Author Archives: Goldmine staff

A visit to the dark side of Motown

The Supremes

There’s no doubt about it: America’s legendary Motown label was an unparalleled success in the music industry. But beneath the sparkling veneer of catchy hits and matching outfits lurked death, drugs and drama.

One-hit wonders that lived up to their names

AntonKaras-ThirdManThemec

From 1940-1954, 14 artists had only one Top 10 hit and no other chart hits on the pop charts during that time. This is the story of six — two of which made it to No . 4, one to No. 3 and three that actually reached No. 1.