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To anyone who knows do they have information on any of the songs listed by artist i give

Isley Brothers - I Heard It Through the Grapevine (did they do it) and

The Four Tops - This Old Heart of Mine (again did they do it and any sound file they can send me)

Plus any lists of unreleased motown ie songs not released on cellerful of Motown and still waiting release and if so anyone got the MP3 they can send me as i am intrested in these and would love a volume 4 of Cellerful of Motown if ever one comes out.

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To anyone who knows do they have information on any of the songs listed by artist i give

Isley Brothers - I Heard It Through the Grapevine (did they do it) and

The Four Tops - This Old Heart of Mine (again did they do it and any sound file they can send me)

Plus any lists of unreleased motown ie songs not released on cellerful of Motown and still waiting release and if so anyone got the MP3 they can send me as i am intrested in these and would love a volume 4 of Cellerful of Motown if ever one comes out.

Cellarful of Motown 4 should be coming out later this year - I spoke to Paul Nixon yesterday and he says it's in the schedules. If I hear anything, I'll let you know.

Secondly, there are hundreds if not thousands of unissued tracks.....it's an on-going project of finding the different cuts on each take and putting that data onto a data base. Let's say Version 3 of Marvin's 'Heard it through the grapevine' was the one issued on vinyl. There could be another 14 takes from that session just of that track - you get the picture? I had to choose from different takes of each track that I put on each Soul Satisfaction CD.....and again, Earl Van Dyke's 'All for you' - the version on UK Tamla Motown is a different take to the one issued on Soul simply because someone back in the 6Ts sent a tape to the UK of a different cut (probably in error) to be pressed!!! I've got over 30 reference CDs with unissued Motown on and since I got them back in 2001, there's probably that amount again of unissued stuff.

Typing in 'Isley Brothers I heard it through the grapevine' in Google search brought back this result from Wikipedia:

Shelved versions by The Miracles and The Isley Brothers

Norman Whitfield recorded "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" in early 1967 with Smokey Robinson & the Miracles as vocalists. During the 1960s, Motown met each Friday to determine which recordings to release as singles. The Quality Control staff voted as a democracy, with Motown chief Berry Gordy also holding veto power. Whitfield presented the Miracles' "Grapevine", which was not chosen. Whitfield had The Isley Brothers re-record the song; their version also failed.

Try typing in your searches to Google - it normally brings back plenty of references.

Jo :lol:

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Cellarful of Motown 4 should be coming out later this year - I spoke to Paul Nixon yesterday and he says it's in the schedules. If I hear anything, I'll let you know.

Secondly, there are hundreds if not thousands of unissued tracks.....it's an on-going project of finding the different cuts on each take and putting that data onto a data base. Let's say Version 3 of Marvin's 'Heard it through the grapevine' was the one issued on vinyl. There could be another 14 takes from that session just of that track - you get the picture? I had to choose from different takes of each track that I put on each Soul Satisfaction CD.....and again, Earl Van Dyke's 'All for you' - the version on UK Tamla Motown is a different take to the one issued on Soul simply because someone back in the 6Ts sent a tape to the UK of a different cut (probably in error) to be pressed!!! I've got over 30 reference CDs with unissued Motown on and since I got them back in 2001, there's probably that amount again of unissued stuff.

Typing in 'Isley Brothers I heard it through the grapevine' in Google search brought back this result from Wikipedia:

Shelved versions by The Miracles and The Isley Brothers

Norman Whitfield recorded "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" in early 1967 with Smokey Robinson & the Miracles as vocalists. During the 1960s, Motown met each Friday to determine which recordings to release as singles. The Quality Control staff voted as a democracy, with Motown chief Berry Gordy also holding veto power. Whitfield presented the Miracles' "Grapevine", which was not chosen. Whitfield had The Isley Brothers re-record the song; their version also failed.

Try typing in your searches to Google - it normally brings back plenty of references.

Jo :thumbsup:

interesting post jo do you think there is still that undiscovered gem waiting to be found,or is all the good stuff already out there in one form or another,loved all the other stuff you helped get out by the way,

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interesting post jo do you think there is still that undiscovered gem waiting to be found,or is all the good stuff already out there in one form or another,loved all the other stuff you helped get out by the way,

Thank you - it's always lovely to be appreciated :D I'm absolutely convinced that there are more 'killer' tracks just lurking on an unidentified tape somewhere....gathering dust in NY.....and I'll let you know when I find it :huh: For me, Kim Weston's 'Gonna make it up to you baby' was as good as it gets when that was issued on the black and white KW collection....blew my mind :unsure: Jo

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well Jo that was great info but sadly as much as google. i like to ask soul fans since they are the ones who knows the stuff i believe

i am almost a sucker for any Motown it gets me excited lol.

