Marvin Gaye ‎– MPG & That's The Way Love Is

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MPG
1 Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
Producer – Norman WhitfieldWritten By – Norman Whitfield/Janie Bradford/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Janie Bradford, Norman Whitfield
2 This Magic Moment
Producer – Mickey GentileWritten By – Doc Pomus/Mort ShumanWritten-By – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
3 The End Of Our Road
Producer – Norman WhitfieldWritten By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong/Roger PenzabeneWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
4 Seek And You Shall Find
Producer – William "Mickey" Stevenson & Ivy Jo Hunter*Written-By – William "Mickey" Stevenson/Ivy Jo Hunter*
5 Memories
Producer – George GordyWritten By – Allen Story/L.Brown/Anna Gaye/Horay GordyWritten-By – Allen Story, Anna Gaye*, Horay Gordy*, L.Brown*
6 Only A Lonely Man Would Know
Producer – Ivy Jo HunterWritten By – Ivy Jo Hunter/Beatrice VerdiWritten-By – Beatrice Verdi, Ivy Jo Hunter
7 It's A Bitter Pill To Swallow
Producer – "Smokey" Robinson*Written By – William "Smokey" Robinson/Warren "Pete" MooreWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*, Warren "Pete" Moore*
8 More Than A Heart Can Stand
Producer – William "Mickey" Stevenson & Ivy Jo Hunter*Written By – William "Smokey" Robinson/Ivy Jo HunterWritten-By – Ivy Jo Hunter, William "Smokey" Robinson*
9 Try My True Love
Producer – Henry CosbyWritten By – Henry Cosby/James Dean/Stevie WonderWritten-By – Henry Cosby, James Dean (3), Stevie Wonder
10 I Got To Get To California
Producer – Ivy Jo HunterWritten By – Ivy Jo Hunter/Shena DeMellWritten-By – Ivy Jo Hunter, Shena DeMell
11 It Don't Take Much To Keep Me
Producer – Brian Holland & Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland Jr*
That's The Way Love Is
12 Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
13 Yesterday
Written-By – John Lennon/Paul McCartney*
14 Groovin'
Written By – Felix Cavaliere/Eddie BrigatiWritten-By – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
15 I Wish It Would Rain
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong/Roger PenzabeneWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
16 That's The Way Love Is
Orchestrated By [Orchestra Directed By] – Paul Riser, Wade MarcusWritten By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
17 How Can I Forget
Orchestrated By [Orchestra Directed By] – Jerry LongWritten By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
18 Abraham, Martin And John
Written-By – Dick Holler
19 Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
20 No Time For Tears
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Edward Holland JrWritten-By – Edward Holland Jr*, Norman Whitfield
21 Cloud Nine
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
22 Don't You Miss Me A Little Bit Baby
Written By – Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong/Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
23 So Long
Written By – Norman Whitfield/R. Dean Taylor/Edward Holland JrWritten-By – Edward Holland Jr*, Norman Whitfield, R. Dean Taylor

Credits

  • Artwork By [Additional Sleeve & Pictorial Research] – Vartan & Jason Pastori, Jane Hitchin
  • Artwork By [Package Design] – Ben Young
  • Mastered By [Digitally Remastered By]Jeff Willens
  • Other [Additional Master Tape Research] – Joan Pace & Randall Jones
  • Other [Package Concept] – Maggie Agard
  • Other [Project Co-ordination & Research] – Harry Weinger, Maggie Agard
  • Other [Repro/originatin] – TM
  • ProducerNorman Whitfield (tracks: 12 to 23)

Notes

Issued in a double-sided slimline jewel case (each album has its own insert with original front and back artwork) with booklet and housed in a slipcase with new artwork.

<b>Booklet; Pages 3 & 4; Album pages</b>
<small>[...]
This compilation (P) 2001 Motown Record Company, LP (C) 2001 Motown Record Company, LP,
A Universal Music Company. The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by
Motown Record Company, LP and is exclusively licensed to Universal MCA Music (UK) Ltd in the UK.

Project co-ordination & research: Harry Weinger (USA), Maggie Agard (UK)
[...]
Additional sleeve & pictorial research: Vartan & Jason Pastori (USA), Jane Hitchin (UK)
With assistance from Greg @ EMI UK Archives
Photographs courtesy of Motown Archives
Additional master tape research: Joan Pace & Randall Jones (USA)
Special thanks to Christine Atkins, John Dwyer, Anita Welten

Digitally remastered from the original tapes by Jeff Willens at
Universal Mastering Studios-East</small>

<b>Booklet; Page 5 & 6; <i>Fact File</i></b>
<small>"MPG" was originally released as US Tamla 292, April 1969, #33;
UK Tamla Motown STML 11119, November 1969

Singles from "MPG":
<b>Too Busy Thinking About My Baby</b> b/w <b>Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)</b>
(US Tamla 54181, Apr 1969, #4; UK Tamla Motown TMG 705, July 1969, #5)
<b>That's The Way Love Is</b> b/w <b>Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love</b>
(<a href=http://www.discogs.com/release/659147>US Tamla 54185</a>, Aug 1969, #7; UK Tamla Motown TMG 718, Nov 1969)
<b>The End Of Our Road</b> b/w <b>Me And My Lonely Room</b>
(US Tamla 54195, May 1970, #40)

"That's The Way Love Is" was originally released as US Tamla 299, January 1970;
UK Tamla Motown STML 11136, April 1970)

Singles from "That's The Way Love Is":
<b>That's The Way Love Is</b> b/w <b>Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love</b>
(<a href=http://www.discogs.com/release/659147>US Tamla 54185</a>, Aug 1969, #7; UK Tamla Motown TMG 718, Nov 1969)
<b>How Can I Forget</b> b/w <b>Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got</b>
(US Tamla 54190, Jan 1970, #41)
<b>Abraham, Martin And John</b> b/w <b>How Can I Forget</b>
(UK Tamla Motown TMG 734, Apr 1970, #9)

<i>(Note: Singletitles bolded for emphasis by submitter)</i></small>

<b>Barcode</b>: 0 44001 31872 6

<b>Non-release Notes</b>
<small>Catalog# appears as <b>013187-2</b> on the cover spine of the release. It is adjusted here to better fit the sorting on the label page.

Exact release date culled from <i>Don't Forget The Motor City</i>, an online Motown discography.</small>

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