With the Black Forum label, Motown founder Berry Gordy created a place where African-American spoken-word artists could make their voices...
Time to celebrate mothers and the songs that have celebrated them with a playlist of the best songs about moms for Mother’s Day.
Within months of the great soul man's premature passing, the Motown trio paid tribute on disc.
Price was a hugely significant figure on the R&B scene in the days leading into the new rock'n'roll craze, with four No.1s in the 1950s.
Cutting far deeper than most break-up songs, ‘What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted’ remains Jimmy Ruffin’s defining Motown soul statement.
The group made a notable contribution to the evolution of R&B with their pioneering funk sound.
Motown Records was a huge inspiration for The Beatles in their early days, but the influence ran both ways, as the best Motown Beatles covers reveal.
You may not know they exist, but the best music arrangers can lift a song to new heights, making all the difference to whether it’s a hit or not.
The special also features interviews with artists inspired by Gaye’s masterwork including Maxwell, Sheila E., Spike Lee, and Lee Daniels.
The modern-day line-up of the Motown legends burnished their recorded legacy with their first new album in eight years.
The Godfather of Soul’s politics were a reflection of himself: a Black man who’d risen to superstardom out of the Jim Crow South.
The Chicago-born songbird's years of paying dues were rewarded with a hit single that travelled far and wide.
‘Rare Stamps Vol.1’ found JJ Barnes and Steve Mancha taking the Detroit sound to Memphis for a series of great soul records that are now collectors’ items.
The Godfather of Soul's 1962 album is widely regarded as one of the truly great live records, in any genre.
This list of the best songs of the 60s celebrates wild and far-ranging sounds from all around the world.
The clip is a vibrant animation by the Colombian-based artist Sara Serna.