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  • The Early Motown EPs Vinyl Box Set The Early Motown EPs Vinyl Box Set Quick View

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    The Early Motown EPs Vinyl Box Set

    Together for the first time as a vinyl collection - Motown's first 7 EPs. Super rare and super collectable, this vinyl set is a must for any Motown fan. Strictly limited and individually numbered. Motown EPs came in glossy photo covers with some carrying pictures of the artists and for most this was the first glimpse of newly found idols. Artists featured on these EPs were an early Motown hall of fame - The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes to name a few.
    1. Shop Around [Regional Version] - The Miracles
    2. Who's Lovin' You - The Miracles
    3. Ain't It Baby - The Miracles
    4. The Only One I Love - The Miracles
    5. Heatwave - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
    6. A Love She Can Count On - The Miracles
    7. Hitch Hike - Marvin Gaye
    8. My Daddy Knows Best - The Marvelettes
    9. I Call It Pretty Music But The Old People Call It The Blues Pt. 1 - Stevie Wonder
    10. I Call It Pretty Music But The Old People Call It The Blues Pt. 2 - Stevie Wonder
    11. Work Out Stevie, Work Out - Stevie Wonder
    12. Monkey Talk - Stevie Wonder
    13. I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying - The Miracles
    14. Love Me All The Way - Kim Weston
    15. A Breathtaking Guy - The Supremes
    16. As Long As I Know He's Mine - The Marvelettes
    17. Can I Get A Witness - Marvin Gaye
    18. Too Hurt To Cry, Too Much In Love To Say Goodbye - The Darnells
    19. Leaving Here - Eddie Holland
    20. Quicksand - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
    Various Artists
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  • Meet The Supremes Meet The Supremes Quick View

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    Meet The Supremes

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    The debut album by Diana Ross' Supremes originally came out in late 1962, right after Motown's boss Berry Gordy signed them and changed their name (the group was previously referred to as 'The Primettes') and immediately before Barbara Martin left the band (which cost her being cut from the legendary 3 on the barstools cover, and the loss of any royalties from the album). Mainly a collection of their early singles, Meet The Supremes features pure soul gems like I Want A Guy, Buttered Popcorn, (He's) Seventeen and many more little classics recorded by this quartet of seventeen year-olds who, although still far from the international star status they would soon achieve, helped pave the road to the definition of the classic Motown Sound. A must-have in any soul music collection!

    1. Your Heart Belongs To Me
    2. Who's Loving You
    3. Baby Don't Go
    4. Buttered Popcorn
    5. I Want A Guy
    6. You Bring Back Memories
    7. The Boy That Got Away
    8. Play A Sad Song
    9. Never Again
    10. (He's) Seventeen
    The Supremes
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    Commodores

    Commodores is the self-titled fifth studio album by the Commodores, originally released in 1977. The album spent eight weeks at the top of the R&B/soul albums chart, the second of their albums to do so, and was their first Top 5 pop album.
    1. Squeeze The Fruit
    2. Funny Feelings
    3. Heaven Knows
    4. Zoom
    5. Won't You Come Dance With Me
    6. Brick House
    7. Funky Situation
    8. Patch It Up
    9. Easy
    Commodores
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  • Marvin Gaye - Collected Marvin Gaye - Collected Quick View

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    Marvin Gaye - Collected

    180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Gatefold Sleeve


    High-Quality PVC Protective Sleeve


    4-Page Booklet With Liner Notes And Photos


    Featuring ''Sexual Healing'', ''What's Going' On'' And ''Ain't No Mountain High Enough''


    Motown released the first Marvin Gaye record in 1961 ''(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over'', a single intended for (radio) promotion from the singer's debut album. This was followed up by the officially released ''Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide'' a week later. Gaye scored his first real hit with ''Stubborn Kind of Fellow'' in 1962, which he had co-written himself, joking about his alleged stubbornness. The foundations were now laid for an enormous series of chart successes: ''Pride And Joy'', ''Can I Get A Witness'', ''How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)'' and ''Ain't That Peculiar'' are all Motown classics from 1963-1965 which are still being regularly played today after all these years.


    The duets he recorded with Kim Weston (''It Takes Two'') and especially Tammi Terrell were certainly at least as good.


    He scored his biggest ever hit with ''I Heard It Through The Grapevine'' in 1968. The ''What's Going On'' from the same named album became a number 1 hit in the USA and the album was received as a masterpiece everywhere and is now regarded as one of the most important records in pop history. In 1973, the artistically and commercially very successful, Let's Get It On album was mainly a musical ode to Marvin's love for his new muse Janis Hunter. The success enjoyed by ''Sexual Healing'' and the album which was released at the end of 1982, traveled with him. Suddenly Gaye, who had started to increasingly be forgotten about, was a celebrated star again and this was certainly a position the singer reveled in.


