Listing of song titles beginning with B : page 2



Baby You Thrill Me (Rudolph Toombs-P. Ivy) published Travis

Amos Milburn; recorded Hitsville, completed 11-Nov-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; accompaniment The Andantes

09-Apr-63; LP (M): Motown MT608 The Return Of The Blues Boss
06-Feb-96; CD (M): Motown 530 611 2 The Motown Sessions 1962-1964
20-Nov-13; CD (M): Motown UICY 75847 The Return Of The Blues Boss [Japan]


Baby You're Right (Joe Tex) published Ro-Gor

Joe Tex; recording details unknown ; produced by Billy 'Roquel' Davis

20-Mar-61; 45 (M): Anna 1128 B
20-Feb-65; 45 (M): Checker 1104 A


Baby, Baby Don't Cry (William Robinson-Terry Johnson-Al Cleveland) published Jobete

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Nov-68 ; produced by Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore, Terry Johnson

12-Dec-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54178 A
10-Jul-69; LP (S): Tamla S295 Time Out For Smokey Robinson And the Miracles
16-Jan-74; LP (S): Motown M-793R3 Anthology
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
22-Feb-94; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6334 The 35th Anniversary Collection
Aug-95; CD (M): Motown 530 525 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1969
25-Oct-95; CD (M): Motown 530 472 2 Anthology / The Best Of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 706/7/8 Motown: The History: The Love Songs [UK]
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 857 2 The Ultimate Collection
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8856 Motown Classics - Stop! In The Name Of Love Vol. 6
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8856 Motown Classics - Stop! In The Name Of Love Vol. 6 [band track]
07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 186 2 Time Out / Four In Blue [UK]
24-Sep-02; CD (S): Motown 064 481 2 Ooo Baby Baby: The Anthology
08-Aug-06; CD (S): Motown 02517 03240 Gold
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


(Baby, Baby) I'm In Love Again (Debbie Dean-Dennis Lussier) published Jobete

alternate title: I'm In Love Again

Debbie Dean; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Nov-66 ; produced by Dennis Lussier

04-Jul-05; CD (M): Motown 982 9297 2 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 2 [UK]


Baby, Baby, Oh Baby (Andre Williams) published Myto

The Jimmy Ed Trio; recorded GW ; produced by Andre Williams

Apr-66; 45 (M): YAN G401 A


Baby, I'll Get It (Chuck Jackson-Pamela Sawyer-Joe Hinton) published Jobete

Chuck Jackson; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Oct-69 ; produced by Henry Cosby ; arranged by Henry Cosby, Jerry Long

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Motown M 1160 A [released on VIP 25052]
24-Nov-69; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25052 B [scheduled for Motown 1160]
Sep-70; LP (S): V.I.P. VS403 Teardrops Keep Fallin' On My Heart
10-Oct-05; CD (S): Motown 983 2931 The Motown Anthology [UK]
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969


Baby, I'm For Real (Marvin Gaye-Anna Gordy Gaye) published Jobete

Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 21-Aug-68 ; produced by Richard Morris, Marvin Gaye ; arranged by Paul Riser ; [2nd odb]

12-Jan-05; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003619-02 Motown Sings Motown Treasures Volumes 1+2 [titled as "Baby I'm For Real (The Bells)"]

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Dec-68 ; produced by Richard Morris, Marvin Gaye ; arranged by Paul Riser

Jul-69; LP (S): Soul SS716 Green Grow The Lilacs (retitled Baby, I'm For Real)
12-Aug-69; 45 (M): Soul S 35066 A
Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS731 The Motown Story Volume 5 [with intro by the Originals]
May-71; LP (S): Motown MS732 Motown Chartbusters Volume 3
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
1992; CD: Motown MOTD 5462 Baby, I'm For Real
Aug-95; CD (S): Motown 530 525 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1969
1997; CD (M): DPSM 5241 The Complete Motown Anthology Vol 5
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 710 Motown: The History: Changing Times [UK]
23-Mar-99; CD (S): Motown 31454 9506 2 The Very Best Of The Originals
26-Jun-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 278 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 1 [UK]
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8851 Motown Classics - Dancing In The Street Vol. 1
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8851 Motown Classics - Dancing In The Street Vol. 1 [band track]
01-Apr-02; CD: Spectrum 544 705 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
23-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown B000101602 The Motown Story Volume 1: The 1960s
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969


Back At Beckers (Shelly's Blues) (Joey Murcia-Duane King-Nick King-Gary Harger)

Magic; recording details unknown ; produced by Scott Regan

Sep-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R527L Magic
24-Feb-15;: Flapjack Records Digital Release The Detroit Sessions


