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  • Published: New York, NY : Motown : UTV Records, p2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: CD

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Call number: CD R&B Motown 2004

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl. CDs

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"Rock/soul/pop-rock/R & B" songs, compiled in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Motown Records label.

"As seen on TV! Celebrating Motown 45! ..."--Container sticker.

" ... A collection of 24 number one hits enjoyed by the label ... ranges through four decades for its material"--All Music Guide.

Compact disc.

Label historical and program notes in container.

Please Mr. Postman -- (Love is like a) Heat wave -- My guy -- My girl -- Where did our love go ; -- Stop! In the name of love -- Shotgun -- I can't help myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) -- Uptight (Everything's alright) -- Ain't too proud to beg -- Reach out, I'll be there -- Ain't nothing like the real thing -- I heard it through the grapevine -- I want you back -- War -- Tears of a clown -- What's going on ; -- Let's get it on -- Love machine (part 1) -- Don't leave me this way -- Three times a lady -- Endless love -- Rhythm of the night -- I'll make love to you -- Ain't no mountain high enough

Various performers.

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Despite Post-Detroit Material, Still Essential

The CD starts with Please Mr. Postman, one of the first hits for the Detroit label and finished with Boyz II Men and Michael McDonald, hits for some L.A. calling themselves Motown. I'm not going to mince words, I don't care for maybe the last seven tracks, but the reason why this is essential is that it is one of the few collections to feature these tracks in glorious stereo. Some may argue for the purity of mono, but why not have both versions of at least a few songs?

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