‘MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969’ Celebrates 60 Years Of Motown

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the celebrated label, Motown/UMe today released MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969, a digital only collection that contains 60 previously unreleased studio recordings made during 1969 including songs by Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and Jr.… Continue reading ‘MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969’ Celebrates 60 Years Of Motown

Imamu Amiri Baraka’s ‘It’s Nation Time — African Visionary Music’ Reissued On Vinyl

Imamu Amiri Baraka‘s Pan-African manifesto It’s Nation Time — African Visionary Music, out of print since 1972, is available once again via Motown/UMe. The spoken-word jazz album, originally released on Motown Records’ Black Forum subsidiary, has been repressed on 150g black vinyl with tip-on jacket in a faithful reproduction of the original packaging. Order It’s… Continue reading Imamu Amiri Baraka’s ‘It’s Nation Time — African Visionary Music’ Reissued On Vinyl

Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ Celebrated With New Black And Purple Vinyl LP Releases

Marvin Gaye’s In The Groove album was released by Motown Records in August 1968. Buried on the LP’s first side, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” – a track that was considered a cover of the Gladys Knight & the Pips’ hit from the year before – became the album’s third single on October 30,… Continue reading Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ Celebrated With New Black And Purple Vinyl LP Releases

Royce Lovett – Up For Love (YouTube Nashville Sessions)

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   MOTOWN GOSPEL’S ROYCE LOVETT RELEASES NEW ALBUM “LOVE & OTHER DREAMS” TODAY! AVAILABLE AT ALL DIGITAL RETAILERS CLICK HERE TO ORDER       (Nashville, TN- July 14, 2017) Motown Gospel inspirational artist Royce Lovett is excited to announce the release of his new album Love & Other Dreams, which… Continue reading Royce Lovett – Up For Love (YouTube Nashville Sessions)

40th Anniversary Of Diana Ross’ 1976 Self-Titled Motown Album, July 15

Diana Ross was six years into her wildly successful solo career from the Supremes when she outdid herself, releasing a self-titled project, her seventh studio album, that included two No. 1 pop smashes, “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)” and the dance-floor classic, “Love Hangover.” Ms. Ross also took two more… Continue reading 40th Anniversary Of Diana Ross’ 1976 Self-Titled Motown Album, July 15