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Secondly, there are hundreds if not thousands of unissued tracks.....it's an on-going project of finding the different cuts on each take and putting that data onto a data base. Let's say Version 3 of Marvin's 'Heard it through the grapevine' was the one issued on vinyl. There could be another 14 takes from that session just of that track - you get the picture? I had to choose from different takes of each track that I put on each Soul Satisfaction CD.....and again, Earl Van Dyke's 'All for you' - the version on UK Tamla Motown is a different take to the one issued on Soul simply because someone back in the 6Ts sent a tape to the UK of a different cut (probably in error) to be pressed!!! I've got over 30 reference CDs with unissued Motown on and since I got them back in 2001, there's probably that amount again of unissued stuff.

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Jo - this will be of interest to you ( and hopefully others ) , regarding the above highlighted part of your reply .......

The UK release of " AFY " as you state , is a different version from the release on Soul in the US , and this is certainly the reason as to why that happened .........

The 1965 Ready Steady Go special " The Sounds Of Motown " , though not claimed to be as such , was aired to coincide with , and promote , the first major releases for the dedicated Tamla Motown labelin the UK , of which " All For You " ( TMG 506 , c/w " Too Many Fish In The Sea " ) was one of them .

Unlike the other artists on the special , EVD was not shown performing " AFY " - it was used only as backing at the opening of the special - which came from a 12" acetate recording specially pressed by Rediffusion ( see below : thanks to Paul McKeever for the photograph ) taken from a tape supplied by EMI for Rediffusion in order for them to broadcast the special .

The tape supplied to Rediffusion was a copy of the master tape that EMI used to manufacture the record ( which was supplied to them by Motown ) , and pressed the record , unbeknowing that it was an " alternate " version , and not the US release .........

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Cellarful of Motown 4 should be coming out later this year - I spoke to Paul Nixon yesterday and he says it's in the schedules. If I hear anything, I'll let you know.

Secondly, there are hundreds if not thousands of unissued tracks.....it's an on-going project of finding the different cuts on each take and putting that data onto a data base. Let's say Version 3 of Marvin's 'Heard it through the grapevine' was the one issued on vinyl. There could be another 14 takes from that session just of that track - you get the picture? I had to choose from different takes of each track that I put on each Soul Satisfaction CD.....and again, Earl Van Dyke's 'All for you' - the version on UK Tamla Motown is a different take to the one issued on Soul simply because someone back in the 6Ts sent a tape to the UK of a different cut (probably in error) to be pressed!!! I've got over 30 reference CDs with unissued Motown on and since I got them back in 2001, there's probably that amount again of unissued stuff.

Typing in 'Isley Brothers I heard it through the grapevine' in Google search brought back this result from Wikipedia:

Shelved versions by The Miracles and The Isley Brothers

Norman Whitfield recorded "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" in early 1967 with Smokey Robinson & the Miracles as vocalists. During the 1960s, Motown met each Friday to determine which recordings to release as singles. The Quality Control staff voted as a democracy, with Motown chief Berry Gordy also holding veto power. Whitfield presented the Miracles' "Grapevine", which was not chosen. Whitfield had The Isley Brothers re-record the song; their version also failed.

Try typing in your searches to Google - it normally brings back plenty of references.

Jo :D

Hi Jo

I find that the US demo of Marvin's 'Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby' is different from the US issue. The production seems higher in the mix and the plucked strings seem to be more prominant-especially at the end of the song. Must happen with lots of songs and takes.

Can't go back to the issue now.

Kev

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There is a great website called don't forget the motor city which is full of information regarding Motown recordings.....

I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong) publ. Jobete

Bobby Taylor; rec 15-Dec-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Sep-68; LP (S): Gordy GS930 Bobby Taylor And the Vancouvers

Sep-68; LP (M): Gordy G930 Bobby Taylor And the Vancouvers [DJ copies only]

01-May-06; CD (S): Motown 983 851 2 The Motown Anthology [ UK ]

Gladys Knight & The Pips; rec 17-Jun-67 ; [studio] ; produced by Norman Whitfield

28-Sep-67; 45 (M): Soul S 35039 A [1st pressing]

28-Sep-67; 45 (M): Soul S 35039 A [2nd pressing] [alt mix]

