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Hitsville USA [sound recording] : the Motown singles collection 1959-1971.

Ruffin, Jimmy. (Added Author). Wright, Arthur. (Added Author). Humphreys, Paul. (Added Author). Brown, Ron (Musician) (Added Author). Parks, Weldon Dean. (Added Author). Holland, Eddie (Added Author). Slaughter, Don. (Added Author). Wilkins, Jimmy. (Added Author). Lanier, Patrick. (Added Author). Terry, Hank. (Added Author). Moore, Eugene. (Added Author). Turner, Dan. (Added Author). Peacock, Bernie. (Added Author). Sheely, Ted. (Added Author). Tarplin, Marv. (Added Author). Grant, Cornelius. (Added Author). Waites, Frederick. (Added Author). Jones, Floyd. (Added Author). Horner, Billy. (Added Author). Mafia, Kasuku. (Added Author). Terry, Andrew. (Added Author). Williams, Herbie. (Added Author). Gittens, James. (Added Author). Rodgers, Ernie. (Added Author). Cousar, Bob. (Added Author). Mack, Clifford. (Added Author). Staples, Gordon (Added Author). Fontaine, Eli. (Added Author). Edwards, Lefty. (Added Author). Wakefield, Ronnie. (Added Author). Bowles, Thomas. (Added Author). Wiley, Popcorn. (Added Author). Veeder, Larry. (Added Author). Hamilton, Dave. (Added Author). Isabel, Clarence. (Added Author). Benjamin, Benny, 1925-1969 (Added Author). McGregor, George. (Added Author). Starr, Edwin. (Added Author). Walker, Jr. (Added Author). Knight, Gladys, 1944- (Added Author). Taylor, Bob. (Added Author). Ross, Diana, 1944- (Added Author). Wright, Rita. (Added Author). Robinson, Smokey, 1940- (Added Author). Terrell, Tammi (Added Author). Clark, Chris. (Added Author). Weston, Kim. (Added Author). Crawford, Carolyn. (Added Author). Holloway, Brenda. (Added Author). Long, Shorty, 1940-1969 (Added Author). Steinholtz, Jerry. (Added Author). Richards, Emil (Added Author). Page, Gene (Added Author). Carmichael, James Anthony (Added Author). Askey, Gil (Added Author). Wonder, Stevie (Added Author). Gaye, Marvin (Added Author). Wells, Mary, 1943-1992 (Added Author). Strong, Barrett (Added Author). Crouch, Sandra. (Added Author). Clayton, Joe. (Added Author). Errisson, King (Added Author). Hall, Bobbye (Added Author). Coleman, Gary (Added Author). Pello, Gene (Added Author). Greene, Ed. (Added Author). Palmer, Earl (Added Author). Pitman, Bill (Added Author). Kaye, Carol. (Added Author). Felder, Wilton (Added Author). Green, Adolph (Added Author). Shelton, Louie (Added Author). Tedesco, Tommy (Added Author). Walker, David T. (Added Author). Knechtel, Larry (Added Author). Randi, Don (Added Author). McDonald, Clarence (Added Author). Sample, Joe (Added Author). Rubini, Michael. (Added Author). Smith, Andrew, drummer (Added Author). Babbitt, Bob, bassist (Added Author). Ragin, Melvin (Added Author). Coffey, Dennis. (Added Author). Raetz, Carl (Added Author). Johnson, Bill. (Added Author). Moore, Wild Bill (Added Author). Carlisi, Angelo (Added Author). Nozero, Larry (Added Author). Davis, Maurice, vocalist (Added Author). Brokensha, Jack (Added Author). Jones, Uriel. (Added Author). Newton, Tony. (Added Author). Griffith, Johnny (Added Author). Riser, Paul (Added Author). Bohanon, George, 1937- (Added Author). Brown, Eddie (Added Author). Wilson, John (Added Author). Belgrave, Marcus (Added Author). Conway, Russell. (Added Author). Trudell, John (Added Author). Cosby, Hank. (Added Author). Buckner, Ted. (Added Author). Hartwick, Dayna (Added Author). Ashford, Jack, 1934- (Added Author). Allen, Richard, 1932-2002 (Added Author). Jamerson, James, 1936-1983 (Added Author). Messina, Joe, 1928- (Added Author). Willis, Eddie, 1936- (Added Author). White, Robert, 1936-1994 (Added Author). Van Dyke, Earl. (Added Author). Hunter, Joe. (Added Author). All Stars (Musical group : Jr. Walker) (Added Author). Monitors (Musical group) (Added Author). Originals (Musical group) (Added Author). Vancouvers (Musical group). (Added Author). Detroit Symphony Strings. (Added Author). Miracles (Musical group) (Added Author). Contours (Musical group). (Added Author). Vandellas (Musical group) (Added Author). Velvelettes (Musical group). (Added Author). Rare Earth (Musical group) (Added Author). Spinners (U.S.) (Added Author). Undisputed Truth (Musical group) (Added Author). Gladys Knight and the Pips (Added Author). Jackson 5 (Musical group) (Added Author). Isley Brothers (Added Author). Elgins. (Added Author). Supremes (Musical group) (Added Author). Four Tops (Musical group) (Added Author). Temptations (Musical group) (Added Author). Marvelettes (Musical group) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 4 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library CD 1354-1357 Disc 1 37684000997302 Ralph's Corner - Fusion Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 01/25/2021
Stan Getz Library CD 1354-1357 Disc 2 37684000733145 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 01/25/2021
Stan Getz Library CD 1354-1357 Disc 4 37684000733152 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 01/25/2021
Stan Getz Library CD 1354-1357 Suppl. 37684000191096 Annex - Supplement Oversize Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (63 p. : ill. ; 29 x 14 cm.) in box (31 x 16 x 4 cm.).
