Listing of song titles beginning with W : page 1



Wade In The Water (Ramsey Lewis)

Leonard Caston; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 24-Jul-71 ; produced by Henry Cosby

Jan-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R531L Jesus Christ's Greatest Hits [artist shown as God Squad Featuring Leonard Caston]


Wah Watusi, The (Kal Mann-Dave Appell) published Kalmann,Lowe

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Aug-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [lead Claudette Robinson]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 185
11-Nov-63; LP (M): Tamla TM245 The Miracles Doin' Mickey's Monkey
Jan-87; CD (S): Motown TCDO 8050 TD Doin' Mickey's Monkey / Away We A Go-Go
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 125 2 Early Classics [UK]


Wait A Minute Before You Leave Me (Norma Jean Toney-William Garrett-Al Hamilton) published Jobete 17-Mar-70

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 25-Jan-70 ; produced by Al Kent

Apr-70; LP (S): Motown MS705 Right On
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story


Wait Till My Bobby Gets Home (Phil Spector-Ellie Greenwich-Jeff Barry) published Mother Bertha, Trio

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville, completed 13-Aug-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

30-Sep-63; LP (M): Gordy 907 Heatwave
Jan-66; LP (S): Gordy S907 Heatwave
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 117 2 Early Classics [UK]
May-02; CD (S): Motown 016 835 2 Come And Get These Memories / Heatwave [UK]


Wait Till You See Her (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart) published Chappell

[from musical "By Jupiter"]

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Oct-66 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Gil Askey

Jun-87; CD: Motown MCDO 9074 MD The Rodgers And Hart Collection
26-Mar-02; CD (S): Motown 016 817 2 Sing Rodgers And Hart - The Complete Recordings


Waiting And Watching (Clarence Paul) published Jobete

Rev. Chas Glover; recorded Hitsville, completed 11-Oct-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Gospel


Walk Away, Renee (Mike Lookofsky-Bob Calilli-Tony Sansone) published Twin Tone

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 04-Jan-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

Jul-67; LP (M): Motown M660 Reach Out
Jul-67; LP (S): Motown S660 Reach Out
18-Jan-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1119 A
Aug-71; LP (S): Motown M740L Four Tops Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Jul-74; LP (S): Motown M9-809R3 Anthology
07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 825 2 The Ultimate Collection
26-Jun-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 278 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 1 [UK]
27-Jun-00; CD: Spectrum 530 791 2 Reach Out I'll Be There [UK]
25-Sep-01; CD (M): Motown 314 556 225 2 Fourever
31-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 013 360 2 On Top / Reach Out [UK]
13-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown B000048802 Anthology 50th Anniversary [alt mix]
2004; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 4581-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Love Songs
04-Oct-05; CD (S): Singing Machine G8867 Motown Classics - Endless Love Vol. 17 [band track]
04-Oct-05; CD (S): Singing Machine G8867 Motown Classics - Endless Love Vol. 17
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
07-Dec-09; CD (S): Motown 00753 22709 A Complete Introduction To Tamla Motown [UK]
02-Apr-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017484-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1964-1972

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Mar-68 ; [Italian lyrics, text Paolo Dossena, title "L'Arcobaleno"]

1968; 45 (M): Tamla Motown TM8025 A [Italy]
1998; CD (M): Motown 530 954 2 Nero Italiano [Italy]
26-Feb-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013917-02 Motown Around The World - The Classic Singles And More
02-Apr-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017484-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1964-1972


Walk Down The Path Of Freedom (Ronald Aitken-Richard Kosinski) published Jobete 22-Mar-71

Sunday Funnies; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Jan-71 ; produced by Andrew Oldham

May-71; LP (S): Rare Earth RS526 Sunday Funnies
09-Sep-71; 45 (S): Rare Earth 5035F A [promo]
09-Sep-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5035F A [cv]
09-Sep-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5035F A [promo]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971
20-Jan-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971 [stereo promo version]


Walk In Silence (Ronald Miller-William O'Malley) published Stein & Van Stock 15-Oct-65

Connie Haines; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 24-Jul-65 ; produced by Clyde Wilson

11-Mar-66; 45 (M): Motown M 1092 B
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966


Walk In The Night (John Bristol-Marilyn McLeod) published Jobete 20-Oct-71

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville-GW / L.A ; produced by Johnny Bristol ; arranged by H.B. Barnum, Willie Shorter

