The Supremes ‎– Where Did Our Love Go: 40th Anniversary Edition

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Hip-O Select ‎– B0003696-02
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2 × CD, Album, Compilation, Remastered, Limited Edition
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Original Mono Album
1.01 Where Did Our Love Go
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.02 Run, Run, Run
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.03 Baby Love
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.04 When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.05 Come See About Me
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.06 Long Gone Lover
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
1.07 I'm Giving You Your Freedom
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.08 A Breath Taking Guy
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
1.09 He Means The World To Me
Written-By, Producer – Norman Whitfield
1.10 Standing At The Crossroads Of Love
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.11 Your Kiss Of Fire
Producer – Robert L. Gordy*Written By – Bob Kayli-Harvey FuquaWritten-By – Bob Kayli, Harvey Fuqua
1.12 Ask Any Girl
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
Original Stereo Album
1.13 Where Did Our Love Go
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.14 Run, Run, Run
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.15 Baby Love
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.16 When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.17 Come See About Me
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.18 Long Gone Lover
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
1.19 I'm Giving You Your Freedom
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.20 A Breath Taking Guy
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
1.21 He Means The World To Me
Written-By, Producer – Norman Whitfield
1.22 Standing At The Crossroads Of Love
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
1.23 Your Kiss Of Fire
Producer – Robert L. Gordy*Written By – Bob Kayli-Harvey FuquaWritten-By – Bob Kayli, Harvey Fuqua
1.24 Ask Any Girl
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland, Jr.*
WDOLG: The Sessions
2.01 This Is It
Written-By, Producer – Fay Hale
2.02 I'm The Exception To The Rule
Producer – Norman WhitfieldWritten By – Norman Whitfield-Barrett StrongWritten-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
2.03 Everyday I'll Love You More Than Yesterday
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten By – Claudette Robinson-William "Smokey" RobinsonWritten-By – Claudette Robinson, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2.04 Beginning To The Ending
Written-By, Producer – George Fowler
2.05 Mr. Blues
Producer – Smokey RobinsonWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2.06 Come On Baby
Written-By, Producer – Berry Gordy
2.07 Bye Baby
Written-By, Producer – Berry Gordy
2.08 My Imagination
Producer – Fay HaleWritten By – R. Parker-F. HaleWritten-By – F. Hale*, R. Parker*
2.09 I Idolize You
Written-By, Producer – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2.10 You're Gonna Come To Me (Version 3)
Written-By, Producer – Berry Gordy
2.11 Honey Babe
Producer – Berry GordyWritten By – Berry Gordy-Stevie WonderWritten-By – Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder
2.12 Penny Pincher
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland, Jr.*
2.13 Let Me Hear You Say (I Love You)
Written-By, Producer – Andre Williams (2)
2.14 Don't Take It Away
Producer – William "Mickey" Stevenson*Written By – William "Mickey" Stevenson-William WeatherspoonWritten-By – William "Mickey" Stevenson*, William Weatherspoon
2.15 Just Call Me
Producer – William "Mickey" Stevenson And Ivy Jo Hunter*Written-By – William "Mickey" Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter*
2.16 That's A Funny Way
Producer – William "Mickey" Stevenson And Ivy Jo Hunter*Written-By – William "Mickey" Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter*
2.17 Stop, Look & Listen
Producer – Berry GordyWritten-By – Ed Cobb
2.18 Send Me No Flowers
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland, Jr.*
2.19 Baby Love (Alternate 'Early' Version)
Producer – Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier*Written-By – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland, Jr.*
WDOLG: The Concert - Live From The Twenty Grand
2.20 Introduction
Written-By – Ted Wright (2)
2.21 When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
Written-By – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland, Jr.*
2.22 A Breath Taking Guy
Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2.23 Your Heart Belongs To Me
Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2.24 Let Me Go The Right Way
Written-By – Berry Gordy
2.25 I Am Woman
Written By – Jule Styne-Bob MerrillWritten-By – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
2.26 People
Written By – Bob Merrill-Jule StyneWritten-By – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
2.27 Where Did Our Love Go
Written-By – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland, Jr.*

