50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972

50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972

by Martha & the Vandellas


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50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972

Like their 2011-released 50th anniversary sets for the Temptations and Diana Ross & the Supremes, Motown Select's compilation of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas' singles is a three-disc anthology packaged hardcover book-style -- like the Complete Motown Singles volumes. It clearly has the serious collector in mind. The book within is packed with images and information, some of which is justifiably adapted from Complete Motown Singles. Discs one and two cover the A-sides and B-sides, 1962-1972, including the Top Ten hits "Heat Wave," "Dancing in the Street," "Nowhere to Run," and "I'm Ready for Love." The third disc consists of previously unreleased material. That's right; there is no overlap with Spellbound: Motown Lost and Found. That extensive 2005 set didn't come close to draining the tank, as there's a bounty of fascinating material, such as versions of Thomas Coman/Sylvester Stewart's "C'mon and Swim," Ivy Jo Hunter/Stevie Wonder's "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever," the Corporation's "He's Good" (recorded by the Jackson 5 as Maybe Tomorrow's "She's Good"), and the Doors' "Light My Fire." "Hooked Real Good on a Bad Thing," for whatever reason, never saw the light of day and wasn't handed to another Motown act -- a shame since it's a fine Ashford & Simpson-written song.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/02/2013
Label: Motown
UPC: 0602537150434
catalogNumber: 001748502


Disc 1

  1. I'll Have To Let Him Go
  2. My Baby Won't Come Back
  3. Come and Get These Memories
  4. Jealous Lover
  5. Heat Wave
  6. A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)
  7. Quicksand
  8. Darling, I Hum Our Song
  9. Live Wire
  10. Old Love (Let's Try It Again)
  11. In My Lonely Room
  12. A Tear For the Girl
  13. Dancing In the Street
  14. There He is (At My Door)
  15. Wild One
  16. Dancing Slow
  17. Nowhere To Run
  18. Motoring
  19. You've Been In Love Too Long
  20. Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)
  21. My Baby Loves Me
  22. Never Leave Your Baby's Side
  23. What Am I Going To Do Without Your Love
  24. Go Ahead and Laugh
  25. I'm Ready For Love
  26. He Doesn't Love Her Anymore
  27. Yo Necesito De Tu Amor [Versio
  28. Jimmy Mack

Disc 2

  1. Jimmy Mack
  2. Third Finger, Left Hand
  3. Love Bug Leave My Heart Alone
  4. One Way Out
  5. Honey Chile
  6. Show Me the Way
  7. I Promise To Wait My Love
  8. Forget Me Not
  9. I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playin'
  10. I Tried
  11. Sweet Darlin'
  12. Without You
  13. (We've Got) Honey Love
  14. I'm In Love (and I Know It)
  15. Taking My Love (and Leaving Me)
  16. Heartless
  17. I Should Be Proud
  18. Love, Guess Who
  19. I Gotta Let You Go
  20. You're the Loser Now
  21. Bless You
  22. Hope I Don't Get My Heart Broke
  23. In and Out of My Life
  24. Your Love Makes It All Worthwhile
  25. Tear It On Down
  26. I Want You Back
  27. Jimmy Mack

Disc 3

  1. I'll Be Standing By
  2. You Just Wouldn't Listen
  3. Better Think It Over
  4. It's Hard To Walk Away
  5. Memories Are Made of This
  6. I Remember You
  7. C'mon and Swim
  8. Testifying For Love
  9. S.O.S. (Girl In Distress)
  10. You Can Have Him
  11. Remember Me
  12. Love, Don't Take a Holiday
  13. Loving You is Sweeter Than Ever
  14. Light My Fire
  15. Don't Say You Love Me
  16. We Will
  17. I've Got Nothing Left To Cling To
  18. I've Gotta Have Somebody To Rely On
  19. Hooked Real Good On a Bad Thing
  20. I Can't Wait till Summer Comes
  21. Don't Leave Your Baby
  22. He's Good (AKA She's Good)
  23. Play A Sad Song
  24. Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) [V
  25. Dancing in the Street
  26. I Can't Dance to That Music You're Playin'
  27. I Can't Dance to That Music You're Playin' [V

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Martha & the Vandellas   Primary Artist
Annette Beard   Group Member
Lois Reeves   Group Member
Martha Reeves   Group Member
Sandra Tilley   Group Member
Rosalind Ashford   Group Member
Betty Kelley   Group Member

Technical Credits

Marvin Gaye   Composer
Gladys Knight   Composer
Jim Morrison   Composer
Ray Manzarek   Composer
Gene Page   Arranger
John Densmore   Composer
Terry Gilkyson   Composer
Joe Hinton   Composer
Nick Ashford   Composer,Producer
Jimmy Barnes   Composer
Johnny Bristol   Producer
Billie Jean Brown   Composer,Producer
Bill Cook   Composer
Henry Cosby   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Lamont Dozier   Composer,Producer
Mickey Gentile   Producer
Berry Gordy   Composer,Producer
George Gordy   Composer,Producer
Eddie Holland   Composer
Brian Holland   Composer,Producer
Don Hunter   Producer
Ivy Jo Hunter   Composer,Producer
Charles Jones   Composer
Jerry Long   Arranger
Clay McMurray   Composer,Producer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Alphonso Mizell   Composer
Richard Morris   Composer,Producer
Clarence Paul   Composer,Producer
Freddie Perren   Composer
Martha Reeves   Composer
Deke Richards   Composer,Producer
Paul Riser   Arranger,Composer
Jimmy Roach   Composer,Producer
Valerie Simpson   Composer,Producer
William "Mickey" Stevenson   Composer,Producer
David Van De Pitte   Arranger
William Weatherspoon   Composer
Harry Weinger   Material
Norman Whitfield   Composer,Producer
Stevie Wonder   Composer,Producer
Syreeta Wright   Composer
Bill Dahl   Essay
Raynard Miner   Composer,Producer
Allen Story   Composer,Producer
Sylvia Moy   Composer
Ronald White   Composer,Producer
Mike Rew   Pro-Tools
Robert Staunton   Composer,Producer
Victor Schertzinger   Composer
Janie Bradford   Composer
Ernie Shelby   Composer,Producer
John Bristol   Composer
Thomas Coman   Composer
Debbie Dean   Composer
Richard Dehr   Composer
Robert Dobyne   Composer
Barry Murphy   Memorabilia
Robert White   Arranger
Frank Miller   Composer
Corporation   Arranger,Producer
Phil Jones   Composer
Lawrence Brown   Composer,Producer
John Lester   Memorabilia
Michele Horie   Producer,Art Direction
Andrew Skurow   Tape Research
Freddie Gorman   Composer
Dennis Lussier   Composer,Producer
Keith Hughes   Essay
Doris McNeil   Composer
David Bell   Photo Courtesy
Marty Coleman   Composer
Matt Teacher   Pro-Tools
George Solomon   Photo Courtesy,Material
Robby Krieger   Composer
Pamela Sawyer   Composer
Jo Almeida   Photo Coordination
J. Randy Taraborrelli   Photo Courtesy
James Dean   Composer
Cholo Baltazar   Composer,Spanish Lyrics
Lula Hardaway   Composer
Sylvester Stewart   Composer
Sujata Murthy   Publicity
Margaret Johnson   Composer
Robert Walker   Producer
Ricardo Wallace   Composer
Ellise Pauling   Composer
Joseph Stanley Williams   Composer
Annette Helton   Photo Courtesy
Anna Wood   Composer
Amart Baltazar   Composer,Spanish Lyrics
Tony Vaughan   Memorabilia

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