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.

P.P. ARNOLD: 2019 SoulMusic.com Interview
Embodying the true essence of what it is to be a ‘soul survivor,’ P.P. Arnold’s triumphant return with what is Read more.
LARRY GRAHAM, MAURICE WHITE Digital Releases/PRESTON GLASS August 2019 Interview
Photo courtesy Preston Glass:  Larry Graham, Maurice White, Preston Glass – 1987, Studio D Recording, Sausalito, California With the 2019 Read more.
Motown Spotlight – July 2019
I thought it was about time we lent space to another of Motown’s unsung heroes, who rightly deserved their own Read more.
CD REISSUE REVIEWS – July 2019
GROVER WASHINGTON JR: SACRED KIND OF LOVE:THE COLUMBIA RECORDINGS  (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) A saxophonist of many talents in the soul/jazz and Read more.
Motown Spotlight – June 2019
Well, if you’d asked me a year ago would I attend a Northern Soul Weekend I’d have given a negative Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ with David Nathan & Kevin Goins: TRIBUTE TO THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF EARTH, WIND & FIRE
David Nathan and Kevin Goins honor the Elements known as Earth, Wind & Fire during their 50th anniversary this year. Read more.
Hamish Stuart (Average White Band) 2019 SoulMusic.com Interview
One of the first UK groups to literally ‘export’ horn-driven ’70s funk and soul back to the US and achieve Read more.
Motown Spotlight – April/May 2019
Just when you think all is well with the world, the gremlins get into your computer and gobble up a Read more.
biSoultennial – Vote for your Top Ten Memphis Soul Songs!
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is helping celebrate its 16th birthday and the 200th birthday of the epicenter of Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ with David Nathan & Kevin Goins: SOULMUSIC RECORDS REISSUES: BILLY PAUL, SHIRLEY MURDOCK
In this edition of Soul Talkin,’ David Nathan and Kevin Goins discuss the latest releases from SoulMusic Records – one Read more.
REISSUE REVIEW (May 2019): MARVIN GAYE – YOU’RE THE MAN (Tamla)
Why this was hyped as the ‘lost’ album is confusing because the material isn’t new as such which I think 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.

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