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Motown, p1992.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
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 in book.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc one: Money (that's what I want) -- Shop around -- Please Mr. Postman -- Jamie -- The one who really loves you -- Do you love me -- Beechwood 4-5789 -- You beat me to the punch -- Stubborn kind of fellow -- Two lovers -- You've really got a hold on me -- Come and get these memories -- Pride and joy -- Fingertips, part 2 -- (Love is like a) Heat wave -- Mickey's monkey -- Leaving here -- The way you do the things you do -- My guy -- Devil with the blue dress -- Every little bit hurts -- Baby I need your loving -- Dancing in the street -- My smile is just a frown (turned upside down) -- Needle in a haystack -- Baby love -- Come see about me -- How sweet it is (to be loved by you);
disc two: My girl -- He was really sayin' somethin' -- Ask the lonely -- Shotgun -- Nowhere to run -- When I'm gone -- OOO baby baby -- I can't help myself (Sugar pie honey bunch) -- First I look at the purse -- The tracks of my tears -- It's the same old song -- Love (makes me do foolish things) -- Take me in your arms (rock me a little while) -- Uptight (everything's alright) -- Don't mess with Bill -- Darling baby -- This old heart of mine (is weak for you) -- Greetings (this is Uncle Sam) -- Function at the junction -- (I'm a) Roadrunner -- Ain't too proud to beg -- What becomes of the brokenhearted -- How sweet it is (to be loved by you) -- Love's gone bad -- You can't hurry love -- Beauty is only skin deep -- Heaven must have sent you;
disc three: Reach out I'll be there -- (I know) I'm losing you -- Standing in the shadows of love -- It takes two -- The hunter gets captured by the game -- Jimmy Mack -- Bernadette -- Ain't no mountain high enough -- More love -- I heard it through the grapevine -- I second that emotion -- I wish it would rain -- I can't give back the love I feel for you -- Does your mama know about me -- Ain't nothing like the real thing -- Love child -- For once in my life -- Cloud nine -- I heard it through the grapevine -- Baby, baby don't cry -- Twenty-five miles -- My whole world ended (the moment you left me) -- What does it take (to win your love) -- I can't get next to you -- Baby I'm for real -- Up the ladder to the roof;
disc four: I want you back -- The bells -- Get ready -- ABC -- Ball of confusion (that's what the world is today) -- The love you save -- Signed, sealed, delivered I'm yours -- War -- It's a shame -- Ain't no mountain high enough -- Still water (Love) -- I'll be there -- The tears of a clown -- Stoned love -- If I were your woman -- Just my imagination (running away with me) -- What's going on -- Never can say goodbye -- Nathan Jones -- I don't want to do wrong -- Smiling faces sometimes -- Mercy mercy me (the ecology) -- I just want to celebrate.
Participant or Performer Note:
Various artists.
Subject: Popular music > 1951-1960
Popular music > 1961-1970
Soul music
Rhythm and blues music
What does it take (To win your love) / Harvey Fuqua, Vernon Bullock, Johnny Bristol.
War / Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
More love / William "Smokey" Robinson.
I'll be there / Berry Gordy, Jr., Hal Davis, Willie Hutch and Bob West.
I can't help myself (Sugar pie, honey bunch) / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland.
It's a shame / Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lee Garrett.
Shotgun / Autry DeWalt, Jr.
Do you love me / Rod Temperton.
Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) / B. Holland, L. Dozier, E Holland.
I just want to celebrate / Nick Zesses and Dino Fekaris.
Mercy, mercy me (The ecology) / Marvin Gaye.
Smiling faces sometimes / Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
Nathan Jones.
Never can say goodbye / Clifton Davis.
What's going on / Marvin Gaye, Alfred Cleveland and Renaldo Benson.
