Motown discography

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This is the discography for Motown as well as its subsidiaries and imprints.

Singles[edit]

Released Song title Artist Label and number Country
A Side B Side
January 1959 "I Can't Concentrate" "Insane" Wade Jones Rayber 1001 United States United States
January 1959 "Come to Me" "Whisper" Marv Johnson Tamla 101 United States United States
February 1959 "Merry-Go-Round" "It Moves Me" Eddie Holland Tamla 102 United States United States
April 1959 "Let's Rock" "Do the Very Best You Can" Barrett Strong Tamla MT 54022 United States United States
April 1959 "Solid Sender" "I'll Never Love Again" Chico Leverett Tamla MT 54024 United States United States
June 1959 "Snake Walk (Part 1)" "Snake Walk (Part 2)" The Swinging Tigers Tamla MT 54024 (sic) United States United States
June 1959 "It" "Don't Say Bye Bye" Ron & Bill Tamla 54025 United States United States
July 1959 "Going to the Hop" "Motor City" The Satintones Tamla 54026 United States United States
August 1959 "Money (That's What I Want)" "Oh I Apologize" Barrett Strong Tamla 54027 United States United States
August 1959 "Ich-i-bon #1" "Cool and Crazy" Nick & the Jaguars Tamla 5501 United States United States
September 1959 "Bad Girl" "I Love Your Baby" The Miracles Motown (no catalogue number) United States United States
September 1959 "The Feeling Is So Fine" "(You Can) Depend on Me" The Miracles Tamla T 54028 United States United States
October 1959 "My Beloved" "Sugar Daddy" The Satintones Motown M-1000 United States United States
October 1959 "You Never Miss a Good Thing" "Hold Me Tight" / "Gotta Have Your Lovin'" Eugene Remus Motown M-1001 United States United States
November 1959 "The Hunch" "Hot Cross Buns" Paul Gayten London American HLM 8998 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1960 "Way Over There" "(You Can) Depend on Me" (second version) The Miracles Tamla T-54028 (sic) United States United States
April 1960 "Money (That's What I Want)" "Oh I Apologise" Barrett Strong London American HLU 9088 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1960 "Yes, No, Maybe So" "You Knows What to Do" Barrett Strong Tamla T-54029 United States United States
August 1960 "Custer's Last Man" "Shimmy Gully" Popcorn and the Mohawks Motown M-1002 United States United States
August 1960 "Who Wouldn't Love a Man Like That" "You Made a Fool Out of Me" Mable John Tamla T-54031 United States United States
August 1960 "Whirlwind" "I'm Gonna Cry (If You Quit Me)" Barrett Strong Tamla T-54033 United States United States
September 1960 "Bye Bye Baby" "Please Forgive Me" Mary Wells Motown M-1003 United States United States
September 1960 "What Makes You Love Him" "That Child Is Really Wild" Singin' Sammy Ward Tamla T-54030 United States United States
September 1960 "Who's the Fool" "That Child Is Really Wild" Singin' Sammy Ward Tamla T-54030 (second pressing) United States United States
September 1960 "Shop Around" "Who's Lovin' You" The Miracles Tamla T-54034 United States United States
October 1960 "True Love (That's Love)" "It's You" Herman Griffin Tamla T-54032 United States United States
November 1960 "Oh Lover" "That's Why I Love You So Much" Sherri Taylor & Singin' Sammy Ward Motown M-1004 United States United States
January 1961 "I've Got a Notion" "We Really Love Each Other" Henry Lumpkin Motown M-1005 United States United States
January 1961 "Don't Feel Sorry for Me" "Heart" Jimmy Ruffin Miracle MIR-1 United States United States
February 1961 "Don't Let Him Shop Around" "A New Girl" Debbie Dean Motown M-1007 United States United States
February 1961 "Ain't It Baby" "The Only One I Love" The Miracles Tamla T-54036 United States United States
February 1961 "Money and Me" "You've Got What It Takes" Barrett Strong Tamla T-54035 United States United States
February 1961 "When I Needed You" "Continental Strut" Little Iva & Her Band Miracle MIR-2 United States United States
February 1961 "Whole Lotta' Woman" "Come On and Be Mine" The Contours Motown M-1008 United States United States
February 1961 "Shop Around" "Who's Lovin' You" The Miracles London American HL 9276 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1961 "I Want a Guy" "Never Again" The Supremes Tamla T-54038 United States United States
March 1961 "He Lifted Me" "Behold the Saints of God" The Gospel Stars Tamla T 54037 United States United States
March 1961 "Poor Sam Jones" "They Rode Through the Valley" Mickey Woods Tamla T-54039 United States United States
April 1961 "Money (That's What I Want)" "I'll Still Be Around" Richard Wylie and His Band Motown M-1009 United States United States
April 1961 "Tomorrow and Always" "A Love That Can Never Be" The Satintones Motown M-1006 United States United States
May 1961 "Blibberin' Blabbin' Blues" "Don't Say Bye Bye" Gino Parks Miracle MIR-3 United States United States
May 1961 "Angel" "A Love That Can Never Be" The Satintones Motown M-1006 (third pressing) United States United States
May 1961 "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over" "Witchcraft" Marvin Gaye Tamla (no catalogue number) United States United States
May 1961 "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide" "Never Let You Go (Sha Lu Bop)" Marvin Gaye Tamla T-54041 United States United States
June 1961 "I Don't Want to Take a Chance" "I'm So Sorry" Mary Wells Motown M-1011 United States United States
June 1961 "Rosa Lee (Stay Off the Bell)" "Shoo-Doo" Andre Williams Miracle MIR-4 United States United States
June 1961 "Misery" "Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right" Barrett Strong Tamla T 54043 United States United States
June 1961 "Broken Hearted" "Mighty Good Lovin'" The Miracles Tamla T-54044 United States United States
June 1961 "No Love" "Looking for a Man" Mable John Tamla T-54040 United States United States
June 1961 "Same Thing" "That's No Lie" Gino Parks Tamla T 54042 United States United States
June 1961 "I Know How It Feels" "My Kind of Love" The Satintones Motown M-1010 United States United States
June 1961 "Buttered Popcorn" "Who's Lovin' You" The Supremes Tamla T-54045 United States United States
June 1961 "Ain't It Baby" "The Only One I Love" The Miracles London American HL 9366 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1961 "Oh Mother of Mine" "Romance Without Finance" The Temptations Miracle M5 United States United States
August 1961 "I Am Bound" "Precious Memories" The Golden Harmoneers Motown M-1015 United States United States
August 1961 "Please Mr. Postman" "So Long Baby" The Marvelettes Tamla 54046 United States United States
August 1961 "The Stretch" "Funny" The Contours Motown M1012 United States United States
August 1961 "Itsy Bity Pity Love" "But I'm Afraid" Debbie Dean Motown M1014 United States United States
September 1961 "They Shall Be Mine" "Jesus Loves" Rev. Columbus Mann Tamla 54047 United States United States
September 1961 "Someone to Call My Own" "You're My Desire" The Equadors Miracle MIR-7 United States United States
September 1961 "Love Me" "Darling Tonight" Pete Hartfield Miracle MIR8 United States United States
September 1961 "Everybody's Gotta Pay Some Dues" "I Can't Believe" The Miracles Tamla 54048 United States United States
October 1961 "Angel in Blue" "Blue Cinderella" Joel Sebastian Miracle MIR 9 United States United States
October 1961 "Strange Love" "Come to Me" Mary Wells Motown M1016 United States United States
October 1961 "The Day Will Come" "Just for You" Freddie Gorman Miracle MIR 11 United States United States
October 1961 "Have I the Right" "Real Good Lovin'" Popcorn & the Mohawks Motown M1019 United States United States
October 1961 "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart" "Faded Letter" The Satintones Motown M1020 United States United States
October 1961 "Jamie" "Take a Chance on Me" Eddie Holland Motown M1021 United States United States
October 1961 "Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam)" "Take a Chance" The Valadiers Miracle MIR-6 United States United States
November 1961 "Actions Speak Louder Than Words" "Take Me" Mable John Tamla 54050 United States United States
November 1961 "What Makes You Love Him" (version two) "Don't Take It Away" Sammy Ward Tamla 54049 United States United States
November 1961 "Check Yourself" "Your Wonderful Love" The Temptations Miracle MIR 12 United States United States
November 1961 "Small Sad Sam" "Tie Me Tight" Bob Kayli Tamla 54051 United States United States
November 1961 "Whose Heart (Are You Gonna Break Now)" "I'll Call You" Don McKenzie Miracle MIR-10 United States United States
November 1961 "Xmas Twist" "White House Twist" The Twistin' Kings Motown M1022 United States United States
December 1961 "Please Mr. Kennedy" "(They Call Me) Cupid" Mickey Woods Tamla 54052 United States United States
December 1961 "Twistin' Postman" "I Want a Guy" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54054 United States United States
December 1961 "What's So Good About Goodbye" "I've Been Good to You" The Miracles Tamla 54053 United States United States
December 1961 "Congo, Pt. 1" "Congo, Pt. 2" The Twistin' Kings Motown M 1023 United States United States
December 1961 "Please Mr. Postman" "So Long Baby" The Marvelettes Fontana H 355 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1962 "Mr. Sandman" "I'm Yours, You're Mine" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54055 United States United States
January 1962 "What Is a Man (Without a Woman)" "Don't Leave Me" Henry Lumpkin Motown M 1013 United States United States
February 1962 "The One Who Really Loves You" "I'm Gonna Stay" Mary Wells Motown M 1024 United States United States
February 1962 "Your Baby's Back" "Request of a Fool" The Downbeats Tamla T 54056 United States United States
March 1962 "Big Joe Moe" "Everybody Knew It but Me" Singin' Sammy Ward Tamla T 54057 United States United States
March 1962 "Everybody's Talking About My Baby" "I Cried All Night" Debbie Dean Motown M 1025 United States United States
March 1962 "I Out-Duked the Duke" "Baby I Need You" Little Otis Tamla T 50458 United States United States
March 1962 "(You're My) Dream Come True" "Isn't She Pretty" The Temptations Gordy 7001 United States United States
March 1962 "What's So Good About Goodbye" "I've Been Good to You" The Miracles Fontana H 384 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1962 "Twistin' Postman" "I Want a Guy" The Marvelettes Fontana H 386 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1962 "Jamie" "Take a Chance on Me" Eddie Holland Fontana H 387 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1962 "You Deserve What You Got" "Last Night I Had a Vision" Eddie Holland Motown M 1026 United States United States
April 1962 "I'll Try Something New" "You Never Miss a Good Thing" The Miracles Tamla T 54059 United States United States
April 1962 "Playboy" "All the Love I've Got" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54060 United States United States
April 1962 "Come into My Palace" "Trying to Make It" Lee & the Leopards Gordy G 7002 United States United States
May 1962 "If Cleopatra Took a Chance" "What About Me" Eddie Holland Motown M 1030 United States United States
May 1962 "Soldier's Plea" "Taking My Time" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54063 United States United States
May 1962 "Your Heart Belongs to Me" "(He's) Seventeen" The Supremes Motown M 1027(two pressings) United States United States
May 1962 "Exodus" "I Remember You" Hank & Carol Diamond Workshop Jazz 2001 United States United States
May 1962 "Opus No. 3" "March Lightly" Earl Washington All-Stars Workshop Jazz 2002 United States United States
May 1962 "Because I Love Her" "While I'm Away" The Valadiers Gordy G 7003 United States United States
May 1962 "I Call It Pretty Music but the Old People Call It the Blues (Part 1)" "I Call It Pretty Music but the Old People Call It the Blues (Part 2)" Little Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54061 United States United States
June 1962 "Sleep (Little One)" "Uptight" Herman Griffin Motown M 1028 United States United States
June 1962 "Dearest One" "Fortune Teller (Tell Me)" Lamont Dozier Mel-o-dy 102 United States United States
June 1962 "Same Old Story" "I'll Cry a Million Tears" Mickey McCullers Tamla T 54064 United States United States
June 1962 "Do You Love Me" "Move Mr. Man" The Contours Gordy G 7005 United States United States
June 1962 "Back In My Arms" "Is It True (What They Say About You)" Hattie Littles Gordy G 7004
(unreleased)
United States United States
July 1962 "Fire" "For This I Thank You" Gino Parks Tamla T 54066 United States United States
July 1962 "I Found Myself a Brand New Baby" "It's Too Bad" Mike and the Modifiers Gordy G 7006 United States United States
July 1962 "Mo Jo Hanna" "Break Down and Sing" Henry Lumpkin Motown M 1029 United States United States
July 1962 "Beechwood 4-5789" "Someday, Someway" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54065 United States United States
July 1962 "You Beat Me to the Punch" "Old Love (Let's Try It Again)" Mary Wells Motown M 1032 United States United States
July 1962 "This Is Our Night" "You're My Inspiration" The Creations Mel-o-dy M 101 United States United States
July 1962 "Camel Walk" "It's Gonna Be Hard Times" Saundra Mallett & the Vandellas Tamla T 54067 United States United States
July 1962 "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" "It Hurt Me Too" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54068 United States United States
July 1962 "That's What He Is to Me" "Pilgrim of Sorrow" The Wright Specials Divinity 99004 United States United States
July 1962 "Way Over There" "If Your Mother Only Knew" The Miracles Tamla T 54069 United States United States
August 1962 "If It's Love (It's Alright)" "It's Not Too Late" Eddie Holland Motown M 1031 United States United States
August 1962 "Someday Pretty Baby" "Part Time Love" Singin' Sammy Ward Tamla T 54071 United States United States
September 1962 "Your Love Is Wonderful" "Here You Come" Hattie Littles Gordy G 7007 United States United States
