Motown Record Corporation

Motown Record Corporation

Profile:
Motto: "The sound of young America".
Usually abbreviated to Motown Record Corp. on labels; also credited as "Motown Rec. Corp." or "Motown Records Corp.".
Parent company of the Motown label, founded in Detroit, Michigan, but relocated entirely to California in 1972. Sometime U.S. distributor of CTI Records, Kudu, Gull, Manticore. Succeeded in 1988 by Motown Record Company, L.P. after sale of assets to MCA Records.

Previously the parent company of the labels:
- Motown
- Tamla
- Gordy
- Soul
- V.I.P.
- Rare Earth
- MoWest
- Miracle Records (5)
- Black Forum
- Morocco Records
- Weed (3)
- MoJazz
- Natural Resources
- Melodyland which became Hitsville (2)
- Divinity (2)
- Workshop Jazz
and its international brand Tamla Motown, though all except Motown and MoJazz had been phased out by 1986.
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Contact Info:
[1974-1985]
Motown Record Corporation
Hollywood, California 90028

[1980]
Motown Rec. Corp.
6255 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Tel. (213) 468-3500
(Contact info now obsolete)

[1969]
Motown Record Corporation
2457 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48201
(Contact info now obsolete)

[1966]
Motown Record Corp.
2648 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 8, Michigan
(Contact info now obsolete)
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1A 006-62873 Bonnie Pointer - Heaven Must Have Sent You (Special Remix) Bonnie Pointer Heaven Must Have Sent You (Special Remix)(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-62873 Belgium 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-62939 The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone / Masterpiece The Temptations Papa Was A Rollin' Stone / Masterpiece(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-62939 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1A 006-63140 Commodores - Sail On Commodores Sail On(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63140 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63265 Billy Preston Featuring Syreeta - It Will Come In Time Billy Preston Featuring Syreeta Billy Preston Featuring Syreeta - It Will Come In Time(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63265 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63339 Commodores - Still Commodores Still(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63339 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63392 Rick James - Love Gun Rick James Love Gun(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63392 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63393 Marvin Gaye - Ego Tripping Out Marvin Gaye Ego Tripping Out(7") Motown 1A 006-63393 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63501 Bonnie Pointer - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) Bonnie Pointer I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63501 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63525 Commodores - Wonderland Commodores Wonderland(7") Motown 1A 006-63525 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63586 Stevie Wonder - Black Orchid Stevie Wonder Black Orchid(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63586 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63628 Billy Preston & Syreeta - With You I'm Born Again Billy Preston & Syreeta Billy Preston & Syreeta - With You I'm Born Again(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63628 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-63779 Stevie Wonder - Outside My Window Stevie Wonder Outside My Window(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63779 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63789 Eddie Holland* - Jamie / Just Ain't Enough Eddie Holland* Jamie / Just Ain't Enough(7", RE) Motown 1A 006-63789 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1A 006-63790 Mary Wells - You Beat Me To The Punch / Two Lovers Mary Wells You Beat Me To The Punch / Two Lovers(7", Single, RE) Motown 1A 006-63790 Belgium 1981 Sell This Version
1A 006-63792 La Brenda* & The Beljeans - The Chaperone / Camel Walk La Brenda* & The Beljeans La Brenda* & The Beljeans - The Chaperone / Camel Walk(7", Single, RE) Motown 1A 006-63792 Belgium 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63801 Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock Smokey Robinson Let Me Be The Clock(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63801 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63831 The Temptations - Power The Temptations Power(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63831 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63850 Diana Ross & The Supremes - Medley (Part 1) / Medley (Part 2) Diana Ross & The Supremes Diana Ross & The Supremes - Medley (Part 1) / Medley (Part 2)(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63850 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63910 Billy Preston & Syreeta - One More Time For Love Billy Preston & Syreeta Billy Preston & Syreeta - One More Time For Love(7") Motown 1A 006-63910 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63954 Commodores - Old-Fashion Love Commodores Old-Fashion Love(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63954 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63956 Teena Marie - Behind The Groove Teena Marie Behind The Groove(7") Motown 1A 006-63956 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-63976 Diana Ross - Upside Down Diana Ross Upside Down(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-63976 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-64032 The Temptations - Struck By Lightning Twice The Temptations Struck By Lightning Twice(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-64032 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-64075 Diana Ross - My Old Piano Diana Ross My Old Piano (Single) 1A 006-64075 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-64076 Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Single) 1A 006-64076 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-64077 Commodores - Heroes Commodores Heroes(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-64077 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-64194 Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out Diana Ross I'm Coming Out(7", Single) Motown 1A 006-64194 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1 A 006-98049 Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love(7", Single, RE) Motown 1 A 006-98049 Belgium 1980 Sell This Version