07-Dec-71; LP (S): Soul S733L Moody Jr
29-Feb-72; 45 (M): Soul S 35095F A [promo]
29-Feb-72; 45 (S): Soul S 35095F A [promo]
29-Feb-72; 45 (M): Soul S 35095F A [cv]
22-Jul-74; LP (S): Motown-M7-786R2 Anthology
19-Oct-93; CD: Motown MOTD 6358 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1972-1992
11-Apr-94; CD (S): Motown 530 293 2 Nothing But Soul: The Singles 1962-1983
07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 828 2 The Ultimate Collection
1997; CD (S): Motown 530 713 2 Motown: The History: Silk 'n' Soul [UK]
20-Dec-05; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5081-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Midnight Soul
31-May-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


Walk On (Suzanne De Passe-The Jackson 5) published Jobete 30-Sep-71

The Jackson 5; recorded live Los Angeles Forum, Inglewood CA, 20-Jun-70

11-Jun-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0014405-02 Live At The Forum

The Jackson 5; recorded live Los Angeles Forum, Inglewood CA, 26-Aug-72

11-Jun-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0014405-02 Live At The Forum


Walk On By (Hal David-Burt Bacharach) published Blue Seas,Jac

Florence Ballard; recorded N.Y., 25-Mar-68 ; produced by George Kerr

[unreleased]; LP: ABC You Don't Have To
16-Apr-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 517 2 The Supreme Florence Ballard [UK]

Kiki Dee; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 07-Dec-69 ; produced by Jimmy Roach, Frank Wilson

15-Aug-05; CD (S): Motown 983 1795 Love Makes The World Go Round - The Motown Years [UK]
07-May-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5601-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Motown Makeover

The Miracles; recorded N.Y., completed 15-Jul-66 ; produced by Michael Gentile

16-Nov-66; LP (M): Tamla T271 Away We A Go-Go
Dec-66; LP (S): Tamla S271 Away We A Go-Go
Jan-87; CD (S): Motown TCDO 8050 TD Doin' Mickey's Monkey / Away We A Go-Go
07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 358 2 Going To A Go-Go / Away We A Go-Go [UK]
26-Mar-02; CD (S): Motown 017 227 2 Going To A Go-Go / Away We A Go-Go
17-Jun-02; CD (S): Motown 016 862 2 Motown Salutes Bacharach [UK]

The Miracles; recorded live Roostertail, Detroit, 09-Jul-68

06-Jan-69; LP (S): Tamla S289 Live!
Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003633-02 The Live Collection

The Undisputed Truth; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 05-Oct-72 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Jun-73; LP (S): Gordy GS963 Law of the Land


Walk On The Wild Side (Mack David-Elmer Bernstein) published Shapiro-Bernstein

[from film "Walk On The Wild Side"]

Marvin Gaye; recorded California, Jun-64 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon ; arranged by Jerry Long

02-Sep-64; 45 (M): Tamla T 54101 B
12-Nov-64; LP (E): Tamla S259 Hello Broadway
12-Nov-64; LP (M): Tamla TM259 Hello Broadway
02-Jul-91; CD: Motown MOTD 5493 Hello Broadway
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Walk On, Don't Look Back (The Corporation TM) published Jobete 25-Aug-72

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons; recorded MoWest ; produced by The Corporation TM ; arranged by The Corporation TM, Gene Page

23-Aug-72; 45 (S): MoWest 5026F A [promo]
23-Aug-72; 45 (M): MoWest 5026F A [promo]
23-Aug-72; 45 (M): MoWest 5026F A [cv]
27-May-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0010777-02 The Motown Years
10-Dec-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0019213-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12B 1972


Walk With Me Talk With Me Darling (John Glover-Clay McMurray-James Dean) published Jobete 28-Apr-72

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Jan-72 ; produced by Clay McMurray

Apr-72; LP (S): Motown M748L Nature Planned It
13-Apr-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5446 Nature Planned It
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
02-Apr-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017484-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1964-1972 [UK single mix]

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Jul-71 ; produced by Clay McMurray

29-Oct-02; CD: Motown 064 127 2 The 70s Anthology


Walkin' Down My Road (Peter McCann)