September 1962 "Trouble Lover" "Show Me Some Sign" The Charters Mel-o-dy M 104 United States United States
September 1962 "I'll Have to Let Him Go" "My Baby Won't Come Back" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7011 United States United States
September 1962 "Mind over Matter (I'm Gonna Make You Mine)" "I'll Love You Till I Die" The Pirates [The Temptations] Mel-o-dy M-105 United States United States
September 1962 "You Beat Me to the Punch" "Old Love (Let's Try It Again)" Mary Wells Oriole CBA 1762 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1962 "Do You Love Me" "Move Mr. Man" The Contours Oriole CBA 1763 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1962 "Beechwood 4-5789" "Someday, Someway" The Marvelettes Oriole CBA 1764 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1962 "Little Water Boy" "La La La La La" Little Stevie Wonder & Clarence Paul Tamla T 54070 United States United States
October 1962 "Strange I Know" "Too Strong to Be Strung Along" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54072 United States United States
October 1962 "You'll Never Cherish a Love So True ('Til You Lose It)" "There He Is (at My Door)" The Vells Mel-o-dy M 103 United States United States
October 1962 "Paradise" "Slow Down Heart" The Temptations Gordy G 7010 United States United States
October 1962 "Two Lovers" "Operator" Mary Wells Motown M 1035 United States United States
October 1962 "I Found Myself a Brand New Baby" "It's Too Bad" Mike & the Modifiers Oriole CBA 1775 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1962 "Let Me Go the Right Way" "Time Changes Things" The Supremes Motown M 1034 United States United States
November 1962 "Hold On Pearl" "Toodle Loo" Bob Kayli Gordy G 7008 United States United States
November 1962 "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" "Happy Landing" The Miracles Tamla T-54073 United States United States
November 1962 "Shake Sherry" "You Better Get in Line" The Contours Gordy G 7012 United States United States
December 1962 "Camel Walk" "The Chaperone" LaBrenda Ben & the Beljeans Gordy G 7009 United States United States
December 1962 "Darling, I Hum Our Song" "Just a Few More Days" Eddie Holland Motown M 1036 United States United States
December 1962 "Hitch Hike" "Hello There Angel" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54075 United States United States
December 1962 "Contract on Love" "Sunset" Little Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54074 United States United States
January 1963 "I Found a Girl" "You'll Be Sorry Someday" The Valadiers Gordy G 7013 United States United States
January 1963 "Good-By Cruel Love" "Envious" Linda Griner Motown M 1037 United States United States
January 1963 "I Want to Talk About You" "So in Love" Paula Greer Workshop Jazz 2003
(unreleased)
United States United States
January 1963 "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" "Happy Landing" The Miracles Oriole CBA 1795 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1963 "Two Lovers" "Operator" Mary Wells Oriole CBA 1796 United Kingdom United Kingdom
February 1963 "Laughing Boy" "Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right" Mary Wells Motown M 1039 United States United States
February 1963 "Sugar Cane Curtain" "Dingbat Diller" The Chuck-a-Lucks Mel-o-dy 106 United States United States
February 1963 "It Should Have Been Me" "Love Me All the Way" Kim Weston Tamla T 54076 United States United States
February 1963 "Locking Up My Heart" "Forever" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54077 United States United States
February 1963 "Come and Get These Memories" "Jealous Lover" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7014 United States United States
February 1963 "My Heart Can't Take It No More" "You Bring Back Memories" The Supremes Motown M 1040 United States United States
February 1963 "Late Freight" "Mellow in Coli" Dave Hamilton Workshop Jazz 2004 United States United States
February 1963 "I'mi See You Later" "I Did" Johnny Griffith Trio Workshop Jazz 2005 United States United States
February 1963 "Bobbie" "El Rig" George Bohannon Quartet Workshop Jazz 2006 United States United States
February 1963 "I Did" "Falling in Love with Love" Paula Greer Workshop Jazz 2007 United States United States
February 1963 "Shake Sherry" "You Better Get in Line" The Contours Oriole CBA 1799 United Kingdom United Kingdom
February 1963 "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" "It Hurts Me Too" Marvin Gaye Oriole CBA 1803 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1963 "The Interview (Summit Chanted Meeting)" "Peaceful" Bert "Jack" Haney & Bruce "Nikiter" Armstrong Mel-o-dy 107 United States United States
March 1963 "My Baby Gave Me Another Chance" "I'll Make It Up to You Somehow" Amos Milburn Motown M 1038 United States United States
March 1963 "Don't Let Her Be Your Baby" "It Must Be Love" The Contours Gordy G 7016 United States United States
March 1963 "Oh Freddy" "It Hurt Me Too" Connie Van Dyke Motown M 1041 United States United States
March 1963 "A Love She Can Count On" "I Can Take a Hint" The Miracles Tamla T 54078 United States United States
March 1963 "I Want a Love I Can See" "The Further You Look, the Less You See" The Temptations Gordy G 7015 United States United States
March 1963 "If It's Love (It's Alright)" "It's Not Too Late" Eddie Holland Oriole CBA 1808 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1963 "I Found a Girl" "You'll Be Sorry Someday" The Valadiers Oriole CBA 1809 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1963 "I'll Have to Let Him Go" "My Baby Won't Come Back" Martha and the Vandellas Oriole CBA 1814 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1963 "Pride and Joy" "One of These Days" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54079 United States United States
April 1963 "Your Old Standby" "What Love Has Joined Together" Mary Wells Motown M 1042 United States United States
April 1963 "Baby Shake" "Brenda" Eddie Holland Motown M 1043 United States United States
April 1963 "Why Go Out of Your Way" "I'll Go Anywhere" Billy Merritt Mel-o-dy 108
(unreleased)
United States United States
April 1963 "Locking Up My Heart" "Forever" The Marvelettes Oriole CBA 1817 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1963 "Come and Get These Memories" "Jealous Lover" Martha and the Vandellas Oriole CBA 1819 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1963 "Fingertips (Part 1)" "Fingertips (Part 2)" Little Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54080 United States United States
May 1963 "First, You've Got to Recognize God" "I'm Going Home" The Burnadettes Divinity 99007 United States United States
May 1963 "I'm Hooked" "We're Only Young Once" Bunny Paul Gordy G 7017 United States United States
May 1963 "Going Steady Anniversary" "Pushing Up Daisies" The Stylers Gordy G 7018 United States United States
May 1963 "Laughing Boy" "Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right" Mary Wells Oriole CBA 1829 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1963 "Don't Let Her Be Your Baby" "It Must Be Love" The Contours Oriole CBA 1831 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1963 "Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do" "I Won't Go Back" The Wright Specials Divinity 99005 United States United States
June 1963 "Pa (I Need a Car)" "You Get Ugly" The Contours Gordy G 7019 United States United States
June 1963 "My Daily Prayer" "I'll Make It Up to You Somehow" Amos Milburn Motown M 1046
(unreleased)
United States United States
June 1963 "A Breathtaking Guy" "(The Man with the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band" The Supremes Motown M 1044 United States United States
June 1963 "What Goes Up, Must Come Down" "Come On Home" Holland–Dozier Motown M 1045 United States United States
June 1963 "Who Wouldn't Love a Man like That" (version two) "Say You'll Never Let Me Go" Mable John Tamla T 54081 United States United States
June 1963 "Farewell My Love" "May I Have This Dance" The Temptations Gordy G 7020 United States United States
July 1963 "My Daddy Knows Best" "Tie a String Around Your Finger" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54082 United States United States
July 1963 "Heat Wave" "A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7022 United States United States
July 1963 "Give God a Chance" "Have You Any Time for Jesus" The Gospel Stars Divinity 99006 United States United States
July 1963 "Mickey's Monkey" "Whatever Makes You Happy" The Miracles Tamla T 54083 United States United States
July 1963 "There He Goes" "That's the Reason Why" The Velvelettes PG 45-1002 United States United States
July 1963 "Pride and Joy" "One of These Days" Marvin Gaye Oriole CBA 1846 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1963 "Your Old Standby" "What Love Has Joined Together" Mary Wells Oriole CBA 1847 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1963 "Back to School Again" "Pig Knuckles" The Morrocco Muzik Makers Motown M 1047 United States United States
August 1963 "Just Be Yourself" "I Can't Help It, I Gotta Dance" LaBrenda Ben Gordy G 7021 United States United States
August 1963 "You Lost the Sweetest Boy" "What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One" Mary Wells Motown M 1048 United States United States
August 1963 "Fingertips (Part 1)" "Fingertips (Part 2)" Little Stevie Wonder Oriole CBA 1853 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1963 "Workout Stevie, Workout" "Monkey Talk" Little Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54086 United States United States
September 1963 "Can I Get a Witness" "I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54087 United States United States
September 1963 "We Shall Overcome" "Trouble in This Land" Liz Lands Divinity 99008
(unreleased)
United States United States
September 1963 ""Mickey's Monkey" "Whatever Makes You Happy" The Miracles Oriole CBA 1863 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1963 "As Long as I Know He's Mine" "He Won't Be True (Little Girl Blue)" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54088 United States United States
October 1963 "I'm on the Outside Looking In" "I Couldn't Cry If I Wanted To" Eddie Holland Motown M 1049 United States United States
October 1963 "Just Loving You" "Another Train Coming" Kim Weston Tamla T 54085 United States United States
October 1963 "Too Hurt to Cry, Too Much in Love to Say Goodbye" "Come On Home" The Darnells (The Andantes) Gordy G 7024 United States United States
October 1963 "The Big Wheel" "That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine" Howard Crockett Mel-o-dy 109 United States United States
October 1963 "Forget About Me" "Devil in His Heart" Carolyn Crawford Motown M 1050 United States United States
October 1963 "When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes" "Standing at the Crossroads of Love" The Supremes Motown M 1051 United States United States
October 1963 "I Gotta Dance to Keep from Crying" "Such Is Love, Such Is Life" The Miracles Tamla T 54089 United States United States
October 1963 "I've Got That Feeling" "I Want My Share" Cornell Blakely Rich 1801 United States United States
October 1963 "Heat Wave" "A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 228 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1963 "Quicksand" "Darling, I Hum Our Song" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7025 United States United States
November 1963 "The Christmas Song" "Christmas Everyday" The Miracles Tamla T 54084 / EX-009
(unreleased)
United States United States
November 1963 "Workout Stevie Workout" "Monkey Talk" Little Stevie Wonder Stateside SS 238 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1963 "You Lost the Sweetest Boy" "What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One" Mary Wells Stateside SS 242 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1963 "Can I Get a Witness" "I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby" Marvin Gaye Stateside SS 243 United Kingdom United Kingdom
December 1963 "May What He Lived for Live" "He's Got the Whole World in His Hand" Liz Lands Gordy G 7026 United States United States
December 1963 "Leaving Here" "Brenda" Eddie Holland Motown M 1052 United States United States
December 1963 "Stevie" "(He Is) The Boy of My Dreams" Patrice Holloway VIP 25001 United States United States
January 1964 "Castles in the Sand" "Thank You (for Loving Me All the Way)" Little Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54090 United States United States
January 1964 "Live Wire" "Old Love (Let's Try It Again)" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7027 United States United States
January 1964 "Shambles" "Beautiful Women" Gene Henslee Mel-o-dy 110 United States United States
January 1964 "The Way You Do the Things You Do" "Just Let Me Know" The Temptations Gordy G 7028 United States United States
January 1964 "If Your Heart Says Yes" "I'll Cry Tomorrow" The Serenaders VIP 25002 United States United States
January 1964 "He's a Good Guy (Yes He Is)" "Goddess of Love" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54091 United States United States
January 1964 "How Can We Tell Him" "Better Late Than Never" Bobby Breen Motown M 1053 United States United States
January 1964 "Quicksand" "Darling, I Hum Our Song" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 250 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1964 "As Long as I Know He's Mine" "Little Girl Blue" The Marvelettes Stateside SS 251 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1964 "When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes" "Standing at the Crossroads of Love" The Supremes Stateside SS 257 United Kingdom United Kingdom
February 1964 "Run, Run, Run" "I'm Giving You Your Freedom" The Supremes Motown M 1054 United States United States
February 1964 "After the Showers Come Flowers" "Don't Be a Cry Baby" Joannie and the Triangles VIP 25003 United States United States
