Michael Jackson performing during Motown 25 special

Ten Facts About Motown’s 25th Anniversary Special

Mar. 25, 2014 by

MOTOWN 25 TAPED TODAY; EDDIE KENDRICKS, DAVID RUFFIN NOT INVITED!

Smokey Robinson

FAMILY FEUD: SMOKEY ROBINSON’S SISTER FILES LAWSUIT OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES

Jun. 4, 2013 by

Smokey Robinson’s half-sister sued the singer today (June 4, 1992), over unpaid royalties for a variety of hit songs she co-wrote with him. Smokey Robinson’s half-sister Rose Ella Jones filed the lawsuit in Superior Court in Pennsylvania, claiming that Smokey

Smokey Robinson

EXCLUSIVE: SMOKEY ROBINSON TO RELEASE 29TH ALBUM THIS FALL

Mar. 29, 2013 by

Legendary Motown icon and Grammy award-winning songwriter, Smokey Robinson, has signed a record deal with Verve Music Group. Robinson was signed to the label by its Chairman, David Foster, to release his 29th career LP, a special duets album, due

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THE MIRACLES RELEASE “OOO BABY BABY,” SMOKEY COMMENTS ON GROUP MEMBER BOBBY ROGERS’S DEATH

Mar. 5, 2013 by

Smokey Robinson and The Miracles released their hit single “Ooo Baby Baby,” today (March 5, 1965). The track was co-written by Smokey Robinson and Miracles member Pete Moore and features the instrumentation of The Funk Brothers. “Ooo Baby Baby” hit

Mary Wells

MARY WELLS PERFORMING AT THE APOLLO IN 1962

Jan. 26, 2013 by

Mary Wells was the first female superstar for Berry Gordy’s fledgling Motown record label. In 1962, Motown was at The Apollo Theater with their famed Motown Revue. Check out Mary Wells performance. Related articles Related articles Motown Monday ~ “He’s