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On 20 February 1965, the new single by the Motown queens entered the Hot 100. Within five weeks, it was their next chart-topper.
This is a genuine classic, in a world where that has become an overused citation. Stevie Wonder’s 18th album is among the greatest albums of all time.
Her audacious piece of "bedroom soul" was certified gold in the US by the RIAA, for shipments of 500,000 copies.
One of the great careers in soul music was launched on Smokey's 18th birthday with an answer record.
‘The Wallflower,’ much better known as ‘Dance With Me Henry,’ entered Billboard’s R&B chart a few weeks after Etta’s 17th birthday.
Written by Williams with New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Romanowski, it will be available in audiobook format on 24 March.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
Donna's song from the 'Thank God It's Friday' soundtrack, ‘Last Dance,’ became a gold-certified US pop success and the toast of the next awards season.
The exciting instrumental 'Shotgun' is rich in Tamla legend, with an unusual contribution by one of the Funk Brothers.
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on 12 February 1961 it became their first million-seller.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
'The Icon Is Love' contained Barry’s big crossover single, ‘Practice What You Preach,’ which topped the American R&B chart and made the UK and US pop top 20.
The quartet's first 'Greatest Hits' album spent no fewer than 16 consecutive weeks in the UK top ten.
By early 1974, White was dominating the charts in various guises, including as an orchestra leader, with 'Love's Theme.'
The aspirational nature of the song's lyric was especially appropriate for co-writer Harry Booker, who had once been a shoeshine boy himself.