Soul Explosion’, one of the great soul music compilations of all time.
Released in 1984, Solid defined the synthetic sound of 80s R&B and, with its infectious title track, marked the commercial peak for Ashford & Simpson.