Inspiring covers by everyone from The Beatles to Carpenters, The Marvelettes’ ‘Please Mr. Postman’ song put Motown on the map as a true cultural force.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was first cut a month earlier — and got the thumbs down from Berry Gordy.
The follow-up to 'The Happening' was the first single by the group to be credited to Diana Ross and the Supremes.
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.
Held from April to October 1967, Expo 67 found Thelonious Monk, Jefferson Airplane, The Supremes and Harry Belafonte celebrating all things Canada.
A history of Detroit music is wider-ranging than almost any other city’s. Everything from blues to soul and techno calls Motor City home…
The life of this founding member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was sadly cut short.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
'Tear It On Down' was the final single to carry the name of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas.
Even as the trio were riding the Hot 100 with 'The Happening,' they unveiled an album of classic show tunes.
A pioneering and everlasting legend, Mary Wells was Motown’s first true icon, paving the way for an artistic freedom that others would come to follow.
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.
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.