February 1964 "(You Can't Let the Boy Overpower) The Man in You" "Heartbreak Road" The Miracles Tamla T 54092 United States United States
February 1964 "Only You" "Right Now" Sammy Turner Motown M 1055 United States United States
February 1964 "Give Me a Kiss" "She's My Baby" The Hornets VIP 25004 United States United States
February 1964 "You're a Wonderful One" "When I'm Alone I Cry" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54093 United States United States
February 1964 "Can You Do It" "I'll Stand by You" The Contours Gordy G 7029 United States United States
February 1964 "Set Me Free" "Set Me Free" Lee Alan Summer Camp ZTSC 94422 United States United States
February 1964 "My Lady Bug Stay Away from That Beatle" "Poor Girl" R. Dean Taylor VIP 25005
(unreleased)
United States United States
February 1964 "I Gotta Dance to Keep from Crying" "Such Is Love, Such Is Life" The Miracles Stateside SS 263 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1964 "Like a Nightmare" "If You Were Mine" The Andantes VIP 25006 United States United States
March 1964 "Midnight Johnny" "Keep Me" Liz Lands Gordy G 7030 United States United States
March 1964 "My Guy" "Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do to Me)" Mary Wells Motown M 1056 United States United States
March 1964 "In My Lonely Room" "A Tear for the Girl" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7031 United States United States
March 1964 "Devil with the Blue Dress" "Wind It Up" Shorty Long Soul S 35001 United States United States
March 1964 "Every Little Bit Hurts" "Land of a Thousand Boys" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54094 United States United States
March 1964 "Bringing in the Gold" "I've Been a Long Time Leaving" Howard Crockett Mel-o-dy 111 United States United States
March 1964 "Satisfied Mind" "That's What's Happenin'" Bruce Channel Mel-o-dy 112 United States United States
March 1964 "Live Wire" "Old Love (Let's Try Again)" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 272 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "Once Upon a Time" "What's the Matter with You Baby" Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells Motown M 1057 United States United States
April 1964 "Just Ain't Enough Love" "Last Night I Had a Vision" Eddie Holland Motown M 1058 United States United States
April 1964 "I'll Be in Trouble" "The Girl's Alright with Me" The Temptations Gordy G 7032 United States United States
April 1964 "He's a Good Boy (Yes He Is)" "Goddess of Love" The Marvelettes Stateside SS 273 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "The Way You Do the Things You Do" "Just Let Me Know" The Temptations Stateside SS 278 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "(You Can't Let the Boy Overpower) The Man in You" "Heartbreak Road" The Miracles Stateside SS 282 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "You're a Wonderful One" "When I'm Alone I Cry" Marvin Gaye Stateside SS 284 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "Castles in the Sand" "Thank You (for Loving Me All the Way)" Little Stevie Wonder Stateside SS 285 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1964 "My Guy" "Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do to Me)" Mary Wells Stateside SS 288 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1964 "Hey Harmonica Man" "This Little Girl" Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54096 United States United States
May 1964 "Little Acorn" "Cold as Usual" Dorsey Burnette Mel-o-dy 113 United States United States
May 1964 "You're Just Like You" "Here Comes That Heartache" Bobby Breen Motown M 1059 United States United States
May 1964 "Try It Baby" "If My Heart Could Sing" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54095 United States United States
May 1964 "Can You Do It" "I'll Stand by You" The Contours Stateside SS 299 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1964 "I Like It Like That" "You're So Fine and Sweet" The Miracles Tamla T 54098 United States United States
June 1964 "You're My Remedy" "A Little Bit of Sympathy, a Little Bit of Love" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54097 United States United States
June 1964 "Where Did Our Love Go" "He Means the World to Me" The Supremes Motown M 1060 United States United States
June 1964 "Jimmy Brown" "Everybody's Angel" Dorsey Burnette Mel-o-dy 116 United States United States
June 1964 "In My Lonely Room" "A Tear for the Girl" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 305 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1964 "Every Little Bit Hurts" "Land of a Thousand Boys" Brenda Holloway Stateside SS 307 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1964 "I'll Always Love You" "Sad Song" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54099 United States United States
July 1964 "When I'm Gone" "Guarantee (for a Lifetime)" Mary Wells Motown M 1061
(unreleased)
United States United States
July 1964 "Baby I Need Your Loving" "Call on Me" Four Tops Motown M 1062 United States United States
July 1964 "Since I've Lost You" "I Want Her Love" Jimmy Ruffin Soul S 35002 United States United States
July 1964 "You Make Me Happy" "You Never Looked Better" Bruce Channel Mel-o-dy 114 United States United States
July 1964 "Candy to Me" "If You Don't Want My Love" Eddie Holland Motown M 1063 United States United States
July 1964 "Dancing in the Street" "There He Is (at My Door)" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7033 United States United States
July 1964 "Baby I Miss You" "Leaving Here" Tommy Good Gordy G 7034 United States United States
July 1964 "Once Upon a Time" "What's the Matter with You Baby" Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells Stateside SS 316 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1964 "I'll Be in Trouble" "The Girl's Alright with Me" The Temptations Stateside SS 319 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1964 "My Smile Is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)" "I'll Come Running" Carolyn Crawford Motown M 1064 United States United States
August 1964 "Looking for the Right Guy" "Feel Alright Tonight" Kim Weston Tamla T 54100 United States United States
August 1964 "Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)" "Baby, Baby I Need You" The Temptations Gordy G 7035 United States United States
August 1964 "My Lil's Run Off" "Spanish Lace and Memories" Howard Crockett Mel-o-dy 115 United States United States
August 1964 "Satan's Blues" "Monkey Jump" Junior Walker & the All Stars Soul S 35003 United States United States
August 1964 "Bread Winner" "You've Got to Change" Sammy Ward Soul S 35004 United States United States
August 1964 "It's a Crying Shame (The Way You Treat a Good Man like Me)" "Out to Get You" Shorty Long Soul S 35005 United States United States
August 1964 "That's What Love Is Made Of" "Would I Love You" The Miracles Tamla T 54102 United States United States
August 1964 "Hey Harmonica Man" "This Little Girl" Stevie Wonder Stateside SS 323 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1964 "I Like It Like That" "You're So Fine and Sweet" The Miracles Stateside SS 324 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1964 "Try It Baby" "If My Heart Could Sing" Marvin Gaye Stateside SS 326 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1964 "Where Did Our Love Go" "He Means the World to Me" The Supremes Stateside SS 327 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1964 "Greetings to Tamla Motown Appreciation Society" "Greetings to Tamla Motown Appreciation Society" Various Artists Hitsville USA
(no cat-no; promo-only)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1964 "Lifetime Man" "Mr. Lonely Heart" Oma Heard VIP 25008 United States United States
September 1964 "Baby Don't You Do It" "Walk on the Wild Side" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54101 United States United States
September 1964 "Needle in a Haystack" "Should I Tell Them" The Velvelettes VIP 25007 United States United States
September 1964 "Happy Street" "Sad Boy" Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54103 United States United States
September 1964 "Baby Love" "Ask Any Girl" The Supremes Motown M 1066 United States United States
September 1964 "Whisper You Love Me Boy" "I'll Be Available" Mary Wells Motown M 1065
(unreleased)
United States United States
September 1964 "Soul Stomp" "Hot 'n' Tot" Earl Van Dyke Soul S 35006 United States United States
September 1964 "What Good Am I Without You" "I Want You 'Round" Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston Tamla T 54104 United States United States
September 1964 "You're My Remedy" "A Little Bit of Sympathy, a Little Bit of Love" The Marvelettes Stateside SS 334 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1964 "Baby I Need Your Loving" "Call on Me" Four Tops Stateside SS 336 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1964 "Who You Gonna Run To" "Same Old Story" Mickey McCullers VIP 25009 United States United States
October 1964 "Sweet Thing" "How Can I" The Spinners Motown M 1067 United States United States
October 1964 "Hello Love" "The Further You Look, the Less You See" The Majestics VIP 25010
(unreleased)
United States United States
October 1964 "Tonight's the Night" "You're Bad News" The Headliners VIP 25011 United States United States
October 1964 "Too Many Fish in the Sea" "A Need for Love" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54105 United States United States
October 1964 "Come See About Me" "Always in My Heart" The Supremes Motown M 1068 United States United States
October 1964 "Pretty Little Angel" "Tears in Vain" Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54108 United States United States
October 1964 "Dancing in the Street" "There He Is (at My Door)" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 345 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1964 "Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)" "Baby, Baby I Need You" The Temptations Stateside SS 348 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1964 "Baby Love" "Ask Any Girl" The Supremes Stateside SS 350 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1964 "That's What Love Is Made Of" "Would I Love You" The Miracles Stateside SS 353 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1964 "Without the One You Love (Life's Not Worth While)" "Love Has Gone" Four Tops Motown M 1069 United States United States
November 1964 "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" "Forever" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54107 United States United States
November 1964 "A Little More Love" "Go Ahead and Laugh" Kim Weston Tamla T 54106 United States United States
November 1964 "Wild One" "Dancing Slow" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7036 United States United States
November 1964 "When Someone's Good to You" "My Heart" Carolyn Crawford Motown M 1070 United States United States
November 1964 "Can You Jerk Like Me" "That Day When She Needed Me" The Contours Gordy G 7037 United States United States
November 1964 "Come On Do the Jerk" "Baby Don't You Go" The Miracles Tamla T 54109 United States United States
November 1964 "Randy, the Newspaper Boy" "Happy Ghoul Tide" Ray Oddis VIP 25012 United States United States
November 1964 "Talkin' to Your Picture" "Our Rhapsody" Tony Martin Motown M 1071 United States United States
November 1964 "Ever Since the World Began" "Long Long Time Ago" Dorsey Burnette Mel-o-dy 118 United States United States
November 1964 "This Is the Life" "My Way" Marvin Gaye Tamla
(no cat-no; promo-only)
United States United States
November 1964 "Soul Stomp" "Hot 'n' Tot" Earl Van Dyke Stateside SS 357 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1964 "A Little More Love" "Go Ahead and Laugh" Kim Weston Stateside SS 359 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1964 "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" "Forever" Marvin Gaye Stateside SS 360 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1964 "Needle in a Haystack" "Should I Tell Them" The Velvelettes Stateside SS 361 United Kingdom United Kingdom
December 1964 "My Girl" "(Talkin' 'Bout) Nobody but My Baby" The Temptations Gordy G 7038 United States United States
December 1964 "Come See About Me" "Pride and Joy" Choker Campbell's Big Band Motown M 1072 United States United States
December 1964 "Put Me In Your Pocket" "The Miles" Howard Crockett Mel-o-dy 119 United States United States
December 1964 "He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'" "Throw a Farewell Kiss" The Velvelettes VIP 25013 United States United States
December 1964 "Do the Pig" "Thompin'" The Merced Blue Notes Soul S 35007
(unreleased)
United States United States
December 1964 "What Good Am I Without You" "I Want You 'Round" Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston Stateside SS 363 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Ask the Lonely" "Where Did You Go" Four Tops Motown M 1073 United States United States
January 1965 "Do You Know What I'm Talkin' About" "You Say You Love Me" The Downbeats VIP 25007
(unreleased)
United States United States
January 1965 "Conscience I'm Guilty" "You Got Me Worried" Hattie Littles VIP 25015
(unreleased)
United States United States
January 1965 "Shotgun" "Hot Cha" Junior Walker & the All Stars Soul S 35008 United States United States
January 1965 "All for You" "Too Many Fish in the Sea" Earl Van Dyke & the Soul Brothers Soul S 35009
(unreleased)
United States United States
January 1965 "Love Makes the World Go 'Round, but Money Greases the Wheel" "Come On Back (and Be My Love Again)" Dee Mullins Mel-o-dy 117 United States United States
January 1965 "I'm Still Loving You" "Go Ahead and Laugh" Kim Weston Tamla T 54110 United States United States