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Credits

  • Artwork [Design]Mathieu Bitton
  • Artwork By [Art Direction] – Vartan & Michele
  • Artwork By [Original Lp Cover Design] – Yeszin/Mead
  • Compilation Producer [40th Anniversary Edition Produced By]Andrew Skurow*, Harry Weinger
  • Executive-ProducerPat Lawrence
  • Liner NotesAndrew Skurow*
  • Mastered By [Digitally Remastered By]Ellen Fitton
  • Mixed ByEllen Fitton (tracks: 2.01, 2.06, 2.08, 2.10, 2.18 to 2.27)
  • Other [For Hip-o Select] – Thane Tierney
  • Other [Liner Notes] – HW
  • Other [Original Liner Notes] – Scott St. James
  • Other [Product Manager] – Heather Whitten
  • Other [Production Manager] – Michele Horie
  • Photography [Photo Coordination] – Ryan Null
  • Producer [Album Produced By]Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier* (tracks: 1.01 to 1.24)
  • Voice [Emcee]Sonny Carter (tracks: 2.20 to 2.27)

Notes

Florence Ballard quotes courtesy of Peter Benjaminson from his 1975 unpublished interviews
Diana Ross quotes courtesy of Motown Archives and Soul/J. Randy Taraborrelli
All other quotes from original interviews by the author
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DISC 1
1. / 13. Where Did Our Love Go
Recorded April 8, 1964
2. / 14. Run, Run, Run
Recorded May 7, 1963
3. / 15. Baby Love
Recorded August 13, 1964
4. / 16. When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
Recorded October 1, 1963
5. / 17. Come See About Me
Recorded July 13, 1964
6. / 18. Long Gone Lover
Recorded 18, 1963
7. / 19. I'm Giving You Your Freedom
Recorded September 13, 1962
8. / 20. A Breath Taking Guy
Recorded December 28, 1962
9. / 21. He Means The World To Me
Recorded January 8, 1963
10. / 22. Standing At The Crossroads Of Love
Recorded May 7, 1963
Working Title: I've Made A Change
11. / 23. Your Kiss Of Fire
Recorded July 17, 1963, then re-recorded July 24, 1963
12. / 24. Ask Any Girl
Working Title: La La La (Baby's Home To Stay)
Recorded April 10, 1964, assigned to Kim Weston, Supremes dub-in, date unknown

#1-12 released in mono as Motown MT-621, August 1964
#13-24 in stereo as Motown MS-621, August 1964
Album debuted on the Billboard Top LP Chart September 19, 1964
Peaked #2 Pop, #1 R&B
Remained on the Pop LP chart 89 weeks

Singles from the album:
A Breath Taking Guy b/w The Man With The Rock And Roll Banjo [issued on The Supremes Sing Country- Western & Pop], Motown 1044, June 12, 1963 / #75 Pop
[First pressings show the A-side as A Breath Taking, First Sight Soul Shaking, One Night Love Making, Next Day Heart Breaking Guy]
When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes b/w Standing At The Crossroads Of Love, Motown 1051, October 31, 1963 / #23 Pop*
Run, Run, Run b/w I'm Giving You Your Freedom, Motown 1054, February 7, 1964 / #93 Pop*
Where Did Our Love Go b/w He Means The World To Me, Motown 1060, June 17, 1964 / # 1 Pop*
Baby Love b/w Ask Any Girl, Motown 1066, September 17, 1964 / #1 Pop*
Come See About Me b/w You're Gone, But Always In My Heart [issued on More Hits By The Supremes], Motown 1068, October 27, 1964 / #1 Pop* (2 separate weeks), #3 R&B

* Billboard R&B Singles Chart suspended November 30, 1963 through January 23, 1965.