    The pop world lost one of the most important soul singers ever to grace the world on 1st April 1984. He has left behind a series of fantastic hits plus a big handful of tracks which deserve the title of masterpiece, all COLLECTED on this album.

    LP 1
    1. (I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over
    2. Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide
    3. Hitch Hike
    4. Pride And Joy
    5. Can I Get A Witness
    6. Once Upon A Time (with Mary Wells)
    7. Stubborn Kind Of Fellow
    8. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
    9. It Takes Two (with Kim Weston)
    10. I'll Be Doggone
    11. Ain't That Peculiar
    12. Ain't No Mountain High Enough (with Tammi Terrell)
    13. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    14. Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing (with Tammi Terrell)
    15. You're All I Need To Get By (with Tammi Terrell)
    16. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby


    LP 2
    1. What's Going On
    2. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
    3. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
    4. Trouble Man
    5. Let's Get It On
    6. You Are Everything (with Diana Ross)
    7. Distant Lover
    8. I Want You
    9. Got To Give It Up
    10. Heavy Love Affair
    11. Sexual Healing
    12. Sanctified Lady

    Marvin Gaye
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  • Best Of Spinners (Awaiting Repress) Best Of Spinners (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Best Of Spinners (Awaiting Repress)


    Celebrate 4 Decades Of The Spinners With Their Greatest Hits LP From 1978!


    First Time 180 Gram Vinyl Presentation


    Featuring The Legendary Turntable Cover Artwork


    Mastered From The Original Atlantic Records Tapes By Joe Reagoso


    In 1979, superstar R&B veterans The Spinners were rewarded by their label Atlantic Records with their first
    greatest hits album simply titled The Best of Spinners. Featuring the classic line-up of the Phillipe Soul Wynn,
    Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson, Bobbie Smith and Billy Henderson, these Detroit superstars ruled the charts
    for many soulful years. Featuring a ton of smash hits produced and written by the likes of Philly favorites Thom
    Bell and Linda Creed, and featuring The Sound Of Philadelphia and Motown players like MFSB, and the Funk
    Brothers' Bob Babbit, The Best of Spinners album has become one of their most loved works in their stunning
    gold and platinum career.


    With superlative chart topping pop and R&B classics like Could It Be I'm Falling In Love, I'll Be Around and
    Mighty Love, plus brilliant dance smashes like The Rubberband Man, The Best of Spinners album would go on
    to become one of the best-selling albums in their extensive catalog. The long out of print original version of this
    greatest hits masterpiece also includes the history making duet with Dionne Warwick and their chart topper
    Then Came You.


    Dig deeper into the Philly and Detroit grooves and there you find even more platinum plus treasures like
    the masterful One of a Kind (Love Affair), the powerful They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play) plus the
    tender ballads Sadie and How Could I Let You Get Away, making The Best of Spinners one of the finest overviews
    ever of this stellar supergroup.


    Therefore it is with much excitement to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the
    legendary Spinners greatest hits masterpiece The Best of Spinners. Mastered impeccably by Joe "Philly Soul"
    Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering, this stunning LP was long overdue for an audiophile
    vinyl release.


    In addition to all the great hits within, this limited edition anniversary collection also includes the very trendy
    turntable cover artwork, not seen in years in the LP cover format, truly enhancing this album's re-release and
    forever honoring the act and their five star masterwork achievement. We believe this wonderful new audiophile
    release of The Best of Spinners will become one of the most anticipated classic soul releases of the summer!


    One Of A Kind Love Affair Is

    1. I'll Be Around
    2. How Could I Let You Get Away
    3. One of a Kind (Love Affair)
    4. Mighty Love
    5. Ghetto Child
    6. Then Came You (Featuring Dionne Warwick)
    7. Sadie
    8. Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
    9. They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
    10. The Rubberband Man
    The Spinners
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    Original Musiquarium I

    Now back on vinyl after several years out of print, this 2 LP set was originally a 1982 release featuring Stevie's biggest hits from 1972-1980, with a new song at the end of each of the four sides. The vinyl reissue is newly remastered at famed Capitol Studios, additionally it recreates the original raised artwork while correcting the track sequence errors printed on the original outer jacket.
    LP 1
    1. Superstition
    2. You Haven't Done Nothin'
    3. Living For the City
    4. Front Line
    5. Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)
    6. Send One Your Love
    7. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
    8. Ribbon In The Sky


    LP 2
    1. Higher Ground
    2. Sir Duke
    3. Master Blaster (Jammin')
    4. Boogie On Reggae Woman
    5. That Girl

    6. I Wish
    7. Isn't She Lovely
    8. Do I Do

    Stevie Wonder
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  • Get Ready Get Ready Quick View

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    Get Ready

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    Motown Records approached American R&B/rock band Rare Earth in the latter part of 1968 to sign a recording contract with the label. At first the group was reluctant because of the fact that other white artists/groups hadn't found success with the label because they were primarily geared for promotion and distribution in the black market only.