January 1965 "Too Many Fish in the Sea" "A Need for Love" The Marvelettes Stateside SS 369 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Without the One You Love (Life's Not Worth While)" "Love Has Gone" Four Tops Stateside SS 371 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Come See About Me" "Always in My Heart" The Supremes Stateside SS 376 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Come On Do the Jerk" "Baby Don't You Go" The Miracles Stateside SS 377 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "My Girl" "(Talkin' 'Bout) Nobody but My Baby" The Temptations Stateside SS 378 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Can You Jerk Like Me" "That Day When She Needed Me" The Contours Stateside SS 381 United Kingdom United Kingdom
January 1965 "Wild One" "Dancing Slow" Martha and the Vandellas Stateside SS 383 United Kingdom United Kingdom
February 1965 "Nowhere to Run" "Motoring" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7039 United States United States
February 1965 "Stop! In the Name of Love" "I'm in Love Again" The Supremes Motown M 1074 United States United States
February 1965 "When I'm Gone" "I've Been Good to You" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54111 United States United States
February 1965 "I'll Be Doggone" "You've Been a Long Time Coming" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54112 United States United States
February 1965 "When Someone's Good to You" "My Heart" Carolyn Crawford Stateside SS 384 United Kingdom United Kingdom
February 1965 "He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'" "Throw a Farewell Kiss" The Velvelettes Stateside SS 387 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Ooo Baby Baby" "All That's Good" The Miracles Tamla T 54113 United States United States
March 1965 "It's Growing" "What Love Has Joined Together" The Temptations Gordy G 7040 United States United States
March 1965 "Never Say No to Your Baby" "Let's Dance" The Hit Pack Soul S 35010 United States United States
March 1965 "Kiss Me Baby" "Tears in Vain" Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54114 United States United States
March 1965 "You Only Pass This Way One Time" "Rain Is a Lonesome Thing" The Hillsiders Mel-o-dy 120 United States United States
March 1965 "My Baby" "Beautiful Brown Eyes" The Freeman Brothers Soul S 35011 United States United States
March 1965 "Talkin' to Your Picture" "Our Rhapsody" Tony Martin Stateside SS 394 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Stop! In the Name of Love" "I'm in Love Again" The Supremes Tamla Motown TMG 501 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Nowhere to Run" "Motoring" Martha and the Vandellas Tamla Motown TMG 502 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Ooo Baby Baby" "All That's Good" The Miracles Tamla Motown TMG 503 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "It's Growing" "What Love Has Joined Together" The Temptations Tamla Motown TMG 504 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Kiss Me Baby" "Tears in Vain" Stevie Wonder Tamla Motown TMG 505 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "All for You" "Too Many Fish in the Sea" Earl Van Dyke & the Soul Brothers Tamla Motown TMG 506 United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 1965 "Ask the Lonely" "Where Did You Go" Four Tops Tamla Motown TMG 507 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1965 "Back in My Arms Again" "Whisper You Love Me Boy" The Supremes Motown M 1075 United States United States
April 1965 "A Thrill a Moment" "I'll Never See My Love Again" Kim Weston Gordy G 7041 United States United States
April 1965 "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" "Sad Souvenirs" Four Tops Motown M 1076 United States United States
April 1965 "All the Good Times Are Gone" "The Great Titanic" Howard Crockett Mel-o-dy 121 United States United States
April 1965 "When I'm Gone" "I've Been Good to You" Brenda Holloway Tamla Motown TMG 508 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1965 "Shotgun" "Hot Cha" Junior Walker & the All Stars Tamla Motown TMG 509 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1965 "I'll Be Doggone" "You've Been a Long Time Coming" Marvin Gaye Tamla Motown TMG 510 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1965 "I'm Still Loving You" "Go Ahead and Laugh" Kim Weston Tamla Motown TMG 511 United Kingdom United Kingdom
April 1965 "Out to Get You" "It's a Crying Shame (The Way You Treat a Good Man like Me)" Shorty Long Tamla Motown TMG 512 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1965 "Lonely Lonely Girl Am I" "I'm the Exception to the Rule" The Velvelettes VIP 25017 United States United States
May 1965 "I'll Keep Holding On" "No Time for Tears" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54116 United States United States
May 1965 "Do the Boomerang" "Tune Up" Junior Walker & the All Stars Soul S 35012 United States United States
May 1965 "Operator" "I'll Be Available" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54115 United States United States
May 1965 "Down to Earth" "Had You Been Around" Billy Eckstine Motown M 1077 United States United States
May 1965 "Buttered Popcorn" "Tell Me" The Vows VIP 25016 United States United States
May 1965 "He's an Oddball" "By Some Chance" The Lewis Sisters VIP 25018 United States United States
May 1965 "Why Do You Want to Let Me Go" "I'm Not a Plaything" Marv Johnson Gordy G 7042 United States United States
May 1965 "Never Say No to Your Baby" "Let's Dance" The Hit Pack Tamla Motown TMG 513 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1965 "Sweet Thing" "How Can I" The Detroit Spinners Tamla Motown TMG 514 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1965 "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" "Sad Souvenirs" Four Tops Tamla Motown TMG 515 United Kingdom United Kingdom
May 1965 "Back in My Arms Again" "Whisper You Love Me Boy" The Supremes Tamla Motown TMG 516 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1965 "The Only Time I'm Happy" "Supremes Interview" The Supremes George Alexander Inc. 1079 United States United States
June 1965 "Since I Lost My Baby" "You've Got to Earn It" The Temptations Gordy G 7043 United States United States
June 1965 "I'll Always Love You" "Tomorrow May Never Come" The Spinners Motown M 1078 United States United States
June 1965 "This Time Last Summer" "Please Don't Turn the Lights Out" Danny Day VIP 25019 United States United States
June 1965 "Why Break My Heart (Just to Run Around)" "They're Only Words" Dorsey Burnette VIP 25020
(unreleased)
United States United States
June 1965 "Pretty Little Baby" "Now That You've Won Me" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54117 United States United States
June 1965 "First I Look at the Purse" "Searching for a Girl" The Contours Gordy G 7044 United States United States
June 1965 "The Tracks of My Tears" "A Fork in the Road" The Miracles Tamla T 54118 United States United States
June 1965 "Mickey's Monkey" "Pride and Joy" Choker Campbell's Big Band Tamla Motown TMG 517 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1965 "I'll Keep Holding On" "No Time for Tears" The Marvelettes Tamla Motown TMG 518 United Kingdom United Kingdom
June 1965 "Operator" "I'll Be Available" Brenda Holloway Tamla Motown TMG 519 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1965 "Shake and Fingerpop" "Cleo's Back" Junior Walker & the All Stars Soul S 35013 United States United States
July 1965 "It's the Same Old Song" "Your Love Is Amazing" Four Tops Motown M 1081 United States United States
July 1965 "Mother Dear" "He Holds His Own" The Supremes Motown M 1080
(unreleased)
United States United States
July 1965 "Nothing but Heartaches" "He Holds His Own" The Supremes Motown M 1080 United States United States
July 1965 "Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead" "Your Cheating Ways" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54120 United States United States
July 1965 "You've Changed Me" "Who's Lovin' You" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54121
(unreleased)
United States United States
July 1965 "You've Been in Love Too Long" "Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" Martha and the Vandellas Gordy G 7045 United States United States
July 1965 "Do the Boomerang" "Tune Up" Junior Walker & the All Stars Tamla Motown TMG 520 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1965 "Lonely Lonely Girl Am I" "I'm the Exception to the Rule" The Velvelettes Tamla Motown TMG 521 United Kingdom United Kingdom
July 1965 "The Tracks of My Tears" "A Fork in the Road" The Miracles Tamla Motown TMG 522 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "High Heel Sneakers" (live) "Funny How Time Slips Away" (live) Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54119 United States United States
August 1965 "The Bigger Your Heart Is (the Harder You'll Fall)" "The Two of Us" Tony Martin Motown M 1082 United States United States
August 1965 "I Don't Know What to Do" "What Now My Love" Richard Anthony VIP 25022 United States United States
August 1965 "Hang On Bill" "Puppet on a String" Little Lisa VIP 25023 United States United States
August 1965 "You Can Cry on My Shoulder" "How Many Times Did You Mean It" Brenda Holloway Tamla T 54121 (second pressing) United States United States
August 1965 "You Need Me" "Moonlight on the Beach" The Lewis Sisters VIP 25024 United States United States
August 1965 "I'll Always Love You" "Tomorrow May Never Come" The Detroit Spinners Tamla Motown TMG 523 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "Pretty Little Baby" "Now That You've Won Me" Marvin Gaye Tamla Motown TMG 524 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "Why Do You Want to Let Me Go" "I'm Not a Plaything" Marv Johnson Tamla Motown TMG 525 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "Since I Lost My Baby" "You've Got to Earn It" The Temptations Tamla Motown TMG 526 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "Nothing but Heartaches" "He Holds His Own" The Supremes Tamla Motown TMG 527 United Kingdom United Kingdom
August 1965 "It's the Same Old Song" "Your Love Is Amazing" Four Tops Tamla Motown TMG 528 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1965 "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)" "Don't Compare Me with Her" Kim Weston Gordy G 7046 United States United States
September 1965 "Things Are Changing" "Things Are Changing" The Supremes Eeoc S14m 3114
(Advertising Council promo-only)
United States United States
September 1965 "Ain't That Peculiar" "She's Got to Be Real" Marvin Gaye Tamla T 54122 United States United States
September 1965 "My Girl Has Gone" "Since You Won My Heart" The Miracles Tamla T 54123 United States United States
September 1965 "My Baby" "Don't Look Back" The Temptations Gordy G 7047 United States United States
September 1965 "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" Earl Van Dyke & the Soul Brothers Soul S 35014 United States United States
September 1965 "Shake and Fingerpop" "Cleo's Back" Junior Walker & the All Stars Tamla Motown TMG 529 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1965 "You've Been in Love Too Long" "Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" Martha and the Vandellas Tamla Motown TMG 530 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1965 "First I Look at the Purse" "Searching for a Girl" The Contours Tamla Motown TMG 531 United Kingdom United Kingdom
September 1965 "High Heel Sneakers" (live) "Music Talk" Stevie Wonder Tamla Motown TMG 532 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "I Hear a Symphony" "Who Could Ever Doubt My Love" The Supremes Motown M 1083 United States United States
October 1965 "As Long as There Is L-O-V-E Love" "How Can I Say I’m Sorry" Jimmy Ruffin Soul S 35016 United States United States
October 1965 "We Call It Fun" "Voodoo Plan" The Headliners VIP 25026 United States United States
October 1965 "Something About You" "Darling, I Hum Our Song" Four Tops Motown M 1084 United States United States
October 1965 "I've Been Cheated" "Take My Hand" The Dalton Boys VIP 25025
(unreleased)
United States United States
October 1965 "I've Been Cheated" "Something's Bothering You" The Dalton Boys VIP 25025 United States United States
October 1965 "Let's Go Somewhere" "Poor Girl" R. Dean Taylor VIP 25027 United States United States
October 1965 "Down to Earth" "Had You Been Around" Billy Eckstine Tamla Motown TMG 533 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "Jimmy Brown" "Everybody's Angel" Dorsey Burnette Tamla Motown TMG 534 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "Danger! Heartbreak Dead Ahead" "Your Cheating Ways" The Marvelettes Tamla Motown TMG 535 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "You Need Me" "Moonlight on the Beach" The Lewis Sisters Tamla Motown TMG 536 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "The Bigger Your Heart Is (The Harder You'll Fall)" "The Two of Us" Tony Martin Tamla Motown TMG 537 United Kingdom United Kingdom
October 1965 "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)" "Don't Compare Me with Her" Kim Weston Tamla Motown TMG 538 United Kingdom United Kingdom
November 1965 "Say You" "All for Someone" The Monitors VIP 25028 United States United States
November 1965 "I Can't Believe You Love Me" "Hold Me Oh My Darling" Tammi Terrell Motown M 1086 United States United States
November 1965 "You're Gonna Love My Baby" "The Touch of Time" Barbara McNair Motown M 1087 United States United States
November 1965 "Children's Christmas Song" "Twinkle Twinkle Little Me" The Supremes Motown M 1085 United States United States
November 1965 "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" "Purple Rain Drops" Stevie Wonder Tamla T 54124 United States United States
November 1965 "A Bird in the Hand (Is Worth Two in the Bush)" "Since You've Been Loving Me" The Velvelettes VIP 25030 United States United States
November 1965 "Don't Mess with Bill" "Anything You Wanna Do" The Marvelettes Tamla T 54126 United States United States
November 1965 "The Flick (Part II)" "The Flick (Part I)" Earl Van Dyke & the Soul Brothers Soul S 35018 United States United States

