The pair had already written hits for Stevie and others when he oversaw her first album for Motown's MoWest label.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
Whether it’s to soundtrack the ceremony, the reception, or the first dance of the evening, let's raise a glass to newlyweds the world over with the best wedding songs.
A collection of great songs to soundtrack the frenzied unwrapping of presents and the consumption of way too much cake.
From dub to New Wave (and beyond), there's something for everyone among these classic albums.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The Motown classic has a history that also embraces Stevie's former wife Syreeta, Michael McDonald and Rufus Wainwright.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
The former Motown executive recalls dining with Marvin Gaye, hanging with Stevie Wonder, and promoting the Commodores, Rick James and many others.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
How the legendary soul imprint worked to make some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most celebrated and inspiring speeches available on record.
His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
The familiar bonds of fatherhood can be both joyous and complicated. From loving tributes to cathartic confessions, here are the best Father’s Day songs.
From celebratory anthems to coming-of-age tunes, here are the best 21st birthday songs to mark a new chapter of adulthood.