Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Reach Out I'll Be There
Four Tops 4 3:02
2 Fingertips, Part 2
Stevie Wonder 5 3:14
3 Where Did Our Love Go
The Supremes 5 2:34
4 My Girl
The Temptations 4.75 2:45
5 This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)
The Isley Brothers 5 2:54
6 I'll Be Doggone
Marvin Gaye 1 2:49
7 Blowin' in the Wind
Stevie Wonder 3:50
8 Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes 2:30
9 Get Ready
The Temptations 4 2:41
10 Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
The Supremes 2:49
11 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love?)
Jr. Walker & The All Stars 2:27

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (1961-04) (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1961-04) (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1962-06-01) (track 2)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (1962-06-01) (track 2)
bass:
James Jamerson (1961-04) (track 8)
James Jamerson (1962-06-01) (track 2)
Larry Moses (bass player) (1962-06-01) (track 2)
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
percussion:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1961-04) (track 8)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-04-08) (track 3)
bongos:
Stevie Wonder (1962-06-01) (track 2)
piano:
Richard 'Popcorn' Wylie (1961-04) (track 8)
arranger:
Clarence Paul (track 2)
background vocals:
Katherine Anderson (United States motown singer) (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)
Florence Ballard (1964-04-08) (track 3)
Mary Wilson (1964-04-08) (track 3)
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
The Andantes (1966) (track 1)
Marlene Barrow (1966) (track 1)
Renaldo Benson (1966) (track 1)
Louvain Demps (1966) (track 1)
Abdul Fakir (1966) (track 1)
Jackie Hicks (1966) (track 1)
Lawrence Payton (1966) (track 1)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10)
Sylvia Moy (track 5)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 4, 9)
Ronald White (track 4)
Bob Dylan (1962-04) (track 7)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1961-04) (track 8)
The Funk Brothers (1964-04-08) (track 3)
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
The Funk Brothers (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
The Funk Brothers (1966) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 8)
Stevie Wonder (1962-06-01) (track 2)
Diana Ross (1964-04-08) (track 3)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Melvin Franklin (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Eddie Kendricks (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Levi Stubbs (1966) (track 1)
lyricist:
Smokey Robinson (tracks 4, 9)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10)
Bob Dylan (1962-04) (track 7)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
producer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 1, 3, 10)
Berry Gordy (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 1, 3, 10)
writer:
Robert Bateman (track 8)
Henry Cosby (track 2)
Georgia Dobbins (track 8)
William Garrett (track 8)
Freddie Gorman (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 8)
Warren Moore (track 6)
Clarence Paul (track 2)
Smokey Robinson (track 6)
Marvin Tarplin (track 6)
publisher:
Jobete Music (track 5)
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 8–9)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (1962 – 1990) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1990 –) (track 7)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1961-04) (track 8)
Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1962-06-01) (track 2)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-04-08) (track 3)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966) (track 1)
compiled in:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Para mis 5000 by El Chojin (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 206) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 472) (track 3)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 4)
Pausenbottle (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 8)
later translated versions:
Blowin’ in the Wind (Romani) (track 7)
Es mejor (track 1)
Fridenswuchelied (track 7)
Hei postimies (track 8)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (track 1)
Kiedy wieje wiatr (track 7)
Siglo Yn Y Gwynt (track 7)
Vine (track 1)
風に吹かれて (track 7)
later versions:
New Yorker (track 7)
live partial recording of:
Fingertips (1962-06-01) (track 2)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 4)
recording of:
I’ll Be Doggone (track 6)
Please Mr. Postman (1961-04) (track 8)
Where Did Our Love Go (1964-04-08) (track 3)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Get Ready (1965-12-05 – 1965-12-29) (track 9)
Reach Out, I’ll Be There (1966) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000047J5 [info]

Release Group

part of: Motown Legends (number: 2)