Ooo Baby Baby - The Miracles 6. Jimmy Mack - Martha and The Vandellas 7. I'm A Road Runner - Jr. You're My Everything - The Temptations Two Lovers - Mary Wells 5. Bernadette - Four Tops War- Edwin Starr My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder Cloud Nine - The Temptations 5. It's A Shame - The Spinners 6. ABC - The Jackson 5 7. Playboy - The Marvelettes Twenty-Five Miles - Edwin Starr Reflections - Diana Ross and The Supremes The Bells - The Originals.
Superstition - Stevie Wonder 4. I'll Be There - The Jackson 5 7. Dancing Machine - The Jackson 5 Stoned Love - The Supremes Ben - Michael Jackson. Get Ready - Rare Earth 3. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye 4. Still Water Love - Four Tops Easy - Commodores. Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder 2. Being With You - Smokey Robinson 3. The Supremes Stop!
Marvin Gaye What's Going On? Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes. One of the most dominating forces in the history of popular music, the Motown imprint was more than a label, it was a juggernaut of soul music, a machine so finely honed and working with such efficiency that it wasn't uncommon for several chart topping hits to be recorded in one session.
This anthology was previously issued in under the moniker Motown: The Classic Years. But a title more befitting of such a quality compilation would be Motown , for it contains practically every monumental chart topping hit that the label became known for across the globe.
Nearly every song on this collection has been imprinted on the collective memory of popular culture, and with good reason. The insanely catchy, uptempo sound was the audio wallpaper for a generation facing dramatic changes socially, culturally and politically. Starting with the first major hits of the label courtesy of Barrett Strong "Money" and the Miracles "Shop Around" , the artists included here read like a venerable who's who A-list of soul music.
Sadly this collection only covers the first half of Gordy and company's run, ending in when Motown left its home base of Detroit for the sunny shores of California. But an examination of those years would also be worthy of its own double-disc set. For the die-hard Northern soul or Motown fanatic, there is little here that probably isn't already in your collection.
But for those looking for all of the hits that defined the Motown sound, or for those looking for a comprehensive introduction to the label, this very well could be all the Motown you ever need to purchase. Write an online review to share your thoughts with other customers. Awesome CD! The Temptations. Four Tops. View Catalogs Online. Safe Shopping Guarantee.
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