Sep-67; LP (M): Soul S706 Everybody Needs Love

Sep-67; LP (S): Soul SS706 Everybody Needs Love

Apr-69; LP (S): Motown MS684 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 10

Mar-70; LP: Soul SS723 Greatest Hits

Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS730 The Motown Story - The First Decade Volume 4

13-Apr-92; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5126 Everybody Needs Love

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

21-Mar-95; CD: Motown 31453 0483 The Best Of Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Anthology Series

07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 826 2 Ultimate Collection

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 709 The Happening [ UK ]

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5240 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 4

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 145 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 2 [ UK ]

Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 313 2 The Motown Years [ UK ]

16-Jul-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 545 2 Mod Fave Raves Volume 1 [ UK ]

23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7 [band track]

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box

06-Nov-06; CD (S): Motown 984 194 3 Everybody Needs Love / Feelin' Bluesy [ UK ]

25-May-07; CD (M): Hip O Select B0008993-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 7 1967 [alt mix]

25-May-07; CD (M): Hip O Select B0008993-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 7 1967

Gladys Knight & The Pips ; [live]

Jul-69; LP (S): Motown MS688 Motortown Revue Live

26-Aug-05; CD (S): Hip O Select B0003623-02 Recorded Live - The Motortown Revue Collection

Gladys Knight & The Pips ; [live]

Oct-70; LP (S): Soul SS730 All In A Knight's Work - Live!

Marvin Gaye; rec 10-Apr-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

26-Aug-68; LP (S): Tamla TS285 In The Groove

26-Aug-68; LP (M): Tamla TM285 In The Groove [DJ copies only]

30-Nov-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54176 A

Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS300 Super Hits

Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS731 The Motown Story - The First Decade Volume 5

Mar-86; LP (S): Motown 6172 Motown Remembers Marvin Gaye [with added overdubs]

14-Sep-90; CD (M): Motown MOTD4 6311 The Marvin Gaye Collection

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

23-Aug-94; CD (S): Motown 31453 0355-2 The Norman Whitfield Sessions

25-Apr-95; CD (M): Motown 31453 0492-2 The Master 1961-1984

13-Jun-95; CD: Motown 31453 0507-2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1968

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5942 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 6

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 709 The Happening [ UK ]

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 146 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 3 [ UK ]

02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 793 2 I Heard It Through The Grapevine [ UK ]

26-Feb-01; CD (S): Motown 013 185 2 Moods Of Marvin Gaye / In The Groove [ UK ]

23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s

11-May-04; CD (S): Motown 066 365-2 Standing In The Shadows of Motown - De Luxe [band track only]

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7 [band track]

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [extended soundtrack version]

03-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 174 317 7 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968

Sounds Nice

Sep-70; LP: Rare Earth RS512 Love At First Sight

The Miracles; rec 16-Aug-66 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

22-Sep-98; CD (M): Motown 530 960 2 Motown Sings Motown Treasures

12-Jan-05; CD: Hip O Select B0003619-02 Motown Sings Motown Treasures

The Miracles ; produced by Norman Whitfield

26-Aug-68; LP (M): Tamla TM290 Special Occasion

26-Aug-68; LP (S): Tamla TS290 Special Occasion

Mar-97; CD (S): Polygram 530 774 2 Master Series [ UK ]

07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 183 2 Make It Happen / Special Occasion [ UK ]

The Rustix; rec 02-Jul-69 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

Aug-69; LP: Rare Earth RS508 Bedlam

The Temptations; rec 18-Dec-68 ; [lead - Dennis Edwards] ; produced by Norman Whitfield

17-Feb-69; LP (S): Gordy GS939 Cloud Nine

23-Oct-00; CD: Spectrum 544 383 2 From 1966-1969 [ UK ]

The Undisputed Truth ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS955 The Undisputed Truth

This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr-Sylvia Moy) publ. Jobete

Tammi Terrell; rec 15-Sep-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

06-Dec-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1138 A

Jan-69; LP (M): Motown MS652 Irresistible

Feb-72; LP (S): Tamla Motown STML11200 Motown Memories (16 non-stop Tamla hits) [uK]

Jul-97; CD (S): Debutante 530 814 2 This Is Northern Soul! Volume 2 [uK]

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 710 Changing Times [uK]

16-Jul-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 491 2 Essential Collection [uK]

03-May-05; CD: Motown 067 024 2 This Is Northern Soul! The Motown Sound Volume 1 [uK]

03-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 174 317 7 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968

The Isley Brothers; rec 01-Dec-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

28-Jan-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54128 A [2nd pressing]