    It was when Motown decided they wanted to launch a new division of Motown to cater to more white artists and broader radio formats that Rare Earth relented. Motown didn't have a name for their new endeavor initially so the band jokingly suggested their namesake Rare Earth. Surprisingly, they agreed and the Rare Earth subsidiary was born.


    Rare Earth had been playing clubs for several years prior to signing with Motown, cutting their teeth on a lot of R&B music which was prevalent on the radio at the time. This is where the band developed their now famous version of the Smokey Robinson/Temptations song Get Ready. It started out as a 3-minute song until one member took a solo and then everyone wanted a solo so over time it evolved into a 21-minute long monster. It became the closing song each night and people liked it so much they would stay just to hear it.


    The band even featured the extended take of Get Ready on an entire side of this, their 1969 debut album of the same name for Motown. After initial slow sales, they decided to release the first three minutes of Get Ready as a single. Not only was it a huge hit, peaking at #4, it propelled the album, which also boasts the band's takes on the classics Tobacco Road and Feelin' Alright, into the Top 20!

    1. Magic City
    2. Tobacco Road
    3. Feelin' Alright
    4. In Bed
    5. Train To Nowhere
    6. Get Ready
    Rare Earth
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  • Volume Three: 1971-1981 (Box Set) Volume Three: 1971-1981 (Box Set) Quick View

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    Volume Three: 1971-1981 (Box Set)

    180 Gram Vinyl Box Set


    Following the previously released Volume One and Two, Marvin Gaye "Volume Three: 1971-1981" is a collection of his last seven Motown studio albums on 180g vinyl in one fantastic box. Commonly referred to as the 'Prince of Soul', Marvin Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records and was one of the greatest voices to emerge from the label.

    LP 1: What's Going On
    1. What's Going On
    2. What's Happening Brother
    3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
    4. Save The Children
    5. God Is Love
    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
    7. Right On
    8. Wholy Holy
    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)


    LP 2: Trouble Man
    1. Main Theme From Trouble Man
    2. T Plays It Cool
    3. Poor Abbey Walsh
    4. Break In (Police Shoot Big)
    5. Cleo's Apartment
    6. Trouble Man
    7. Theme From Trouble Man
    8. T Stands For Trouble
    9. Main Theme From Trouble Man (1)
    10. Life Is A Gamble
    11. Deep-In-It
    12. Don't Mess With Mister T
    13. There Goes Mister T


    LP 3: Let's Get It On
    1. Let's Get It On
    2. Please Don't Stay (once You Go Away)
    3. If I Should Die Tonight
    4. Keep Gettin' It On
    5. Come Get To This
    6. Distant Lover
    7. You Sure Love To Ball
    8. Just To Keep You Satisfied


    LP 4: Diana & Marvin
    1. You Are Everything
    2. Love Twins
    3. Don't Knock My Love
    4. You're A Special Part Of Me
    5. Pledging My Love
    6. Just Say, Just Say
    7. Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)
    8. I'm Falling In Love With You
    9. My Mistake (Was To Love You)
    10. Include Me In Your Life


    LP 5: I Want You
    1. I Want You (Vocal)
    2. Come Live With Me Angel
    3. After The Dance (Instrumental)
    4. Feel All My Love Inside
    5. I Wanna Be Where You Are
    6. I Want You (Intro Jam)
    7. All The Way Around
    8. Since I Had You
    9. Soon I'll Be Loving You Again
    10. I Want You (Intro Jam)
    11. After The Dance (Vocal)


    LP 6: Here, My Dear
    1. Here, My Dear
    2. I Met A Little Girl
    3. When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You
    4. Anger
    5. Is That Enough
    6. Everybody Needs Love
    7. Time To Get It Together


    LP 7: Here, My Dear
    1. Sparrow
    2. Anna's Song
    3. When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You (Instrumental)
    4. A Funky Space Reincarnation
    5. You Can Leave, But It's Going To Cost You
    6. Falling In Love Again
    7. When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You (Reprise)


    LP 8: In Our Lifetime
    1. Praise
    2. Life Is For Learning
    3. Love Party
    4. Funk Me
    5. Far Cry
    6. Love Me Now Or Love Me Later
    7. Heavy Love Affair
    8. In Our Lifetime

    Marvin Gaye
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  • Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label Quick View

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    Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label

    Fueled by the financial drippings of number runners
    and boosted by Hall-of-Fame running back Jim Brown,
    Cleveland, Ohio's Way Out Records offered asylum for a
    rising crop of rogue soul men, rust-belt vocal ensembles,
    and trial-by-fire producers. Helmed by a friendly
    consortium of hustlers, police officers, and gridiron
    giants, pet project beget obsession as Motown arrangers,
    gospel choirs, and the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
    were all beckoned to the wrong side of the tracks to mint
    masterpieces for the Sensations, Volcanic Eruption, the
    Exceptional Three, and Bobby Wade, all beneath the
    mindful gaze of a wall-mounted shotgun. Reaching their
    peak in the late '60s, Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label
    gathers the brightest moments from the quirky operation's
    eleven year bid.


