Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Tracks of My Tears
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 5 2:57
2 My Girl
The Temptations 4.75 2:45
3 Oooo Baby, Baby
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3 2:47
4 My Guy
Mary Wells 4.5 2:53
5 Shop Around
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3 2:46
6 Get Ready
The Temptations 4 2:41
7 You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me
The Miracles 4.5 2:59
8 The Way You Do the Things You Do
The Temptations 3 2:46
9 Going to a Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4 2:47
10 Ain’t That Peculiar
Marvin Gaye 3 3:01
11 I Second That Emotion
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4 2:47
12 Don’t Look Back
The Temptations 2 2:52
13 More Love
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2 2:48
14 The Tears of a Clown
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4.25 3:01
15 Cruisin’
Smokey Robinson 5 4:28
16 Being With You
Smokey Robinson 2 4:10

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Russell Conway (trumpet player) (1964) (track 4)
Herbert Williams (trumpet player) (1964) (track 4)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
drums:
Benny Benjamin (1964) (track 4)
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1964) (track 4)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964) (track 4)
Eddie Willis (1964) (track 4)
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Marvin Tarplin (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Marvin Tarplin (1967-09-21) (track 11)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964) (track 4)
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
vibraphone:
Dave Hamilton (1964) (track 4)
piano:
Johnny Griffith (1964) (track 4)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1964) (track 4)
Paul Riser (1964) (track 4)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1964) (track 4)
Marlene Barrow (1964) (track 4)
Louvain Demps (1964) (track 4)
Jackie Hicks (1964) (track 4)
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Warren “Pete” Moore (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Claudette Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Bobby Rogers (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Ronald White (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Warren “Pete” Moore (1967-09-21) (track 11)
Claudette Robinson (1967-09-21) (track 11)
Bobby Rogers (1967-09-21) (track 11)
Ronald White (1967-09-21) (track 11)
composer:
Al Cleveland (track 11)
Henry Cosby (track 14)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 11, 14, 16)
Robert Rogers (track 8)
Ronald White (track 2)
Stevie Wonder (track 14)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964) (track 4)
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
The Funk Brothers (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
The Funk Brothers (1966-09-26) (track 14)
The Funk Brothers (1967-09-21) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Mary Wells (1964) (track 4)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Eddie Kendricks (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Smokey Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Smokey Robinson (1967-09-21) (track 11)
lyricist:
Smokey Robinson (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 14)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
writer:
Al Cleveland (track 11)
Warren Moore (tracks 9–10)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 9–11, 15)
Robert Rogers (tracks 9–10)
Marvin Tarplin (tracks 9–10, 15)
publisher:
Jobete Music Ltd (track 11)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964) (track 4)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-09-21) (track 11)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Para mis 5000 by El Chojin (track 6)
is the basis for:
STP (track 11)
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 2)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 2)
recording of:
Being With You (track 16)
Cruisin' (track 15)
Going to a Go-Go (track 9)
My Guy (1964) (track 4)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Get Ready (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 6)
The Tears of a Clown (1966-09-26) (track 14)
I Second That Emotion (1967-09-21) (track 11)