Number One Singles[edit]

This is a list of singles released on one of the various labels owned by Motown that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

Year Song title Performer(s) Weeks at no. 1 UK chart
1961 "Please Mr. Postman" The Marvelettes
1
1963 "Fingertips" Little Stevie Wonder
3
1964 "My Guy" Mary Wells
2
5
1964 "Where Did Our Love Go" The Supremes
2
3
1964 "Baby Love" The Supremes
4
1
1964 "Come See About Me" The Supremes
2
27
1965 "My Girl" The Temptations
1
43
1965 "Stop! In the Name of Love" The Supremes
2
7
1965 "Back in My Arms Again" The Supremes
1
40
1965 "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" Four Tops
2
23
1965 "I Hear a Symphony" The Supremes
2
39
1966 "You Can't Hurry Love" The Supremes
2
3
1966 "Reach Out I'll Be There" Four Tops
2
1
1966 "You Keep Me Hangin' On" The Supremes
2
8
1967 "Love Is Here and Now You're Gone" The Supremes
1
17
1967 "The Happening" The Supremes
1
6
1968 "Love Child" Diana Ross & the Supremes
2
15
1968 "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Marvin Gaye
7
1
1969 "I Can't Get Next to You" The Temptations
2
13
1969 "Someday We'll Be Together" Diana Ross & the Supremes
1
13
1970 "I Want You Back" The Jackson 5
1
1
1970 "ABC" The Jackson 5
2
8
1970 "The Love You Save" The Jackson 5
2
7
1970 "War" Edwin Starr
3
3
1970 "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" Diana Ross
3
6
1970 "I'll Be There" The Jackson 5
5
4
1970 "The Tears of a Clown" Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
2
1
1971 "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" The Temptations
2
8
1972 "Ben" Michael Jackson
1
7
1972 "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" The Temptations
1
14
1973 "Superstition" Stevie Wonder
1
11
1973 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" Stevie Wonder
1
7
1973 "Touch Me in the Morning" Diana Ross
1
9
1973 "Let's Get It On" Marvin Gaye
2
31
1973 "Keep on Truckin' (Part 1)" Eddie Kendricks
2
18
1974 "You Haven't Done Nothin'" Stevie Wonder
1
30
1976 "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" Diana Ross
1
5
1976 "Love Machine (Part 1)" The Miracles
1
3
1976 "Love Hangover" Diana Ross
2
10
1977 "I Wish" Stevie Wonder
1
5
1977 "Don't Leave Me This Way" Thelma Houston
1
13
1977 "Sir Duke" Stevie Wonder
3
2
1977 "Got to Give It Up (Pt. 1)" Marvin Gaye
1
7
1978 "Three Times a Lady" Commodores
2
1
1979 "Still" Commodores
1
4
1980 "Upside Down" Diana Ross
4
2
1981 "Endless Love" Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
9
7
1982 "Truly" Lionel Richie
2
6
1983 "All Night Long (All Night)" Lionel Richie
4
2
1984 "Hello" Lionel Richie
2
1
1984 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Stevie Wonder
3
1
1985 "Part-Time Lover" Stevie Wonder
1
3
1985 "Say You, Say Me" Lionel Richie
4
8
1992 "End of the Road" Boyz II Men
13
1
1994 "I'll Make Love to You" Boyz II Men
14
5
1994 "On Bended Knee" Boyz II Men
6
20
1997 "4 Seasons of Loneliness" Boyz II Men
1
10

Albums[edit]

1961[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
1
Hi... We're The Miracles The Miracles TM-220 Tamla
2
The Soulful Moods of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye TM-221 Tamla
3
The Great Gospel Stars Gospel Stars TM-222 Tamla
4
Cookin' with The Miracles The Miracles TM-223 Tamla
5
Introducing the Downbeats Downbeats TM-225 [Unissued]
6
Money and Other Big Hits Barrett Strong TM-226 [Unissued]
7
Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes TM-228 Tamla
8
Bye Bye Baby I Don't Want to Take a Chance Mary Wells MLP-600
9
Twistin' the World Around Twistin' Kings MT-601
10
The Satintones Sing Satintones MT-602 [Unissued]

