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STANDING IN THE SHADOWS contains new live versions of classic hits sung by today's stars and backed by Motown's house band, the Funk Brothers. Included are three original, previously unreleased tracks from Motown's vaults. STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN won the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Album For A Motion Picture Or Television. "What's Going On" (Chaka Khan) won the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance.
Song List: Disc 1
1. Heat Wave, (Love Is Like A) - Joan Osborne
2. You've Really Got a Hold on Me - Me'Shell NdegeOcello
3. Do You Love Me - Bootsy Collins
4. Bernadette - Funk Brothers (previously unreleased, TRUE instrumental)
5. Reach Out I'll Be There - Gerald Levert
6. Ain't Too Proud to Beg - Ben Harper
7. Shotgun - Gerald Levert/Tom Scott
8. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted - Joan Osborne
9. I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Ben Harper
10. You Keep Me Hanging On - The Funk Brothers (previously unreleased, TRUE instrumental)
11. Cool Jerk - Bootsy Collins
12. Cloud Nine - Me'Shell NdegeOcello
13. What's Going On - Chaka Khan
14. Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Chaka Khan/Montell Jordan
15. Flick, The - Earl Van Dyke (previously unreleased, original Motown recording)
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Label:  Hip-O Records
ArtistOriginal Soundtrack
Release Date:  September 24, 2002
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review by . December 28, 2003
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Pros: Classic songs remade with respect to the originals. Fantastic!     Cons: Nothing     The Bottom Line: You must try this album; classic songs sung in a classic way... it's just fantastic. No matter your mood, this will put a smile on your face.     The cover of the CD Standing in the Shadows of Motown displays the exact way I feel when I listen to it. The sounds coming through my speakers don’t seem to be coming from my speakers …
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