Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dancing in the Street
Martha and The Vandellas 3.5 2:41
2 Reach Out I’ll Be There
Four Tops 4 3:00
3 Get Ready
The Temptations 2:34
4 Stop! In the Name of Love
The Supremes 2:51
5 The Tears of a Clown
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:05
6 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Marvin Gaye 3.5 3:11
7 My Guy
Mary Wells 4.5 2:50
8 Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes 2:31
9 ABC
The Jackson 5 4.15 3:00
10 Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)
Stevie Wonder 2:49
11 Bernadette
Four Tops 3:02
12 Stoned Love
The Supremes 3 3:01
13 Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
Frank Wilson 2:33
14 Going to a Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4 2:51
15 Baby Love
The Supremes 4.6 2:38
16 I Can’t Dance to That Music You’re Playin’
Martha and The Vandellas 2:40
17 Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)
The Temptations 4:07
18 River Deep - Mountain High
The Supremes & Four Tops 3:09
19 I’m Still Waiting
Diana Ross 3:42
20 Heaven Must Have Sent You
The Elgins 2:33
21 Nathan Jones
The Supremes 3:03
22 Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
The Temptations 5:13
23 Jimmy Mack
Martha and The Vandellas 2:54
24 25 Miles
Edwin Starr 3:23
25 (I’m a) Road Runner
Jr. Walker & The All Stars 2:48
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What’s Going On
Marvin Gaye 4.2 3:58
2 Standing in the Shadows of Love
Four Tops 2:36
3 Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)
The Temptations 5 3:49
4 Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
Diana Ross 3:32
5 This Old Heart of Mine
The Isley Brothers 2:47
6 Nowhere to Run
Martha and The Vandellas 2:59
7 The Tracks of My Tears
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:03
8 I’m Gonna Make You Love Me
Diana Ross & The Supremes and The Temptations 3 3:08
9 Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
Marvin Gaye 2:58
10 My Girl
The Temptations 4.75 2:43
11 Behind a Painted Smile
The Isley Brothers 2:45
12 He Was Really Sayin’ Something
The Velvelettes 2:33
13 I Want You Back
The Jackson 5 4.35 2:57
14 Beechwood 4-5789
The Marvelettes 2:14
15 I Can’t Help Myself
Four Tops 3.5 2:46
16 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
Marvin Gaye 3:01
17 Help Me Make It Through the Night
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:28
18 You’re All I Need to Get By
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:50
19 Easy
Commodores 3 4:15
20 Where Did Our Love Go
The Supremes 5 2:33
21 What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Jimmy Ruffin 2:55
22 Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
Kim Weston 2:59
23 Three Times a Lady
Commodores 3 3:38
24 Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:57
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles ?:??
2 White Christmas
The Temptations ?:??
3 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
The Jackson 5 ?:??
4 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
The Supremes ?:??
5 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The Jackson 5 ?:??
6 Silent Night
The Temptations ?:??
7 This Christmas
Diana Ross ?:??
8 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
The Jackson 5 ?:??
9 Everyone’s a Kid at Christmas
Stevie Wonder ?:??
10 Winter Wonderland
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles ?:??
11 Wish You a Merry Christmas
Kim Weston ?:??
12 Merry Christmas Baby
Four Tops ?:??
13 Frosty the Snowman
The Jackson 5 ?:??
14 Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles ?:??
15 I Want to Come Home for Christmas
Marvin Gaye ?:??
16 Christmas Every Day
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles ?:??
17 Just a Lonely Christmas
Diana Ross & The Supremes ?:??
18 Everything for Christmas
The Temptations ?:??
19 Noel
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles ?:??

