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

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


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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…  See more details below


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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Disc 1

  1. Got to Be There
  2. Floy Joy
  3. A Simple Game
  4. Walk in the Night  -  Junior Walker & the All-Stars
  5. Ben
  6. Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
  7. Silly Wasn't I
  8. Superstition
  9. Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)
  10. Touch Me in the Morning
  11. Let's Get It On
  12. Keep on Truckin', Pt. 1
  13. Boogie Down
  14. Dancing Machine  -  Jackson 5
  15. Do It Baby  -  Miracles
  16. Shoe Shoe Shine
  17. Harmour Love  -  Syreeta
  18. Love Power
  19. It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday  - G.C. Cameron
  20. Love Machine, Pt. 1  -  Miracles
  21. Walk Away from Love  - David Ruffin

Disc 2

  1. Quiet Storm
  2. Love Hangover
  3. I Want You
  4. Don't Leave Me This Way
  5. Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1  - Marvin Gaye
  6. Sir Duke
  7. Easy  -  Commodores
  8. You Can't Turn Me off (In the Middle of Turning Me On)
  9. Brick House  -  Commodores
  10. You and I  - Rick James
  11. Three Times a Lady  -  Commodores
  12. There'll Never Be  -  Switch
  13. Heaven Must Have Sent You
  14. Sail On  -  Commodores
  15. Cruisin'
  16. Still  -  Commodores
  17. With You I'm Born Again  -  Syreeta
  18. Let's Get Serious
  19. I Need Your Lovin'
  20. Being with You

Disc 3

  1. Upside Down
  2. Give It to Me Baby  - Rick James
  3. One Day in Your Life
  4. Square Biz
  5. Lady (You Bring Me Up)  -  Commodores
  6. Super Freak  - Rick James
  7. Right in the Middle (Of Falling In Love)  - Bettye LaVette
  8. Let It Whip
  9. All Night Long (All Night)
  10. Time Will Reveal
  11. Don't Look Any Further
  12. I Just Called to Say I Love You
  13. Treat Her Like a Lady
  14. Ebony Eyes  - Smokey Robinson
  15. Nightshift  -  Commodores
  16. Rhythm of the Night
  17. Somebody's Watching Me  -  Rockwell
  18. In My House

Disc 4

  1. Part-Time Lover
  2. Who's Johnny
  3. Lady Soul
  4. Nail It to the Wall
  5. Talk to Me
  6. Just to See Her
  7. One Heartbeat
  8. Dial My Heart  -  Boys
  9. Him or Me
  10. Your Sweetness  -  Good Girls
  11. Where Do We Go from Here?
  12. Rub You the Right Way
  13. Slow Motion
  14. Iesha
  15. Motownphilly
  16. I Love Your Smile
  17. End of the Road

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Another Bad Creation   Track Performer
Boyz II Men   Track Performer
Commodores   Track Performer
DeBarge   Track Performer
Chico DeBarge   Track Performer
Dynamic Superiors   Track Performer
Dennis Edwards   Track Performer
Four Tops   Track Performer
Siedah Garrett   Track Performer
Marvin Gaye   Track Performer
Johnny Gill   Track Performer
High Inergy   Track Performer
Thelma Houston   Track Performer
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
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
Supremes   Track Performer
Switch   Track Performer
Syreeta   Track Performer
Temptations   Track Performer
Junior Walker   Track Performer
Gerald Alston   Track Performer
Good Girls   Track Performer
Today   Track Performer
Bernard Edwards   Conductor
Nile Rodgers   Conductor
Miracles   Track Performer
Shanice   Track Performer
G.C. Cameron   Track Performer
Dazz Band   Track Performer
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
Boys   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Another Bad Creation   Contributor
Babyface   Producer
Boyz II Men   Contributor
Commodores   Arranger,Producer,Contributor
DeBarge   Contributor
Chico DeBarge   Contributor
Dynamic Superiors   Contributor
Dennis Edwards   Contributor
Four Tops   Contributor
Marvin Gaye   Producer,Contributor
Johnny Gill   Contributor
High Inergy   Contributor
Thelma Houston   Contributor
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
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
Supremes   Contributor
Switch   Contributor
Syreeta   Contributor
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
DeBarge   Arranger,Producer,Contributor
Bobby DeBarge   Arranger,Producer
James Di Pasquale   Producer
Skip Drinkwater   Producer
Paul Fox   Producer
Berry Gordy   Producer
Gene Griffin   Producer
Rene Hall   Arranger
LeMel Humes   Engineer
Willie Hutch   Arranger,Producer,Contributor
Bill Inglot   Producer
Paul Jackson   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
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
Kyle   Producer

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