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In this music video compilation, Motown fans are treated to 100 video clips featuring their favorite Motor City music artists. The era may be gone, but the groove lingers on as Martha and the Vandellas, The Contours, Billy Preston, Marvelous Marv Johnson, The Elgins, and The Supremes deliver hit after toe tapping hit.
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In this music video compilation, Motown fans are treated to 100 video clips featuring their favorite Motor City music artists. The era may be gone, but the groove lingers on as Martha and the Vandellas, The Contours, Billy Preston, Marvelous Marv Johnson, The Elgins, and The Supremes deliver hit after toe tapping hit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/2008
  • UPC: 022891469292
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: Wienerworld Uk
  • Region Code: 0
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 51,702

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Don't Forget the Motor City: Tracks 1-34
1. Mary Wells: You're the Answer to My Dreams [3:56]
2. The Miracles: Love Machine [3:33]
3. Frank Wilson: Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) [2:32]
4. The Velvelettes: It Keeps Reminding Me [2:49]
5. The Elgins: Don't Wait Around [3:32]
6. Billy Preston and Syreeta: Watching the Hands of Time [4:56]
7. Edwin Starr: Where Is the Sound [4:18]
8. Johnny Britol: What Does It Take to Win Your Love [3:33]
9. Frances Nero: Footsteps Following Me [4:08]
10. Mary Johnson: Run Like a Rabbit [3:50]
11. Willie Hutch: Love Runs Out [2:42]
12. The Monitors: Grazing in the Grass [3:18]
13. Brenda Holloway: Reconsider [3:04]
14. Barbara Randolph: Mister Wonderful [4:29]
15. Mary Wilson: Oooh Child [3:29]
16. JJ Barnes: Our Love Is in the Pocket [3:02]
17. Pat Lewis: It'll Never Be Over for Me [3:16]
18. The Andantes: Lighting Never Strikes Twice [4:00]
19. Kim Weston: Signal Your Intention [4:03]
20. Ivy Jo Hunter: Love Running Through My Fingers [3:44]
21. Hattie Littles and the Vandellas: Nowhere to Run [2:57]
22. C.P. Spencer: This Man Needs YOu [3:16]
23. Bettye Lavette: Let Me Down Easy [2:53]
24. The Contours: Flashback [3:45]
25. Wanda Rogers of the Marvelettes: Don't Mess With Bill [2:52]
26. Joe Stubbs: You're My Eternity [3:58]
27. Vermettya Royster: Give Me Your Love [4:00]
28. The Elgins: Heading Away From Heartaches [3:29]
29. Sherri Taylor: Weak Hearted [3:59]
30. Sammy Ward: If at First You Don't Succeed [3:31]
31. Pat Lewis: No Right Turn [4:24]
32. The Valadiers: What's Wrong With Me Baby [3:35]
33. JJ Barnes: You Can Bet Your Love [4:27]
34. The Satintones: Shake Me Wake Me [2:51]
Disc #2 -- Don't Forget the Motor City: Tracks 35-67
1. The Elgins: Heaven Must Have Sent You [3:49]
2. The Marvelettes: Holding On With Both Hands [3:36]
3. Chuck Jackson: All Over the World [3:59]
4. Syreeta: If the Show Fits [4:17]
5. G.C.: Cameron of the Detroit Spinners: It's a Shame [2:52]
6. Frankie Gaye: My Brother [3:59]
7. Kim Weston: Helpless [2:46]
8. Edwin Starr: Darling Darling Baby [2:55]
9. Ronnie McNeir: Lucky Number [3:19]
10. Carolyn Crawford: Timeless [3:55]
11. Pat Lewis: Funny How We Changed Places [4:11]
12. JJ Barnes: On Top of the World [3:37]
13. Saundra Edwards: There's Nothing Else to Say [3:40]
14. Frank Wilson: Janice Don't Be So Blind to Love [4:26]
15. JJ Barnes: I've Seen the Light [4:20]
16. James Ellis of the Satintones: If You Don't Want My Love [3:11]
17. Pat Lewis: Something New to Do [2:37]
18. The Motorcity All Stars: I Can't Help Myself [3:56]
19. Kim Weston: You Hit Me Where It Hurt Me [2:57]