1A 056-63405 Michael Jackson - The Best Of Michael Jackson Michael Jackson The Best Of Michael Jackson(LP, Comp, RE) Motown 1A 056-63405 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-62026 Bonnie Pointer - Bonnie Pointer (Special Remix) Bonnie Pointer Bonnie Pointer (Special Remix)(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-62026 Benelux 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-63064 Commodores - Midnight Magic Commodores Midnight Magic(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-63064 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-63099 Billy Preston - Late At Night Billy Preston Late At Night(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-63099 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-63364 Rick James - Fire It  Up Rick James Fire It Up(LP, Album) Motown, Motown 1A 062-63364 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-63370 Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-63370 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 062-63765 Diana Ross - Diana Diana Ross Diana (Album) 1A 062-63765 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 062-63836 The Temptations - Power The Temptations Power(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-63836 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 062-63867 Commodores - Heroes Commodores Heroes(LP, Album) Motown 1A 062-63867 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 062-64121 Stevie Wonder - Hotter Than July Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July (Album) 1A 062-64121 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 262-62895 Diana Ross - The Boss Diana Ross The Boss(Cass, Album) Motown, Motown 1A 262-62895 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 262-63099 Billy Preston - Late At Night Billy Preston Late At Night(Cass, Album, Dol) Motown 1A 262-63099 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 458-62529 Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants Stevie Wonder Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants(Cass, Album) Motown 1A 458-62529 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 138-63876/7 Various - The Motown 20th Anniversary Album Various The Motown 20th Anniversary Album(2xLP, Comp) Motown, Motown, Motown 1A 138-63876/7 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 158-62492/3 Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants Stevie Wonder Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants(2xLP, Album, Emb) Motown 1A 158-62492/3 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-62885 Bonnie Pointer - Heaven Must Have Sent You (Special Remix) Bonnie Pointer Heaven Must Have Sent You (Special Remix)(12") Motown, Motown 1A K052Z-62885 Belgium 1979 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-63142 Commodores - Sail On / Flying High Commodores Sail On / Flying High(12", Single) Motown 1A K052Z-63142 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-63776 Diana Ross & The Supremes - Medley Of Hits (Special Remix) Diana Ross & The Supremes Diana Ross & The Supremes - Medley Of Hits (Special Remix) 1A K052Z-63776 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-63831 The Temptations - Power The Temptations Power(12", Maxi) Motown, Motown 1A K052Z-63831 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-63955 Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious(12", Single) Motown, Motown 1A K052Z-63955 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z 63955 Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious(LP, Album) Motown 1A K052Z 63955 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-63956 Teena Marie - Behind The Groove Teena Marie Behind The Groove(12", Single) Motown 1A K052Z-63956 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64015 Diana Ross - Upside Down Diana Ross Upside Down(12", Single) Motown 1A K052Z-64015 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64075 Diana Ross - My Old Piano / Give Up Diana Ross My Old Piano / Give Up(12", Single) Motown 1A K052Z-64075 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64076 Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin') Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Jammin')(12", Single) Motown, Motown 1A K052Z-64076 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64194 Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out Diana Ross I'm Coming Out(12", Single) Motown 1A K052Z-64194 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1C 2LP 186-7976591 Various - Club Classics Volume 2 Various Club Classics Volume 2(2xLP, Comp) Electrola, Electrola 1C 2LP 186-7976591 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
1C 006-60 158 Stevie Wonder - As Stevie Wonder As(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-60 158 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1 C 006-60 479 Diana Ross - Your Love Is So Good For Me Diana Ross Your Love Is So Good For Me(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-60 479 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1 C 006-60 573 5th Dimension* - You Are The Reason (I Feel Like Dancing) 5th Dimension* You Are The Reason (I Feel Like Dancing)(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-60 573 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1 C 006-60 884 Rare Earth - Warm Ride Rare Earth Warm Ride(7", Single) Prodigal, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-60 884 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1C 006-61 218 Commodores - Flying High Commodores Flying High(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-61 218 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1 C 006-62 094 Commodores - Just To Be Close To You Commodores Just To Be Close To You(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-62 094 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1C 006-62 846 Stevie Wonder - Superstition / I Was Made To Love Her Stevie Wonder Superstition / I Was Made To Love Her(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-62 846 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1 C 006-63 140 Commodores - Sail On Commodores Sail On(7", Single) Motown, Motown 1 C 006-63 140 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 339 Commodores - Still Commodores Still(7", Single) Motown 1C 006-63 339 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 392 Rick James - Love Gun / Stormy Love Rick James Love Gun / Stormy Love(7", Single) Motown 1C 006-63 392 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1 C 006-63 400 Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love Stevie Wonder