    The 3LP configuration boasts a double gatefold with
    beautiful photos and ephemera from the label's low-flying
    promotional department. For fans of group harmony,
    sweet soul, orchestral feats and lo-fi oddities, The Way Out
    Label is an excellent addition to our already popular and
    powerful Eccentric Soul series.

    1. The Occasions - There's No You
    2. The Sensations - Demanding Man
    3. Jesse Fisher - You're Not Loving A Beginner
    4. The Soul Notes - How Long Will It Last
    5. The Sensations - I Won't Be Hurt
    6. The Springers - Why
    7. Lou Ragland and the Bandmasters - Never Let Me Go
    8. The Springers - I Know My Baby Loves Me So
    9. Lou Ragland and the Bandmasters - Party At Lester's
    10. Verna & Rob - More Soul
    11. Betty & Angel - Honey Coated Loving
    12. Sammy Jones - She Didn't Know
    13. The Sensations - Two Can Make It
    14. Bobby Wade - I'm In Love With You
    15. Norman Scott - Ain't That A Heartache
    16. Soul Notes - Don't Make Me Beg
    17. The Sensations - Please Baby Please
    18. Bobby Wade - Can't You Hear Me Calling
    19. Jesse Fisher - Don't Cheat On Me
    20. Norman Scott - Baby Don't Go
    21. Volcanic Eruption - Red Robin
    22. Bobby Wade - Down Here On The Ground
    23. The Sensations - Oh Girl
    24. The Exceptional Three - Loving A Stranger
    25. The Exceptional Three - Unlucky Girl
    26. The Soul Notes - I Got Everything I Need
    27. Volcanic Eruption - I've Got Something Going For Me
    28. The Sensations - It's A New Day
    29. The Harmonics - Which Way
    30. The Harmonics - Harmonics On The Warpath
    31. The Sensations - Lonely World
    32. Fred Towles - Too Much Monkey Business
    33. Bobby Wade - Four Walls and A Window
    34. The Sensations - I Guess That's Life
    35. Sammy Jones - You've Got To Show Me
    36. The Exceptional Three - What About Me
    37. The Occasions - Baby Don't Go
    38. Verna and Rob - I'm In Love With You
    39. Jesse Fisher - Why
    40. The Soul Notes - I Can't Wait Until the Weekend
    Various Artists
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  • Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite Quick View

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    Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite

    Collaborative celebration of the music industrys top producers remixing the best of Michael Jackson and Jackson 5 classics! Featured producers include: Stargate, The Neptunes, Polow, Akon, Dallas Austin, Sturken & Rogers, Benny Blanco, Paul Oakenfold, Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Mark Hoppus (of Blink 182) and more.
    1. Skywriter - Stargate Remix
    2. Never Can Say Goodbye - The Neptunes Remix
    3. I Wanna Be Where You Are - Dallas Austin Remix
    4. Dancing Machine - Polow Remix
    5. ABC - Salaam Remi Remix
    6. Forever Came Today - Frankie Knuckles Late Night Antics Remix
    7. Dancing Machine - Steve Aoki Remix
    8. Hum Along & Dance - David Morales Remix
    9. Ain't No Sunshine - Benny Blanco Remix
    10. Maria (You Were The Only One) Emile Haynie Remix
    11. Maybe Tomorrow - Sturken & Rogers Remix
    12. Ben - Akon (Konvict Remix)
    Michael Jackson
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  • All The Time All The Time Quick View

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    All The Time

    The first new studio album since 2010 by soul giants the Temptations, All The Time, is set for release via UMe


    The album contains their versions of songs made famous by Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Michael Jackson, The Weeknd and others, alongside three new original tracks. It features the group's current line-up of co-founder and sole surviving original member Otis Williams alongside Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs and Willie Greene. All The Time arrives 54 years after the appearance of the Temptations' first Motown album Meet The Temptations, released as they began to build their rare and legendary place in the history of soul music.


    Among many notable inclusions, the Temptations' version of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' becomes a gospel-tinged love song, and the group bring their unique presence to The Weeknd's Fifty Shades Of Grey track 'Earned It.' Willams' unmistakeable speaking voice rings out over the introduction of Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud.'


    The new songs on All The Time are 'Waitin' On You,' 'Be My Wife' and the funky 'Move Them Britches.' The bonus tracks on the digital album are a 'Gospel Mix' of 'Stay With Me' and a 'Heathens Mix' of 'Move Them Britches.'