1962[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
11
Motown Special Various Artists M-603
12
Eddie Holland Eddie Holland MT-604
13
The One Who Really Loves You Mary Wells MT-605
14
Meet The Supremes The Supremes MT-606
15
Tamla Special #1 Various Artists TM-224 Tamla
16
Introducing the Downbeats Downbeats TM-225 Tamla [unissued]
17
Money and Other Big Hits Barrett Strong TM-226 Tamla [unissued]
18
They Shall Be Mine Rev. Columbus Mann TM-227 Tamla
19
The Marvelettes Smash Hits of 1962
[aka The Marveletts Sing]
The Marvelettes TM-229 Tamla
20
I'll Try Something New The Miracles TM-230 Tamla
21
Playboy The Marvelettes TM-231 Tamla
22
Tribute to Uncle Ray Little TM-232 Tamla
23
The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Little TM-233 Tamla
24
The Miracles Sing Modern The Miracles TM-234 Tamla [unissued]
25
Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance) The Contours G-901 Gordy
26
All Star Jazz Earl Washington All Stars (Workshop Jazz) WSJ-202

1963[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
27
Two Lovers and Other Great Hits Mary Wells MT-607
28
The Return of the Blues Boss Amos Milburn MT-608
29
Motor Town Revue, Volume 1 Various Artists M-609
30
The Supremes Sing Ballads and Blues The Supremes MT-610 [Unissued]
31
Recorded Live on Stage Mary Wells MT-611
32
Second Time Around Mary Wells M-612 [Unissued]
33
A Package of 16 Big Hits Various Artists MT-614
34
Christmas with The Miracles The Miracles TM-236 Tamla
35
The Marvelous Marvelettes The Marvelettes TM-237 Tamla
36
The Fabulous Miracles The Miracles TM-238 Tamla
37
That Stubborn Kinda Fellow Marvin Gaye TM-239 Tamla
38
Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius Little Stevie Wonder TM-240 Tamla
39
The Miracles Recorded Live on Stage The Miracles TM-241 Tamla
40
Marvin Gaye Recorded Live on Stage Marvin Gaye TM-242 Tamla
41
The Marvelettes Recorded Live on Stage The Marvelettes TM-243 Tamla
42
The Miracles Doin' Mickey's Monkey The Miracles TM-245 Tamla
43
Workout Stevie Workout Little Stevie Wonder TM-248 [Unissued]
44
With a Song in My Heart Stevie Wonder TM-250
45
Come and Get These Memories Martha and the Vandellas G-902 Gordy
46
Modern Innovations on C&W Themes Ralph Sharon G-903 Gordy
47
The Great March to Freedom Rev. Martin Luther King G-906 Gordy
48
Heat Wave Martha and the Vandellas GLP-907 Gordy
49
The Great March on Washington Rev. Martin Luther King G-908 Gordy
50
Introducing Miss Paula Greer Paula Greer (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 203
51
Detroit Jazz Paula Greer & Johnny Griffith Trio (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 204
52
Jazz Johnny Griffith Trio (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 205
53
Blue Vibrations Dave Hamilton (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 206
54
Boss Bossa Nova George Bohannon Quartet (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 207

1964[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
55
Together Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells MT-613
56
Motor Town Revue, Volume 2 Various Artists MT-615
57
Mary Wells' Greatest Hits Mary Wells MT-616
58
Mary Wells Sings My Guy Mary Wells MT-617
59
Better Late Than Never Bobby Breen MT-618 [Unissued]
60
My Son the Sit-In Stepin Fetchit MT-619 [Unissued]
61
Where Did Our Love Go The Supremes MS-621
62
Four Tops Four Tops MS-622
63
A Bit of Liverpool The Supremes MS-623
64
16 Original Big Hits, Volume 3 Various Artists MT-624
65
Meet the Temptations The Temptations GS-911 Gordy
66
I Like It Like That The Miracles T-249
67
When I'm Alone I Cry Marvin Gaye TM-251 Tamla
68
Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits Marvin Gaye TM-252
69
Stevie at the Beach Stevie Wonder TM-255
70
A Collection of 16 Big Hits, Volume 2 Various Artists TM-256
71
Every Little Bit Hurts Brenda Holloway TM-257
72
Hello Broadway Marvin Gaye TS-259 Tamla
73
The Right Side of Lefty Edwards Lefty Edwards (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 212
74
Reflections Earl Washington (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 213
75
Bold Bohannon George Bohannon Quartet (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 214
76
The Soul and Sound of Herbie Williams Herbie Williams (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 216 [Unissued?]
77
Breaking Through Four Tops (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 217 [Unissued?]
78
Compositions of Charlie Mingus Pepper Adams (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 219
79
Beat Roy Brooks (Workshop Jazz) WSJ 220
80
Just Like Romeo and Juliet Reflections GW LPM-300 Golden World

1965[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
81
Hits of the Sixties Choker Campbell And Orchestra MS-620
82
Second Album Four Tops MS-622
83
The Supremes Sing Country and Western And Pop The Supremes MS-625
84
The Supremes Recorded Live! Live! Live! The Supremes MT-626 [Unissued]
85
More Hits by The Supremes The Supremes M 627
86
There's a Place for Us The Supremes MT-628 [Unissued]
87
We Remember Sam Cooke The Supremes MS-629
88
Nothing But a Man (Soundtrack) Various Artists MT-630
89
That Motown Sound Earl Van Dyke And The Soul Brothers MS-631
90
The Prime of My Life Billy Eckstine MS-632
91
Collection of 16 Big Hits Volume 4 Various Artists MT-633
92
Four Tops Second Album Four Tops MS-634
93
Tribute to the Girls The Supremes MT-635 [Unissued]
94
The Supremes at the Copa The Supremes M 636
95
Merry Christmas The Supremes MS-638
96
I Hear a Symphony The Supremes MS 643
97
The Temptations Sing Smokey The Temptations G 912 Gordy
98
The Temptin' Temptations The Temptations GS 914 Gordy
99
Dance Party Martha and the Vandellas G915 Gordy
100
The Miracles' Greatest Hits from the Beginning The Miracles TS2-254
101
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You Marvin Gaye TS-258 Tamla
102
Side by Side Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston TS-260 [Unissued]
103
A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole Marvin Gaye TS-261 Tamla
104
Hurtin' and Cryin' Brenda Holloway TS-263 [Unissued]
105
Motortown Revue in Paris Various Artists TM-264
106
Hello Dummy Willie Tyler And Lester TM-265
107
Going to a Go-Go The Miracles TS 267
108
Up-Tight Stevie Wonder TS-268
109
Shotgun Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-701 Soul
110
Folk Song Stylist Abner Jay WG-5000 Wingate

1966[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
111
The Original Spinners The Spinners MT-639
112
Live at Lake Tahoe Billy Eckstine MT-640 [Unissued]
113
I Hear a Symphony The Supremes MS-643
114
Here I Am Barbara McNair MS-644
115
Live at the Americana Tony Martin MS-645
116
My Way Billy Eckstine MS-646
117
On Top Four Tops MS-647
118
Pure Gold The Supremes MS-648 [Unissued]
119
The Supremes A' Go-Go The Supremes MS-649
120
Greatest Hits Martha and the Vandellas GS 917 Gordy
121
Gettin' Ready The Temptations GS 918 Gordy
122
Greatest Hits The Temptations GS 919 Gordy
123
Watchout! Martha and the Vandellas GS 920 Gordy
124
The Marvelettes Greatest Hits The Marvelettes TS-253 Tamla
125
Moods of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye TS-266 Tamla
126
Up-Tight Everything's Alright Stevie Wonder TS-268
127
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) Isley Brothers TS-269
128
Take Two Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston TS-270 Tamla
129
Away We a Go-Go The Miracles TS-271 Tamla
130
Down to Earth Stevie Wonder TS-272
131
Marvin Gaye at the Copa Marvin Gaye TS-273 [Unissued]
132
Brenda Holloway Brenda Holloway TS-273 [Unissued]
133
Soul Session Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-702 Soul
134
Road Runner Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-703 Soul
135
Darling Baby Elgins (V.I.P.) VIPS-400
136
The Velvelettes Velvelettes (V.I.P.) VIPS-401 [Unissued]
137
We're Off to Dublin in the Green Abbey Tavern Singers (V.I.P.) VIPS-402
138
He Satisfies Me Rev. Columbus Mann (Wingate WG-701
139
Hungry for Love San Remo Golden Strings SLP-901 Ric-Tic

1967[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
140
The Supremes Sing Holland–Dozier–Holland The Supremes MS 650
141
Collection of 16 Big Hits Volume 6 Various Artists MS-655
142
The Supremes and the Motown Sound from Broadway to Hollywood The Supremes MS-656 [Unissued]
143
Four Tops on Broadway Four Tops MS-657
144
Supremes Sing Rodgers and Hart The Supremes MS-659
145
Reach Out Four Tops MS 660
146
Collection of 16 Big Hits, Volume 7 Various Artists MS-661
147
Greatest Hits Four Tops MS-662
148
Greatest Hits The Supremes MS 2-663
149
Soul Sounds Chris Clark MS-664
150
A Collection of 16 Big Hits, Volume 8 Various Artists MS-666
151
Motown Chartbusters Volume 1 MS-707
152
Temptations Live! The Temptations GS 921 Gordy
153
The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul The Temptations GS 922 Gordy
154
Hungry for Love San Remo Golden Strings GS 923 Gordy
155
The Temptations in a Mellow Mood The Temptations GS 924 Gordy
156
Martha and the Vandellas Live! Martha and the Vandellas GS 925 Gordy
157
The Marvelettes (Pink Album) The Marvelettes TS 274 Tamla
158
Soul on the Rocks Isley Brothers TS-275 Tamla
159
Make It Happen The Miracles TS-276 Tamla
160
United Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell TS-277 Tamla
161
Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Marvin Gaye TS-278 Tamla
162
I Was Made to Love Her Stevie Wonder TS-279 Tamla
163
Jimmy Ruffin Sings Top Ten Jimmy Ruffin SS-704 Soul
164
Jr. Walker and the All Stars Live Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-705 Soul
165
Everybody Needs Love Gladys Knight & Pips (Soul SS-706

1968[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
166
In Loving Memory Various artists MT 642
167
Reflections Diana MS 665
168
Chuck Jackson Arrives! Chuck Jackson MS-667
169
Collection of 16 Big Hits, Volume 9 Various Artists MS-668
170
Yesterday's Dreams Four Tops MS-669
171
Love Child Diana Ross & the Supremes MS 670
172
Diana Ross and the Supremes Sing and Perform "Funny Girl" Diana Ross & the Supremes MS-672
173
Live at London's Talk of the Town Diana Ross & the Supremes MS-676
174
For The Love Of Ivy Billy Eckstine MS-677
175
Diana Ross & the Supremes Join The Temptations Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations MS 679
176
Merry Christmas from Motown Various Artists MS-681
177
TCB Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations MS 682
178
Someday at Christmas Stevie Wonder TS-281
179
Stevie Wonder's Greatest Hits Stevie Wonder TS-282
180
Young, Gifted and Black Bob And Marcia TS-283 [Unissued]
181
You're All I Need Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell TS-284 Tamla
182
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye TS-285 Tamla
183
Sophisticated Soul The Marvelettes TS 286 Tamla
184
Special Occasion The Miracles TS-290 Tamla
185
For Once in My Life Stevie Wonder TS-291
186
Ridin' High Martha Reeves and the Vandellas G 926 Gordy
187
The Temptations Wish It Would Rain The Temptations GS 927 Gordy
188
Swing San Remo Golden Strings GS-928
189
...Free at Last Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. GS-929
190
Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers Bobby Taylor & Vancouvers GS-930
191
Soul Master Edwin Starr GS-931
192
Alfie Eivets Rednow GS-932
193
Live at the Copa The Temptations GS 938 Gordy
194
Motown Chartbusters Volume 2 STML11082
195
Fellin' Bluesy Gladys Knight & Pips SS-707 Soul
196
Here Comes the Judge Shorty Long SS-709 Soul
197
Silk N' Soul Gladys Knight & Pips SS-711 Soul

