The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
uDiscover Music looks at the history of the 1960s composition by Jerry Ragovoy that continues to reverberate in pop culture.
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 group performed their new Holland-Dozier-Holland song on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' but it peaked at No. 9 in the US.
The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
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.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
'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 first queen of Motown followed her opening R&B No. 1 with a second soul chart-topper in a row.
‘Cloud Nine’ is often assumed to be about getting high, but The Temptations’ Otis Williams swears “there weren’t drug references”.
The powerful 'I Can't Get Next To You' was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
The band's 12th UK studio album seized the momentum of the title track, opening single and future staple of their live set.
Whitfield and Barrett Strong's psychedelic soul story of a wayward father and the family he left behind became a Motown classic.
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.