Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Pride and Joy
2:05
2 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
2:55
3 Ain't That Peculiar
2:58
4 It Takes Two
2:56
5 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
2:26
6 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing
5 2:13
7 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
3.5 3:13
8 What's Going On
4.3 3:53
9 Let's Get It On
4 4:51
10 Distant Lover (live at Oakland Coliseumm, CA/1974)
3:56
11 I Want You
3:55
12 Got to Give It Up (Part 1)
5 4:12

Credits

Digital Media 1

bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1973-03-22) (track 9)
drums:
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Paul Humphrey (1973-03-22) (track 9)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
vibraphone:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 9)
percussion:
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 9)
percussion [box drum]:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 8)
saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Ernie Watts (1973-03-22) (track 9)
bongos and congas:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Bobbye Hall (1973-03-22) (track 9)
piano:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Marvin Jenkins (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Joe Sample (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
guitar family:
Don Peake (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Louie Shelton (1973-03-22) (track 9)
David T. Walker (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson (1973-03-22) (track 9)
background vocals:
Nickolas Ashford (1967) (track 6)
Valerie Simpson (1967) (track 6)
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Lem Barney (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Mel Farr (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
composer:
Arthur "T-Boy" Ross (track 11)
Nickolas Ashford (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (track 12)
Valerie Simpson (track 6)
Leon Ware (track 11)
conductor:
David Van dePitte (1971-05-06) (track 8)
René Hall (1973-03-22) (track 9)
engineer:
William McMeekin (track 9)
Art Stewart (track 9)
executive producer:
Berry Gordy, Jr. (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 11)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1967) (track 6)
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1971-05-06) (track 8)
The Funk Brothers (1971-05-06) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (1967) (track 6)
Tammi Terrell (1967) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
lyricist:
Nickolas Ashford (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (track 12)
Valerie Simpson (track 6)
Leon Ware (track 11)
mixer:
Cal Harris (track 9)
Lawrence Miles (track 8)
Lawrence Miles (1971-05-06) (track 8)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
producer:
Ed Townsend (track 9)
Norman Whitfield (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 8–9)
Leon Ware (track 11)
vocals:
Kim Weston (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (1975) (track 11)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 8)
Al Cleveland (track 8)
Warren Moore (track 3)
Sylvia Moy (track 4)
William Robinson (track 3)
Robert Rogers (track 3)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 4)
Barrett Strong (track 7)
Marv Tarplin (track 3)
Ed Townsend (track 9)
Norman Whitfield (track 7)
Nickolas Ashford (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 8–9)
Valerie Simpson (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1968) (track 6)
publisher:
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 7, 9)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 5–6, 8, 11)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 9)
Jobete Music Co. (1967) (track 6)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967) (track 6)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-05-06) (track 8)
mash-ups:
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 7)
remixes:
Let’s Get It On (single edit) by Marvin Gaye (track 9)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 4) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 167) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 7)
recording of:
Got to Give It Up (track 12)
It Takes Two (track 4)
Pride and Joy (Gaye/Whitfield/Stevenson) (track 1)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 7)
What’s Going On (1971-05-06) (track 8)
Let’s Get It On (1973-03-22) (track 9)
I Want You (1975) (track 11)
referred to in medleys: