Motown: The Complete No. 1’s includes Motown’s biggest hits in one special 11-CD package featuring classic songs that were No. 1 on multiple charts in the U.S. and around the world.
Artists include Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, the Temptations, the Jackson 5, the Commodores, Gladys Knight & the Pips, the Four Tops, Boyz II Men, and many more. Housed in a replica of the original Hitsville Motown building, the box also includes a 100-page photo book with an introduction by Smokey Robinson, who was responsible for 20 Motown No. 1’s, plus rare and classic images and detailed annotations. Updated for Motown’s 60thin 2019, the set also includes 12 bonus tracks – the songs whose cover versions were No. 1, from Martha & the Vandellas’ “Dancing in the Street” (No. 1 for David Bowie and Mick Jagger) to Stevie Wonder’s original “Pastime Paradise” (adopted as Coolio feat. L.V.’s “Gangsta’s Paradise,”) Disc 11 is a newly curated bonus disc featuring updated No. 1’s and bonus tracks.
Includes a 100-page photo book with an introduction by Smokey Robinson, who was responsible for 20 Motown No. 1’s, plus rare and classic images and detailed annotations.
Video: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Shop Around 1960
Shop Around – Miracles (Featuring Bill/Smokey Robinson), Please Mr. Postman – the Marvelettes, Do You Love Me – the Contours,You Beat Me to the Punch – Mary Wells,Two Lovers – Mary Wells, You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – the Miracles, Fingertips – Part 2 – Little Stevie Wonder, Heat Wave – Martha & the Vandellas, The Way You Do the Things You Do – the Temptations, My Guy – Mary Wells, Where Did Our Love Go – the Supremes, Baby Love – the Supremes, Come See About Me – the Supremes, My Girl – the Temptations, Shotgun – Jr. Walker & the All-Stars, Stop! in the Name of Love – the Supremes, I’ll Be Doggone – Marvin Gaye, Back in My Arms Again – the Supremes,I Can’t Help Myself – Four Tops,I Hear a Symphony – the Supremes,Ain’t That Peculiar – Marvin Gaye,Uptight (Everything’s Alright) – Stevie Wonder,Get Ready ? the Temptations,Dancing in the Street – Martha & the Vandellas,How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye,This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) – Isley Brothers,Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home) – Marvin Gaye,Ain’t Too Proud to Beg ? the Temptations,Blowin’ in the Wind – Stevie Wonder,You Can’t Hurry Love – the Supremes,Beauty Is Only Skin Deep ? the Temptations,Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops,You Keep Me Hangin’ on – the Supremes, (I Know) I’m Losing You ? the Temptations,The Hunter Gets Captured By the Game – the Marvelettes,Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone – the Supremes,Jimmy Mack – Martha & the Vandellas,The Happening – the Supremes, I Was Made to Love Her – Stevie Wonder,I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Gladys Knight & the Pips, I Second That Emotion – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, I Wish It Would Rain – the Temptations, Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day – Stevie Wonder, Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell,I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You) – the Temptations,You’re All I Need to Get By ? Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes,F or Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder,I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye,I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Diana Ross & the Supremes & the Temptations, What Becomes of the Broken Hearted – Jimmy Ruffin, You’ve Made Me So Very Happy – Brenda Holloway,Runaway Child Running Wild – the Temptations,Too Busy Thinking About My Baby – Marvin Gaye,What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) – Jr. Walker & the All-Stars, I Can’t Get Next to You ? the Temptations, Baby I’m for Real – the Originals, Someday We’ll Be Together – Diana Ross & the Supremes, I Want You Back – the Jackson 5,Yester-Me Yester-You Yesterday – Stevie Wonder, ABC – the Jackson 5,Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand) – Diana Ross,It’s All in the Game – Four Tops,The Love You Save ? the Jackson 5, Get Ready – Rare Earth, Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today) – the Temptations, Signed Sealed Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder, War – Edwin Starr, The Tears of a Clown [U.K. Version]- Smokey Robinson & the Miracles,Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross,I’ll Be There ? the Jackson 5,Heaven Help Us All – Stevie Wonder,The Tears of a Clown the [U.S. Version] – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Stoned Love – the Supremes, If I Were Your Woman – Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mama’s Pearl – the Jackson 5, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) – the Temptations, What’s Going on – Marvin Gaye, Never Can Say Goodbye – the Jackson 5, Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) – Marvin Gaye,I’m Still Waiting – Diana Ross, Smiling Faces Sometimes – the Undisputed Truth,Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) – Marvin Gaye,Got to Be There – Michael Jackson,Rockin’ Robin – Michael Jackson,I Wanna Be Where You Are – Michael Jackson, Ben – Michael Jackson, Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone – the Temptations,Superstition – Stevie Wonder,Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye) – Gladys Knight & the Pips,Masterpiece ? the Temptations, You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder, Touch Me in the Morning – Diana Ross, Let’s Get It on – Marvin Gaye