The Temptations ‎– The Best Of The Temptations

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1-1 The Temptations The Way You Do The Things You Do
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Robert Rogers, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:37
1-2 The Temptations I'll Be In Trouble
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:53
1-3 The Temptations The Girl's Alright With Me
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Eddie Kendricks, Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:54
1-4 The Temptations Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:12
1-5 The Temptations My Girl
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Ronald White, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:55
1-6 The Temptations It's Growing
Backing Vocals [Additional Background Vocals] – The AndantesLead Vocals – David*Written-By – Warren Moore, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:57
1-7 The Temptations What Love Has Joined Together
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Robert Rogers, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:54
1-8 The Temptations Who's Lovin' You
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:56
1-9 The Temptations Since I Lost My Baby
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Warren Moore, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:49
1-10 The Temptations You've Got To Earn It
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Cornelius Grant, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:38
1-11 The Temptations Nobody But You
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Producer – Clarence PaulWritten-By – Clarence Paul, Sylvia Moy
2:22
1-12 The Temptations My Baby
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Robert Rogers, Warren Moore, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:57
1-13 The Temptations Don't Look Back
Lead Vocals – Paul*Written-By – Ronald White, William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:53
1-14 The Temptations Ol' Man River (Live)
Arranged By – Cornelius Grant, The TemptationsLead Vocals – Melvin*Written-By – Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern*
4:48
1-15 The Temptations Get Ready
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:37
1-16 The Temptations Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:32
1-17 The Temptations You'll Lose A Precious Love
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
2:26
1-18 The Temptations Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:20
1-19 The Temptations (I Know) I'm Losing You
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Cornelius Grant, Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:26
1-20 The Temptations All I Need
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Frank Wilson, Dean Taylor*
3:17
1-21 The Temptations You're My Everything
Lead Vocals – David*, Eddie*Written-By – Cornelius Grant, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
3:10
1-22 The Temptations (Loneliness Made Me Realize) It's You That I Need
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield
2:36
1-23 The Temptations I Wish It Would Rain
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
2:51
1-24 The Temptations I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)
Lead Vocals – David*Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene
3:36
1-25 The Temptations Please Return Your Love To Me
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Barbara Neely, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
2:21
1-26 The Temptations Lullaby Of Love [Previously Unreleased]
Lead Vocals – Eddie*Producer – Harvey Fuqua & Johnny Bristol*Written-By – Beatrice Verdi
2:16
1-27 The Temptations The Impossible Dream
Arranged By – Don CostaLead Vocals – David*Written-By – Joe Darion
3:24
2-1 The Temptations Cloud Nine
Lead Vocals – Dennis*, Eddie*, Paul*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
3:28
2-2 Diana Ross & The Supremes* And The Temptations I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
Lead Vocals – Diana Ross, Eddie*Voice [Spoken Segment] – Otis*Written-By – Jerry Ross, Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff
3:06
2-3 The Temptations Runaway Child, Running Wild
Lead Vocals – Dennis*, The TemptationsWritten-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
4:48
2-4 The Temptations Don't Let The Joneses Get You Down
Lead Vocals – Dennis*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
4:44
2-5 The Temptations I Can't Get Next To You
Lead Vocals – Dennis*, Eddie*, Paul*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
2:53
2-6 The Temptations Psychedelic Shack
Lead Vocals – Dennis*, The TemptationsWritten-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
3:52
2-7 The Temptations Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
Lead Vocals – Dennis*, Eddie*, Paul*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
4:06
2-8 The Temptations Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
Directed By [Orchestra] – Jerry LongLead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
3:47
2-9 The Temptations Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
Directed By [Orchestra] – Paul RiserLead Vocals – Damon*, Dennis*, Melvin*, Richard*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
2:54
2-10 The Temptations Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
Arranged By, Conductor – Paul RiserLead Vocals – Damon*, Dennis*, Richard*Written-By – Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong*
6:57
2-11 The Temptations Masterpiece
Arranged By – Paul RiserLead Vocals – Damon*, Dennis*, Melvin*, Richard*Voice [With Speaking] – Otis*Written-By – Norman Whitfield
4:21
2-12 The Temptations Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)
Arranged By – Paul RiserLead Vocals – Richard StreetWritten-By – Norman Whitfield
3:27
2-13 The Temptations Let Your Hair Down
Arranged By – Paul RiserLead Vocals – Dennis*Written-By – Norman Whitfield
2:39
2-14 The Temptations Shakey Ground
Lead Vocals – Dennis*Written-By – Al Boyd*, Eddie Hazel, Jeffrey Bowen
4:02
2-15 The Temptations A Song For You
Arranged By [Strings And Horns] – James Carmichael*Lead Vocals – Dennis*Written-By – Leon Russell
4:38
2-16 The Temptations Power
Arranged By [Rhythm] – McKinley JacksonArranged By [String And Horns] – Paul RiserExecutive-Producer – Berry GordyLead Vocals – Dennis*, Glenn*, Richard*Written-By – Angelo Bond, Berry Gordy, Jean Mayer-Dailey
4:09
2-17 The Temptations Featuring Rick James Standing On The Top - Pt. 1
Executive-Producer – Berry GordyLead Vocals – David*, Dennis*, Eddie*Vocals [Additional], Backing Vocals – Mary Jane Girls, Rick JamesWritten-By, Producer, Arranged By – Rick James
4:21
2-18 The Temptations Treat Her Like A Lady
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Victor CarstarphenExecutive-Producer – Suzee IkedaLead Vocals – Ali-Ollie*Producer – Albert Phillip McKay*, Ralph Randolph Johnson*Written-By – Ali-Ollie Woodson, Otis Williams
4:17
2-19 The Temptations Lady Soul
Lead Vocals – Ali-Ollie*Producer – Peter Bunetta, Rick ChudacoffWritten-By – Mark Holden
4:45

