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Smokey Robinson Reflects on Motown’s Birth

The legendary singer and songwriter shares personal stories behind hit records

The Andantes: The Girl Group Left Behind

The 'hidden figures' of Motown sang on many of the label's biggest hits

Motown Memories

Otis Williams: Last Temptation

The Texan's run in the group still going strong after half a century

Martha Reeves: Detroit Forever

Her heart — and home — remain in the Motor City

Mary Wilson: Joy and Jealousy

She can't imagine her life without Motown

Duke Fakir: Still a Top

The founding Four Tops member retains the magic


Smokey Robinson Tells His Tale

He has many success stories, but regrets never recording with Aretha Franklin

Motown's Fabulous Rise Seen Through Photos

Take a look back to 1959 through 1971 and relive some of the big moments