Hitsville USA

The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
(Music CD - 1992)
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Spanning Motown's 34-year history, this definitive collection contains 104 classic songs from 36 different Motown artists, from the Contours to Stevie Wonder.

Title: Hitsville USA
the Motown singles collection 1959-1971
[sound recording]
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Motown, p1992
Characteristics: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Compilation produced by Cary E. Mansfield and Patti Drosins ; executive producers, Harry Anger and Oscar Fields ; digitally remastered by Bill Inglot and Dan Hersch at DigiPrep, Los Angeles
All songs were previously released on the Motown, Tamla, Gordy, Soul, Rare Earth, V.I.P. and Anna labels
Program notes, essays, and discography (63 p. : ill.) in container
Contents: disc 1: Money (that's what I want) (Barrett Strong)
Shop around (Miracles)
Please Mr. Postman (Marvelettes)
Jamie (Eddie Holland)
The one who really loves you (Mary Wells)
Do you love me (Contours)
Beechwood 4-5789 (Marvelettes)
You beat me to the punch (Mary Wells)
Stubborn kind of fellow (Marvin Gaye)
Two lovers (Mary Wells)
You've really got a hold on me (Miracles)
Come and get these memories (Martha & the Vandellas)
Pride and joy (Marvin Gaye)
Fingertips, part 2 (Stevie Wonder)
(Love is like a) heat wave (Martha & the Vandellas)
Mickey's monkey (Miracles)
Leaving here (Eddie Holland)
The way you do the things you do (Temptations)
My guy (Mary Wells)
Devil with the blue dress (Shorty Long)
Every little bit hurts (Brenda Holloway)
Baby I need your loving (Four Tops)
Dancing in the street (Martha & the Vandellas)
My smile is just a frown (turned upside down) (Carolyn Crawford)
Needle in a haystack (Velvelettes)
Baby love (Supremes)
Come see about me (Supremes)
How sweet it is (to be loved by you) (Marvin Gaye)
disc 2: My girl (The Temptations)
He was really sayin' somethin' (The Velvelettes)
Ask the lonely (Four Tops)
Shotgun (Jr. Walker & the All Stars)
Nowhere to run (Martha & The Vandellas)
When I'm gone (Brenda Holloway)
Ooo baby, baby (The Miracles)
I can't help myself (sugar pie honey bunch) (Four Tops)
First I look at the purse (The Contours)
The tracks of my tears (The Miracles)
It's the same old song (Four Tops)
Love (makes me do foolish things) (Martha & The Vandellas)
Take me in your arms (rock me a little while) (Kim Weston)
Uptight (everything's alright) (Stevie Wonder)
Don't mess with Bill (The Marvelettes)
Darling baby (The Elgins)
This old heart of mine (is weak for you) (Isley Brothers)
Greetings (this is Uncle Sam) (The Monitors)
Function at the junction (Shorty Long)
(I'm a) roadrunner (Jr. Walker & The All Stars)
Ain't too proud to beg (The Temptations)
What becomes of the brokenhearted (Jimmy Ruffin)
How sweet it is (to be loved by you) (Jr. Walker & The All Stars)
Love's gone bad (Chris Clark)
You can't hurry love (The Supremes)
Beauty is only skin deep (The Temptations)
Heaven must have sent you (The Elgins)
disc 3: Reach out I'll be there (Four Tops)
(I know) I'm losing you (Temptations)
Standing in the shadows of love (Four Tops)
It takes two (Marvin Gaye, Kim Weston)
The hunter gets captured by the game (Marvelettes)
Jimmy Mack (Martha & the Vandellas)
Bernadette (Four Tops)
Ain't no mountain high enough (Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell)
More love (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles)
I heard it through the grapevine (Gladys Knight and the Pips)
I second that emotion (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles)
I wish it would rain (Temptations)
I can't give back the love I feel for you (Rita Wright)
Does your mama know about me (Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers)
Ain't nothing like the real thing (Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell)
Love child (Diana Ross and the Supremes)
For once in my life (Stevie Wonder)
Cloud nine (Temptations)
I heard it through the grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Baby, baby don't cry (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
Twenty-five miles (Edwin Starr)
My whole world ended (the moment you left me) (David Ruffin)
What does it take (to win your love) (Jr. Walker & the All Stars)
I can't get next to you (Temptations)
Baby I'm for real (Originals)
Up the ladder to the roof (Supremes)
disc 4: I want you back (Jackson 5)
The bells (Originals)
Get ready (Rare Earth)
ABC (Jackson 5)
Ball of confusion (that's what the world is today) (Temptations)
The love you save (Jackson 5)
Signed, sealed, delivered I'm yours (Stevie Wonder)
War (Edwin Starr)
It's a shame (Spinners)
Ain't no mountain high enough (Diana Ross)
Still water (love) (Four Tops)
I'll be there (Jackson 5)
The tears of a clown (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
Stoned love (Supremes)
If I were your woman (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Just my imagination (running away with me) (Temptations)
What's going on (Marvin Gaye)
Never can say goodbye (Jackson 5)
Nathan Jones (Supremes)
I don't want to do wrong (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Smiling faces sometimes (Undisputed Truth)
Mercy, mercy me (the ecology) (Marvin Gaye)
I just want to celebrate (Rare Earth)
Performers: Various artists.
Subject Headings: Soul music Rhythm and blues music Popular music Rock music African Americans Music
Topical Term: Soul music
Rhythm and blues music
Popular music
Rock music
African Americans
LCCN: 99583978
Publisher No: 3746363122
Branch Call Number: J-S7215h
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