20. JJ Barnes: Talk of the Grapevine [3:11]
21. Vee McDonald of the Undisputed Truth [3:11]
22. Edwin Starr: I Have Faith in You [2:14]
23. The Monitors: Day by Day [3:13]
24. JJ Barnes: That's Just Never Enough [4:07]
25. Frances Nero: Keep On Loving Me [3:33]
26. Pat Lewis: Look at What I Almost Missed [2:48]
27. The Contours: First I Look at the Purse [2:49]
28. Sisters Love: I'm Learning to Trust My Man [3:09]
29. Ear Van Dyke: Six By Six [2:50]
30. JJ Barnes: Still in Love With You [4:26]
31. Richard "Popcorn" Wylie: Rosemary What Happened [2:59]
32. Liz Lands: Headline News [3:18]
33. Hatie Littles: Never Say Never [4:05]
Disc #3 -- Don't Forget the Motor City: Tracks 68-100
1. The Supremes: Crazy Bout the Guy [3:03]
2. Martha Reeves and the Vandellas: Step Into My Shoes [3:54]
3. The Velvelettes: He Was Really Saying Something [3:19]
4. The Contours: Running in Circles [4:00]
5. The Elgins: Take the Train [4:35]
6. Bobby Taylor: Does Your Mama Know About Me [3:14]
7. Sidney Barnes: I Hurt on the Other Side [3:12]
8. JJ Barnes: Try It One More Time [3:24]
9. Ronie McNeir: Wholeheartedly [3:48]
10. Yvonne Vernee of the Elgins: Just Like You Did Me [2:19]
11. Edwin Starr: Back Street [3:00]
12. Bettye Lavette: Surrender [3:25]
13. Frank Wilson: My Sugar Baby [3:36]
14. The Elgins: Look Up to the Sky [4:14]
15. Frances Nero: Close My Eyes [3:52]
16. G.C. Cameron of the Detroit Spinners: Good Times Up Ahead [3:39]
17. Hattie Littles: Waiting for the Day [4:04]
18. The Lovetones: Fire Alarm [2:46]
19. JJ Barnes: Build a Foundation [4:21]
20. Pat Lewis: Don't You Worry Baby the Best Is Yet to Come [3:35]
21. The Monitors: Going to a Go-Go [3:14]
22. The Contours: Ready or Not Here I Come [3:51]
23. Liz Lands: How Sweet It Is [3:28]
24. Bettye Lavette: Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead [3:52]
25. Hattie Littles: You See the Trouble With Me [3:39]
26. The Andantes: Step Into My Shoes [3:49]
27. Saundra Edwards: Darung Baby [3:49]
28. JJ Barnes: Please Let Me In [2:40]
29. The Elgins: Souvenirs of Love [4:29]
30. Hattie Littles: Touch Me In the Morning [4:07]
31. Frances Nero: You Are the Sunshine of My Life [3:12]
32. C.P. Spencer: One Heart for Hire [4:07]
33. Joe Stubbs: My Girl [2:46]
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Of Great Historical Value!

    This compilation is of the MOTOR CITY recordings/videos made by Ian Levine between around 1988 and 1993... NOT MOTOWN recordings. Any enlightened fan would realize that by some of the artists featured. Even though these are not original Motown recordings and yes, many sound very much alike due to being cheaply recorded (hence the drum machines and lack of real instrumentation) and the fact that many of the songs themselves are less than memorable, this is a wonderful HISTORICAL DOCUMENT of the Motor City experience. Hundreds of artists, at the time without record company contracts, were brought together and given a second chance at recording. Many made no money from these recordings, yet something valuable came from this period - these artists are now preserved visually and audibly. I, for one, totally applaud this package. It is fantastic to have these rare videos and to observe many of these artists in a last ditch attempt at rekindling (or finally establishing) their careers. I applaud Ian Levine for making the effort to give them that shot, though tragically, he did too much too quickly with poor production and little to no promotion... Still, this DVD set is a wonderful historical document of a gallant effort...

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