1969[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
198
The Four Tops Now Four Tops MS-675
199
The Real Barbara McNair Barbara McNair MS-680
200
Along Came Jonah Jonah Jones MS-683
201
Collection of Original 16 Big Hits, Volume 10 MS-684
202
My Whole World Ended David Ruffin MS-685
203
A Bag of Soup Soupy Sales MS-686
204
Goin' Back to Chuck Jackson Chuck Jackson MS-687
205
Motortown Revue Live MS-688
206
Let the Sunshine In Diana Ross & the Supremes MS-689
207
Red Jones Steeerikes Back Red Jones MS-691
208
Together Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations MS-692
209
Collection of Original 16 Big Hits, Volume 11 MS-693
210
Cream of the Crop Diana Ross & the Supremes MS-694
211
Soul Spin Four Tops MS-695
212
Feelin' Good David Ruffin MS-696
213
The Mynah Birds Mynah Birds MS-697
214
Moving On Joe Harnell MS-698
215
G.I.T. on Broadway Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations MS-699
216
Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5 MS-700
217
Greatest Hits, Vol. 3 Diana Ross & the Supremes MS-702
218
Motown Chartbusters Volume 3 MS-732
219
The Temptations Show The Temptations GS-933 Gordy
220
Take Me In Your Arms Kim Weston GS-934 Gordy [Unissued]
221
Motown Winner's Circle: #1 Hits, Vol. 1 GS-935 Gordy
222
Motown Winner's Circle: #1 Hits, Vol. 2 GS-936 Gordy
223
Marv Marv Johnson GS-937 Gordy [Unissued]
224
Cloud Nine The Temptations GS-939 Gordy
225
25 Miles Edwin Starr GS-940 Gordy
226
Rita Wright Rita Wright GS-941 Gordy [Unissued]
227
Taylor Made Soul Bobby Taylor GS-942 Gordy
228
Motown Winner's Circle: #1 Hits, Vol. 3 Gordy GS-943
229
Sugar 'n' Spice Martha Reeves and the Vandellas GS-944 Gordy
230
Just We Two Edwin Starr & Blinky GS-945 Gordy
231
Motown Winner's Circle: #1 Hits, Vol. 4 GS-946 Gordy
232
Puzzle People The Temptations GS-949 Gordy
233
Doin' Their Thing Isley Brothers TS-287 Tamla
234
In Full Bloom The Marvelettes TS-288 Tamla
235
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles LIVE! The Miracles TS-289 Tamla
236
M.P.G. Marvin Gaye TS-292 Tamla
237
Marvin Gaye and His Girls Marvin Gaye TS-293 Tamla
238
Easy Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell TS-294 Tamla
239
Time Out for The Miracles The Miracles TS-295 Tamla
240
My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder TS-296 Tamla
241
Four in Blue The Miracles TS-297 Tamla
242
Ruff 'N Ready Jimmy Ruffin SS-708 Soul
243
Home Cookin' Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-710 Soul
244
Gladys Knight & Pips SS-712 Soul [unissued]
245
Nitty Gritty Gladys Knight & Pips SS-713 Soul
246
Green Grow the Lilacs [aka Baby I'm for Real] Originals SS-716 Soul
247
Best of the Fantastic Four Fantastic Four SS-717 Soul
248
Jr. Walker and the All Stars' Greatest Hits Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-718 Soul
249
The Prime of Shorty Long Shorty Long SS-719 Soul
250
Switched on Blues Various Artists SS-720 Soul
251
Gotta Hold on to This Feeling [aka What Does It take to Win Your Love] Jr. Walker & All Stars SS-721 Soul
252
Blues Helping Love Sculpture RS-505 Rare Earth
253
S. F. Sorrow Pretty Things RS-506 Rare Earth
254
Get Ready Rare Earth RS-507 Rare Earth
255
Bedlam Rustix RS-508 Rare Earth
256
The Messengers The Messengers RS-509 Rare Earth
257
CC Rides Again Chris Clark WS-801 Weed

1970[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
258
Right On The Supremes
259
Diana Ross Diana Ross
260
ABC The Jackson 5
261
Farewell Diana Ross & the Supremes
262
The Return of The Marvelettes The Marvelettes Tamla
263
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 The Temptations Gordy
264
The Jackson 5 Christmas Album The Jackson 5
265
Live at London's Talk of the Town The Temptations Gordy
266
Psychedelic Shack The Temptations Gordy
267
A Pocket Full of Miracles The Miracles
268
Still Waters Run Deep Four Tops
269
The Temptations Christmas Card The Temptations Gordy
270
That's the Way Love Is Marvin Gaye Tamla
271
Third Album The Jackson 5
272
What Love Has...Joined Together The Miracles
273
New Ways but Love Stays The Supremes
274
The Magnificent 7 The Supremes & Four Tops
275
Natural Resources Martha Reeves and the Vandellas Gordy
276
Live at the Talk of the Town Stevie Wonder
277
Stevie Wonder Live Stevie Wonder
278
Signed, Sealed & Delivered Stevie Wonder
279
Motown Chartbusters Volume 4
280
Generation (Soundtrack) Rare Earth RS-510 [Unissued]
281
Toe Fat Toe Fat RS-511 Rare Earth
282
Love at First Sight Sounds Nice RS-512 Rare Earth
283
Come on People Rustix RS-513 Rare Earth
284
Ecology Rare Earth RS-514 Rare Earth
285
Parachute The Pretty Things RS-515 Rare Earth
286
The Gospel According to Zeus Power of Zeus RS-516 Rare Earth
287
Easy Ridin' Easybeats RS-517 Rare Earth [unissued]
288
Paradise Lost Lost Nation RS-518 Rare Earth
289
Ain't Nothin' in Our Pocket But Love Poor Boys RS-519 Rare Earth
290
45 Lives Cats RS-521 Rare Earth
291
I Think Therefore I Am R. Dean Taylor RS-522 Rare Earth

1971[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
292
Everything Is Everything Diana Ross
293
Goin' Back to Indiana The Jackson 5
294
Surrender Diana Ross
295
The Undisputed Truth The Undisputed Truth Gordy
296
Got to Be There Michael Jackson
297
Touch The Supremes
298
The Return of the Magnificent Seven The Supremes & Four Tops
299
Greatest Hits The Jackson 5
300
One Dozen Roses- The Miracles
301
Maybe Tomorrow The Jackson 5
302
Sky's the Limit The Temptations Gordy
303
What's Going On Marvin Gaye Tamla
304
Where I'm Coming From Stevie Wonder
305
Motown Chartbusters Volume 5
306
Motown Chartbusters Volume 6
307
What the World Needs Now Is Love Tom Clay MW-103L MoWest
308
One World Rare Earth RS-520 Rare Earth
309
Brass Monkey Brass Monkey RS-523 Rare Earth
310
U.F.O. 1 U.F.O. RS-524 Rare Earth
311
Toe Fat Two Toe Fat RS-525 Rare Earth
312
Sunday Funnies Sunday Funnies RS-526 Rare Earth
313
Magic Magic RS-527 Rare Earth
314
Stoney and Meatloaf Stoney & Meatloaf R-528L Rare Earth
315
Down at the Brassworks Impact Of Brass R-529L Rare Earth
316
Dennis Stoner Dennis Stoner R-530L Rare Earth
317
Jesus Christ's Greatest Hits God Squad Featuring Leonard Caston R-531L Rare Earth
318
Already a Household Word Repairs R-532L Rare Earth
319
Head to Head Other People R-533L Rare Earth
320
Rare Earth in Concert Rare Earth R-534L Rare Earth

1972[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
321
All Directions The Temptations Gordy
322
Face to Face with the Truth The Undisputed Truth
323
Lookin' Through the Windows The Jackson 5
324
Solid Rock The Temptations Gordy
325
Floy Joy The Supremes
326
Jermaine Jermaine Jackson
327
Flying High Together The Miracles
328
Ben Michael Jackson
329
Black Magic Martha Reeves and the Vandellas Gordy
330
Talking Book Stevie Wonder
331
Trouble Man Marvin Gaye Tamla
332
Lady Sings the Blues Diana Ross
333
Music of My Mind Stevie Wonder
334
1957-1972 The Miracles Tamla
335
The Supremes Produced and Arranged by Jimmy Webb The Supremes
336
Motown Chartbusters Volume 7
337
Happiness Lodi MW-101L MoWest
338
Thelma Houston Thelma Houston MW-102L MoWest
339
Chameleon Frankie Valli & Four Seasons MW-108L MoWest
340
Syreeta Syreeta MW-113 MoWest
341
Odyssey Odyssey MW-115 MoWest
342
Someplace Else Now Leslie Gore MW-117 MoWest
343
Hollywood Crusaders MW-118L MoWest
344
Celebration Celebration MW-119 MoWest
345
Repairs Repairs MW-121 MoWest
346
Two Friends Two Friends NR-101 Natural Resources
347
Heart Heart NR-102 Natural Resources
348
Corliss Corliss NR-103 Natural Resources
349
Pass the Butter Gotham NR-104 Natural Resources
350
Road Road NR-105 Natural Resources
351
Plight of the Redman XIT R-536L Rare Earth
352
Howl the Good Howl the Good R-537L Rare Earth
353
Benediction Sunday Funnies R-538L Rare Earth
354
One Tree or Another Keef James R-539L Rare Earth
355
The Crystal Mansion Crystal Mansion R-540L Rare Earth
356
Wolfe Wolfe R-541L Rare Earth
357
Matrix Matrix R-542L Rare Earth
358
Willie Remembers Rare Earth R-543L Rare Earth

1973[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
359
1990 The Temptations Gordy
360
Diana & Marvin Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye
361
G.I.T.: Get It Together The Jackson 5
362
Touch Me in the Morning Diana Ross
363
Innervisions Stevie Wonder
364
Music & Me Michael Jackson
365
Renaissance The Miracles
366
The Jackson 5 in Japan The Jackson 5
367
Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye Tamla
368
Masterpiece The Temptations Gordy
369
Skywriter The Jackson 5
370
The Supremes Live! In Japan The Supremes
371
The Temptations in Japan The Temptations
372
Jackie Jackson Jackie Jackson
373
Last Time I Saw Him Diana Ross
374
Motown Chartbusters Volume 8
375
Silent Warrior Xit R-545L Rare Earth
376
Ma Rare Earth R-546L Rare Earth
377
Law of the Land The Undisputed Truth

