This April 1962 sampler album from Columbia Records includes excerpts from the label’s then-current crop of albums.
Famously, Berry Gordy so disliked the term “funk” that when his Motown label came to release an album by a band whose very name contained the offending word, he personally instructed the group to change its name.
Once you’ve snagged the standbys to a well-rounded record collection, try adding these gems for extra flair.
We’ve looked back at the troubling news of the day and songs and albums that marked 1968. In this, the final installment of our rewind to 1968, we check out the musical schizophrenia that existed in the "popular" music of the day. Plus, we take a look back at the #1 songs and albums of 1968 on each side of the pond of that year.