Repairs; recorded Synchron Studios, Wallingford CT

15-Sep-71 [acetate]; LP (S): Q HHS-0676-VNWW
Nov-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R532L Already A Household Word


Wall, The (Jerry Marcellino-Mel Larson-Pamela Sawyer) published Jobete 22-Mar-71

The Jackson 5; recorded MoWest ; produced by Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson

Apr-71; LP (S): Motown MS735 Maybe Tomorrow
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 381 2 Third Album / Maybe Tomorrow


Waltz Of The Angels (Dick Reynolds-Jack Rhodes) published Central

Ralph Sharon; recorded Dallas ,TX ; produced by Al Klein ; arranged by Ralph Sharon, H. Reed ; accompaniment Rolena Carter Chorale ; [first issued on Duchess 1019B, Vocal Arr:Ted Furguson]

Jun-63; LP (M): Gordy 903 Modern Innovations On Country And Western Themes


Wang Dang Doodle (Willie Dixon)

Love Sculpture; recorded Europe

Jun-69; LP (S): Rare Earth S505 Blues Helping [first released on Parlophone (UK) PCS 7059 (1968)]


Want To Take (Got To Give) published Jobete

unidentifed artist(s); recording details unknown

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete


Wanted (William Robinson)

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Jul-63 ; produced by Andre Williams

25-Mar-11; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 350 Dance With The Contours [UK]


War (Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong) published Jobete 27-Feb-70

alt title: Faces

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-May-70 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

09-Jun-70; 45 (M): Gordy G 7101 A
07-Aug-70; LP (S): Gordy GS948 War And Peace
May-71; LP (S): Motown MS734 Motown Chartbusters Volume 4
Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS956L Involved
11-Aug-92; CD: Motown 530 064 2 20 Greatest Motown Hits [UK]
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
22-Aug-95; CD (S): Motown 530 528 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1970
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 712 Motown: The History: Funky Psychedelia [UK]
1997; CD (M): DPSM 5241 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 5
25-Aug-98; CD (M): Motown 530 940 2 The Very Best Of Edwin Starr
02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 148 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 5 [UK]
26-Jun-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 278 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 1 [UK]
26-Mar-01; CD: Spectrum 544 492 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
06-Nov-01; CD: Motown 314 585 856 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Edwin Starr
Oct-02; CD (S): Motown 016 834 2 War And Peace / Involved [UK]
14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8859 Motown Classics - Get Ready Vol. 9 [band track]
14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8859 Motown Classics - Get Ready Vol. 9
12-Mar-05; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 4631-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Brothers
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break CDBBRX0305 Involved [UK]

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 07-Jan-70 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [lead Paul Williams/Dennis Edwards]

06-Mar-70; LP (S): Gordy S947 Psychedelic Shack
20-Sep-94; CD (S): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 445 2 Psychedelic Shack / All Directions [UK]
24-Jun-03; CD (S): Motown B000058202 Psychedelic Soul


War Cry (Tom Bee-Michael Valvano) published Jobete 26-Nov-71

Xit; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Oct-71 ; produced by Ralph Terrana, Russell Terrana, Mike Valvano

Feb-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R536L Plight Of The Redman
1993; CD: Sound Of America SOAR 101 Plight Of The Redman


War Is A Science (Stephen Schwartz)

[from musical "Pippin"]

Original Cast of Pippin; recording details unknown

Dec-72; LP (S): Motown M760L Pippin - Original Broadway Cast - Various Artists
03-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5243 Pippin - Original Broadway Cast - Various Artists


Warm Little Home On A Hill, A (Ronald Miller-Bryan Wells) published Stein & Van Stock 15-Aug-67

alt title: The Christmas Waltz

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Aug-67 ; produced by Henry Cosby

27-Nov-67; LP (S): Tamla S281 Someday At Christmas
27-Nov-67; LP (M): Tamla T281 Someday At Christmas
29-Oct-01; CD: Spectrum 544 086 2 Someday At Christmas [UK]
Dec-04; CD (S): Motown 986 2772 The Best Of Stevie Wonder: The Christmas Collection
12-Oct-05; MP3 (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Warmer World, A (Aurora Miller-Ronald Miller-Avery Vandenberg) published Stein & Van Stock 01-Jun-64

Billy Eckstine; recorded L.A., completed 24-Mar-65 ; produced by William Stevenson