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Digitally remastered at This Way Productions, New York City.

Tracks 1-1, 1-2, 1-5 to 1-9, 1-12, 1-13, 1-15, 1-17, 1-26: Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP).
Tracks 1-3, 1- 4, 1-11, 1-16, 1-18 to 1-25, 2-1, 2-3 to 2-9: Stone Agate Music (BMI).
Track 1-10: Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)/Stone Agate Music (BMI).
Track 1-14: PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP).
Track 1-27: Helena Music Co./Andrew Scott Music (ASCAP).
Track 2-2: Unichappel Music Inc./Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI).
Track 2-10 to 2-13: Stone Diamond Music Corporation (BMI).
Tracks 2-14, 2-16: Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)/Stone Diamond Music Corporation (BMI).
Track 2-15: Irving Music, Inc. (BMI).
Track 2-17: Stone City Music adm. by National League Music (ASCAP).
Track 2-18: Jobete Music Co., Inc./Tall Temptations Music (ASCAP).
Track 2-19: Dream Dealers Music/Buchu Music/BMG Music Publishing (ASCAP).

This compilation ℗ 1995 Motown Record Company, L.P.
© 1995 Motown Record Company, L.P.
Distribution Polydor/PolyGram.
An original sound recording made by Motown Record Company, L.P.

Comes in standard double thin jewel case with 24-page booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31453 05242 0
  • Rights Society (Back Cover): BIEM STEMRA
  • Rights Society (CD Faces): BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0881
  • Other (Distribution code): PY 926
  • Other (Cat# CD1): 530 526-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 530 526-2 01 > MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1 Variant 1,2): IFPI L003
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 Variant 1): IFPI 01G9
  • Other (Cat# CD2): 530 527-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 ): 530 527-2 01 > MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2 Variant 1,2): IFPI L003
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 Variant 1): IFPI 01D9
  • Mould SID Code (CD1+ CD2 Variant 2): IFPI 01L9

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
530 524-2 The Temptations The Best Of The Temptations(2xCD, Comp, RP) Motown 530 524-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
530 524-2 The Temptations The Best Of The Temptations(2xCD, Comp, Mono, RM) Motown 530 524-2 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
31453-0524-2 The Temptations Anthology (The Best Of The Temptations)(2xCD, Comp, Mono, RM) Motown 31453-0524-2 US 1995 Sell This Version

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