In October 1961, 'The Genius' began his first climb towards the UK top ten with ‘Hit The Road Jack.’
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.
The most underrated icon of African-American Music, Barry White’s unique vision delivered a romantic soul music that seduced the world.
Inspiring covers by everyone from The Beatles to Carpenters, The Mavelettes’ ‘Please Mr Postman’ song put Motown on the map as a true cultural force.
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 late producer's credits include hits for Gladys Knight, The Four Tops, The Supremes and many more.
Both a euphoric floor-filler and a call to arms, Martha And The Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street’ remains a prime example of Motown’s 60s pop perfection.
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.
The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'
'Let's Get It On' became the second of Marvin's three US pop chart-toppers.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
From over-easy grooves to gritty, energised instrumental funk, ‘Soul Limbo’ found Booker T And The MGs working at their peak.
'Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)' became an R&B smash and an anthem of the Civil Rights era.
With her hotly anticipated second album, ‘Indigo’, Kandace Springs flourished into a versatile performer who blends soul and jazz with hip-hop swagger.
'Live At Home with His Bad Self' will be available on CD, 2LP vinyl, and digital audio