Motown Spotlight has been a regular feature for many years and gives a great insight into the workings of the iconic Motown label and all things Detroit. See the latest and archived ‘Spotlights’ below.

CD REISSUE REVIEWS – January 2019
THE DEELE: STREET BEAT/MATERIAL THANGZ/EYES OF A STRANGER (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) This American outfit’s star rose during the eighties with hits Read more.
Motown Spotlight – December 2018
Just recently I was a guest on the highly respected Clive Richardson’s Solar Radio programme. “Soul Summit” is an annual Read more.
CD REISSUE REVIEWS – December 2018
TOWER OF POWER: YOU OUGHT TO BE HAVIN’ FUN/THE COLUMBIA/EPIC ANTHOLOGY (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Another two-CD package in SoulMusic Records’ anthology Read more.
Motown Spotlight – November 2018
I’m a little late with this because I’ve not been at my desk for the last few weeks or so, Read more.
Motown Spotlight -October 2018
Last month we visited an open-ended interview from Stevie Wonder used to help promote his ambitious 1976 “Songs In The Read more.
RECENT REISSUE REVIEWS – September 2018
JEAN CARNE: DON’T LET IT GO TO YOUR HEAD:THE ANTHOLOGY  (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Wonderful! Just wonderful! Those simple words came into my Read more.
Motown Spotlight – August/September 2018
Something different this month I thought, and maybe a little off-beat, but here goes. Let’s talk about one of the Read more.
Motown Spotlight – July 2018
BARBARA McNAIR… After playing this lady’s Motown music for the last couple of days, I decided to dig a little Read more.
RECENT REISSUE REVIEWS – July 2018
L.T.D: SOMETHING TO LOVE/TOGETHERNESS/DEVOTION/SHINE ON (ROBINSONGS) The ten-piece group, Love, Togetherness, Devotion, with Jeffrey Osborne on lead vocals, made heavy Read more.
Motown Spotlight – June 2018
She never sang a note or wrote a lyric, but she was as essential to Motown as any of the Read more.
CHUBBY TAVARES 2018 SoulMusic.com Interview
As one of the founding members of the global family supergroup that bears his last name, Chubby Tavares’ distinctive voice Read more.
Motown Spotlight – May 2018
As the sun is shining and all is good with the world, let’s dispense with the usual banter to revisit Read more.

About the author – Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis ran the Four Tops fan club before spearheading Motown Ad Astra, catering for all the Motown acts, where she edited the in-house magazine TCB. Was publicist for Fantasy, Stax and Salsoul before joining Motown Records in London. Formed her own press/promotion company Eyes & Ears, worked for Blues & Soul magazine and website, and became a full time author and researcher. To date Sharon has written eleven books (her last A Girl Called Dusty published by Carlton Books) and she’s working on her next – Divas Of Motown. As a researcher, Sharon assisted Diana Ross with her autobiography Secrets Of A Sparrow, and is now in constant demand for her knowledge about Motown and its artists.

Look out for regular monthly features.