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-01) (track 9)
electric bass guitar:
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (track 9)
Wilton Felder (1970-01) (track 9)
trumpet:
Russell Conway (trumpet player) (1964) (track 7)
Herbert Williams (trumpet player) (1964) (track 7)
drums:
James Graves (track 25)
Benny Benjamin (1961-04) (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1961-04) (track 8)
Benny Benjamin (1964) (track 7)
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
Gene Pello (1970-01) (track 9)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1964) (track 7)
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
guitar:
Willie Woods (US guitarist & songwriter) (track 25)
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964) (track 7)
Eddie Willis (1964) (track 7)
Don Peake (1970-01) (track 9)
Louis Shelton (1970-01) (track 9)
David T. Walker (1970-01) (track 9)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 25)
James Jamerson (1961-04) (track 8)
James Jamerson (1964) (track 7)
vibraphone:
Dave Hamilton (1964) (track 7)
percussion:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1961-04) (track 8)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-08-13) (track 15)
keyboard:
Vic Thomas (keyboard) (track 25)
Freddie Perren (1970-01) (track 9)
saxophone:
Junior Walker (track 25)
piano:
Richard 'Popcorn' Wylie (1961-04) (track 8)
Johnny Griffith (1964) (track 7)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1964) (track 7)
Paul Riser (1964) (track 7)
arranger:
Jerry Long Sr. (track 21)
David Van dePitte (tracks 12, 21)
background vocals:
Katherine Anderson (1961-04) (track 8)
Wyanetta "Juanita" Cowart (1961-04) (track 8)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 8)
Wanda Young (1961-04) (track 8)
Georgeanna Tillman (1961-04) (track 8)
The Andantes (1964) (track 7)
Marlene Barrow (1964) (track 7)
Louvain Demps (1964) (track 7)
Jackie Hicks (1964) (track 7)
Florence Ballard (1964-08-13) (track 15)
Mary Wilson (1964-08-13) (track 15)
The Andantes (1966) (track 2)
Marlene Barrow (1966) (track 2)
Renaldo Benson (1966) (track 2)
Louvain Demps (1966) (track 2)
Abdul Fakir (1966) (track 2)
Jackie Hicks (1966) (track 2)
Lawrence Payton (1966) (track 2)
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Marlon Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1970-01) (track 9)
composer:
Leonard Caston (track 21)
Henry Cosby (track 5)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 2, 4, 15, 20, 23, 25)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 2, 4, 15, 20, 23, 25)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Barrett Strong (track 17)
Kathy Wakefield (track 21)
Norman Whitfield (track 17)
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 1)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1961-04) (track 8)
The Funk Brothers (1964) (track 7)
The Funk Brothers (1964-08-13) (track 15)
The Funk Brothers (1966) (track 2)
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Levi Stubbs (track 18)
Jean Terrell (tracks 12, 18, 21)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 8)
Mary Wells (1964) (track 7)
Diana Ross (1964-08-13) (track 15)
Levi Stubbs (1966) (track 2)
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
lyricist:
Smokey Robinson (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Edward Holland, Jr. (tracks 2, 4, 15, 20, 23, 25)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 1)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
mixer:
Suha Gur (track 25)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
producer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 18)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 2, 4, 11, 15)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 2, 4, 11, 15)
Valerie Simpson (track 18)
Norman Whitfield (track 6)
Frank Wilson (tracks 12, 21)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
writer:
Robert Bateman (track 8)
Georgia Dobbins (track 8)
Lamont Dozier (track 11)
William Garrett (track 8)
Berry Gordy (track 9)
Freddie Gorman (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 8, 11)
Dennis Lussier (track 9)
Fonce Mizell (track 9)
Freddie Perren (track 9)
Smokey Robinson (track 14)
Bobby Rogers (track 14)
Yennek Samoht (track 12)
Barrett Strong (tracks 6, 22)
Marvin Tarplin (track 14)
Norman Whitfield (tracks 6, 22)
Frank Wilson (track 12)
Edward Holland, Jr. (track 11)
Jeff Barry (1966) (track 18)
Ellie Greenwich (1966) (track 18)
Phil Spector (1966) (track 18)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 1, 1)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 2–3, 8)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1961-04) (track 8)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964) (track 7)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-08-13) (track 15)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966) (track 2)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
compiled in:
mash-ups:
ABC Street by Jackson 5 / Prince (track 9)
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 6)
sampled by:
Dancin’ by Vanilla Ice (track 9)
O.P.P. by Naughty by Nature (track 9)
People Movin' by The Shoes with Primary 1 (track 17)
part of:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Easy Love (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 8)
later translated versions:
Baila por ahí (track 1)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 6)
Es mejor (track 2)
Hei postimies (track 8)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (track 2)
Vine (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Bernadette (track 11)
Get Ready (track 3)
Going to a Go-Go (track 14)