28-Jan-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54128 A [1st pressing]

May-66; LP (S): Tamla TS269 This Old Heart Of Mine

May-66; LP (M): Tamla TM269 This Old Heart Of Mine

Jan-67; LP (S): Motown MS655 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 6

Jan-67; LP (M): Motown M655 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 6

Apr-69; LP (S): Tamla TS287 Doin' Their Thing

Oct-70; LP (E): Starline SRS5043 Isley Brothers Greatest Hits

Oct-70; LP (S): Motown MS715 Motown Chartbusters Volume 2

26-Feb-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5483 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 122 2 Early Classics [uK]

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 704 Movin' On Up [uK]

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5238 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 2

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 146 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 3 [ UK ]

17-Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 280 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 3 [ UK ]

Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5 [band track]

Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5

11-Nov-02; CD (S): Motown 017 190 This Old Heart Of Mine / Soul On The Rocks [ UK ]

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [alternate stereo mix]

24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966

24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966 [alt mix]

The Supremes; rec 13-May-66 ; [ L.A.] ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

Aug-66; LP (S): Motown MS649 Supremes A Go-Go

Aug-66; LP (M): Motown M649 Supremes A Go-Go

Sep-85; LP: Motown 5371 Sing Motown

23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 508 2 Love Child / Supremes A' Go-Go [ UK ]

11-Dec-01; CD (M): Motown 016 409-2 Anthology

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There is a great website called don't forget the motor city which is full of information regarding Motown recordings.....

I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong) publ. Jobete

Bobby Taylor; rec 15-Dec-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Sep-68; LP (S): Gordy GS930 Bobby Taylor And the Vancouvers

Sep-68; LP (M): Gordy G930 Bobby Taylor And the Vancouvers [DJ copies only]

01-May-06; CD (S): Motown 983 851 2 The Motown Anthology [ UK ]

Gladys Knight & The Pips; rec 17-Jun-67 ; [studio] ; produced by Norman Whitfield

28-Sep-67; 45 (M): Soul S 35039 A [1st pressing]

28-Sep-67; 45 (M): Soul S 35039 A [2nd pressing] [alt mix]

Sep-67; LP (M): Soul S706 Everybody Needs Love

Sep-67; LP (S): Soul SS706 Everybody Needs Love

Apr-69; LP (S): Motown MS684 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 10

Mar-70; LP: Soul SS723 Greatest Hits

Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS730 The Motown Story - The First Decade Volume 4

13-Apr-92; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5126 Everybody Needs Love

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

21-Mar-95; CD: Motown 31453 0483 The Best Of Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Anthology Series

07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 826 2 Ultimate Collection

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 709 The Happening [ UK ]

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5240 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 4

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 145 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 2 [ UK ]

Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 313 2 The Motown Years [ UK ]

16-Jul-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 545 2 Mod Fave Raves Volume 1 [ UK ]

23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7 [band track]

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box

06-Nov-06; CD (S): Motown 984 194 3 Everybody Needs Love / Feelin' Bluesy [ UK ]

25-May-07; CD (M): Hip O Select B0008993-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 7 1967 [alt mix]

25-May-07; CD (M): Hip O Select B0008993-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 7 1967

Gladys Knight & The Pips ; [live]

Jul-69; LP (S): Motown MS688 Motortown Revue Live

26-Aug-05; CD (S): Hip O Select B0003623-02 Recorded Live - The Motortown Revue Collection

Gladys Knight & The Pips ; [live]

Oct-70; LP (S): Soul SS730 All In A Knight's Work - Live!

Marvin Gaye; rec 10-Apr-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

26-Aug-68; LP (S): Tamla TS285 In The Groove

26-Aug-68; LP (M): Tamla TM285 In The Groove [DJ copies only]

30-Nov-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54176 A

Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS300 Super Hits

Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS731 The Motown Story - The First Decade Volume 5

Mar-86; LP (S): Motown 6172 Motown Remembers Marvin Gaye [with added overdubs]

14-Sep-90; CD (M): Motown MOTD4 6311 The Marvin Gaye Collection

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

23-Aug-94; CD (S): Motown 31453 0355-2 The Norman Whitfield Sessions

25-Apr-95; CD (M): Motown 31453 0492-2 The Master 1961-1984

13-Jun-95; CD: Motown 31453 0507-2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1968

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5942 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 6

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 709 The Happening [ UK ]

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 146 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 3 [ UK ]

02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 793 2 I Heard It Through The Grapevine [ UK ]

