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.
Described by Smokey Robinson as Motown’s “first bang-bang record”, The Miracles’ ‘Shop Around’ remains one of the greatest soul songs of all time.
The co-founder of the Miracles shares memories of life on the road and in the studio with Motown's first-ever signings.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl’, The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.
The Supremes co-founder talks about her new book 'Supreme Glamour' and her fond memories of the group's Motown heyday.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
Having helped birth soul music in the 60s, Motown helped it mature in the 70s, creating classic albums and asking some of the biggest questions of the era.
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.
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.
The chequered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 with it before Marvin took ownership of the song.
Defining “The Sound Of Young America” in the 60s, Motown dominated the decade with some of the most life-affirming music of all time.
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.
The film, directed by Gabe and Ben Turner, tells the Motown story from its birth in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s.