Deft footwork was required to get the Tops' new single into stores on 9 July 1965.
The track evoked the Summer of Love of a few months earlier and made lyrical reference to The Beatles.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
The Chicago singer was badly in need of a hit when his 'Live!' album started to sell and then he recorded a single that topped the R&B chart.
The engine that drove the Motown machine mas made up of the songwriters and producers who worked behind the scenes to create the Motown sound.
'Motown Chartbusters Volume 4' was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No. 1 in the series itself.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
The group's dramatic delivery and the peerlessly plaintive lead vocals of Levi Stubbs became their most famous calling card.
Gordy made the announcement as he was feted with the Motown Legacy Award at the Hitsville Honours ceremony in Detroit.
The Supremes co-founder talks about her new book 'Supreme Glamour' and her fond memories of the group's Motown heyday.
The Motown quartet's skill in customising pop material was especially clear when they covered Jimmy Webb.
In memory of the much-missed troubadour, songwriter and unique performer.
The late producer's credits include hits for Gladys Knight, The Four Tops, The Supremes and many more.
Motown's 60th anniversary celebrations continue with a set of landmark Motown albums available as a five-LP set with a with a custom turntable slipmat.
Mastering classic Motown albums for the ‘Motown In Mono’ reissue series gave engineer Kevin Gray a chance to remember why he first fell in love with them.
'Heat Wave' sizzled as the second R&B hit for Martha & the Vandellas and their pop breakthrough.