Jimmy Mack (track 23)
Nathan Jones (track 21)
Stoned Love (track 12)
Please Mr. Postman (1961-04) (track 8)
My Guy (1964) (track 7)
Baby Love (1964-08-13) (track 15)
Reach Out, I’ll Be There (1966) (track 2)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 6)
ABC (1970-01) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 23)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 23)

Medium 2

bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1969-07) (track 13)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1965) (track 15)
drums:
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Johnny Jackson (1969-07) (track 13)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Tito Jackson (1969-07) (track 13)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Louis Shelton (1969-07) (track 13)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
percussion:
Marlon Jackson (1969-07) (track 13)
percussion [box drum]:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 1)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-04-08) (track 20)
keyboard:
Ronnie Rancifer (1969-07) (track 13)
piano:
Ronnie Rancifer (1969-07) (track 13)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 1)
arranger:
Paul Riser (track 8)
background vocals:
Florence Ballard (1964-04-08) (track 20)
Mary Wilson (1964-04-08) (track 20)
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
The Andantes (1965) (track 15)
Marlene Barrow (1965) (track 15)
Renaldo Benson (1965) (track 15)
Louvain Demps (1965) (track 15)
Abdul Fakir (1965) (track 15)
Jackie Hicks (1965) (track 15)
Lawrence Payton (1965) (track 15)
Marlon Jackson (1969-07) (track 13)
Tito Jackson (1969-07) (track 13)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1969-07) (track 13)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 1)
Lem Barney (1971-05-06) (track 1)
Mel Farr (1971-05-06) (track 1)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 2, 5, 15–16, 20, 22)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 2, 5, 15–16, 20, 22)
Sylvia Moy (track 5)
Lionel Richie (tracks 19, 23)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Ronald White (track 10)
Norman Whitfield (track 3)
conductor:
David Van dePitte (1971-05-06) (track 1)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964-04-08) (track 20)
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
The Funk Brothers (1965) (track 15)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1971-05-06) (track 1)
The Funk Brothers (1971-05-06) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Lionel Richie (track 23)
Diana Ross (1964-04-08) (track 20)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Levi Stubbs (1965) (track 15)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1969-07) (track 13)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 1)
lyricist:
Lamont Dozier (track 15)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Lionel Richie (track 19)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Barrett Strong (track 3)
Edward Holland, Jr. (tracks 2, 5, 15–16, 20, 22)
mixer:
Lawrence Miles (track 1)
Lawrence Miles (1971-05-06) (track 1)
other vocals:
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (track 8)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
producer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 8)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 2, 5, 15, 20)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 2, 5, 15, 20)
Frank Wilson (track 8)
vocals:
Eddie Kendricks (track 8)
Tammi Terrell (track 18)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1969-07) (track 13)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (tracks 4, 18)
Renaldo Benson (track 1)
Janie Bradford (track 9)
Al Cleveland (track 1)
James Dean (US soul songwriter) (track 21)
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 1, 14)
Berry Gordy (track 13)
George Gordy (track 14)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
Deke Richards (track 13)
Fonce Mizell (track 13)
Freddie Perren (track 13)
Lionel Richie (track 23)
Paul Riser (track 21)
Smokey Robinson (track 7)
Jerry Ross (Philadelphia soul composer/producer) (track 8)
Valerie Simpson (tracks 4, 18)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 14)
Barrett Strong (track 9)
Marvin Tarplin (track 7)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
publisher:
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 4, 13)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-04-08) (track 20)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965) (track 15)
Golden World in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-05-06) (track 1)
mash-ups:
I Want You Back by Girl Talk (track 13)
Lovely and Easy by ccc (track 19)
music videos:
remixes:
Pokémon by Neil Cicierega (track 13)
sampled by:
Hey Ma by Cam'ron feat. Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya (track 19)
Izzo (H.O.V.A.) by Jay‐Z (track 13)
My Baby by Lil Romeo (track 13)
Stop by Blazin’ Squad (track 19)
part of:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Stop (track 19)
The Other Side (track 2)
later parody versions:
Easter (track 19)
Mummo (track 10)
later translated versions:
Easy (track 19)
Gheat si des? (track 15)
later versions:
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 10)
recording of:
Beechwood 4-5789 (track 14)
Easy (track 19)
Three Times a Lady (track 23)
Where Did Our Love Go (1964-04-08) (track 20)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
I Want You Back (The Jackson 5 song) (1969-07) (track 13)
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
What’s Going On (1971-05-06) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Truly (track 23)