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.'
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
‘Stax Records – 50 Years of Soul’ features performances from Steve Cropper, William Bell, Booker T. Jones, and more.
'Funky President,' episode two of the three-part series, follows the opening 'Funky Drummer,' released in July.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
The great jazz singer-pianist's sixth album for Philips was named after a much-covered song that also links Johnny Mathis and David Bowie.
The 1966 smash had the working title ‘This Is Where I Came In,’ before Holland-Dozier-Holland found the lyric they wanted.
As a writer, producer and musician, Bell was an intrinsic part of Kool & the Gang's distinctive and infectious sound.
The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production 'Soul Man' became another Stax classic.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.