Hitsville USA, Vol. 2: The Motown Singles Collection 1972-1992

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Where the first Hitsville box suffered from not featuring enough material, the sequel suffers from having too many tracks. During the 1970s, the label lost its distinctive sound, although the hits continued to come for a number of years. Unfortunately, as the years progress, the hits become fewer and less distinctive -- they follow the trends, instead of setting them. Perhaps this could have been a successful 2-CD set, but at four discs, there aren't enough gems to justify the hefty price ticket.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Where the first Hitsville box suffered from not featuring enough material, the sequel suffers from having too many tracks. During the 1970s, the label lost its distinctive sound, although the hits continued to come for a number of years. Unfortunately, as the years progress, the hits become fewer and less distinctive -- they follow the trends, instead of setting them. Perhaps this could have been a successful 2-CD set, but at four discs, there aren't enough gems to justify the hefty price ticket.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2000
  • Label: Motown
  • UPC: 601215902723
  • Catalog Number: 159027
  • Sales rank: 73,217

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Got to Be There (3:25)
  2. 2 Floy Joy (2:35)
  3. 3 A Simple Game (2:58)
  4. 4 Walk in the Night - Junior Walker & the All-Stars (4:12)
  5. 5 Ben (2:47)
  6. 6 Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (7:00)
  7. 7 Silly Wasn't I (2:11)
  8. 8 Superstition (4:15)
  9. 9 Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye) (4:23)
  10. 10 Touch Me in the Morning (3:28)
  11. 11 Let's Get It On (4:03)
  12. 12 Keep on Truckin', Pt. 1 (3:34)
  13. 13 Boogie Down (3:52)
  14. 14 Dancing Machine - The Jackson 5 (2:42)
  15. 15 Do It Baby - The Miracles (3:04)
  16. 16 Shoe Shoe Shine (3:47)
  17. 17 Harmour Love - Syreeta (3:38)
  18. 18 Love Power (3:34)
  19. 19 It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday - G.C. Cameron (3:26)
  20. 20 Love Machine, Pt. 1 - The Miracles (3:01)
  21. 21 Walk Away from Love - David Ruffin (3:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Quiet Storm (4:04)
  2. 2 Love Hangover (3:50)
  3. 3 I Want You (3:58)
  4. 4 Don't Leave Me This Way (3:41)
  5. 5 Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1 - Marvin Gaye (4:15)
  6. 6 Sir Duke (3:57)
  7. 7 Easy - The Commodores (4:24)
  8. 8 You Can't Turn Me off (In the Middle of Turning Me On) (3:33)
  9. 9 Brick House - The Commodores (3:35)
  10. 10 You and I - Rick James (3:13)
  11. 11 Three Times a Lady - The Commodores (3:39)
  12. 12 There'll Never Be - Switch (3:36)
  13. 13 Heaven Must Have Sent You (3:35)
  14. 14 Sail On - The Commodores (3:57)
  15. 15 Cruisin' (4:30)
  16. 16 Still - The Commodores (3:47)
  17. 17 With You I'm Born Again - Syreeta (3:42)
  18. 18 Let's Get Serious (3:36)
  19. 19 I Need Your Lovin' (3:53)
  20. 20 Being with You (4:00)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Upside Down (3:40)
  2. 2 Give It to Me Baby - Rick James (3:54)
  3. 3 One Day in Your Life (4:18)
  4. 4 Square Biz (3:44)
  5. 5 Lady (You Bring Me Up) - The Commodores (4:01)
  6. 6 Super Freak - Rick James (3:21)
  7. 7 Right in the Middle (Of Falling In Love) - Bettye LaVette (3:43)
  8. 8 Let It Whip (4:08)
