Various ‎– The Motown Story

Label:
Motown ‎– MS 5-726, Motown ‎– MS-727, Motown ‎– MS-728, Motown ‎– MS-729, Motown ‎– MS-730, Motown ‎– MS-731
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5 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Box Set, Repress
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Tracklist

Volume One
A1 Berry Gordy Intro: Berry Gordy 2:26
A2 Barrett Strong Money (That's Want I Want) 3:00
A3 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Intro: Smokey / Shop Around 3:35
A4 The Marvelettes Intro: Katherine Anderson / Please Mr. Postman 3:36
A5 The Marvelettes Intro: Katherine Anderson / Playboy 3:12
A6 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / Stubborn Kind Of Fellow 3:28
B1 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Intro: Smokey / You've Really Got A Hold On Me 3:01
B2 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / Pride And Joy 2:14
B3 Stevie Wonder Intro: Stevie Wonder / Fingertips 3:51
B4 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Intro: Martha Reeves / Come And Get These Memories 3:33
B5 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Intro: Martha Reeves / Love Is Like A Heat Wave 3:07
Volume Two
C1 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Intro: Smokey / Mickey's Monkey 3:06
C2 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / Can I Get A Witness 3:23
C3 Mary Wells Intro: Smokey / My Guy 3:27
C4 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / Where Did Our Love Go 4:24
C5 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Intro: Martha Reeves / Dancing In The Street 3:06
C6 The Four Tops* Intro: Levi Stubbs / Baby I Need Your Loving 3:39
D1 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Mary Wilson / Baby Love 3:33
D2 Diana Ross & The Supremes Come See About Me 2:31
D3 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 3:02
D4 The Temptations Intro: Otis Williams / My Girl 4:08
D5 Jr. Walker & The All Stars* Intro: Jr. Walker / Shotgun 3:04
D6 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / Stop! In The Name Of Love 3:09
Volume Three
E1 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / I'll Be Doggone 3:06
E2 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Mary Wilson / Back In My Arms Again 3:24
E3 The Four Tops* Intro: Levi Stubbs / I Can't Help Myself 2:46
E4 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Intro: Smokey / The Tracks Of My Tears 3:01
E5 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / Nothing But Heartaches 3:04
E6 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / I Hear A Symphony 3:04
F1 Stevie Wonder Intro: Stevie Wonder / Uptight (Everything's Alright) 3:06
F2 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / My World Is Empty Without You 2:42
F3 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Intro: Martha Reeves / My Baby Loves Me 3:28
F4 The Temptations Intro: Otis Williams / Ain't Too Proud To Beg 3:19
F5 Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted 3:20
F6 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / You Can't Hurry Love 2:58
Volume Four
G1 The Four Tops* Intro: Levi Stubbs / Reach Out I'll Be There 3:24
G2 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / You Keep Me Hangin' On 2:51
G3 The Four Tops* Intro: Levi Stubbs / Standing In The Shadows Of Love 3:02
G4 The Four Tops* Intro: Levi Stubbs / Bernadette 3:17
G5 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Intro: Martha Reeves / Jimmy Mack 3:11
G6 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Intro: Marvin Gaye / Ain't No Mountain High Enough 2:57
G7 Stevie Wonder Intro: Stevie Wonder / I Was Made To Love Her 2:52
H1 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Mary Wilson / Reflections 3:25
H2 Gladys Knight And The Pips Intro: Gladys Knight / I Heard It Through The Grapevine 4:07
H3 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Intro: Smokey / I Second That Emotion 3:15
H4 The Temptations Intro: Otis Williams / I Wish It Would Rain 3:04
H5 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / Love Child 2:51
H6 Stevie Wonder Intro: Stevie Wonder / For Once In My Life 2:46
H7 The Temptations Intro: Otis Williams / Cloud Nine 4:13
Volume Five
I1 Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations Intro: Diana Ross / I'm Gonna Make You Love Me 2:55
I2 Marvin Gaye Intro: Marvin Gaye / I Heard It Through The Grapevine 3:18
I3 Jr. Walker & The All Stars* Intro: Jr. Walker / What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) 2:56
I4 The Originals Intro: The Originals / Baby I'm For Real 3:30
I5 Jackson 5* Intro: Michael Jackson / I Want You Back 2:54
I6 The Temptations Intro: Otis Williams / Psychedelic Shack 3:40
J1 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Diana Ross / Someday We'll Be Together 5:35
J2 Diana Ross & The Supremes Intro: Mary Wilson / Up The Ladder To The Roof 3:45
J3 Diana Ross Intro: Diana Ross / Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand) 3:40
J4 Diana Ross Intro: Diana Ross / Ain't No Mountain High Enough 6:15

Notes

This is the second pressing box set which did not include the 24 page booklet, inner picture sleeves or textured graphics on the outer box.

Subtitle: "The First Decade"

Note: Notice How The Label Layout & Font Changes Throughout The Discs, Disc 1 Has Side 1 & Side 2 Text Below The "MS-727" Code, Whereas Record 2 Has The Side 1 & 2 Text Above The "MS-728" Code & A Different Font, Disc 3 Has A Similar Layout To Disc One, Disc 4 & 5 Have A Similar Layout To Discs 1 & 2 But The Font Is Also Different On The Both

© 1970
All selections published by Jobette Music Co., Inc., BMI except "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" – published by Act Three Music, BMI and "For Once In My Life" – published by Stein & Van Stock, Inc., ASCAP
Producer: Bill Watson, History of Rock 'N' Roll, Inc.
Researcher: John Gibson
Engineer: Russ Terrana
Narrator: Charlie Van Dyke
Co-ordinator: Phil Jones
Graphic Supervision: Tom Schlesinger
Art Direction: Curtis McNarr & Jim Ladwig
Packaging: Album Graphics Inc.
All Rights Reserved – Trademark Motown Record Corporation – Printed in U.S.A
© Motown Record Corporation, Detroit, Michigan 48201

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MS 5-726 Various The Motown Story: The First Decade(5xLP, Comp + Box, Ltd, Boo) Motown MS 5-726 US 1970 Sell This Version
8X-STML 11301, 1E 696 ○ 94028/9 Various The Motown Story(8-Trk, Comp) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown 8X-STML 11301, 1E 696 ○ 94028/9 UK 1973 Sell This Version
TC2-TML 11302, 1E 596 ○ 94028/9 Various The Motown Story(Cass, Comp) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown TC2-TML 11302, 1E 596 ○ 94028/9 UK 1973 Sell This Version
MS 5-726 Various The Motown Story(5xLP, Comp + Box, Ltd) Tamla Motown MS 5-726 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
MS 5-726 Various The Motown Story: The First Decade(5xLP, Comp + Box, Ltd, RE) Motown MS 5-726 US Unknown Sell This Version

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noneck09

noneck09

February 17, 2017

What an AWESOME collection of how "The Sound Of Young America" began. Impossible to play just one volume. Make sure you have enough time to play all five in one sitting Well worth the time. Love the interviews as well.
cjm49745

cjm49745

October 20, 2016
Has anyone else checked to see if disc 3 is missing too??!!?! Mine has 2 volume 5 discs. Please follow up.