“Motown is critical not only to the history of music in America, but also the history of America itself”
'Where I’m Coming From' was the album that began the march of Stevie Wonder towards creative independence, so let’s reDiscover this classic record.
The original Bar-Kays got their name from a billboard for Bacardi rum with missing letters and because it was akin to another Stax band, The Mar-Keys.
Universal Music has remastered the Stevie Wonder retrospective ‘The Definitive Collection’ to mark what is set to be a major period of new appreciation.
Jr. Walker & the All Stars' follow-up to 'Shotgun' was the instrumental ‘Cleo’s Mood,’ which hit the Billboard Hot 100 on January 15, 1966.
After 'Keep On Truckin'' topped the R&B charts, 'Boogie Down' continued the soul man's brilliant form and did the same.
On January 4, 1964, after their dance craze smash with ‘Mickey’s Monkey,’ the Miracles made the US chart with the LP it inspired, 'Doin' Mickey's Monkey.'
The 40th anniversary of a fine album by Rufus, one of the great soul and funk act of the 1970s, is the perfect opportunity to reDiscover ‘Rufusized.’
Stevie Wonder ended the calendar year of 1973 as he’d begun it: on top of the US R&B singles chart, this time with 'Living For The City.'
The Godfather of Soul was in festive and prolific mood in 1969, with '68's ‘A Soulful Christmas’ LP and new top 40 single 'Ain't It Funky' for James Brown.
Lionel Richie has become the first artist officially confirmed for next year’s Glastonbury Festival.
'Truly' was the crossover soul star's chart-topping, Grammy-winning follow-up to his No. 1 duet with Diana Ross, 'Endless Love.'
The death of Jimmy Ruffin, at the age of 78, robs us of another of the great vocal stylists of Motown’s glory years.
The much-anticipated tour on which Stevie Wonder is performing the whole of ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ kicked off on November 6 at Madison Square Garden.
Here are 14 magical Motown 45s. The creativity that went into making Motown's records is legendary...
On the Hot 100 of November 4, 1967, Brenda Holloway hit No. 39 with ‘You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,' little knowing it would be her final top 40 showing.