12-Sep-66; 45 (M): Motown M 1100 B
Nov-66; LP (M): Motown M646 My Way
Nov-66; LP (S): Motown S646 My Way
12-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown 016 351 2 The Motown Years [UK]
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966


Was It A Dream (Chester Pipkin-Gary Pipkin) published Jobete

Marvin Gaye & Oma Heard; recorded California, completed before 26-Jun-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

14-Sep-90; CD (M): Motown MOTD4 6311 The Marvin Gaye Collection [1990 mix; Oma Heard credited as Oma Page]


Was It Worth It (Berry Gordy) published Jobete 20-Feb-63

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Jun-62 ; produced by Berry Gordy

31-Jan-63; LP (M): Motown MT607 Two Lovers And Other Great Hits
Aug-86; CD (S): Motown MCDO 8024 MD Two Lovers And Other Great Hits / Mary Wells Sings My Guy
10-Dec-12; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 387 The One Who Really Loves You / Two Lovers [UK]


Wash Me Thoroughly (Rev. Columbus Mann) published Jobete

Rev. Columbus Mann; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-May-62 ; produced by George Fowler

14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Gospel


Watch Him Now (William Stevenson) published Jobete

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville, completed 31-Jul-62 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [lead Gloria Williamson]

14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Girls


Watch Out Girl (Boy) (Kirkland Peterson-Donald Davis-Jimmy Barnes) published Myto/Jobete

[instrumental]

The Holidays; recorded GW ; produced by Don Davis, Jimmy Barnes

Dec-66; 45 (M): Golden World GW 47 B


Watch Your Step (Michael Valvano-Johnny Powers) published Jobete

alt title: I Don't Care

The Motor City Runners; recorded Hitsville ; [instrumental (Hornets' band track)]

1988; LP: Charly CRM2036 Motor City Magic Vol. 2 [UK]

Mike Varo; recorded Hitsville, completed 25-Jun-64 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; [odb on the Hornets]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]
15-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 530 3228 2 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 3 [UK]


Watch Yourself (Luke Gross-George Kerr-Sidney Barnes) published Jobete 01-May-65

Jean Carter; recording details unknown

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete (NY)


Watch Yourself

Carolyn Crawford; recorded Hitsville, completed 04-Mar-64 ; produced by Andre Williams ; [no vocals]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 234


Watchin' World

The Easybeats; recording details unknown

[unreleased]; LP: Rare Earth RS517 Easy Ridin'
11-Feb-70 [acetate]; 45 (S): N-IGS-7080-VNSS


Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) published Sony/ATV

The Merced Blue Notes; recorded California (?) ; produced by Harvey Fuqua, Robert Gordy

04-Oct-04; CD (M): Ace CDCHD 1026 Get Your Kicks On Route 99 [UK]


Way Back (Corliss Nelson)

Corliss; recorded MoWest ; produced by John Wagner

May-72; LP: Natural Resources NR-103L Corliss


Way Back Home (Wilton Felder) published Four Knights

[instrumental version]

The Crusaders; recording details unknown ; produced by Stewart Levine

Jul-72; LP (S): MoWest MW118L Hollywood
25-Sep-73; LP (S): Motown M791V1 The Crusaders At Their Best
03-May-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 306 2 Hollywood

The Jazz Crusaders; recording details unknown ; produced by Stewart Levine

Jul-70; LP (S): Chisa CS804 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes
Nov-70; 45 (M): Chisa C 8010 A
03-May-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 307 2 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes
22-Apr-08; CD (S): Verve B0011019-02 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 24-Jan-71 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

12-Jul-71; LP (S): Soul SS732L Rainbow Funk [instrumental version]
04-Nov-71; 45 (M): Soul S 35090F B [cv] [instrumental version]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971 [instrumental version]


Way Back Home (Wilton Felder-John Bristol-Gladys Knight) published Four Knights

[vocal version]

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 06-Oct-71 ; produced by Johnny Bristol ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

04-Nov-71; 45 (S): Soul S 35090F A [promo] [vocal (stereo promo) version]
04-Nov-71; 45 (M): Soul S 35090F A [promo] [vocal version]
04-Nov-71; 45 (M): Soul S 35090F A [cv] [vocal version]
07-Dec-71; LP (S): Soul S733L Moody Jr [vocal version]
22-Jul-74; LP (S): Motown-M7-786R2 Anthology
11-Apr-94; CD (M): Motown 530 293 2 Nothing But Soul: The Singles 1962-1983
07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 828 2 The Ultimate Collection
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
20-Jan-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971 [vocal (stereo promo) version]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971 [vocal version]