Back In My Arms (William Stevenson) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 Back In Your Arms 2 Back In My Arms Again

Hattie Littles; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Feb-62 ; produced by William Stevenson

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Gordy 7004 A
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 16-Feb-63 ; produced by William Stevenson

26-Nov-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017285-02 Something New: Motown Lost & Found


Back In My Arms Again (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: Back In His Arms Again

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 01-Dec-64 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [1st odb]

25-Mar-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003263-02 Let The Music Play: Supreme Rarities
15-Nov-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016210-02 More Hits By The Supremes - Expanded Edition [new stereo mix]

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed before 24-Feb-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [2nd odb]

15-Apr-65; 45 (M): Motown M 1075 A [single-sided promo] [promo]
15-Apr-65; 45 (M): Motown M 1075 A [cv]
Jul-65; LP (S): Motown S627 More Hits By The Supremes
Jul-65; LP (M): Motown MT627 More Hits By The Supremes
Sep-67; LP (M): Motown M661 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 7
Sep-67; LP (M): Motown M2-663 Diana Ross And The Supremes Greatest Hits
Sep-67; LP (S): Motown S661 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 7
Sep-67; LP (S): Motown S2-663 Diana Ross And The Supremes Greatest Hits
Dec-70; LP (S): Motown MS707 Motown Chartbusters Volume 1
Mar-71; LP (S): Motown MS729 The Motown Story Volume 3 [with intro by Mary Wilson]
16-May-74; LP (S): Motown M9-794A3 Anthology
Apr-86; LP (S): Motown 5381 25th Anniversary
Oct-86; CD (S): Motown MOTD 6193 25th Anniversary
01-Jul-91; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5454 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 7
Sep-95; CD: Motown 530 511 2 Anthology / The Best Of Diana Ross And The Supremes
07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 827 2 The Ultimate Collection
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 703 Motown: The History: Family Affair [UK]
19-Oct-99; CD (S): Motown 153 731 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Diana Ross And the Supremes Vol 1
29-Aug-00; CD (S): Motown 159 415 2 The Supremes
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 589 2 More Hits By The Supremes / The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland [UK]
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8853 Motown Classics - My Girl Vol. 3
Jan-01; CD (S): Singing Machine G8853 Motown Classics - My Girl Vol. 3 [band track]
11-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 016 409 2 Anthology
03-Feb-04; CD (S): Motown B000136802 The #1s
26-Apr-05; CD (S): Motown 988 1265 Gold
03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [extended stereo mix]
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965 [commercial version]
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965 [promo version]
23-Feb-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5561-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Early Years
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969
15-Nov-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0016210-02 More Hits By The Supremes - Expanded Edition
15-Nov-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016210-02 More Hits By The Supremes - Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recorded live Copa, N.Y., 30-Jul-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

01-Nov-65; LP (S): Motown S636 Supremes At The Copa
01-Nov-65; LP (M): Motown M636 Supremes At The Copa
01-Jul-91; CD: Motown MOTC 5162 The Supremes At The Copa
29-Aug-00; CD (S): Motown 159 416 2 In Person - An Evening With The Supremes
15-May-12; CD (M): Hip-O Select 0602527966854 The Supremes At The Copa - Expanded Edition [alt mono mix]
15-May-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select 0602527966854 The Supremes At The Copa - Expanded Edition [remixed 2012]
15-May-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select 0602527966854 The Supremes At The Copa - Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recorded live Roostertail, Detroit, completed 26-Sep-66

21-Sep-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017308-02 I Hear A Symphony - Expanded Edition


Back Street (Charles Hatcher-Bill Sharpley) published Myto/Jobete

Edwin Starr; recorded GW ; produced by Richard Parker ; arranged by William 'Sonny' Sanders, Edwin Starr

06-Nov-65; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-107 B [instrumental]
06-Nov-65; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-107 A
Aug-73; LP (E): Tamla Motown STML11232 Ric Tic Relics [UK]
11-Aug-92; CD: Motown 530 064 2 20 Greatest Motown Hits [UK]
25-Aug-98; CD (M): Motown 530 940 2 The Very Best Of Edwin Starr
26-Mar-01; CD: Spectrum 544 492 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
28-Jun-01; CD (S): Spectrum 556 827 2 Northern Soul Connoisseurs [UK]
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break BBR-X0300 Soul Master [single version] [UK]
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break BBR-X0300 Soul Master [instrumental version] [UK]


Back Street (R. Dean Taylor) published Jobete

R. Dean Taylor; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Nov-69 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor ; arranged by R. Dean Taylor, Paul Riser

