The Marvin Gaye Collection

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

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

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

Track listing[edit]

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

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

Disc two (The Duets)[edit]

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

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

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

Disc four (The Balladeer)[edit]

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