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What's in Store
 
 
Various Artists
The Complete Motown Singles Vol 9: 1969
 
 
Disc 44
1. Edwin Starr - Twenty-Five Miles 
2. Edwin Starr - Love Is My Destination 
3. Diana Ross & The Supremes - Im Livin In Shame 
4. Diana Ross & The Supremes - Im So Glad I Got Somebody (Like You Around) 
5. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Good Lovin Aint Easy To Come By 
6. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Satisfied Feelin 
7. The Originals - Weve Got A Way Out Love 
8. The Originals - Youre The One 
9. The Originals - Weve Got A Way Out Love [alternate mix] 
10. David Ruffin - My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me) 
11. David Ruffin - Ive Got To Find Myself A Brand New Baby 
12. Soupy Sales - Muck-Arty Park 
13. Soupy Sales - Green Grow The Lilacs 
14. Stevie Wonder - Dont Know Why I Love You [promo version] 
15. Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour - 1st pressing 
16. Stevie Wonder - Dont Know Why I Love You [commercial version] 
17. The Temptations - Runaway Child, Running Wild  
18. The Temptations - I Need Your Lovin 
19. Shorty Long - Dont Mess With My Weekend 
20. Shorty Long - Aint No Justice 
21. Shorty Long - I Had A Dream 
22. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Didnt You Know (Youd Have To Cry Sometime) 
23. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Keep An Eye 
Disc 45
1. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - I'll Try Something New 
2. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - The Way You Do The Things You Do 
3. Chuck Jackson - Are You Lonely For Me Baby 
4. Chuck Jackson - Your Wonderful Love 
5. Chuck Jackson - Are You Lonely For Me Baby [longer mix] 
6. The Fantastic Four - I Feel Like Im Falling In Love Again 
7. The Fantastic Four - Pin Point It Down 
8. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - (Weve Got) Honey Love 
9. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Im In Love (And I Know It) 
10. Earl Van Dyke - Runaway Child, Running Wild 
11. Earl Van Dyke - Gonna Give Her All The Love Ive Got 
12. Jonah Jones - For Better Or Worse 
13. Jonah Jones - Dont Mess With Bill 
14. The Supremes - The Composer 
15. The Supremes - The Beginning Of The End 
16. Billy Eckstine - My Cup Runneth Over 
17. Billy Eckstine - Ask The Lonely 
18. Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby 
19. Marvin Gaye - Wherever I Lay My Hat (Thats My Home) 
20. Four Tops - What Is A Man 
21. Four Tops - Dont Bring Back Memories 
22. The Honest Men - Cherie 
23. The Honest Men - Baby 
24. Jr. Walker & The All Stars - What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) 
25. Jr. Walker & The All Stars Ė Brainwasher (Part 1) 
Disc 46
1. The Temptations - Donít Let The Joneses Get You Down 
2. The Temptations - Since Iíve Lost You 
3. The Isley Brothers - Just Ainít Enough Love 
4. The Originals - Green Grow The Lilacs 
5. The Supremes - No Matter What Sign You Are 
6. The Supremes - The Young Folks 
7. The Supremes - No Matter What Sign You Are [alternate mix] 
8. Edwin Starr - Iím Still A Struggling Man 
9. Edwin Starr - Pretty Little Angel 
10. Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Nitty Gritty 
11. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Got Myself A Good Man 
12. The Miracles - Doggone Right 
13. The Miracles - Here I Go Again 
14. The Miracles - Abraham, Martin, And John 
15. The Miracles - Abraham, Martin, And John [alternate mix] 
16. David Ruffin - Iíve Lost Everything Iíve Ever Loved 
17. David Ruffin - Weíll Have A Good Thing Going On 
18. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow 
19. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - Try It Baby 
20. Captain Zap & The Motortown Cut-Ups - The Luney Landing 
21. Captain Zap & The Motortown Cut-Ups - The Luney Take-Off 
22. Bobby Taylor - Oh Iíve Been Blessed 
23. Bobby Taylor - It Should Have Been Me Loving Her  
24. The Lollipops Ė Cheating, Is Telling On You 
25. The Lollipops - Need Your Love 
Disc 47
1. Blinky & Edwin Starr - Oh How Happy 
2. Blinky & Edwin Starr - Ooo Baby Baby 
3. Terry Johnson - My Springtime 
4. Terry Johnson Ė Suzie 
5. Bobby Taylor - My Girl Has Gone 
6. The Temptations - I Canít Get Next To You 
7. The Temptations - Running Away (Ainít Gonna Help You) 
8. Marvin Gaye - Thatís The Way Love Is 
9. Marvin Gaye - Gonna Keep On Tryiní Till I Win Your Love 
10. Chuck Jackson - Honey Come Back 
11. Chuck Jackson - What Am I Gonna Do Without You 
12. The Originals - Baby, Iím For Real 
13. The Originals - Moment Of Truth 
14. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Taking My Love (And Leaving Me) 
15. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Ė Heartless 
16. Wes Henderson - In Bed 
17. Wes Henderson Ė Reality 
18. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - The Weight 
19. Diana Ross & The Supremes & the Temptations - For Better Or Worse 
20. Shorty Long - A Whiter Shade Of Pale 
21. Shorty Long - When You Are Available 
22. The Fantastic Four - Just Another Lonely Night 
23. The Fantastic Four - Donít Care Why You Want Me (Long As You Want Me) 
24. Joe Harnell - Midnight Cowboy 
25. Joe Harnell - Green Grow The Lilacs 
Disc 48
1. The Marvelettes - Thatís How Heartaches Are Made 
2. The Marvelettes - Rainy Mourning 
3. Monk Montgomery - A Place In The Sun 
4. Monk Montgomery - Your Love 
5. Stu Gardner - Home On the Range (Everybody Needs A Home) 
6. Stu Gardner - Itís A Family Thangí 
7. Stu Gardner - Mend This Generation  
8. Stevie Wonder - Never Had A Dream Come True 
9. Stevie Wonder - Iíd Be A Fool Right Now 
10. Stevie Wonder - Yester Me, Yester You, Yesterday 
11. Arthur Adams - Itís Private Tonight 
12. Arthur Adams - Letís Make Some Love 
13. Jr. Walker & The All Stars - These Eyes 
14. Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Iíve Got To Find A Way To Win Maria Back 
15. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Friendship Train 
16. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Cloud Nine 
17. The Spinners - In My Diary  
18. The Spinners - (Sheís Gonna Love Me) At Sundown 
19. The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back 
20. The Jackson 5 - Whoís Loviní You 
21. Jimmy Ruffin - If You Will Let Me, I Know I Can 
22. Jimmy Ruffin - Farewell Is A Lonely Sound 
23. Dorothy, Oma & Zelpha - Gonna Put It On Your Mind 
24. Dorothy, Oma & Zelpha - Henry Blake 
Disc 49
1. The Supremes - Someday Weíll Be Together 
2. The Supremes - Heís My Sunny Boy 
3. Four Tops - Donít Let Him Take Your Love From Me 
4. Four Tops - The Key 
5. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - What You Gave Me 
6. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - How You Gonna Keep It (After You Get It) 
7. Rare Earth - Generation (Light Up The Sky) 
8. Rare Earth - Magic Key 
9. David Ruffin - Iím So Glad I Fell For You 
10. David Ruffin - I Pray Every Day You Wonít Regret Loving Me  
11. David Ruffin I'm So Glad I Fell For You [alternate mix] 
12. The Miracles - Point It Out 
13. The Miracles - Darling Dear 
14. The Miracles - Point It Out [altermate mix] 
15. Anonymous Children Of Today - Can We Talk To You? (For A Little While) 
16. Anonymous Children Of Today - Love And Peace 
17. The Rustix - Canít You Hear The Music Play 
18. The Rustix - I Guess This Is Goodbye 
19. The Five Smooth Stones - I Will Never Love Another 
20. The Five Smooth Stones - Love Unto Me 
21. Marvin Gaye - How Can I Forget 
22. Marvin Gaye - Gonna Give Her All The Love Iíve Got 
23. The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack 
24. The Temptations - Thatís The Way Love Is 
25. Chuck Jackson - Baby, I'll Get It 
26. Chuck Jackson - The Day My World Stood Still 
 