1969; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5004 B [Canada]
Dec-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS522 I Think Therefore I Am
19-Jan-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5023 B [reissued on RareEarth 5026]
18-Mar-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5026 B [cv] [previously on RareEarth 5023]
Sep-73; LP (S): Sounds Superb SPR9007 Indiana Wants Me [UK]
09-Jul-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 515 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
09-Dec-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011579-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11A 1971


Back To Nowhere (Nickolas Ashford-Valerie Simpson) published Jobete

Valerie Simpson; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Jan-71 ; produced by Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson ; arranged by Paul Riser

May-71; LP (S): Tamla TS311 Exposed
Jul-71; 45 (M): Tamla T 54204F B
11-Oct-04; CD (S): Spectrum 981 7630 The Collection [UK]
29-Aug-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5321-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Sisters
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971


Back To School Again (Earl McDaniels) published Jobete

The Morrocco Muzik Makers; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Aug-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

23-Aug-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1047 A
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963


Back To School Promo (Radio Station CHUM) (spoken word)

The Vandellas; recording completed before 09-Jul-63

13-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003616-02 Spellbound: Motown Lost & Found


Backfire (John Bristol-William Robinson-Al Cleveland) published Jobete

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Jun-70 ; produced by Johnny Bristol, Smokey Robinson, Al Cleveland ; [v2]

30-Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS306 A Pocket Full Of Miracles
16-Feb-93; CD (S): Rhino R2 71181 Whatever Makes You Happy
19-Aug-14;: UMC Digital Release A Pocket Full Of Miracles


Backyard Lovin' Man (Deke Richards-Debbie Dean) published Jobete

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 31-Jul-68 ; produced by Deke Richards

Apr-69; LP (S): Gordy S940 25 Miles
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 121 2 Early Classics [UK]
Oct-02; CD (S): Motown 016 839 2 Soul Master / 25 Miles [UK]


Bad Bad Baby (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

alternate title: Bad Bad Boy

Tommy Good; recorded N.Y. / Hitsville, completed 11-Sep-65 ; produced by Berry Gordy

01-May-06; CD (M): Motown 983 7832 The Motown Collection [UK]


Bad Boy (Berry Gordy-William Robinson) published Jobete

[same tune as "Bad Girl"]

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 23-Jun-61 ; produced by Berry Gordy

29-Nov-61; LP (M): Motown MLP600 Bye Bye Baby
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6253 Looking Back 1961-1964


Bad City Ways (Sal Rota-Bob Barnyard)

Crystal Mansion; recording details unknown ; produced by Jerry Ross, Co-Creations Inc & Crystal Mansion

Apr-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R540L The Crystal Mansion


Bad Girl (William Robinson-Berry Gordy) published Jobete

Marv Johnson; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Jun-67 ; produced by Michael Gentile ; [v3]

Jul-69; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11111 I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose [UK]
26-Apr-11; CD (S): Kent CDTOP 351 I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose - The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1971 [UK]

The Miracles; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

27-Jul-59; 45 (M): Chess 1734 A [dark blue,black,light blue labels used]
Sep-59; 45 (M): Motown TLX 2207 A
Sep-59; 45 (M): Motown G1 A
22-Mar-65; LP (M): Tamla TM254 Greatest Hits From The Beginning
22-Mar-65; LP (E): Tamla S254 Greatest Hits From The Beginning
Jul-66; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11031 From The Beginning [UK]
16-Jan-74; LP (E): Motown M-793R3 Anthology
22-Feb-94; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6334 The 35th Anniversary Collection
25-Oct-95; CD (M): Motown 530 472 2 Anthology / The Best Of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 857 2 The Ultimate Collection
24-Sep-02; CD (M): Motown 064 481 2 Ooo Baby Baby: The Anthology
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
08-Aug-06; CD (M): Motown 02517 03240 Gold
23-Feb-07; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 5561-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Early Years

The Miracles; recorded live Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington, 16-Jul-72 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

08-Dec-72; LP (S): Tamla T320D 1957-1972
Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003633-02 The Live Collection


Bad News (William Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete

LaBrenda Ben; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-Feb-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete
16-Dec-14; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1964


Bad News For Your Highness

Imamu Amiri Baraka; recorded MoWest ; produced by ? Jones, Eddie Langford

1972; LP: Black Forum B 457L It's Nation Time - African Visionary Music


Bad News Is Coming (Luther Allison-Paul White-Joe Peraino) published Jobete

Luther Allison; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 22-Jun-72 ; produced by Joe Peraino

08-Dec-72; LP (S): Gordy GS964 Bad News Is Coming
24-Apr-01; CD (S): Motown 013 407 2 Bad News Is Coming


