50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969

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50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969
50th Anniversary The Singles Collection 1961–1969 cover.jpg
Box set by
ReleasedOctober 24, 2011
Recorded1961 - 1969
GenrePop, R&B
Length228:12
LabelMotown, Hip-O Select
The Supremes chronology
Let Yourself Go: The '70s Albums, Vol 2 – 1974–1977: The Final Sessions
(2011)
50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Diana Ross & the Supremes – 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969 is a three disc box set consisting of The Supremes' original-released singles as released by Motown from 1961-1969.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (all tracks shown as The Supremes)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."I Want a Guy"Berry Gordy, Brian Holland, Freddie GormanBerry Gordy3:05
2."Never Again"Berry GordyBerry Gordy3:02
3."Buttered Popcorn (first version)"Berry Gordy, Barney AlesBerry Gordy2:56
4."Who's Lovin' You"Smokey RobinsonBerry Gordy2:50
5."Buttered Popcorn (second version)"Berry Gordy, Barney AlesBerry Gordy2:32
6."Your Heart Belongs to Me (first version)"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson2:36
7."(He's) Seventeen"Marv Johnson, Raynoma Liles GordyRaynoma Liles Gordy2:40
8."Your Heart Belongs to Me (second version)"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson2:36
9."Let Me Go the Right Way"Berry GordyBerry Gordy2:33
10."Time Changes Things"Brian Holland, Janie Bradford, Lamont DozierBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:27
11."My Heart Can't Take It No More"Clarence PaulClarence Paul2:58
12."You Bring Back Memories"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson2:37
13."A Breath Taking Guy"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson2:25
14."(The Man with the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band"Clarence Paul, Berry GordyClarence Paul3:04
15."When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier3:06
16."Standing at the Crossroads of Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:30
17."Run, Run, Run"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:22
18."I'm Giving You Your Freedom"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:34
19."Where Did Our Love Go"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:33
20."He Means the World to Me"Norman WhitfieldNorman Whitfield1:51
21."Baby Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:36
22."Ask Any Girl"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier3:02
23."Come See About Me"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:41
24."You're Gone (But Always in My Heart)"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:27
25."Moonlight and Kisses"Werner ScharfenberMarc Gordon, Hal Davis, Berry Gordy2:44
26."Baby, Baby, Wo Ist Unsere Liebe (Where Did Our Love Go)"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:39
27."Thank You Darling"Werner ScharfenberMarc Gordon, Hal Davis, Berry Gordy2:44
28."Jonny Und Joe (Come See About Me)"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:38
Disc 2 (all tracks shown as The Supremes)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Stop! In the Name of Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:53
2."I'm in Love Again"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:20
3."Back in My Arms Again"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:57
4."Whisper You Love Me Boy"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:40
5."The Only Time I'm Happy"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:29
6."Nothing but Heartaches"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:43
7."He Holds His Own"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:31
8."Things Are Changing"Phil SpectorJerry Riopelle2:58
9."Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine"Guy Hemrick, Jerry StynerAl Simms2:23
10."I Hear a Symphony"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:42
11."Who Could Ever Doubt My Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:36
12."Children's Christmas Song"Isabelle Freeman, Harvey FuquaHarvey Fuqua2:46
13."Twinkle Twinkle Little Me"Ronald Miller, William O'MalleyHarvey Fuqua3:03
14."My World Is Empty Without You"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:35
15."Everything Is Good About You"James Dean, Eddie HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier3:12
16."Love Is Like an Itching in My Heart"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:54
17."He's All I Got"Holland–Dozier–Holland, James DeanBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:44
18."You Can't Hurry Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:54
19."Put Yourself in My Place"Holland–Dozier–Holland, John ThorntonBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:16
20."You Keep Me Hangin' On"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:47
21."Remove This Doubt"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:54
22."Love Is Here and Now You're Gone"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:49
