'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
We found this clip totally inspiring and hope you will, whether or not you were an admirer of brilliant New Orleans writer-producer-artist Allen Toussaint...
Benjamin Clementine, the singer-songwriter from north London, has won the prestigious 2015 Mercury Prize for his debut album At Least For Now.
On 12 November 1983, one of the many hits from the mega-platinum 'Can't Slow Down' album completed its climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
uDiscover is sad to hear of the death at 77 of Allen Toussaint, a massively influential presence in the history of New Orleans culture and music in general.
Motown's 'Motortown Revue' In Paris is reissued on both 2CD and 3LP formats by Universal via PledgeMusic on 12 February 2016, along with an EPs box set.
The record that confirmed the love affair between the UK and the Four Tops, 'Reach Out I'll Be There,' made No. 1 for them in the UK in October 1966.
We all know how TV commercials can bring old songs back to life, and the latest artist to benefit is American pop-soul singer Brenton Wood, thanks to Apple.
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...
'Stubborn Kind Of Fellow,' which Gaye co-wrote with Mickey Stevenson and Berry Gordy’s brother George, established him as a soul contender.
Inspiration for 'I Second That Emotion' struck when Smokey was out shopping with his friend and fellow writer Al Cleveland.
The sibling duo liked Strawberry Letter 23 so much that one of them went down the aisle to the Shuggie Otis original.
George Harrison, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy and Tom Petty are among the nominees for induction at the 2016 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The Smokey Robinson tribute concert at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series in November will feature three fellow former Motown stars.
A November 15 gala will provide a new salute to the great Quincy Jones, with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz's Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award.
On 11 December 2015, Amy Winehouse’s entire back catalogue will be released as the career-spanning Amy Winehouse: The Collection