DISC 2
WDOLG: The Sessions
1. This Is It
Track recorded July 15, 1963, assigned to Mary Wells;
Supremes and unknown male vocals dub-in-date unknown
2. I'm The Exception To The Rule
Working Title: Ma, Ma, How Can I Tell Eddie (That I'm Not Ready)
Track recorded February 8, 1963, assigned to Kim Weston; Supremes dub-in date unknown
First issued on the Supremes album The Never-Before-Released Masters, Motown 9075 (1987)
3. Everyday I'll Love You More Than Yesterday
Recorded March 27, 1963
4. Beginning To The Ending
Recorded May 6, 1963
5. Mr. Blues
Recorded July 22, 1963
Remixed version issued on the Supremes album, The Never-Before-Released Masters, Motown 9075 (1987)
Previously unreleased original mono mix
6. Come On Boy
Recorded at Detroit's Greystone Ballroom, July 31, 1963
Original mix issued on the album, Supremes 25th Anniversary, Motown 5381, April 1986
Previously unreleased stereo mix
7. Bye Baby
Recorded September 10, 1963
8. My Imagination
Recorded September 17, 1963
9. I Idolize You
Recorded September 18, 1963
10. You're Gonna Come To Me
Recorded in Chicago, IL, November 25, 1963
[Unreleased version 1 recorded August 15, 1961 during the sessions that produced the tracks for Meet The Supremes; unreleased version 2 recorded February 28, 1963 during the sessions that produced the tracks for The Supremes Sing Country- Western & Pop]
11. Honey Babe
Recorded in Chicago, IL, November 25, 1963
12. Penny Pincher
Track originally recorded November 26, 1963, re-cut December 10, 1963, Supremes dub-in January 6, 1964
Alternate mono mix issued on the Supremes album 25th Anniversary, Motown 5381, April 1986
Previously unreleased mix
13. Let Me Hear You Say (I Love You)
Recorded February 4, 1964
14. Don't Take It Away
Recorded March 20, 1964
15. Just Call Me
Recorded March 20, 1964
16. That's A Funny Way
Recorded March 25, 1964
17. Stop, Look & Listen
Recorded April 21, 1964
18. Send Me No Flowers
Recorded May 4, 1964
Original mono mix issued on the Supremes album 25th Anniversary, Motown 5381, April 1986
Previously unreleased stereo mix
19. Baby Love alternate early version
Recorded July 24, 1964

#5, 6, 8 & 9 originally considered for inclusion on the unreleased album The Supremes Sing Ballads And Blues, which although not completed was assigned to catalog number Motown 610 and slated for release circa September 1963.

WDOLG: The Concert
#20-27 Recorded live at the Twenty Grand, Detroit, Michigan, August 7-9, 1964. Emcee: Sonny Carter
Considered for inclusion on the unreleased Supremes album Live! Live! Live!. Although a formal album was never completed, Motown assigned catalog number Motown 626 and slated it for release circa April 1965. The LP was likely to have included additional performances, possibly culled from The Battle Of The Stars At The Greystone Ballroom, February 28, 1964, The Motortown Revue At The Fox Theatre, December 1964, and/or The Motortown Revue In Paris, March 1965.

All songs disc 2 previously unreleased, except as noted
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Digitally remastered from the original Motown master tapes by Ellen Fitton at Universal Mastering Studios-East.

"This Is It", "Come On Boy", "My Imagination", "You're Gonna Come To Me", "Send Me No Flowers, "Baby Love (alternate early version)," and the entire Live! Live! Live! show mixed from the original three-track session tapes by Ellen Fitton.

Photos: Motown Records Archives, except, digipak inside color, pgs. 2, 6, 14, 17: courtesy George Solomon; digipak inside black & white (left): courtesy Tony Vaughn; digipak inside black & white (right), pg. 18: Andrew Skurow; pgs. 4, 13 (timeline photo): courtesy Peter Benjaminson; pg 11: courtesy of Hank Thompson and Pete Howard/Pete's Concert Poster Collecting - just Google it!

Billboard chart positions courtesy of BPI Communications Inc., and Joel Whitburn's Record Research, Inc. publications.

Special Thanks To: The Supremes, Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Peter Benjaminson, Fred Bronson, Dick Clark, Suha Gur, Grace Lochard, Deborah Palladino, Lily Salinas, Dana Smart, George Solomon, Dan Verona and Ulf Wahlberg

(C) 2004 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
M 621, 621 The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go(LP, Album, Mono) Motown, Motown M 621, 621 US 1964 Sell This Version
LPS 77261 The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go(LP, Album) Motown LPS 77261 Venezuela 1964 Sell This Version
M 621, 621, S-621 The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go(LP, Album) Motown, Motown, Motown, Motown M 621, 621, S-621 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
MT-621, MT 621, 621 The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go(LP, Album, Mono) Motown, Motown, Motown MT-621, MT 621, 621 US 1964 Sell This Version
5270ML The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go(LP, Album, RE) Motown 5270ML US 1981 Sell This Version

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