Bad Seed (Pamela Sawyer-Gloria Jones) published Jobete

Chris Clark; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Apr-69 ; produced by Deke Richards

07-Mar-05; CD (S): Motown 981 9564 The Motown Collection [UK]


Bad Side Of The Moon (Elton John-Bernie Taupin) published Dick James

Toe Fat; recording details unknown ; produced by Jonathan Peel

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5019 A
Jul-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS511 Toe Fat [first released on Parlophone (UK) PCS 7097 (1970)]
23-Oct-70; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5019 B [tracks first released on Parlophone (UK) LP PCS 7097 (1970)]
1995; CD: BGO CD278 Toe Fat I & II [UK]


Bad Weather (Stevie Wonder-Alton Delmore) published Jobete

alternate title: Berserk Burger

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW / MoWest, completed 25-Jan-73 ; produced by Stevie Wonder ; [tape sent to L.A.]

22-Mar-73; 45 (S): Motown M 1225F A
29-Aug-00; CD (S): Motown 159 415 2 The Supremes
29-Oct-02; CD: Motown 064 127 2 The 70s Anthology
29-Oct-02; CD: Motown 064 127 2 The 70s Anthology [unedited version]
26-Apr-05; CD (S): Motown 988 1265 Gold
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story
05-Sep-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5511-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Seventies


Bad Willie (Robert White-Frederick Long) published Birdsong/Fuqua/Jobete

Shorty Long; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company

03-Feb-62; 45 (M): Tri Phi TP-1006 B


Bad, Bad Weather (Till You Come Home) (Lawrence Brown-George Gordy-Allen Story) published Jobete

David Ruffin; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Sep-69 ; produced by George Gordy, Allen Story

13-Oct-06; CD: Hip-O Select B0005940-02 The Great David Ruffin - The Motown Solo Albums Vol. 2

The Spinners; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 06-Sep-68 ; produced by George Gordy ; [lead - G.C.Cameron]

24-Oct-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1136 A [reissued on Motown 1235]
Oct-70; LP (S): V.I.P. VS405 2nd Time Around
Apr-73; 45: Motown M 1235F B [previously on Motown 1136]
Apr-73; LP (S): Motown M769L The Best Of The Spinners
25-Aug-94; CD (S): Spectrum 550 408 2 Sweet Soul Music [UK]
11-Jul-95; CD (S): Polydor POCT-1922 2nd Time Around [Japan]
09-Jul-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 434 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Bad, Bad Whiskey (Adelia Davis-Thomas Davis) published American Academy

Amos Milburn; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Nov-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

09-Apr-63; LP (M): Motown MT608 The Return Of The Blues Boss
06-Feb-96; CD (M): Motown 530 611 2 The Motown Sessions 1962-1964
20-Nov-13; CD (M): Motown UICY 75847 The Return Of The Blues Boss [Japan]


Bah-Bah-Bah (Brenda Holloway-Patrice Holloway) published Jobete

Barbara Randolph; recorded L.A. ; produced by Hal Davis

01-Sep-03; CD (M): Spectrum 066 686 2 The Collection [UK]

Suzee Ikeda; recorded MoWest ; produced by Hal Davis ; arranged by James Carmichael

14-Oct-71; 45 (M): MoWest 5004F B [cv]
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-Jan-68 ; produced by Frank Wilson

Apr-68; LP (M): Motown M665 Reflections
Apr-68; LP (S): Motown S665 Reflections
03-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5494 Reflections


Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) (Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong) published Jobete

alternate title: Puzzle People

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-Mar-71 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

[release date unknown]; CD: Big Break-BBR-X0305 02
Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS956L Involved
02-Mar-72; 45 (M): Soul S 35096F B
Oct-02; CD (S): Motown 016 834 2 War And Peace / Involved [UK]
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Apr-70 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [lead - Eddie Kendricks/Dennis Edwards/Paul Williams]

07-May-70; 45 (M): Gordy G 7099 A
08-Sep-70; LP (S): Gordy GS954 Greatest Hits Vol. 2
06-Nov-71; LP (S): Motown M744L Motown Chartbusters Volume 5
23-Aug-74; LP: Motown M-782R3 Anthology
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul
May-95; CD (S): Motown 530 524 2 Anthology / The Best Of The Temptations
22-Aug-95; CD (S): Motown 530 528 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1970
25-Mar-97; CD (M): Motown 530 562 2 The Ultimate Collection
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 712 Motown: The History: Funky Psychedelia [UK]
02-Nov-98; CD (S): Spectrum 554 148 2 Motown Chartbusters Volume 5 [UK]
02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 795 2 My Girl [UK]
28-Feb-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 255 2 Psychedelic Soul [UK]
24-Jun-03; CD (S): Motown B000058202 Psychedelic Soul [alternate mix]
14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8861 Motown Classics - Baby I Need Your Lovin' Vol. 11
14-Sep-04; CD (S): Singing Machine G8861 Motown Classics - Baby I Need Your Lovin' Vol. 11 [band track]
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971

