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This special installment from the hugely successful Now... series of compilation albums, is released to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of one of the greatest record labels in music history. Now That's What I Call Motown presents 25 of the most beloved and timeless classic R&B tracks from some of the greatest music artists of all-time, all on one CD. It includes cuts from the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, the Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Mary Wells, Rick James, the Commodores and many others.

NOW That's What I Call Motown 1 LISTENMoney (That's What I Want) / Barrett Strong 2:36 2 LISTENPlease Mr. Postman / The Marvelettes 2:29 3 LISTENShop Around / The Miracles 2:49 4 LISTENDo You Love Me / The Contours 2:53 5 LISTENDancing in the Street / Martha & the Vandellas 2:38 6 LISTENMy Guy / Mary Wells 2:51 7 LISTENMy Girl / The Temptations 2:57 8 LISTENStop! In the Name of Love / The Supremes 2:52 9 LISTENShotgun / Junior Walker & the All-Stars 3:19 10 LISTENI Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) / The Four Tops 2:44 11 LISTENYou Keep Me Hangin' on / The Supremes 2:41 12 LISTENAin't Nothing Like the Real Thing / Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:13 13 LISTENI Heard It Through the Grapevine / Marvin Gaye 3:13 14 LISTENI Can't Get Next to You / The Temptations 2:52 15 LISTENI Want You Back / The Jackson 5 2:59 16 LISTENSigned, Sealed, Delievered I'm Yours / Stevie Wonder 2:38 17 LISTENWar / Edwin Starr 3:22 18 LISTENThe Tears of a Clown / Smokey Robinson & the Miracles 3:00 19 LISTENWhat's Going on / Marvin Gaye 3:53 20 LISTENNeither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye) / Gladys Knight & the Pips 4:23 21 LISTENLet's Get It on / Marvin Gaye 4:51 22 LISTENLove Machine, Pt. 1 / The Miracles 3:00 23 LISTENBrickhouse / The Commodores 3:28 24 LISTENUpside Down / Diana Ross 4:03 25 LISTENSuper Freak / Rick James 3:24
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Performer:  Various
Release Date:  January 13, 2009
Label:  Universal Motown
Genre:  Motown
Release Date:  January 13, 2009
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review by . January 15, 2009
posted in Music Matters
I'm sure that many younger people wonder what the fuss was all about.  A half century ago, a young Detroit entreprenour named Berry Gordy Jr. decided that he was going to start his own record company.  His idea was a simple one really.  He was going to make records with black artists that appealed to the largest segment of the record buying public which in those days was suburban white teenagers.  His formula worked to perfection.  So much so that 50 years later the Motown …
Now That's What I Call Motown
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