The song opens with the familiar, warm baritone of sole surviving original member Otis Williams.
As a writer, producer and musician, Bell was an intrinsic part of Kool & the Gang's distinctive and infectious sound.
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'Barretto Power' began a succession of his genre-straddling, Afro-Caribbean masterworks of the first half of the 1970s.
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The vocalist died at his home in Las Vegas after losing a battle with coronavirus.
The song, now in six new mixes, was written and produced by New York hip-hop vocal and production team Full Force.
A tribute to the man who co-wrote the Rolling Stones' first US top ten hit as well as 'Piece Of My Heart,' 'Stay With Me Baby' and so much more.
In honor of this momentous occasion, Motown and UMe have developed a number of digital initiatives that honor the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement and make archival content accessible to generations...
From Kendrick Lamar’s “HiiiPoWeR,” to Jay-Z’s “What We Talkin’ About,” MLK Jr.’s speech has been sampled 110 times.
The protest’s anniversary is celebrated with long-unseen footage of Coretta Scott King, an exclusive March on Washington and more.
‘I believe everyone has a guardian angel, a protector, and this is me talking to mine.’
One of Motown's premiere girl groups, with iconic hits like 'Dancing in the Street' and ‘Third Finger, Left Hand.’
The Motown R&B group found great success recording for the Motown and Tamla labels during the 1960s.
Marvin Gaye was one of the most influential and successful artists in the history of R&B, with classic albums like What's Going On and Let's Get It On as well as hit...
The Detroit singer's Motown recordings included 'My Guy' and 'Two Lovers' and was given the nickname 'The Queen of Motown.'