Voodoo still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking and challenging record, who knew it would take 14 years for D’Angelo...
Motown's inspired decision to release the three-year-old 'Tears Of A Clown' as a UK 45 led it to No. 1 in Britain and a belated US release.
On 21 November 1964, Gaye entered the Hot 100 with what would would become a new crossover success, but a UK entry for just one week on 12 December.
The Godfather of Soul met the coming disco era head-on, with a subtly updated groove and a top 20 R&B hit.
Combining previous single releases with covers of contemporary hits, William Bell’s ‘The Soul Of A Bell’ album remains his definitive artistic statement.
'Temptin' Temptations' was the second in the group's incredible sequence of ten consecutive No. 1 albums on the Billboard R&B chart.
The new hub offers 'Classic Christmas', 'Motown Christmas' and 'Modern Pop Christmas playlists, with a wealth of choice.
Jackson 5’s exuberant version of ‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ remains one the most uplifting Christmas songs of all time.
The new initiative aims to create original music born out of an experiential three-day education programme.
Among the artists featured in the visually stunning series are the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Four Tops and the Temptations.
Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1 and ended Prince's supremacy with 'Purple Rain.'
What Gaye did after 'What's Going On,' far from trying to repeat its sound, was to branch out into a blaxploitation movie soundtrack.
Remarkably, 'You’re The First, The Last, My Everything' was a song with country and western origins going back to 1956.
The group's second and final R&B No. 1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
Following an unprecedented reign, Parliament signed off for almost forty years, leaving ‘Trombipulation’ behind as the template for 80s electro-funk.
All the releases form part of ABKCO's year-long celebration of what would have been Cooke's 90th birthday on 22 January 2021.