The Marvin Gaye Collection

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The Marvin Gaye Collection
Greatest hits album by Marvin Gaye
Released September 1990
Recorded 1961-1983
Genre Funk, soul, R&B
Label Motown

The Marvin Gaye Collection is a boxset released by Motown Records in 1990. The boxset, divided into four categories, features thirty-four unreleased songs, including the sessions from 1979's The Ballads (later released in 1997 as Vulnerable).

The set is out of print, usurped by 1995's The Master (1961-1984).

Track listing[edit]

Disc one (20 Top 20's)[edit]

  1. Stubborn Kind Of Fellow - 2:49
  2. Hitch Hike - 2:32
  3. Pride And Joy - 2:28
  4. Can I Get A Witness - 2:47
  5. You're A Wonderful One - 2:46
  6. Try It Baby - 2:59
  7. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - 2:55
  8. I'll Be Doggone - 2:47
  9. Ain't That Peculiar - 2:57
  10. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - 3:12
  11. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - 2:53
  12. That's The Way Love Is - 3:39
  13. What's Going On - 3:50
  14. Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology) - 3:13
  15. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - 3:04
  16. Trouble Man - 3:39
  17. Let's Get It On - 4:00
  18. I Want You - 3:55
  19. Got To Give It Up - 4:12
  20. Sexual Healing - 3:58

Disc two (The Duets)[edit]

  1. Once Upon A Time - 2:28
  2. What's The Matter With You Baby - 2:19
  3. I'm Yours, You're Mine - 2:07
  4. All I Got - 3:12
  5. You Can Dance - 2:17
  6. Rilleh - 2:32
  7. So Good To Be Loved By You - 2:23
  8. Was It A Dream - 3:12
  9. Steadies - 2:23
    • Tracks 6-9 performed with Oma Page
  10. It Takes Two - 2:56
  11. Exactly Like You - 2:41
  12. Teach Me Tonight - 3:15
  13. Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love) - 2:22
  14. It's Me - 2:49
    • Tracks 10-14 performed with Kim Weston
  15. Ain't No Mountain High Enough - 2:26
  16. Your Precious Love - 2:59
  17. If I Could Build My Whole World Around You - 2:20
  18. If This World Were Mine - 2:41
  19. Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing - 2:15
  20. You're All I Need To Get By - 2:39
    • Tracks 15-20 performed with Tammi Terrell
  21. You Are Everything - 3:07
  22. You're A Special Part Of Me - 4:37
  23. My Mistake (Was To Love You) - 3:02
  24. Don't Knock My Love - 2:16
  25. Pops, We Love You - 3:51
    • Performed with Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder

Disc three (Rare, Live And Unreleased)[edit]

  1. Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide - 3:02
  2. Never Let You Go (Sha Lu Bop) - 2:44
  3. It's Party Time - 2:36
  4. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) (Live From The Apollo) - 2:22
  5. Down And Under When You Limbo - 2:43
  6. My Girl - 2:42
  7. It's Not Unusual - 2:21
  8. Sunny - 2:57
  9. Sweeter As The Days Go By - 2:50
  10. Sweet Thing - 3:09
  11. I Love You Secretly (aka My Last Chance) - 4:33
  12. I Want To Come Home For Christmas - 4:41
  13. 5, 10, 15, 20 Years Of Love - 2:41
  14. You're My Everything (aka I'd Give My Life For You) - 3:29
  15. Come Get To This (Live From Oakland - Alameda County Coliseum) - 2:56
  16. Distant Lover (Live From Oakland - Alameda County Coliseum) - 6:15
  17. Jan (Live From Oakland - Alameda County Coliseum) - 3:10
  18. '60s Hits Medley (Live From The London Palladium) - 8:50
  19. Star Spangled Banner (From The 1983 NBA All-Star Game) - 3:13

Disc four (The Balladeer)[edit]

  1. I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face - 3:28
  2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - 2:21
  3. Too Young - 3:45
  4. Mona Lisa - 3:00
  5. It's Only A Paper Moon - 2:23
  6. What Kind Of Fool Am I - 3:39
  7. The Days Of Wine And Roses - 3:35
  8. Mack The Knife - 2:57
  9. Hello Young Lovers - 2:34
  10. Happy Days Are Here Again - 2:45
  11. Why Did I Choose You - 2:34
  12. She Needs Me - 3:24
  13. Funny - 2:42
  14. This Will Make You Laugh - 2:52
  15. The Shadow Of Your Smile - 3:01
  16. I Wish I Didn't Love You So - 2:27
  17. I Won't Cry Anymore - 2:51