Editors’ Notes Despite its inauspicious start in a residential Detroit home, Motown surpassed even its own grand ambitions as a world-beating hit factory by the mid-’60s. Founder Berry Gordy captained a dream team of young Black producers and songwriters, including the multi-talented Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye, introducing high-drama soul to mainstream pop with a long string of hits. The Supremes became the decade’s definitive girl group, while Motown introduced legends like Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5 to the world. From there, the label adapted to rapid social changes, with output more explicitly about civil rights and Black life in America.

SONG
ALBUM
What's Going On
3:52
 
Uptight (Everything's Alright)
2:55
 
3:01
 
The Way You Do the Things You Do
2:41
 
I Want You Back
3:01
 
Laughing Boy
2:50
 
Beechwood 4-5789
2:13
 
Reach Out, I'll Be There
3:01
 
The Tracks of My Tears
2:55
 
Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)
2:50
 
I Just Want to Celebrate (Stereo Promo Version)
2:54
 
What Does It Take
2:27
 
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
3:29
 
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
2:58
 
3:23
 
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
2:59
 
I Hear a Symphony
2:43
 
My Cherie Amour
2:54
 
2:45
 
My Girl
2:44
 
ABC
ABC
2:59
 
My Guy
2:54
 
Please Mr. Postman
2:28
 
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
2:42
 
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)
2:52
 
The Tears of a Clown
3:01
 
Baby I'm for Real (Rerecorded)
5:22
 
Money (That's What I Want) [Single]
2:37
 
He Was Really Sayin' Somethin' (Single Version)
2:32
 
You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here On Earth
6:58
 
I Can't Believe You Love Me
2:34
 
That's What Girls Are Made For
3:14
 
Helpless
2:46
 
I've Passed This Way Before
2:42
 
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
3:15
 
You Can't Hurry Love
2:47
 
I Was Made To Love Her
2:36
 
Dancing In the Street
2:40
 
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
2:33
 
I'll Be There
3:58
 
Two Lovers
2:46
 
Playboy
2:44
 
Bernadette
3:03
 
I Second That Emotion (Single Version / Mono)
2:41
 
2:56
 
Help Me Make It Through the Night
4:23
 
Agent Double O Soul (Mono Version)
2:43
 
Just A Little Misunderstanding
2:41
 
Darling Baby
2:35
 
Ben
2:46
 
Every Little Bit Hurts
2:56
 
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
3:16
 
Come See About Me
2:43
 
For Once in My Life
2:49
 
Jimmy Mack (Remastered 2017)
2:55
 
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
3:49
 
You've Really Got a Hold On Me
2:59
 
Function at the Junction (Single Version)
2:52
 
Baby I Need Your Loving
2:46
 
The Bells
3:04
 
Rockin' Robin
2:36
 
Smiling Faces Sometimes
3:18
 
It's A Shame
3:10
 
My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
3:32
 
The Hunter Gets Captured By the Game
2:50
 
When I'm Gone
2:10
 
Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got (Single Version)
2:36
 
First I Look At The Purse
3:13
 
Heaven Must Have Sent You (Stereo Promo Version)
2:33
 
Needle in a Haystack
2:29
 
Behind a Painted Smile
2:45
 
It's the Same Old Song
2:48
 
Remember Me
3:30
 
I Wanna Be Where You Are
3:01
 
Here Comes the Judge
2:34
 
What It Is?
4:56
 
If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
2:21
 
Walk Away from Love
5:28
 
Operator
3:18
 
Girl You Need a Change of Mind
7:42
 
With You I'm Born Again (feat. Syreeta Wright)
3:43
 
Where Is The Love (Cellarful Of Motown Version)
2:54
 
Friendship Train
3:44
 
Put Yourself In My Place
2:37
 
Come to Me (Single Version)
2:17
 
Take Some Time Out for Love
2:26
 
Does Your Mama Know About Me
2:55
 
Bye Bye Baby
2:56
 
Twenty Five Miles
3:16
 
Leaving Here
2:31
 
We're Almost There
3:41
 
Seek and You Shall Find
3:33
 
3:30
 
You Made A Fool Out Of Me
2:24
 
I Miss You (Part 1)
3:51
 
Just Look What You've Done
2:55
 
My People... Hold On
5:40
 
Indiana Wants Me (Commercial Version)
3:35
 

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