In 1977 Rose Royce’s debut single rose to the top of the pop and R&B charts
When Dennis Edwards replaced David Ruffin in the Temptations their sound changed but the hits kept coming
Two classic versions of one classic song. Which is your favorite?
The muscular Tempts or the slow-burning Al Green. Which version is your favorite?
Barrett Strong had an early hit but found real success as a Motown songwriter
Legendary studio guitarist Dennis Coffey had a hit of his own in ’71
Willie Hutch was a producer, songwriter, arranger, and hit-maker with 1975’s “Love Power”
Gene Chandler’s extraordinary career spanned the doo-wop, r&b, soul, and disco eras.
Shirley Ellis emerged as a three-hit wonder at a dark time in the nation’s history
Norman Whitfield and the Velvelettes were a match made in soul music heaven
The Undisputed Truth’s hit was one of many in the storied career of producer Norman Whitfield
Rare Earth scored big with two Temptations covers, and more
David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success
Rose Royce’s ’78 hit was hugely influential
A Motown immortal is celebrated in recent reissues
Before “War” Edwin Starr hit it big with “25 Miles”
David Ruffin’s final single as lead vocalist with the Temptations featured one of his finest performances.
Gladys Knight & the Pips were one of the biggest acts of the ’70s. They reached their Motown peak with a Jim Weatherly penned hit in 1973.
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