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.

March Reissue & New CD Reviews
MICHAEL HENDERSON: TAKE ME I’M YOURS: THE BUDDAH YEARS ANTHOLOGY  (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Compiled by SoulMusic Records’ founder David Nathan, this Read more.
Motown Spotlight February 2018
Before taking care of business this month, I’d like to thank those of you who contacted me regarding my piece Read more.
February 2018: Reissue Reviews
THE MAIN INGREDIENT: BROTHERLY LOVE:THE RCA ANTHOLOGY (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Here’s the next anthology in this much respected series from SoulMusic Read more.
Terry Dexter 2018 Interview
In 2017, Singer/songwriter, actress and multi-instrumentalist Terry Dexter recorded “I Remember,” a powerhouse duet with ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Johnny Read more.
Motown Spotlight – January 2018
As I mentioned “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” in the last couple of months, it got me thinking about Marvin Read more.
Preston Glass: Love & Compassion – January 2018 Interview
Throughout the decades, soul music has been the birthing place for recordings with potent lyrical messages that have touched listeners Read more.
Motown Spotlight – December 2017
Two months ago I mentioned Diana Ross was launching her own brand of perfume, Diamond Diana. Well, it arrived in Read more.
PRESTON GLASS Presents “LOVE & COMPASSION” (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Records)
David Nathan’s ’60s Uptown Soul Favourites founder David Nathan has been a working professional in the world of soul music since 1966. Celebrating over 50 Read more.
December 2017: Reissue Reviews
PHYLLIS HYMAN: DELIVER THE LOVE: THE ANTHOLOGY (SoulMusic Records) Following on from a trio of her re-issued albums on SoulMusic Read more.
Johnny Britt 2017 Interview
Multi-faceted music man Johnny Britt first established himself with modern-day soul music lovers as the founder and one-half of the Read more.
Motown Spotlight – November 2017
While typing this month’s MS thought I’d re-visit Scherrie Payne’s “Vintage Scherrie” CD which I haven’t played for awhile but 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.