One Motown smash replaced another at No. 1 in the US on September 19, 1970, as Edwin Starr’s ‘War’ was...
Soul icon Isaac Hayes will have remastered vinyl editions of his landmark albums Hot Buttered Soul, Shaft and Black Moses released on 2 March 2018.
The next instalment in the much-praised Chess Northern Soul 7” series, Chess Northern Soul Vol III, will be released as a numbered box set on 16 March 2018.
Legendary record producer and Muscle Shoals studio pioneer Rick Hall, who worked with Aretha Franklin and many more has died aged 85
Duncan Jones, son of the legendary David Bowie, has launched an online book club dedicated to his father's favourite literary works.
Sign up to watch the new Def Leppard mini-documentary ‘Step Inside: Hysteria At 30’!
Two of the best-loved Motown Christmas albums are out again on vinyl from USM, featuring Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5.
The last in our Stax interview series is on a lady who has been part of the fabric of the famous Memphis institution for more than half a century.
A new 6CD box set to be issued by Craft Recordings is set to delve deep into the archives of iconic Memphis imprint Stax Records
Watch the new video for the remarkable new version of Frank Sinatra and Seal's Santa Claus Is Coming To Town duet, released on 8 December
Legendary Belfast-born troubadour Van Morrison releases a new live DVD, In Concert, through Eagle Vision in February 2018
US fans were enjoying a staple diet of soul on 6 December 1975, as the soundtrack to Let’s Do It Again by the Staple Singers hit No. 1 on the R&B chart.
Hip-hop pioneer LL Cool J, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie and others have been honoured with the prestigious Kennedy Center Award for 2017
UMC have announced the physical 4CD release of Motown Unreleased 1966 which includes cassic tracks and songs from the label's vault
Wayne Cochran, the pioneering, Georgian born 1960s US soul star has died at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer
Our chat with the former MGs member, in-demand session player for more than half a century, and co-writer of some of the greatest soul records ever made.