    Last autumn, the new musical Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations became the highest-grossing production in the 50-year history of the Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California. It has five-week engagements at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC in June and July, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in August and September and at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre in October, ahead of its Broadway debut.


    As the modern-day Temptations continue to tour the world, Williams observes: "I'm 76 now. Looking back, I never could have imagined where my life has taken me. I'm so proud of what the Temptations have achieved, and I'm grateful for every opportunity we've been so fortunate to receive. The music carries me. Together, we lift our voices with love and wonder. We had a great time recording All The Time and we hope everyone enjoys it."

    1. Stay With Me
    2. Earned It
    3. Pretty Wings
    4. Thinking Out Loud
    5. Waitin' On You
    6. Remember the Time
    7. Be My Wife
    8. Still Feel Like Your Man
    9. When I Was Your Man
    10. Move Them Britches
    Temptations
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    Masterpiece

    Masterpiece is a 1973 album by The Temptations originally released on the Gordy (Motown) label. The album was produced and written by Norman Whitfield.
    1. Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)
    2. Masterpiece
    3. Ma
    4. Law Of The Land
    5. Plastic Man
    6. Hurry Tomorrow
    Temptations
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  • Do The Right Thing Do The Right Thing Quick View

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    Do The Right Thing

    The soundtrack for director Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing is a window into the classics hip-hop/R&B scene circa 1989. Peppered with new jack era slabs of wax from the likes of Public Enemy (the iconic Fight the Power), summer party staples from E.U. (Party Hearty) and Teddy Riley (My Fantasy), and deep slow jams from Perri and Al Jarreau, it's the perfect background for a hot night in the city, and like the film itself, it's both frivolous and foreboding.
    1. Fight the Power
    2. My Fantasy
    3. Party Hearty
    4. Can't Stand It
    5. Why Don't We Try?
    6. Feel So Good
    7. Don't Shoot Me
    8. Hard to Say
    9. Prove to Me
    10. Never Explain Love
    11. Tu y Yo/We Love [Jingle]
    Various Artists
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  • Heat Wave (Awaiting Repress) Heat Wave (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Heat Wave (Awaiting Repress)

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    Born in Eufaula, Alabama, in 1941, the 3rd of 11 children, Martha Reeves moved with her family to the Motor City - Detroit, Michigan - when she was less than a year old. Like so many other R&B and soul singers of the era, she was raised on gospel and started singing in the church, but before long the secular interests of doo-wop and R&B won out and by the age of 18 she had joined her first vocal group, The Fascinations. In 1960 she joined the group that would eventually become Martha & The Vandellas (named after Martha's childhood street, Van Dyke, and her singing idol, Della Reese). After filling in on backup vocals for Marvin Gaye's classic "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", the group signed their own recording contract with Motown's Gordy label. By the following year, they were having massive chart success with this album's title track, "Heat Wave", and "Quicksand" (both of which were written by the new songwriting trio of Holland-Dozier-Holland). Compiling many of those early hit singles in 1963, Heat Wave is a quintessential piece of the Motown Sound that every record collection needs.

    1. Heatwave
    2. Then He Kissed Me
    3. Hey There Lonely Boy
    4. More
    5. Danke Schoen
    6. If I Had A Hammer

    7. Hello Stranger
    8. Just One Look
    9. Wait Till My Bobby Gets Home
    10. My Boyfriend's Back
    11. Mockingbird
    12. Quicksand
    Martha and the Vandellas
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  • Some Girls: Super Deluxe Edition Some Girls: Super Deluxe Edition Quick View

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    Some Girls: Super Deluxe Edition

    Ranked 269/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Includes the Original Album Remastered on CD, a Bonus CD with Extras Unearthed by Producer Don Was, a 7 Single, DVD, Unseen Photos by Helmut Newton and an Essay by Anthony DeCurtis


    Universal Music Group and The Rolling Stones present the remastered, expanded, Super-Deluxe edition of their groundbreaking 1978 album, Some Girls, which introduced the band to a whole new generation of fans. Justly considered one of the finest works by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Ronnie Wood, Some Girls topped the US charts over three decades ago and remains the best selling album of their storied career.


    In addition to the remastered album on CD and some undiscovered gems recently unearthed from the Rolling Stones vaults by producer Don Was, the Super Deluxe Edition of Some Girls will include a stunning, previously unseen Helmut Newton photo session from 1978, an essay by esteemed author and journalist Anthony DeCurtis putting the album in its cultural context, a 7 vinyl single of Beast of Burden b/w When The Whip Comes Down in its banned sleeve and Ken Regan shots from the era.