23."There's No Stopping Us Now"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier3:02
24."The Happening"Holland–Dozier–Holland, Frank De VolBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:52
25."All I Know About You"Holland–Dozier–Holland, Frank De VolBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Berry Gordy1:56
26."L'amore Verra' (You Can't Hurry Love)"Holland–Dozier–Holland, Alberto TestaBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Peter Ricci2:51
27."Se Il Filo Spezzerai (You Keep Me Hangin' On)"Holland–Dozier–Holland, Giuseppe CassiaBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Peter Ricci2:44
28."Supremes Interview"Booker Bradshaw5:42
Disc 3 (all tracks shown as Diana Ross & The Supremes)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Reflections"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:52
2."Going Down for the Third Time"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:32
3."In and Out of Love"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:39
4."I Guess I'll Always Love You"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier2:45
5."Forever Came Today"Holland–Dozier–HollandBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier3:19
6."Some Things You Never Get Used To"Nickolas Ashford, Valerie SimpsonNickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson2:24
7."You've Been So Wonderful to Me"Anna Gordy Gaye, Allen Story, George GordyGeorge Gordy2:32
8."Love Child"R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson, Deke Richards, Pamela SawyerBerry Gordy, Deke Richards, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson2:59
9."Will This Be the Day"Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Beatrice VerdiSmokey Robinson, Pete Moore2:49
10."Love Child (alternate version)"R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson, Deke Richards, Pamela SawyerBerry Gordy, Deke Richards, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson2:53
11."I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry RossFrank Wilson, Nickolas Ashford3:07
12."A Place in the Sun"Ronald Miller, Bryan WellsFrank Wilson, Nickolas Ashford3:29
13."I'm Livin' in Shame (first version)"Pamela Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor, Berry Gordy, Frank Wilson, Henry CosbyBerry Gordy, Deke Richards, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson3:08
14."I'm So Glad I Got Somebody (Like You Around)"Lawrence Brown, Allen Story, George Gordy, Anna Gordy GayeGeorge Gordy3:38
15."I'm Livin' in Shame (second version)"Pamela Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor, Berry Gordy, Frank Wilson, Henry CosbyBerry Gordy, Deke Richards, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson3:04
16."I'll Try Something New"Smokey RobinsonFrank Wilson, Deke Richards2:25
17."The Way You Do the Things You Do"Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers1:43
18."The Composer"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson2:54
19."The Beginning of the End"Margaret JohnsonFrank Wilson2:29
20."No Matter What Sign You Are (first version)"Berry Gordy, Henry CosbyHenry Cosby, Berry Gordy2:55
21."The Young Folks"George Gordy, Allen StoryGeorge Gordy3:15
22."No Matter What Sign You Are (second version)"Berry Gordy, Henry CosbyHenry Cosby, Berry Gordy2:58
23."The Weight"Robbie RobertsonFrank Wilson3:02
24."For Better or Worse"Pamela Sawyer, Joe HintonFrank Wilson, Henry Cosby2:38
25."Someday We'll Be Together"Jackey Beavers, Johnny Bristol, Harvey FuquaJohnny Bristol3:26
26."He's My Sunny Boy"Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson, Terry Johnson2:21

Credits[edit]

Notes[edit]

Singles not included in this box set[edit]

The (pre-Supremes) Primettes released this one single, which is not included in this collection, before becoming The Supremes:

Motown was to have released the following eight songs, all however becoming cancelled singles:

  • "Mother Dear", first paired with "He Holds His Own", then with "Who Could Ever Doubt My Love", both of which are listed above with their replaced A-side titles.
  • "Mother You, Smother You", the planned original B-side to "You Keep Me Hangin' On".
  • "What the World Needs Now Is Love" b/w
  • "Your Kiss of Fire"
  • "The Impossible Dream", replaced by "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" as the released A-side to "A Place in the Sun", b/w
  • "A Place in the Sun", first paired as the B-side to "The Impossible Dream" before being cancelled, then paired with "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me", as listed above.
  • "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" b/w
  • "Try It Baby"

The following three songs were released only in the United Kingdom:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969 at AllMusic
  2. ^ 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961–1969 (Media notes). Diana Ross & the Supremes. New York City, New York, United States: Universal Music Group. 2011. 02527 78881 4.

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