Annotation

32-bit digitally remastered 2003 cd release:
asin: B00019771A
barcode: 602498137055

Annotation last modified on 2012-06-09 09:48 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Hitch Hike
3 2:32
2 Pride and Joy
2:06
3 Can I Get a Witness
3 2:46
4 You're a Wonderful One
4 2:45
5 Try It, Baby
2:59
6 Baby, Don't You Do It
2:32
7 How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You)
2:57
8 I'll Be Doggone
1 2:50
9 Pretty Little Baby
2:36
10 Ain't That Peculiar
2:58
11 One More Heartache
2:33
12 Little Darlin' (I Need You)
2:45
13 Your Unchanging Love
3:02
14 Chained
2:35
15 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
3.5 3:12
16 You
2:25
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
?:??
2 The End of Our Road
?:??
3 That's the Way Love Is
?:??
4 Abraham, Martin and John
?:??
5 What's Going On?
4.3 ?:??
6 Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)
4.75 ?:??
7 Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)
5 ?:??
8 Trouble Man
5 ?:??
9 Let's Get It On
4 ?:??
10 Come Get to This
?:??
11 Distant Lover (live)
?:??
12 I Want You
?:??
13 Got to Give It Up
?:??
14 When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You?
?:??
15 Sexual Healing
5 ?:??
16 My Love Is Waiting
?:??
17 'Til Tomorrow
?:??
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Once Upon a Time
Marvin Gaye ?:??
2 What's the Matter With You, Baby?
Marvin Gaye ?:??
3 It Takes Two
Marvin Gaye ?:??
4 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Marvin Gaye 5 ?:??
5 Your Precious Love
Marvin Gaye ?:??
6 If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
Marvin Gaye ?:??
7 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing
Marvin Gaye 5 ?:??
8 You're All I Need to Get By
Marvin Gaye ?:??
9 You Ain't Livin' Till You're Lovin'
Marvin Gaye ?:??
10 Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By
Marvin Gaye ?:??
11 The Onion Song
Marvin Gaye ?:??
12 California Soul
Marvin Gaye ?:??
13 You're a Special Part of Me
Marvin Gaye ?:??
14 My Mistake (Was to Love You)
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye ?:??
15 You Are Everything
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye ?:??

