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 – APRIL 2019
BILLY PAUL: ME & MRS JONES: THE ANTHOLOGY (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Now this is an interesting 31-track package as it spans Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ W/DAVID NATHAN & KEVIN GOINS – A TRIBUTE TO NANCY WILSON
On March 2nd, David Nathan attended the memorial service honoring the late Nancy Wilson, who passed on in December 2018. Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ “EXPANDED EDITION!” – A TRIBUTE TO JAMES INGRAM, SALUTING THOM BELL & DIONNE WARWICK
On this edition of Soul Talkin’, we pay tribute to the late James Ingram as we discuss his contribution to Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’: W/DAVID NATHAN & KEVIN GOINS – A TRIBUTE TO NINA SIMONE, Pts. 1 & 2
Pt. 1: On this edition of Soul Talkin’, we pay homage to the departed NINA SIMONE, birth date Feb. 21, Read more.
MARVIN GAYE: Celebrating A Pioneer – YOU’RE THE MAN 1972 Album Release
In celebration of Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday on April 2, Motown/UMe has released his never-issued 1972 Tamla/Motown album, You’re The Read more.
THE SOULMUSIC HALL OF FAME – APRIL 1, 2019 OPENING FOR VOTING!
We’re pleased to announce The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame is back!  Open for voting for nominations for the next round Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ With DAVID NATHAN & KEVIN GOINS – A TRIBUTE TO THE STAX/VOLT REVUE IN EUROPE, 1967
Celebrating the amazing Stax/Volt Revue’s groundbreaking 1967 tour of Europe with Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd and Arthur Read more.
Motown Spotlight – March 2019
Quite often when I’m writing this blog I have some Motown music playing in the background. This time is no Read more.
SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Inductees: Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Daryl Simmons, Preston Glass and Marc Scarborough (on behalf of Skip Scarborough)
LOS ANGELES, March, 2019 – David Nathan, founder and CEO of SoulMusic.com proudly presents awards to inductees into The SoulMusic Read more.
CD REISSUE REVIEWS – MARCH 2019
REGINA BELLE: SHOW ME THE WAY – THE COLUMBIA ANTHOLOGY (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) What a wonderful melting pot of sounds this Read more.
SOUL TALKIN’ with DAVID NATHAN and KEVIN GOINS: THE QUEEN OF SOUL ARRIVES AT ATLANTIC RECORDS
On this second edition of SOUL TALKIN’, we commemorate the 52nd anniversary of Aretha Franklin’s first recording for Atlantic Records, Read more.
Motown Spotlight – January/February 2019
[Site owner David Nathan note: ‘This Motown Spotlight should have been published at the end of January – so apologies to 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.