I don't want to do wrong.
Just my imagination (running away with me) / Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
If I were your woman / Laverne Ware, Pam Sawyer, Clay McMurray.
Stoned love / Yennik Samoht and Frank Wilson.
The tears of a clown / Henry Cosby, William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. and Stevie Wonder.
Still water (love) / Smokey Robinson and Frank Wilson.
Signed, sealed, delivered I'm yours / Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway, Stevie Wonder and Syreeta Wright.
The love you save / Berry Gordy, Jr., Alphonso Mizell, Freddie Perren, Dennis Lussier.
Ball of confusion (That's what the world is today) / Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
ABC / Deke Richards, Berry Gordy, Jr., Frederick Perren and Alphonso Mizell.
Get ready / William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr.
I want you back / Freddie Perren, Alphonso Mizell, Berry Gordy, Jr., Deke Richards.
The bells / A. Gaye, M. Gaye, E. Stover, I. Gordy.
Up the ladder to the roof / Vincent Dimirco.
Baby, I'm for real (Natural high) / Anna Gordy Gaye, Marvin Gaye, Charles McCormick.
I can't get next to you / Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield.
My whole world ended (the moment you left me) / Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, Pam Sawyer and Jimmy Roach.
Twenty-five miles / Edwin Starr, Johnny Bristol and Harvey Fuqua.
Cloud nine / Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
For once in my life / Lyrics by Roland Miller; music by Orlando Murden.
Love child / Pam Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson and Deke Richards.
Ain't nothing like the real thing / Valerie Simpson and Nickolas Ashford.
Does your mama know about me.
Baby, baby don't cry / Alfred Cleveland, Terry Johnson and William "Smokey" Robinson.
I can't give back the love I feel for you.
I wish it would rain / Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong and Rodger Penzabene.
I second that emotion / William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. and Alfred Cleveland.
I heard it through the grapevine / Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong.
Ain't no mountain high enough / Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson.
Bernadette / Edward Holland, Jr., Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
Jimmy Mack / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland.
The hunter gets captured by the game / William "Smokey" Robinson.
It takes two / William Stevenson and Sylvia Moy.
Standing in the shadows of love / Edward Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
(I know) I'm losing you / Cornelius Grant, Norman Whitfield and Eddie Holland.
Reach out, I'll be there / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland.
Heaven must have sent you / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
Roadrunner.
Beauty is only skin deep / Eddie Holland Jr., Normal Whitfield.
You can't hurry love / Edward Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
Love's gone bad.
What becomes of the broken-hearted / James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon.
Ain't too proud to beg / Norman Whitfield and Eddie Holland.
Function at the junction / E. Holland and F. E. Long.
Greetings.
This old heart of mine (is weak for you) / Sylvia Moy, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland and Lamont Dozier.
Darling baby.
Don't mess with Bill / Smokey Robinson.
Uptight (Everything's alright) / Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy and Hank Cosby.
Take me in your arms (Rock me a little while) / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
It's the same old song / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland.
The tracks of my tears / William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren Moore and Marvin Tarplin.
First I look at the purse.
Ooo baby baby / William "Smokey" Robinson Jr., Marvin Tarplin, Ronald White and Warren Moore.
When I'm gone.
Nowhere to run / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland.
Ask the lonely / William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter.
He was really sayin' somethin'.
My girl / William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. and Ronald White.
How sweet it is / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Brian Holland.
Come see about me / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland.
Baby love / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland.
Needle in a haystack / William Stevenson and Norman Whitfield.
My smile is just a frown [turned upside down]
Dancing in the street / William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye and Ivy Hunter.
Baby I need your lovin' / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland.
Every little bit hurts / Ed Cobb.
Devil with a blue dress on / William Stevenson and Frederick Long.
My guy / William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr.
The way you do the things you do / William "Smokey" Robinson, Robert Rogers.
Mickey's monkey / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland.
Heatwave (Love is like a heatwave) / Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland.
Fingertips / Clarence O. Paul and Henry Cosby.
Pride and joy / Norman Whitfield, Marvin Gaye, William "Mickey" Stevenson.
Leaving here / Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland, Jr.
You've really got a hold on me / William "Smokey" Robinson.
Stubborn kind of fellow / William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye and George Gordy.
Two lovers / William "Smokey" Robinson.
You beat me to the punch / William "Smokey" Robinson and Ronald White.
Come and get these memories.
Beechwood 4-5789 / William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye and George Gordy.
The one who really loves you / William "Smokey" Robinson.
Jamie / Barrett Stong and William Stevenson.
Please Mr. Postman / Brian Holland, Robert Bateman, Fred Gorman, Georgia Dobbins and William Garrett.
Shop around / Berry Gordy and William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr.
Money (That's what I want) / Berry Gordy Jr. and Janie Bradford.

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