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 3, 6–7)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 16)
Frank Wilson (Motown singer/songwriter) (track 14)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
instruments arranger:
The Funk Brothers (track 14)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
lyricist:
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Jack Goga (track 16)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
producer:
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 16)
Norman Whitfield (track 15)
writer:
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 12)
Warren Moore (tracks 8, 10)
Clarence Paul (track 1)
William Robinson (tracks 8, 10)
Robert Rogers (track 10)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
Barrett Strong (track 15)
Marv Tarplin (tracks 8, 10)
Norman Whitfield (track 15)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 7)
FCG Music (track 1)
MG III Music (track 1)
NMG Music (track 1)
Stone Agate Music (tracks 1, 7)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
mash-ups:
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Blue Magic (track 6)
later translated versions:
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 15)
later versions:
Un verre de whisky (track 3)
recording of:
Chained (track 14)
Hitch Hike (track 1)
I'll Be Doggone (track 8)
Pride and Joy (Gaye/Whitfield/Stevenson) (track 2)
You (track 16)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1973-03-22) (track 9)
mellotron:
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 6)
drums:
Paul Humphrey (1973-03-22) (track 9)
guitar:
Eddie Willis (1973-07-09) (track 10)
vibraphone:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 9)
percussion:
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 9)
percussion [box drum]:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 5)
saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Ernie Watts (1973-03-22) (track 9)
bongos and congas:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Bobbye Hall (1973-03-22) (track 9)
piano:
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Marvin Jenkins (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Joe Sample (1973-03-22) (track 9)
guitar family:
Don Peake (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Louie Shelton (1973-03-22) (track 9)
David T. Walker (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson (1973-03-22) (track 9)
arranger:
Dale Oehler (1972 – ????) (track 8)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1971-03) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Lem Barney (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Mel Farr (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
composer:
Gordon Banks (track 16)
Gwen Fuqua (nee Gwen Gordy before 1961) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 6–8, 10–11, 13)
James Nyx (track 7)
Dick Holler (1968) (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (1972) (track 8)
conductor:
David Van dePitte (track 7)
David Van dePitte (1971-03) (track 6)
David Van dePitte (1971-05-06) (track 5)
René Hall (1973-03-22) (track 9)
engineer:
William McMeekin (track 9)
Steve Smith (US 70s/80s soul/funk engineer) (track 10)
Art Stewart (track 9)
Cal Harris (track 10)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1971-03) (track 6)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1971-05-06) (track 5)
The Funk Brothers (1971-05-06) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (1973-07-10) (track 10)
lyricist:
Gordon Banks (track 16)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 6, 8, 10, 13)
Dick Holler (track 4)
mixer:
Cal Harris (tracks 9–10)
Lawrence Miles (tracks 6–7)
Lawrence Miles (1971-05-06) (tracks 5–6)
producer:
Marvin Gaye (tracks 5–7, 9–10, 15)
Ed Townsend (track 9)
solo tenor saxophone:
Wild Bill Moore (jazz and R&B saxophonist) (1971-03) (track 6)
vocals:
Marvin Gaye (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (1973-07-10) (track 10)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 5)
Janie Bradford (track 1)
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 15)
Al Cleveland (track 5)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 5, 9, 15)
Sandra Greene (track 11)
Dick Holler (track 4)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 15)
Barrett Strong (tracks 1, 3)
Ed Townsend (track 9)
Norman Whitfield (tracks 1, 3)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1971) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 15)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 15)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 5–6)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 9)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1970-11-03 – 1973-07-10) (track 10)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-03) (track 6)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-05-06) (track 5)
mash-ups:
remasters:
remixes:
Let’s Get It On (single edit) by Marvin Gaye (track 9)
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 15)
N da Closet by Coolio (track 7)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 4) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 167) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 15)
cover recording of:
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 15)
No Hook (track 11)
Sexual Rapping (track 15)
live recording of:
Distant Lover (track 11)
recording of:
'Til Tomorrow (track 17)
Got to Give It Up (track 13)
My Love Is Waiting (track 16)
Sexual Healing (track 15)
Trouble Man (track 8)
Come Get to This (1970-11-03 – 1973-07-10) (track 10)
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (1971-03) (track 6)
What’s Going On (1971-05-06) (track 5)
Let’s Get It On (1973-03-22) (track 9)

CD 3

arranger:
Dave Blumberg (tracks 14–15)
background vocals:
Nickolas Ashford (1967) (track 7)
Valerie Simpson (1967) (track 7)
composer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 7)
Gloria Jones (US singer/songwriter, known for "Tainted Love") (track 14)
Pam Sawyer (track 14)
Valerie Simpson (track 7)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1967) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (1967) (track 7)
Tammi Terrell (1967) (track 7)
lyricist:
Nickolas Ashford (track 7)
Valerie Simpson (track 7)
producer:
Hal Davis (tracks 14–15)
vocals:
Marvin Gaye (track 4)
Tammi Terrell (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Mary Wells (track 2)
Kim Weston (track 3)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (tracks 4, 8, 11)
Thom Bell (track 15)
Johnny Bristol (track 6)
Vernon Bullock (track 6)
Linda Creed (track 15)
Harvey Fuqua (track 6)
Sylvia Moy (track 3)
Valerie Simpson (tracks 4, 8, 11)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1968) (track 7)
publisher:
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 4, 7)
Jobete Music Co. (1967) (track 7)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967) (track 7)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Fallin by Jay-Z & Marvin Gaye (track 4)
cover recording of:
You Are Everything (track 15)
is the basis for:
Fallin (track 4)
later translated versions:
recording of:
It Takes Two (track 3)
The Onion Song (track 11)