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.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
Initially Stevie Wonder’s live drummer, Bohannon also performed with Jimi Hendrix, Diana Ross, Miles Davis and countless others.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels “the evolution of black American identity”.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
From singing in Motown’s biggest girl group to earning Oscar nods and becoming a fashion icon, Diana Ross set the template for future stars to follow.