Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Where Did Our Love Go Diana Ross & The Supremes 5 2:33
2 Shop Around Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:46
3 Dancing in the Street Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 3.65 2:40
4 Reach Out I'll Be There Four Tops 4 3:00
5 Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) Kim Weston 2:58
6 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:45
7 Baby Love Diana Ross & The Supremes 4.7 2:38
8 How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You) Marvin Gaye 2:59
9 (Love Is Like a) Heat Wave Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 3 2:45
10 My Girl The Temptations 4.75 2:44
11 You Keep Me Hangin' On Diana Ross & The Supremes 5 2:43
12 Ooh Baby, Baby Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:48
13 Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes 2:28
14 Standing in the Shadows of Love Four Tops 5 2:35

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (1961-04) (track 13)
Marvin Gaye (1961-04) (track 13)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
bass:
James Jamerson (1961-04) (track 13)
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
percussion:
Eddie “Bongo” Brown (1961-04) (track 13)
foot stomps [footstomps]:
Mikchael Valvano (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Mikchael Valvano (1964-08-13) (track 7)
piano:
Richard 'Popcorn' Wylie (1961-04) (track 13)
background vocals:
Katherine Anderson (United States motown singer) (1961-04) (track 13)
Wyanetta "Juanita" Cowart (1961-04) (track 13)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 13)
Wanda Young (1961-04) (track 13)
Georgeanna Tillman (1961-04) (track 13)
Florence Ballard (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Mary Wilson (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Florence Ballard (1964-08-13) (track 7)
Mary Wilson (1964-08-13) (track 7)
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 (1966) (track 4)
Marlene Barrow (1966) (track 4)
Renaldo Benson (1966) (track 4)
Louvain Demps (1966) (track 4)
Abdul Fakir (1966) (track 4)
Jackie Hicks (1966) (track 4)
Lawrence Payton (1966) (track 4)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 1, 4, 7–9, 11, 14)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 1, 4, 7–9, 11, 14)
William Robinson (track 10)
Ronald White (track 10)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1961-04) (track 13)
The Funk Brothers (1964-04-08) (track 1)
The Funk Brothers (1964-08-13) (track 7)
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
The Funk Brothers (1966) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 13)
Diana Ross (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Diana Ross (1964-08-13) (track 7)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Levi Stubbs (1966) (track 4)
Diana Ross (1966-06-30 – 1966-08-01) (track 11)
lyricist:
William Robinson (track 10)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (tracks 1, 4, 7–9, 11, 14)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
producer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14)
William Robinson (track 10)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
writer:
Robert Bateman (R&B singer/songwriter/record producer) (track 13)
Georgia Dobbins (track 13)
William Garrett (track 13)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Berry Gordy (track 2)
Freddie Gorman (track 13)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 13)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 3)
Warren Moore (track 12)
William Robinson (tracks 2, 12)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Barrett Strong (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1963) (track 9)
Motown Record Corporation (1964) (track 7)
UMG Recordings (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1964) (tracks 3, 7)
Motown Record Corporation (1966) (track 14)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 8)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 3, 3)
FCG Music (track 3)
Jobete Music (track 12)
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 4, 6–7, 9–10, 12)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 3–4, 9, 11–13)
Jobete Music Ltd (tracks 9, 14)
MG III Music (track 3)
NMG Music (track 3)
Stone Agate Music (tracks 3, 8)
Stone Agate Music Division (tracks 3–4, 8–9, 11, 13)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1961-04) (track 13)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-08-13) (track 7)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966) (track 4)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-06-30 – 1966-08-01) (track 11)
compiled in:
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 40) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 206) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 324) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 340) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 472) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
NEW LOOK (track 7)
The Other Side (track 14)
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 13)
later translated versions:
Baby Baby wo ist unsere Liebe (German version of "Where Did Our Love Go") (track 1)
Baila por ahí (track 3)
Bloedheet (track 9)
Dans tous les pays (track 3)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 6)
Es mejor (track 4)
Hei postimies (track 13)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (track 4)
KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON~誘惑を抱きしめて~ (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 11)
Vine (track 4)
キープ・ミー・ハンギン・オン (Junko Sato translation) (track 11)
跳進你心窩 (track 10)
later versions:
Chi mi aiuterà (Italian version of "You Keep Me Hangin’ On") (track 11)
Shop Around (Captain & Tennille version) (track 2)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 10)
recording of:
Ooo Baby Baby (track 12)
Shop Around (track 2)
Please Mr. Postman (1961-04) (track 13)
Where Did Our Love Go (1964-04-08) (track 1)
Baby Love (1964-08-13) (track 7)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 10)
Reach Out, I’ll Be There (1966) (track 4)
You Keep Me Hangin’ On (1966-06-30 – 1966-08-01) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix (track 11)
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 4)