Way He Is, The (Ronald Miller-William O'Malley) published Stein & Van Stock 15-Jan-65

unidentified f singer; recorded Hitsville, completed 02-Jun-65 ; produced by Ronald Miller ; [tune auditioned for Broadway show, no tape]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete


Way I Live, The (Corliss Nelson)

Corliss; recorded MoWest ; produced by John Wagner

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP: DCT Recorders
May-72; LP: Natural Resources NR-103L Corliss


Way Over There (William Robinson) published Jobete 09-May-60

Marv Johnson; recorded Hitsville, completed 19-Dec-61 ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville ; produced by Brian Holland, Robert Bateman ; [lead Gladys Horton]

20-Nov-61; LP (M): Tamla TM228 Please Mr. Postman
May-64; LP (M): Stateside SL10077 The 'Sound' Of The R&B Hits [UK]
May-65; LP (M): Motown MT630 Nothing But A Man
16-Mar-96; CD (M): Motown 530 647 2 Nothing But A Man
07-Nov-05; CD (E): Motown 982 0307 Soul Satisfaction 05 - Things That Make You Go Mmmm...Motown [UK]
08-May-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011516-02 Forever: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 1

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v1, without strings]

Feb-60; 45 (M): Tamla T 54028 A [2nd pressing]
22-Feb-94; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6334 The 35th Anniversary Collection
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961

The Miracles; recorded Chicago ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2, with strings]

04-Apr-60; 45 (M): Tamla T 54028 A [3rd pressing] [reissued on Tamla 54069]
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla TM224 Tamla Special No.1
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla T220 Hi! We're The Miracles
Jul-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54069 A [1st pressing] [previously on Tamla 54028]
17-Aug-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54069 A [2nd pressing]
22-Mar-65; LP (E): Tamla S254 Greatest Hits From The Beginning
22-Mar-65; LP (M): Tamla TM254 Greatest Hits From The Beginning
Jul-66; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11031 From The Beginning [UK]
Jul-69; LP (S): Gordy S943 Motown Winners' Circle - No. 1 Hits Vol. 3
16-Jan-74; LP (M): Motown M-793R3 Anthology
1991; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5160 Hi! We're The Miracles
25-Oct-95; CD (M): Motown 530 472 2 Anthology / The Best Of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
22-Jul-96; CD (E): Spectrum 552 125 2 Early Classics [UK]
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 857 2 The Ultimate Collection
24-Sep-02; CD (M): Motown 064 481 2 Ooo Baby Baby: The Anthology
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
19-Jun-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012855-02 Depend On Me: The Early Albums

The Miracles; recorded live Apollo, N.Y., Dec-62

22-Apr-63; LP (M): Motown MT609 Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol. 1
31-May-63; LP (M): Tamla TM241 Recorded Live / The Miracles On Stage
26-Aug-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003623-02 The Motortown Revue Collection
19-Jun-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012855-02 Depend On Me: The Early Albums

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 09-May-68 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Sep-68; LP (M): Gordy G931 Soul Master [DJ copies only]
Sep-68; LP (S): Gordy S931 Soul Master
26-Oct-68; 45 (M): Gordy G 7078 A
Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS956L Involved
11-Aug-92; CD: Motown 530 064 2 20 Greatest Motown Hits [UK]
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 121 2 Early Classics [UK]
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 709 Motown: The History: The Happening [UK]
Oct-02; CD (S): Motown 016 839 2 Soul Master / 25 Miles [UK]
05-Jun-03; CD (S): Spectrum 067 016 2 Tamla Motown Connoisseurs Volume 2 [UK]
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break CDBBRX0300 Soul Master [single version] [UK]
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break CDBBRX0300 Soul Master [UK]
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break CDBBRX0305 Involved [UK]

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 07-May-64 ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; [lead Eddie Kendricks]

22-Mar-65; LP (M): Gordy G912 The Temptations Sing Smokey
22-Mar-65; LP (S): Gordy S912 The Temptations Sing Smokey
20-Oct-98; CD (S): Motown 530 930 2 The Temptations Sing Smokey


