Greatest Hits (Martha and the Vandellas album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Martha and the Vandellas
Released May 4, 1966
Recorded 1963 - 1966
Genre Soul
Length 32:22
Label Gordy
Producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, Holland–Dozier–Holland
Martha and the Vandellas chronology
Dance Party
Greatest Hits
Singles from Greatest Hits
  1. "Quicksand / Darling, I Hum Our Song"
    Released: November 4, 1963
  2. "Live Wire / Old Love (Let's Try Again)"
    Released: January 17, 1964
  3. "In My Lonely Room / A Tear for the Girl"
    Released: March 23, 1964
  4. "You've Been in Love Too Long / Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)"
    Released: July 26, 1965
  5. "My Baby Loves Me / Never Leave Your Baby's Side"
    Released: January 4, 1966
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by Martha and the Vandellas, released by the Motown's Gordy label in 1966. Included are popular Vandellas hits such as "Dancing in the Street", "Come and Get These Memories", "(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave", "Live Wire", "Wild One", "Nowhere to Run", and "Quicksand" and featured non-album singles "You've Been in Love Too Long", "Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)".

A new track, "My Baby Loves Me" features The Andantes and the Four Tops on background vocals. "My Baby Loves Me" was a Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 single in 1966, as well as a Top 5 Billboard R&B Singles chart hit.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Baby Loves Me" (Hunter/Moy/Stevenson) – 3:02
  2. "Come and Get These Memories" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:27
  3. "(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:44
  4. "Dancing in the Street" (Gaye/Hunter/Stevenson) – 2:38
  5. "Quicksand" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:34
  6. "Live Wire" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:35
  7. "You've Been in Love Too Long" (Hunter/Paul/Stevenson) – 2:56
  8. "In My Lonely Room" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:24
  9. "Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:51
  10. "A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:32
  11. "Nowhere to Run" (Holland/Dozier/Holland) – 2:56
  12. "Wild One" (Hunter/Stevenson) – 2:43