‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of...
Never shy of a little chutzpah, Motown announced that the soon-to-be-solo Diana had discovered the label's new quintet herself.
With 1961's 'Lost Someone,' Brown took another step towards becoming one of the greatest soul performers of all time.
With 1994's 'My Life,' Blige was on her sophomore release and the follow-up to her 1992 breakthrough album 'What’s The 411?'
In the golden era of the Temptations, Kendricks' light, acrobatic voice was the perfect foil for the gritty tones of the equally brilliant David Ruffin.
Motown's first-ever chart-toppers rounded off a memorable 1967 as another Smokey song and production entered Billboard's Hot 100.
The new footage was shot in Stoke Newington, London on week of the 'Kiwanuka' album release in November.
When Billy Joel's 'Just The Way You Are' was already on its way to becoming an easy listening classic, Barry added his own much-loved version.
The first album to introduce the P-Funk universe, ‘Mothership Connection’ is a full-on funk assault by Parliament at their creative zenith.
'With You I'm Born Again,' from the 'Fastbreak' soundtrack, became an easy listening staple and one of the biggest hits either artist ever had.
Only a year after Gladys Knight and the Pips took it to the top of the R&B chart, Marvin made 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' his for keeps.
'Love Bones' hit the R&B chart on 13 December 1969 and became the fifth of eight consecutive top tenners for the Arkansas soul man.
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.