    Some Girls is the Rolling Stones' most direct and diverse collection of material from Mick Jagger's irresistible falsetto on the four-on-the-floor filler Miss You, their eighth U.S. #1, to the country-flavored Far Away Eyes via the Chuck Berry meets punk snarl of Respectable. And let's not forget the sensuous, Beast of Burden, one of Keith Richards' finest tunes, which reached #8 on the U.S. singles chart, the garage rocker Shattered, the albums' third U.S. Top 40 entry, and the soulful swagger of the group's version of The Temptations' Just My Imagination, another timeless offering in their canon of classic Stones Motown covers.


    Following the critical praise and commercial success afforded the re-mastered, expanded editions of Exile On Main Street, which matched the chart performance of the epochal 1972 album, and returned the Rolling Stones to their rightful place at the top of the British charts in 2010, the extensive reissue of Some Girls constitutes the next step in the band's ongoing relationship with Universal Music Group.


    Some Girls holds a special place in the history of the Rolling Stones and demonstrates why they remain one of the most thrilling and influential bands of all time. The 1978 album features the Keith Richards' classic Before They Make Me Run, a signature song he still performs defiantly to this day. Some Girls documented Mick Jagger's love of 1970's funk reflected in Miss You, the dance track that wrong footed many people, made the club and black charts, and made it okay for other mainstream acts at the time to 'go disco'.


    The 1978 album also courted controversy because of Jagger's tongue-in-cheek lyrics on the title track, on Miss You and on Respectable, perceived as a retort to the punk and new wave groups who had borrowed so much attitude and copped so many anti-establishment moves from the Rolling Stones. Ironically, the furor around the elaborate Some Girls package, designed by Peter Corriston and featuring the band members in drag, a nod in the direction of the picture on the 1966 single Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? and likenesses of Lucille Ball, Farrah Fawcett, Raquel Welch, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe that hadn't been legally cleared, necessitating a swift withdrawal and rethink.


    Some Girls demonstrated the distinctive and definitive riffing from Keith Richards, with its abundance of unstoppable licks and majestic power chords driving the band into its brand new musical direction. This album not only defined him and his playing, but also defined a new era for the Rolling Stones, with Richards since described as a sense of renewal. Some Girls marks the only other time since recording Satisfaction where Richards used an effects pedal to 'elevate' the sound.


    The album cemented the position of guitarist Ronnie Wood, who had joined in 1975, and added his trademark slide and pedal steel playing to several of the album's most memorable tracks, including When the Whip Comes Down and Shattered. He also co-wrote the Shattered B-side Everything Is Turning To Gold. Some Girls also marked a move to the Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris for the Glimmer Twins production team of Jagger and Richards. These factors helped what is arguably the group's most focused and dynamic album, driven by the sans pareil rhythm section of drummer Charlie Watts and bassist Bill Wyman.


    Some Girls featured fewer guest musicians than any Rolling Stones album since 1971, but the contributions keyboard-player Ian McLagan, Wood's bandmate in The Faces, saxophone-player Mel Collins, and harmonica player Sugar Blue (discovered busking on the Paris metro), made Miss You in particular sound brighter than ever.


    Thirty-three years on from its original release, the re-mastered expanded, Super Deluxe edition of Some Girls shows exactly why the 1978 album has often been hailed as the equal of Exile On Main Street. The album stands as both a time capsule and a timeless listen and it features the band at their tightest and toughest, at their most vibrant and vital.

    CD 1 (Some Girls Remastered)