26-Feb-01; CD (S): Motown 013 185 2 Moods Of Marvin Gaye / In The Groove [ UK ]

23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s

11-May-04; CD (S): Motown 066 365-2 Standing In The Shadows of Motown - De Luxe [band track only]

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7 [band track]

14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8857 Motown Classics - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Vol. 7

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [extended soundtrack version]

03-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 174 317 7 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968

Sounds Nice

Sep-70; LP: Rare Earth RS512 Love At First Sight

The Miracles; rec 16-Aug-66 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

22-Sep-98; CD (M): Motown 530 960 2 Motown Sings Motown Treasures

12-Jan-05; CD: Hip O Select B0003619-02 Motown Sings Motown Treasures

The Miracles ; produced by Norman Whitfield

26-Aug-68; LP (M): Tamla TM290 Special Occasion

26-Aug-68; LP (S): Tamla TS290 Special Occasion

Mar-97; CD (S): Polygram 530 774 2 Master Series [ UK ]

07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 183 2 Make It Happen / Special Occasion [ UK ]

The Rustix; rec 02-Jul-69 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

Aug-69; LP: Rare Earth RS508 Bedlam

The Temptations; rec 18-Dec-68 ; [lead - Dennis Edwards] ; produced by Norman Whitfield

17-Feb-69; LP (S): Gordy GS939 Cloud Nine

23-Oct-00; CD: Spectrum 544 383 2 From 1966-1969 [ UK ]

The Undisputed Truth ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS955 The Undisputed Truth

This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr-Sylvia Moy) publ. Jobete

Tammi Terrell; rec 15-Sep-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

06-Dec-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1138 A

Jan-69; LP (M): Motown MS652 Irresistible

Feb-72; LP (S): Tamla Motown STML11200 Motown Memories (16 non-stop Tamla hits) [uK]

Jul-97; CD (S): Debutante 530 814 2 This Is Northern Soul! Volume 2 [uK]

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 710 Changing Times [uK]

16-Jul-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 491 2 Essential Collection [uK]

03-May-05; CD: Motown 067 024 2 This Is Northern Soul! The Motown Sound Volume 1 [uK]

03-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 174 317 7 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968

The Isley Brothers; rec 01-Dec-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

28-Jan-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54128 A [2nd pressing]

28-Jan-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54128 A [1st pressing]

May-66; LP (S): Tamla TS269 This Old Heart Of Mine

May-66; LP (M): Tamla TM269 This Old Heart Of Mine

Jan-67; LP (S): Motown MS655 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 6

Jan-67; LP (M): Motown M655 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 6

Apr-69; LP (S): Tamla TS287 Doin' Their Thing

Oct-70; LP (E): Starline SRS5043 Isley Brothers Greatest Hits

Oct-70; LP (S): Motown MS715 Motown Chartbusters Volume 2

26-Feb-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5483 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics

03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown 37463 6312 2 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971

22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 122 2 Early Classics [uK]

1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 704 Movin' On Up [uK]

1997; CD (M): DPSM 5238 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 2

02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 146 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 3 [ UK ]

17-Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 280 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 3 [ UK ]

Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5 [band track]

Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8855 Motown Classics - Let's Get It On Vol. 5

11-Nov-02; CD (S): Motown 017 190 This Old Heart Of Mine / Soul On The Rocks [ UK ]

03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [alternate stereo mix]

24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966

24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966 [alt mix]

The Supremes; rec 13-May-66 ; [ L.A.] ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

Aug-66; LP (S): Motown MS649 Supremes A Go-Go

Aug-66; LP (M): Motown M649 Supremes A Go-Go

Sep-85; LP: Motown 5371 Sing Motown

23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 508 2 Love Child / Supremes A' Go-Go [ UK ]

11-Dec-01; CD (M): Motown 016 409-2 Anthology

Some great info there.

Didn't The Miracles also come out on a Music for Pleasure LP?

I have heard the stories of TOHOM being intended for the 4 Tops, but they were on tour, and the Isleys got it.

Is it possible they may have recorded it and it is buried somewhere?

Probably just wishful thinking, but surely that would have been Motown's finest moment?

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Hi Jo

I find that the US demo of Marvin's 'Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby' is different from the US issue. The production seems higher in the mix and the plucked strings seem to be more prominant-especially at the end of the song. Must happen with lots of songs and takes.

Can't go back to the issue now.

Kev

I know what you mean Kev. Some of the 'alternate' takes on the session tapes sometimes had the 'edge' on the issued version....but that's because some of them had more 'twiddly' bits in them which we all appreciate :unsure: Jo x

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