  9. 9 All Night Long (All Night) (4:19)
  10. 10 Time Will Reveal (4:07)
  11. 11 Don't Look Any Further (4:06)
  12. 12 I Just Called to Say I Love You (4:25)
  13. 13 Treat Her Like a Lady - The Temptations (4:09)
  14. 14 Ebony Eyes - Smokey Robinson (4:03)
  15. 15 Nightshift - The Commodores (4:25)
  16. 16 Rhythm of the Night (3:55)
  17. 17 Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell (4:01)
  18. 18 In My House (3:56)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Part-Time Lover (3:44)
  2. 2 Who's Johnny (4:11)
  3. 3 Lady Soul - The Temptations (4:46)
  4. 4 Nail It to the Wall (3:56)
  5. 5 Talk to Me (3:52)
  6. 6 Just to See Her (4:04)
  7. 7 One Heartbeat (4:06)
  8. 8 Dial My Heart - The Boys (4:25)
  9. 9 Him or Me (4:22)
  10. 10 Your Sweetness - Good Girls (4:04)
  11. 11 Where Do We Go from Here? (4:20)
  12. 12 Rub You the Right Way (4:17)
  13. 13 Slow Motion (5:08)
  14. 14 Iesha (4:21)
  15. 15 Motownphilly (3:54)
  16. 16 I Love Your Smile (4:25)
  17. 17 End of the Road (5:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Another Bad Creation Track Performer
Boyz II Men Track Performer
The Commodores Track Performer
DeBarge Track Performer
Chico DeBarge Track Performer
The Dynamic Superiors Track Performer
Dennis Edwards Track Performer
The Four Tops Track Performer
Siedah Garrett Track Performer
Marvin Gaye Track Performer
Johnny Gill Track Performer
High Inergy Track Performer
Thelma Houston Track Performer
The Jackson 5 Track Performer
Jermaine Jackson Track Performer
Michael Jackson Track Performer
Rick James Track Performer
Gladys Knight Track Performer
Stacy Lattisaw Track Performer
Teena Marie Track Performer
The Mary Jane Girls Track Performer
Bonnie Pointer Track Performer
Billy Preston Track Performer
Lionel Richie Track Performer
Smokey Robinson Track Performer
Rockwell Track Performer
Diana Ross Track Performer
David Ruffin Track Performer
The Supremes Track Performer
Switch Track Performer
Syreeta Track Performer
The Temptations Track Performer
Junior Walker Track Performer
Gerald Alston Track Performer
Good Girls Track Performer
Today Track Performer
Bernard Edwards Conductor
Nile Rodgers Conductor
The Miracles Track Performer
Shanice Track Performer
G.C. Cameron Track Performer
Dazz Band Track Performer
El DeBarge Track Performer
Willie Hutch Track Performer
Eddie Kendricks Track Performer
Paul Riser Conductor
Valerie Simpson Track Performer
Stevie Wonder Track Performer
Gladys Knight & the Pips Track Performer
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles Track Performer
The Boys Track Performer
Technical Credits
Another Bad Creation Contributor
Babyface Producer
Boyz II Men Contributor
The Commodores Arranger, Producer, Contributor
DeBarge Contributor
Chico DeBarge Contributor
The Dynamic Superiors Contributor
Dennis Edwards Contributor
The Four Tops Contributor
Marvin Gaye Producer, Contributor
Johnny Gill Contributor
High Inergy Contributor
Thelma Houston Contributor
The Jackson 5 Contributor
Jermaine Jackson Contributor
Michael Jackson Contributor
Rick James Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Jellybean Arranger, Producer
Gladys Knight Contributor
Stacy Lattisaw Contributor
Teena Marie Arranger, Producer, Contributor
The Mary Jane Girls Contributor
Bonnie Pointer Arranger, Contributor
Billy Preston Contributor
Lionel Richie Contributor
Smokey Robinson Arranger, Composer, Producer, Contributor