    1. Miss You

    2. When the Whip Comes Down

    3. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

    4. Some Girls

    5. Lies

    6. Far Away Eyes

    7. Respectable

    8. Before They Make Me Run

    9. Beast of Burden

    10. Shattered


    CD2 - Extras

    1. Claudine

    2. So Young

    3. Do You Think I Really Care?

    4. When You're Gone

    5. No Spare Parts

    6. Don't Be A Stranger

    7. We Had It All

    8. Tallahassee Lassie

    9. I Love You Too Much

    10. Keep Up Blues

    11. You Win Again

    12. Petrol Blues


    DVD


    7" Single

    A1. Beast of Burden

    B1. When the Whip Comes Down

    The Rolling Stones
    $179.99
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    Named for her first two big British hits, Stay Awhile-I Only Want To Be With You (PMC 7003) was Dusty's American album debut in June 1964. Both of these timeless singles are included, along with the rare flip side 'Something Special' and UK EP cut 'Every Day I Have To Cry.' The rest of the tracklist is drawn from the singer's first UK album, and includes her thrilling interpretations of choice Motown and girl group gems like Lesley Gore's empowerment anthem 'You Don't Own Me' and the Bacharach classic '24 Hours From Tulsa.'
    1. I Only Want To Be With You
    2. Stay Awhile
    3. 24 Hours From Tulsa
    4. Mama Said
    5. Anyone Who Had A Heart
    6. When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
    7. Wishin' And Hopin'
    8. Mocking Bird
    9. Will You Love Me Tomorrow
    10. You Don't Own Me
    11. Something Special
    12. Everyday I Have To Cry
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    One of the most anticipated holiday albums of the year, Motown Christmas is shaping to be an epic release. Full with unique collaborations, artists from
    Capitol Records, Motown Gospel, and Motown Records join forces on classic holiday tunes such as "Go Tell It On The Mountain", "Have Yourself A Merry
    Little Christmas", "Silent Night" and more. Produced by multiple award-winning producer Aaron Lindsey, Motown Christmas features performances by
    India.Arie, Ne-Yo, Gregory Porter, Tasha Cobbs, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett and others. It is the first collection of new Christmas recordings from
    Motown in 46 years. This is sure to be a memorable album that will endure the test of time and have something for everyone.
    1. It's Christmas Time - Smokey Robinson and Kevin Ross
    2. This Christmas - Brian Courtney Wilson and Gene Moore, Jr.
    3. Go Tell It on the Mountain / Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Gregory Porter and Anita Wilson
    4. Angels We Have Heard On High/Glory In The Highest - Kierra Sheard and Chrisette Michele
    5. Little Drummer Boy - Tye Tribbett
    6. The Christmas Song - Ne-Yo and Tasha Cobbs
    7. Christmas Overture (Carol of the Bells/My Favorite Things) - the Aaron Lindsey Orchestra
    8. Joy to the World - Micah Stampley and Sheri Jones-Moffett
    9. Bethlehem - Kem and Janice Gaines
    10. O Come All Ye Faithful - Tasha Cobbs
    11. Silent Night - VaShawn Mitchell
    12. Mary Did You Know - India.Arie and Gene Moore, Jr.
    13. Mary's Revelation Interlude
    14. O Holy Night - Smokie Norful
    Various Artists
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    Hotter than July is the nineteenth album by American recording artist Stevie Wonder, originally released on Motown's Tamla label on September 29, 1980. It was certified platinum and reached number three on the US Billboard chart. This was his most successful album in the UK, peaking at number two and producing four top ten singles.
    1. Did I Hear You Say You Love Me
    2. All I Do
    3. Rocket Love
    4. I Ain't Gonna Stand for It
    5. As If You Read My Mind
    6. Master Blaster (Jammin')
    7. Do Like You
    8. Cash in Your Face
    9. Lately
    10. Happy Birthday
    Stevie Wonder
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    This Old Heart of Mine is the fourth album released by The Isley Brothers in 1966, on the Tamla (Motown) label. The album, their first with the seminal Detroit-based music label, yielded the Isleys' biggest hit in their early period with the title track. Other charted singles including Take Some Time Out for Love and I Guess I'll Always Love You. The album's cover was not controversial at the time, but was criticized years later by activists because it did not depict the three African American brothers, instead using a picture of two white teenage lovers on a beach. Defenders say this was/is totally irrelevant since it was an artistic choice only. The Isley Brothers are today considered another one of the seminal Detroit groups of their era.

    1. Nowhere To Run
    2. Stop! In The Name Of Love
    3. This Old Heart Of Mie (Is Weak For You)
    4. Take Some Time Out For Love
    5. I Guess I'll Always Love You
    6. Who Could Ever Doubt My Love
    7. Put Yourself In My Place
    8. I Hear A Symphony
    9. Just Ain't Enough Love
    10. There's No Love Left
    11. Seek And You Shall Find
    Isley Brothers
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    'Lionel Richie' is the eponymous debut solo studio album, originally released on October 6, 1982 on Motown
    Records. It features singles, "Truly," You Are & My Love."
    1. Serves You Right
    2. Wandering Stranger
    3. Tell Me
    4. My Love
    5. Round And Round
    6. Truly
    7. You Are
    8. You Mean More To Me
    9. Just Put Some Love In Your Heart
    Lionel Richie
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    1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
    2. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
    3. The Christmas Song
    4. Up On The Housetop
    5. Frosty The Snowman
    6. The Little Drummer Boy
    7. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
    8. Christmas Won't Be The Same This Year
    9. Give Love On Christmas Day
    10. Someday At Christmas
    11. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
    Jackson 5
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    It's better if you don't understand; just listen and have a good time. That's the response Bruno Mars will give you with a smile when asked to describe his sound and music. He would much rather sing, perform and write his songs than talk about them, but that is becoming more and more unavoidable these days. It might seem that Mars appeared out of nowhere, co-writing, producing and performing on B.o.B's #1 Nothin' On You followed by Travis McCoy's chart-climbing Billionaire, but he makes one thing clear: It's not an overnight success.



    Mars is a multitalented singer, songwriter, producer and musician who feels most at home when he's performing. Born to a musical family in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was practically raised on the stage. His father, a Latin percussionist from Brooklyn, organized a Vegas-style revue that featured the entire family, including his mother, a talented vocalist. When a four-year-old Mars observed his family performing Motown hits, doo-wop medleys and impersonations for enthusiastic crowds all over his native Waikiki Beach, I was jealous! says Mars with a laugh. My dad put me on stage and I remember singing an Elvis song and that was it. Ever since that moment, I've been addicted.