Price: $95.98
 

RELEASE DATE: December 6th 2007
CD Edition limited to 6000 limited edition copies.

One Small Step for Man
One Giant Leap for Motown
 
Even as the world rolled on like a ball of confusion, it was a new morning for “The Sound of Young America” in 1969. That story is in full flower on The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 9: 1969, a 6-CD set that’s the latest installment in the acclaimed series from Hip-oSelect.com
 
While the year marked the zenith of Motown’s ascendance in American culture – with Grammy® awards and television specials – 1969 also signaled the end of an era. As the decade closed in the freefall from the peak of the Woodstock festival to the horror of Altamont, so too was Motown in upheaval. While the year saw The Temps snag the company’s first GRAMMY® for 1968’s “Cloud Nine,” it also suffered the loss of foundation drummer Benny “Papa Zita” Benjamin. Diana Ross was planning to leave the Supremes, while the Jackson 5 injected new energy to the company.
 
Motown enjoyed such success that it could afford to move into gleaming downtown offices. The company also took a brave step forward into progressive rock with the launch of the Rare Earth label.  It also made a deal with Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine to distribute the eclectic Chisa label.
 
This incredible year is captured in 148 songs from 42 artists on Motown’s many labels across the six CDs of The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 9: 1969. Highlights include Edwin Starr’s “Twenty-Five Miles,” “Someday We'll Be Together” by Diana Ross & The Supremes - that lineup's finale and the final No. 1 hit of the decade - Gladys Knight & The Pips’ “Friendship Train,” and The Jackson 5’s still-amazing “I Want You Back,” which is also featured as the replica 45 housed in the front cover.
 
Featured in the box set’s thick booklet is an introductory essay from former Motown executive and current artist manager Shelly Berger, an overview of the times by music historian Stu Hackel, detailed track notations, discographies and cross-references, and, of course, terrific photos from the Motown Archives.
 


Price: $95.98
 

 

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