Way You Been Acting Lately, The (Robert Hamilton-Hermon Weems-Ed Wingate) published Myto 31-Mar-67

Al Kent; recording details unknown ; produced by Al Kent, Hermon Weems

Apr-67; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-123 A
Apr-67; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-123 B [instrumental]
28-Jun-01; CD (E): Spectrum 556 827 2 Northern Soul Connoisseurs [UK]


Way You Do The Things You Do, The (William Robinson-Robert Rogers) published Jobete 24-Jan-64

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations; recorded 23-Aug-68 ; produced by Motown Productions Inc ; [tv "TCB (Taking Care Of Business)"]

02-Dec-68; LP (S): Motown S682 The Original Soundtrack From TCB
20-Feb-69; 45 (M): Motown M 1142 B
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 618 2 A Bit Of Liverpool / TCB (With The Temptations) [UK]
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971

Stoney and Meatloaf; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 07-Jun-71 ; produced by Russell Terrana, Ralph Terrana, Mike Valvano ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

21-Jul-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5033F B [cv]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 09-Jan-64 ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; [lead Eddie Kendricks]

23-Jan-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7028 A
20-Mar-64; LP (M): Gordy G911 Meet The Temptations
Dec-64; LP (M): Motown MT624 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
22-Mar-65; LP (S): Gordy S912 The Temptations Sing Smokey
22-Mar-65; LP (M): Gordy G912 The Temptations Sing Smokey
Jan-66; LP (S): Gordy S911 Meet The Temptations
May-66; LP (S): Motown S624 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
16-Nov-66; LP (S): Gordy S919 Temptations' Greatest Hits
16-Nov-66; LP (M): Gordy G919 Temptations' Greatest Hits
Jan-69; LP (S): Gordy S935 Motown Winners' Circle - No. 1 Hits Vol. 1
23-Aug-74; LP: Motown M-782R3 Anthology
01-Jul-91; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5450 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul
13-May-95; CD (S): Motown 530 504 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1964
May-95; CD (M): Motown 530 524 2 Anthology / The Best Of The Temptations
25-Mar-97; CD (M): Motown 530 562 2 The Ultimate Collection
1997; CD (M): DPSM 5237 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 1
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 702 Motown: The History: The Dream [UK]
20-Oct-98; CD (S): Motown 530 930 2 The Temptations Sing Smokey
18-May-99; CD (S): Motown 31454 9513 2 Meet The Temptations
02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 795 2 My Girl [UK]
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5 [band track]
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5
23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s
03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
30-Jun-06; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 06-Dec-66 ; produced by Peter Ricci ; [Italian lyrics, text Paolo Dossena, title "Sei Solo Tu"]

03-Apr-67; 45 (M): Tamla Motown TM8006 B [Italy]
Jun-87; CD (M): Motown MCDO 9073 MD Motown Around The World
1998; CD (M): Motown 530 954 2 Nero Italiano [Italy]
26-Feb-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013917-02 Motown Around The World - The Classic Singles And More
07-Oct-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971

The Temptations; recorded live Roostertail, Detroit

18-May-99; CD (S): Motown 31454 9515 2 Temptations Live!

The Underdogs; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 31-Mar-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

22-Sep-98; CD (M): Motown 530 960 2 Motown Sings Motown Treasures
12-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003619-02 Motown Sings Motown Treasures Volumes 1+2

Earl Van Dyke; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Feb-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Harvey Fuqua ; [instrumental, odb on the Temptations]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 341
Jun-65; LP (M): Motown MT631 That Motown Sound [artist shown as Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers]
Jun-65; LP (S): Motown S631 That Motown Sound [artist shown as Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers]
03-Feb-04; CD (S): Motown B000206402 Millennium Collection: The Best Of The Funk Brothers
13-Mar-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016212-02 The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More


Wayne's Pop (no writer credited)

The Crusaders; recording details unknown

03-May-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 306 2 Hollywood


We All End Up In Boxes (Michael Valvano-Richard Drapkin) published Jobete & Artie Fields 28-Dec-71

The Rustix; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 02-Oct-71 ; produced by Michael Valvano ; arranged by Tom Baird

05-Nov-71; 45 (S): Rare Earth 5037F A [promo]
05-Nov-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5037F A [promo]
05-Nov-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5037F A [cv]
20-Jan-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971 [stereo promo version]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971


 

 

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