Send One Your Love (Single) 1 C 006-63 400 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 501 Bonnie Pointer - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) Bonnie Pointer I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-63 501 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 784 Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-63 784 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 831 The Temptations - Power The Temptations Power(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-63 831 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 954 Commodores - Old-Fashion Love Commodores Old-Fashion Love(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-63 954 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-63 976 Diana Ross - Upside Down Diana Ross Upside Down (Single) 1C 006-63 976 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-64 076 Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin') Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Jammin') (Single) 1C 006-64 076 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-64 077 Commodores - Heroes Commodores Heroes(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-64 077 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-64 138 Diana Ross - My Old Piano Diana Ross My Old Piano(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-64 138 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-64 171 Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out Diana Ross I'm Coming Out(7", Single) Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-64 171 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 006-90 549 The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You The Temptations I Can't Get Next To You(7", Single) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown 1C 006-90 549 Germany 1969 Sell This Version
1C 006-91 257 M The Jackson 5 - ABC The Jackson 5 ABC(7", Single, Mono) Tamla Motown 1C 006-91 257 M Germany 1970 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 468 Stevie Wonder - Superwoman / I Love Every Little Thing About You Stevie Wonder Superwoman / I Love Every Little Thing About You(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1C 006-93 468 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 490 Marvin Gaye - You're The Man (Part 1 And 2) Marvin Gaye You're The Man (Part 1 And 2)(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1C 006-93 490 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1 C 006-93 600 The Temptations - Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On / Mother Nature The Temptations Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On / Mother Nature(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1 C 006-93 600 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1 C 006-93 624 Mary Wells - My Guy / Two Lovers Mary Wells My Guy / Two Lovers(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1 C 006-93 624 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 707 Supremes* - Your Wonderful Sweet Sweet Love Supremes* Your Wonderful Sweet Sweet Love (Single) 1C 006-93 707 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 770 Michael Jackson - Ain't No Sunshine / Ben Michael Jackson Ain't No Sunshine / Ben(7", Single) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown 1C 006-93 770 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1 C 006-93 818 Edwin Starr - Who Is The Leader Of The People Edwin Starr Who Is The Leader Of The People(7", Single) Tamla Motown, Emi Electrola 1 C 006-93 818 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1 C 006-93 882 Jermaine Jackson - That's How Love Goes Jermaine Jackson That's How Love Goes(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1 C 006-93 882 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 924 M Thelma Houston - No One's Gonna Be A Fool Forever Thelma Houston No One's Gonna Be A Fool Forever(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1C 006-93 924 M Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-93 971 M The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone / Smiling Faces Sometimes The Temptations Papa Was A Rollin' Stone / Smiling Faces Sometimes (Single) 1C 006-93 971 M Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 013 Stevie Wonder - Superstition Stevie Wonder Superstition (Single) 1C 006-94 013 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 091 Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man Marvin Gaye Trouble Man(7") Tamla Motown 1C 006-94 091 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1 C 006-94 203 Barrett Strong - Money / Oh, I Apologize Barrett Strong Money / Oh, I Apologize(7", RE) Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-94 203 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 223 The Temptations - Masterpiece The Temptations Masterpiece (Single) 1C 006-94 223 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 307 Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Stevie Wonder You Are The Sunshine Of My Life(7", Single) Tamla Motown 1C 006-94 307 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 359 Rare Earth - Ma Rare Earth Ma (Single) 1C 006-94 359 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1 C 006-94 444 Michael Jackson - Morning Glow Michael Jackson Morning Glow(7") Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-94 444 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 499 XIT (4) - Reservation Of Education / We Live XIT (4) Reservation Of Education / We Live(7", Single) Rare Earth, EMI Electrola 1C 006-94 499 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 507 The Temptations - Plastic Man The Temptations Plastic Man(7", Single) Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola 1C 006-94 507 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 586 Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On(7", Single) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola, EMI Electrola 1C 006-94 586 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1C 006-94 590 The Undisputed Truth* - Law Of The Land The Undisputed Truth* Law Of The Land (Single) 1C 006-94 590 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1 C 006-94 678 Hetherington* - Teenage Love Song Hetherington* Teenage Love Song(7", Single) Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-94 678 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
1 C 006-94 696 Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground Stevie Wonder Higher Ground(7", Single) Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-94 696 Germany 1973 Sell This Version