Rockwell Producer, Contributor
Diana Ross Contributor
David Ruffin Contributor
The Supremes Contributor
Switch Contributor
Syreeta Contributor
The Temptations Contributor
Junior Walker Contributor
Gerald Alston Contributor
Good Girls Contributor
Today Contributor
Bernard Edwards Arranger, Producer
Van McCoy Producer
Gene Page Arranger
Nile Rodgers Arranger, Producer
Barrett Strong Composer
Shanice Wilson Composer
Shanice Contributor
Nick Mundy Producer
Renee Armand Composer
T-Boy Ross Composer
Jabari Abdulsamad & Angela Producer
Reggie Andrews Arranger
Harry Anger Producer, Executive Producer
Nick Ashford Producer
Dallas Austin Producer
Tom Baird Arranger, Producer
Ray Bardani Engineer
John Barnes Producer
H.B. Barnum Arranger
Steve Barri Producer
Bewley Brothers Producer
Biv Producer
David Blumberg Arranger
Candace Bond Producer, Executive Producer
Jeffrey Bowen Producer
Johnny Bristol Producer
Sam T. Brown Arranger, Producer
Sam Brown Composer
Steve Buckingham Producer
Steve Buckley Producer
Peter Bunetta Producer
Sonny Burke Arranger
Jheryl Busby Producer
Artie Butler Arranger
Harrison Calloway Arranger
G.C. Cameron Contributor
James Anthony Carmichael Arranger, Producer
Victor Carstarphen Arranger
Leonard Caston Arranger, Producer
Rick Chudacoff Producer
Jonathan Clark Producer
Tony Clark Producer
Hal Davis Producer
Dazz Band Arranger, Contributor
El DeBarge Contributor
Bobby DeBarge Arranger, Producer
Eldra DeBarge Arranger, Producer
James Di Pasquale Producer
Skip Drinkwater Producer
Paul Fox Producer
Berry Gordy Jr. Producer
Gene Griffin Producer
Rene Hall Arranger
LeMel Humes Engineer
Willie Hutch Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Bill Inglot Producer
Paul Jackson Jr. Arranger, Producer
Bernard Jackson Composer
McKinley Jackson Arranger
Jimmy Jam Producer
Ralph Johnson Producer
Tony Jones Producer
Eddie Kendricks Contributor
Kyle Producer
Dennis Lambert Arranger, Producer
Steve LeGassick Arranger
Daniel LeMelle Arranger
Terry Lewis Producer
Cary E. Mansfield Producer
Michael Masser Producer
Al McKay Producer
Narada Michael Walden Arranger, Composer, Producer
Alonzo Miller Producer
Alphonso Mizell Producer
Curtis Anthony Nolen Producer
Michael Omartian Arranger
Gary Olazabal Producer
Leon Pendarvis Arranger
Freddie Perren Arranger, Producer
Richard Perry Producer
Joe Porter Producer
Brian Ray Arranger
Timmy Regisford Producer, Engineer
L.A. Reid Producer
Deke Richards Producer
Teddy Riley Producer
Paul Riser Arranger
Sylvester Rivers Arranger
Tom Sellers Arranger
Stan Sheppard Producer
David Shire Producer
Willie Shorter Arranger
Daryl Simmons Producer
Kayo Simmons & Darryl De Rock Producer
Valerie Simpson Producer, Contributor
Jeremy Smith Arranger, Producer
Art Stewart Producer
George Tobin Producer
Ed Townsend Producer
Russ Turner Arranger
David Van De Pitte Arranger
Jimmy Varner Producer
Zack Vaz Producer
Kent Washburn Producer
Norman Whitfield Composer, Producer
J. Frank Wilson Producer
Stevie Wonder Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Frank Wright Arranger
Arthur Wright Arranger
Fred Zarr Arranger
Suzanne de Passe Producer
Leon Ware Composer
A. Scott Galloway Text
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson Arranger
Jack Baker Composer
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles Contributor
Georgia Ward Management
Susan Goines Cover Design
Peter Wolf Arranger, Producer
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