Released in 1971, ‘Black Rock’ was the first important step towards making The Bar-Kays one of the most reliable and...
In 1960, ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ combined one of the hot new male singers and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II.
The set contains all of the soul figurehead's solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, with most tracks making their first appearance on vinyl.
The soul duo hit the Billboard R&B chart on 7 February 1970 by taking a trip to Abbey Road.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
The show will also feature such fellow Motown greats as Martha Reeves, Holland Dozier Holland and Boyz II Men.
In February 1971, '(Do The) Push & Pull' went No. 1 R&B when Thomas had been recording for 20 years, and was already 53 years old.
Chaka Khan is also releasing her long-awaited new album, 'Hello Happiness', on 15 February.
The young singer who recorded 'Money (That's What I Want)' went on, with Norman Whitfield, to co-write many of the most indelible songs in Motown history.
Diana Ross is headed to the big screen, with her 1983 Central Park concert headed to 700s screens in the US and will premiere on her birthday, 26 March.
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
An all-star line-up of artists paying tribute to the Motown sound will be announced during Grammy Week.
The set will be complemented by reissues of three individual albums and two by the vocal trio that White produced, Love Unlimited.
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
Celebrating 60 years of Motown – the label that changed the course of music as we know it and which continues to inspire some of the greatest artists of today.