1974[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
378
Dancing Machine The Jackson 5
379
Machine Gun The Commodores
380
Marvin Gaye Live! Marvin Gaye Tamla
381
Fulfillingness' First Finale Stevie Wonder
382
Motown Chartbusters Volume 9
383
Rare Earth Live in Chicago Rare Earth R-547 Rare Earth
384
Down to Earth The Undisputed Truth

1975[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
385
The Marvelettes Anthology The Marvelettes Tamla
386
Best of The Marvelettes The Marvelettes Tamla
387
Caught in the Act The Commodores
388
Forever, Michael Michael Jackson
389
House Party The Temptations Gordy
390
Moving Violation The Jackson 5
391
A Quiet Storm Smokey Robinson
392
A Song for You The Temptations Gordy
393
The Supremes The Supremes
394
City of Angels The Miracles
395
Back to Earth Rare Earth R6-548S1 Rare Earth
396
Cosmic Truth The Undisputed Truth
397
Higher Than High The Undisputed Truth

1976[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
398
Diana Ross Diana Ross
399
High Energy The Supremes
400
I Want You Marvin Gaye Tamla
401
Mary, Scherrie & Susaye The Supremes
402
Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
403
The Temptations Do the Temptations The Temptations Gordy
404
Wings of Love The Temptations Gordy
405
Real Pretty The Pretty Things R7-549R2 Rare Earth
406
Midnight Lady Rare Earth R6-550S1 Rare Earth

1977[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
407
Live at the London Palladium Marvin Gaye Tamla
408
Commodores The Commodores
409
Commodores Live! The Commodores
410
Baby It's Me Diana Ross
411
Looking Back - Anthology Stevie Wonder
412
Mandré Mandré M6-886 Motown[1]
413
Big Time Smokey Robinson T6-355 Tamla[2]

1978[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
414
Come Get It! Rick James Gordy
415
Here, My Dear Marvin Gaye Tamla
416
Ross Diana Ross

1979[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
417
Bustin' Out of L Seven Rick James Gordy
418
The Boss Diana Ross
419
Journey through the Secret Life of Plants Stevie Wonder
420
Partners Scherrie & Susaye
421
Mary Wilson Mary Wilson
422
Motown Chartbusters Volume 10
423
Apollo Apollo G7-985 Gordy[3]

1980[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
424
Garden of Love Rick James Gordy
425
Hotter than July Stevie Wonder T8-373 Tamla[4]
426
Warm Thoughts Smokey Robinson Tamla
427
diana Diana Ross
428
Let's Get Serious Jermaine Jackson
429
Lady T Teena Marie
430
Irons in the Fire Teena Marie Gordy
431
Black Russian Black Russian M7-942R1
432
Motown Chartbusters Volume 11

1981[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
433
In Our Lifetime Marvin Gaye Tamla
434
One Day in Your Life Michael Jackson
435
Street Songs Rick James Gordy
436
Set My Love in Motion Syreeta T8-376 Tamla[5]
437
It Must Be Magic Teena Marie Gordy
438
The DeBarges DeBarge Gordy

1982[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
439
Tell Me a Lie Bettye Lavette (Motown 6000-ML
440
Yes It's You Lady Smokey Robinson 6001-TL Tamla
441
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I Stevie Wonder 6002-TL2 Tamla
442
Ambiance Nolen & Crossley 6003-GL Gordy
443
Keep It Live Dazz Band (Motown 6004-ML
444
Throwin' Down Rick James 6005-GL Gordy
445
So Right High Inergy 6006-GL Gordy
446
Lionel Richie Lionel Richie 6007-ML Motown
447
Reunion The Temptations 6008-GL Gordy
448
I've Never Been to Me Charlene 6009-ML Motown
449
Trust Me Jean Carn 6010-ML Motown
450
Li'l Suzy Ozone 6011-ML Motown
451
I Like It DeBarge 6012-GL Gordy
452
Strung Out on Motown Regal Funkharmonic Orchestra 6014-ML Motown
453
Let Me Tickle You Fancy Jermaine Jackson 6017-ML Motown
454
Escenas De Amor Jose Feliciano 6018-LL
455
Love Changes O.C. Smith 6019-ML Motown
456
Pressin' On Billy Preston 6020-ML Motown
457
Amor Secreto Pedro Montero 6021-LL
458
Second to Nunn Bobby Nunn 6022-ML Motown
459
Blow Bobby Militello 6023-GL Gordy
460
Watch It Sucker! Lawanda Page 6025-ML Motown
461
Himself (Soundtrack) Bill Cosby 6026-ML Motown
462
Used to Be Charlene 6027-ML Motown
463
All the Great Hits Commodores 6028-ML Motown
464
Motown Chartbusters Volume 12 STML-12164

1983[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
465
Cold Blooded Rick James Gordy
466
In a Special Way DeBarge Gordy
467
Can't Slow Down Lionel Richie Motown

1984[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
468
Farewell My Summer Love Michael Jackson
469
Reflections Rick James Gordy
470
Somebody's Watching Me Rockwell 6052ML Motown[6]
471
Tiggi Clay Tiggi Clay 6067CL Morocco[7]
472
The Big Chill: More Songs from the Original Soundtrack Various artists[8] 6094ML Motown
473
Truly for You The Temptations Gordy
474
Ain't No Turnin' Back Phyllis St. James Motown
475
The Woman in Red Stevie Wonder
476
Thomas McClary Thomas McClary 6121ML Motown[9]

1985[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
477
Glow Rick James Gordy
478
In Square Circle Stevie Wonder
479
Only For You Mary Jane Girls
480
Rhythm of the Night DeBarge Gordy

1986[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
481
Anthology Michael Jackson
482
That Look Alfie[10] 6146ML Motown
483
Dancing on the Ceiling Lionel Richie 6158ML Motown[11]
484
The Genie Rockwell 6178ML Motown[12]
485
A Fine Mess Various artists[13] 6180ML Motown
486
The Flag Rick James Gordy
487
To Be Continued... The Temptations 6207GL Gordy[14]
488
Take Me All The Way Stacy Lattisaw 6212ML Motown[15]
489
El DeBarge El DeBarge Gordy

1987[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
490
The Return of Bruno Bruce Willis
491
One Heartbeat Smokey Robinson
492
Characters Stevie Wonder

1988[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
493
Messages from The Boys The Boys
494
Today Today

1989[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
495
Workin' Overtime Diana Ross
496
Love Is Like An Itchin' In My Heart The Good Girls

1990[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
497
The Boys The Boys
498
Open Invitation Gerald Alston
499
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill

1991[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
500
The Force Behind the Power Diana Ross
501
Coolin' at the Playground Ya Know! Another Bad Creation
502
Cooleyhighharmony Boyz II Men
503
Jungle Fever (soundtrack) Stevie Wonder

1992[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
504
Back to Front Lionel Richie
505
Lovers Lane M.C. Brains

1993[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
506
Christmas Interpretations Boyz II Men
507
Provocative Johnny Gill

1994[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
508
II Boyz II Men

1995[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
509
For Lovers Only The Temptations
510
The Remix Collection Boyz II Men
511
Take Me Higher Diana Ross
512
Natural Wonder Stevie Wonder
513
Conversation Peace Stevie Wonder

1996[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
514
Let's Get the Mood Right Johnny Gill

1997[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
515
Evolution Boyz II Men

1998[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
516
Bethlehem Brian McKnight
517
Phoenix Rising The Temptations
518
The Ultimate Collection Martha and the Vandellas

1999[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
519
Back at One Brian McKnight
520
The Game Chico DeBarge
521
Every Day Is a New Day Diana Ross

2000[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
522
Ear-Resistible The Temptations
523
Mama's Gun Erykah Badu
524
The Supremes Diana

2001[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
525
Acoustic Soul India.Arie
526
Dirty South Rasheeda
527
Halfway Tree Damian Marley
528
Tamla Motown Gold: The Sound of Young America Various Artists

2002[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
529
The 70s Anthology The Supremes
530
Voyage to India India.Arie

2003[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
531
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Boyz II Men Boyz II Men
532
Worldwide Underground Erykah Badu

2004[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
533
Motown 1's Various artists

2005[edit]

No. Album title Artist(s) Issue Notes
534
Gemini Brian McKnight
535
Marvin Gaye at the Copa Marvin Gaye
536
The People vs. Trick-Trick
537
A Time to Love Stevie Wonder
538
Gold: Martha and the Vandellas Martha and the Vandellas
539
Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship India.Arie

Motown subsidiary labels[edit]

Major divisions[edit]

  • Tamla Records
  • Motown Records
  • Gordy Records
  • Tamla-Motown Records

Secondary R&B labels[edit]

  • Check-Mate Records
  • Miracle Records
  • MoWest Records
  • Motown Yesteryear
  • Soul Records
  • V.I.P. Records
  • Weed Records

Alternative genre labels[edit]

Country[edit]

  • Mel-o-dy Records
  • Hitsville Records

Hip hop/rap[edit]

  • Wondirection Records
  • Mad Sounds Recordings

Jazz[edit]

  • Workshop Jazz Records
  • Blaze Records
  • Mo Jazz Records

Rock[edit]

  • Rare Earth Records
  • Prodigal Records
  • Morocco Records

Other[edit]

  • Divinity Records
  • Black Forum Records
  • Natural Resources Records
  • Motown Latino Records
  • Ocean Front Records

Independent labels distributed by Motown[edit]

British (pre-Tamla-Motown) labels[edit]

Miscellaneous labels associated with Motown[edit]

  • Rayber Records
  • IPG Records
  • Rich Records
  • Summer Camp Records
  • Inferno Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mandré (Media notes). Mandré. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1977. 
  2. ^ Big Time (Media notes). Smokey Robinson. Hollywood, California: Tamla Records. 1977. 
  3. ^ Apollo (Media notes). Apollo. Hollywood, California: Gordy Records. 1979. 
  4. ^ Hotter Than July (Media notes). Stevie Wonder. Hollywood, California: Tamla Records. 1980. 
  5. ^ Set My Love in Motion (Media notes). Syreeta. Hollywood, California: Tamla Records. 1981. 
  6. ^ Somebody's Watching Me (Media notes). Rockwell. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1984. 
  7. ^ Tiggi Clay (Media notes). Tiggi Clay. Hollywood, California: Morocco Records. 1984. 
  8. ^ The Big Chill: More Songs from the Original Soundtrack (Media notes). Various Artists. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1984. 
  9. ^ Thomas McClary (Media notes). Thomas McClary. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1984. 
  10. ^ That Look (Media notes). Alfie. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1986. 
  11. ^ Dancing on the Ceiling (Media notes). Lionel Richie. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1986. 
  12. ^ The Genie (Media notes). Rockwell. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1986. 
  13. ^ A Fine Mess (Soundtrack) (Media notes). Various Artists. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1986. 
  14. ^ To Be Continued.. (Media notes). The Temptations. Hollywood, California: Gordy Records. 1986. 
  15. ^ Take Me All the Way (Media notes). Stacy Lattisaw. Hollywood, California: Motown Records. 1986. 

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