“The Motown 20th Anniversary Album” by Various Artists - album review

features in: (B-list) Album Chart of 1980(B-list) Album Chart of the 1980s

TJR says

Auto-sequenced for non-stop dancing, this 2LP 40-track mega-set spans 21 years worth of hits from the legendary Detroit label, all the way from 1959 to 1979. You can't go wrong.

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A1 [02:33] 8.3.png Barrett Strong - Money (That’s What I Want) (Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford) Soul
A2 [02:47] 5.4.png The Miracles featuring Bill ‘Smokey’ Robinson - Shop Around (Berry Gordy, William Robinson) Pop
A3 [02:49] 7.6.png Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - You Really Got A Hold On Me (William Robinson) Soul Ballad
A4 [03:00] 4.0.png Stevie Wonder - Fingertips, part 2 (Henry Cosby, Clarence Paul) Jazz
A5 [02:44] 7.0.png Martha and The Vandellas - (Love Is Like A) Heatwave (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Soul
A6 [02:53] 6.1.png Mary Wells - My Guy (William Robinson) Soul
A7 [02:30] 5.3.png The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Soul
A8 [02:38] 7.1.png Martha and The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street (Ivy Jo Hunter, Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson) Soul
A9 [02:36] 5.1.png The Supremes - Baby Love (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Soul
A10 [03:05] 8.4.png Jr. Walker and The All Stars - Shotgun (Autry DeWalt) Soul
B1 [02:54] 6.2.png Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything’s Alright) (Stevland Judkins, Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy) Soul
B2 [02:57] 7.7.png The Isley Brothers - This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland, Sylvia Moy) Soul
B3 [02:59] 5.6.png Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted (James A. Dean, Paul Riser, William Henry Weatherspoon) Soul
B4 [02:55] 6.0.png The Four Tops - Reach Out (I’ll Be There) (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Soul
B5 [02:40] 5.3.png The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin’ On (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Pop
B6 [03:03] 6.0.png The Four Tops - Bernadette (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) Soul
B7 [02:49] 4.4.png Marvin Gaye with Tammi Terrell - You’re All I Need To Get By (Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) Soul
B8 [02:48] 4.8.png Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) Soul
B9 [03:12] 6.3.png Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong) Soul
B10 [03:35] 6.4.png The Temptations - Cloud Nine (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) Disco / Funk
C1 [02:59] 8.0.png The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back (Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell) Soul
C2 [02:54] 6.8.png Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown (Henry Cosby, William Robinson, Stevland Judkins) Soul
C3 [03:49] 8.2.png Edwin Starr - War (Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong) Soul
C4 [03:17] 1.4.png The Jackson 5 - I’ll Be There (Berry Gordy, Hal Davis, Willie Hutch, Bob West) Pop Ballad
C5 [02:56] 9.3.png R. Dean Taylor - Indiana Wants Me (Richard Dean Taylor) Soul
C6 [03:52] 6.0.png Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) Soul
C7 [03:43] 3.0.png Diana Ross - I’m Still Waiting (Deke Richards) Soul Ballad
C8 [03:19] 4.4.png Gladys Knight and The Pips - Help Me Make It Through The Night (Kris Kristofferson) Soul Ballad
C9 [04:26] 7.8.png Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Stevland Judkins) Disco / Funk
C10 [04:53] 9.5.png The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone [edit] (Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong) Soul
D1 [04:04] 1.5.png Michael Jackson - Ben (Don Black, Walter Scharf) Pop Ballad
D2 [02:58] 3.2.png Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevland Judkins) Jazz
D3 [03:37] 1.2.png Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning (Michael Masser, Ron Miller) Pop Ballad
D4 [07:23] 6.4.png Stevie Wonder - Living For The City (Stevland Judkins) Disco / Funk
D5 [02:37] 4.3.png Commodores - Machine Gun (Milan Williams) Disco / Funk
D6 [03:22] 3.1.png Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) (Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin) Pop Ballad
D7 [03:37] 4.7.png Thelma Houston - Don’t Leave Me This Way (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Cary Gilbert) Disco / Funk
D8 [03:48] 4.2.png Diana Ross - Love Hangover (Pamela Sawyer, Marilyn McLeod) Disco / Funk
D9 [04:17] 2.6.png Commodores - Three Times A Lady (Lionel Richie) Pop Ballad
D10 [03:37] 0.8.png Billy Preston and Syreeta - With You I’m Born Again (David Shire, Carol Connors) Pop Ballad
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