    As soon as he graduated high school, Mars left Hawaii for Los Angeles with dreams of launching his career as a performer. Those dreams got put on hold, however, when The Smeezingtons, the songwriting/production team he founded with Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine, suddenly took off. The pair has crafted major hits for a diverse roster of talent, including Flo Rida's Right Round, Travis McCoy's Billionaire, Brandy's Long Distance and K'Naan's Waving Flags, which was the theme song for the World Cup.



    On the heels of Nothin' on You and Billionaire and as a preview of what's to come from Bruno Mars, Elektra Records released a 4-song EP aptly titled It's Better If You Don't Understand. The title is taken from a lyric to The Other Side; one of the songs included that features Cee-Lo Green and re-teams Mars with B.o.B. In preparation for this, his full length debut, Doo-Wops And Hooligans, Bruno recently released his first single Just The Way You Are.

    1. Grenade
    2. Just The Way You Are
    3. Our First Time
    4. Runaway Baby
    5. The Lazy Song
    6. Marry You
    7. Talking To The Moon
    8. Liquor Store Blues (feat. Damian Marley)
    9. Count On Me
    10. The Other Side (feat. Cee Lo Green and B.o.B)
    Bruno Mars
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    Is That All There Is? (Pure Pleasure)

    When Peggy Lee became well-known in the 1940s, swing and jazz-influenced pop dominated the musical landscape. In the 1960s, however, it was a whole new world in popular music. The British Invasion and Motown - not big bands - were mainstream, and to the Baby Boomer youths of the 1960s, Lee was part of 'our parents' music'. But the singer had a major hit with 1969's Is That All There Is?, one of the best-selling albums of her career. While this isn't a rock album per se - Lee's foundation was still jazz-influenced pop - it acknowledges pop-rock tastes of the 1960s without being unfaithful to her history. Everything on this LP is a gem, and that includes a moody remake of Lee's 1940s hit Don't Smoke in Bed as well as classic arrangements of George Harrison's Something, Neil Diamond's Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show, Leiber & Stoller's I'm a Woman, and Randy Newman's Love Story. The LP's centerpiece, however, is Newman's hit arrangement of Leiber & Stoller's title song, which was covered by P.J. Harvey in the 1990s. Influenced by German cabaret, this half-spoken, half-sung treasure is as hauntingly soulful as it is maudlin. The song's outlook is far from optimistic; essentially, it's saying that we might as well grab our moments of pleasure and enjoyment where we can find them because ultimately, life is nothing more than a meaningless series of disappointments. But there's nothing disappointing about Is That All There Is?, an LP that is most certainly among Lee's finest accomplishments.



    Musicians:



    • Peggy Lee (vocal), and orchestra





    Recording: November 1962, January / February / April / October 1969 at Capitol Tower, Hollywood, CA

    Production: Lieber & Stoller / Phil Wright / David Cavanaugh




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Is That All There Is?
    2. Love Story
    3. Me and My Shadow
    4. My Old Flame
    5. I'm a Woman
    6. Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show

    7. Something
    8. Whistle for Happiness

    9. Johnny (Linda)
    10. Don't Smoke in Bed
    Peggy Lee
    $34.99
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    Out of print in its original LP format for nearly half a century, this vintage '60s gem has been sourced from the original mono tapes and pressed on 180 gram vinyl, with complete original cover art.

    Jerk and Twine Time emphasizes the raw immediacy of the Knickerbockers' origins as a live band. Beyond the dance-craze anthem "Jerk Town" and the venerable R&B instrumental "Twine Time," the set offers a memorable mix of the British Invasion, R&B and Motown covers that dominated the band's live repertoire at the time, with memorable renditions of the Zombies' "She's Not There" and the Kinks anthems "You Really Got Me" and "All Day and All of the Night." They also tear into the Kingsmen's garage novelty "The Jolly Green Giant," the Motown standard "Money (That's What I Want)" and the R&B classics "Land of 1000 Dances" and "The 'In' Crowd."


    Although the Knickerbockers hailed from Bergenfield, New Jersey, anyone listening to the radio in early 1966 would have sworn that they were from Liverpool. That's when the band's overpoweringly infectious signature tune "Lies" stormed the AM airwaves, convincing many stateside listeners that they were hearing a fab new Beatles single.


    1. You Really Got Me
    2. All Day and All of the Night
    3. Money
    4. The Jolly Green Giant
    5. Twine Time
    6. Land of 1000 Dances
    7. The "In" Crowd
    8. The Jerk
    9. Jerk Town
    10. She's Not There
    The Knickerbockers
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