Annotation

Spectrum Music 552 323-2

copyright owned by Motown Record Company L.P. is licenced to Karussell International, a division of PolyGram

Annotation last modified on 2007-03-24 19:42 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 My Girl
4.75 2:44
2 I'll Be in Trouble
2:57
3 (Girl) Why You Wanna Make Me Blue
5 2:18
4 The Girl's Alright With Me
2:52
5 Get Ready
4 2:36
6 (You're My) Dream Come True
2:57
7 I Couldn't Cry If I Wanted To
2:41
8 You're the One I Need
2:25
9 You'll Lose a Precious Love
2:35
10 Ain't Too Proud to Beg
5 2:33
11 Who's Lovin' You
2:59
12 Nobody but You
2:25
13 I Gotta Know Now
2:35
14 Too Busy Things About My Baby
2:40
15 You've Got to Earn It
2:35
16 Everybody Needs Love
2:57
17 It's Growing
2:58
18 Don't Look Back
2:51

Credits

Medium 1

strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
drums:
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
background vocals:
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Melvin Franklin (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
Eddie Kendricks (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
composer:
Smokey Robinson (tracks 1, 5)
Ronald White (track 1)
Norman Whitfield (tracks 3, 10)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
The Funk Brothers (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
The Funk Brothers (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
lead vocals:
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Eddie Kendricks (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
lyricist:
Smokey Robinson (tracks 1, 5)
Edward Holland, Jr. (tracks 3, 10)
Norman Whitfield (track 10)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
producer:
Norman Whitfield (track 10)
writer:
Eddie Kendricks (track 4)
Smokey Robinson (track 17)
Norman Whitfield (track 4)
publisher:
Jobete Music (track 10)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Para mis 5000 by El Chojin (track 5)
cover recording of:
It's Growing (track 17)
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 1)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 1)
recording of:
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 1)
Get Ready (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 5)
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg (1966-01-04 – 1966-01-11) (track 10)