In the summer of 1976, the band were on a strange lap of honour.
The Contours’ future Motown smash Do You Love Me hit the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of 11 August 1962 at a lowly No. 100.
The one-time Motown secretary and backing vocalist became one of the company's A-list vocalists.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
‘The Early Motown EPs Volume 2’ collects together seven of the label’s rarest, most sought-after EPs, with replica original artwork.
On January 4, 1964, after their dance craze smash with ‘Mickey’s Monkey,’ the Miracles made the US chart with the LP it inspired, 'Doin' Mickey's Monkey.'