Come and Get These Memories (album)

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Come and Get These Memories
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Studio album by Martha and the Vandellas
Released June 28, 1963
Recorded Hitsville U.S.A. (Studio A); 1962-1963
Genre Soul
Length mm:ss
Label Gordy
Producer Holland–Dozier–Holland, William "Mickey" Stevenson
Martha and the Vandellas chronology
Come and Get These Memories
Heat Wave
Singles from Come and Get These Memories
  1. "I'll Have to Let Him Go / My Baby Won't Come Back"
    Released: September 27, 1962
  2. "Come and Get These Memories / Jealous Lover"
    Released: February 22, 1963

Come and Get These Memories is the debut album by American girl group Martha and the Vandellas on Berry Gordy's Motown label. Released after the success of the trio's hit of the same name, the album also features the group's debut single, "I'll Have to Let Him Go", which was originally intended for Mary Wells, and "A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)". Most of the album was produced by Holland–Dozier–Holland and William "Mickey" Stevenson.

Former member Gloria Williams originally sung lead on the song "There He Is (At My Door)" and Martha Reeves later revealed in her autobiography that the song was re-recorded after Williams left with her on lead vocals. Williams backing vocals on "I'll Have to Let Him Go" is her only album appearance. This album also includes a cover version of "Tears on My Pillow" by Little Anthony and the Imperials, and standards like "Moments to Remember".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Come and Get These Memories" (Holland–Dozier–Holland)
  2. "Can't Get to Losing You" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman)
  3. " Moments (To Remember) " (Robert Allen, Al Stillman)
  4. "This Is When I Need You Most" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  5. "A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  6. "Tears on My Pillow" (Sylvester Bradford, Al Lewis)
Side 2
  1. "To Think He Would Hurt Me" (Brian Holland, Robert Gordy)
  2. "There He Is (At My Door)" (Eddie Holland, Jr., Freddie Gorman)
  3. "I'll Have to Let Him Go" (William "Mickey" Stevenson)
  4. "Give Him Up" (William "Mickey" Stevenson)
  5. "Jealous Lover" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  6. "Old Love (Let's Try It Again)" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)