The Undisputed Truth; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 02-Nov-70 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS955L The Undisputed Truth
16-Nov-71; 45 (M): Gordy G 7112F B
20-Jan-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012227-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B 1971


Ballad Of Davy Crockett, The (Tom Blackburn-George Bruns) published Wonderland

[from film "Davy Crockett At The Alamo"]

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 26-Mar-68 ; produced by Frank Wilson ; [lead - Diana, Mary, Flo]

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown S671 Supremes Sing And Perform The Disney Classics
Jul-87; CD (S): Motown MCDO 9075 MD The Never-Before-Released Masters


Ballad Of The Unloved (Scott English-Larry Weiss) published Larry Weiss & Wren

Wolfe; recorded MoWest ; produced by Jerry Ross, Nick Ryan, John Pantry

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5049F A
[unreleased]; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5049F B
[unreleased]; 45 (S): Rare Earth 5049F A
Jul-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R541L Wolfe
10-Dec-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0019213-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12B 1972


Ballad To The One I Love (Terry Johnson-Lawrence Payton) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 And I Love Her 2 And I Love You 3 Hey Girl I Love You

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-May-70 ; produced by Terry Johnson

25-Sep-01; CD (S): Motown 314 556 225 2 Fourever


Balloon Burning (Phil May-John Povey-Dick Taylor-Allen Waller) published Lupus

The Pretty Things; recorded Europe ; produced by Norman Smith

30-Jun-69; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5005 B [first released on Columbia UK DB8494]


Balloons (Helen Lewis Mastor-Kay Lewis Miller) published Jobete

The Lewis Sisters; recorded California (?)

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete


Baltimore Brothel (film soundtrack)

Diana Ross; recording details unknown ; [film "Lady Sings The Blues"]

Oct-72; LP (S): Motown M758D Lady Sings The Blues
1986; CD: Motown MCDO 6133 MD Lady Sings The Blues


Bam (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

[(instrumental)]

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-May-62 ; produced by Berry Gordy

Sep-62; LP (M): Tamla TM233 The Jazz Soul Of Little Stevie Wonder [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
10-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5219 The Jazz Soul Of Little Stevie Wonder [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
12-Oct-05; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Band credits (spoken word)

The Vandellas; recorded live Copa, N.Y. (2nd show), 22-Jun-68

31-Jul-68 [acetate]; LP: Q HEM-0505/6-FNLL

The Vandellas; recorded live Copa, N.Y. (3rd show), 22-Jun-68

01-Aug-68 [acetate]; LP: Q HEM-0507/8-FNDD


Band Introduction Copa (spoken word)

The Supremes; recorded live Copa, N.Y., 29-Jul-65

15-May-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select 0602527966854 The Supremes At The Copa - Expanded Edition [remixed 2012]


Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) (Sonny Bono)

Brass Monkey; recording details unknown ; produced by Guy Fletcher, Doug Flett

Apr-71; LP (S): Rare Earth RS523 Brass Monkey [first released on Metronome (Germany) MLP 15 384 (1970)]

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Jul-66 ; produced by Henry Cosby

16-Nov-66; LP (M): Tamla T272 Down To Earth
16-Nov-66; LP (S): Tamla S272 Down To Earth
Jan-87; CD: Motown MCDO 8053 TD Down To Earth / I Was Made To Love Her
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Barbara's Boy (Pamela Sawyer-Joe Hinton) published Jobete

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-Aug-69 ; produced by Henry Cosby

Nov-69; LP (S): Motown S695 Soul Spin
25-Sep-01; CD (S): Motown 314 556 225 2 Fourever
05-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 013 361 2 Yesterday's Dreams / Soul Spin [UK]


Barefootin' (Robert Parker) published Bonatemp

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 24-May-66 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [lead - Wanda Rogers]

06-Mar-67; LP (S): Tamla S274 The Marvelettes
06-Mar-67; LP (M): Tamla T274 The Marvelettes
09-Mar-92; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5421 The Marvelettes
13-Dec-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2
13-Dec-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2


Baron Saturday (Phil May-Dick Taylor-Alan Waller-Alan Waller)

The Pretty Things; recorded Europe ; produced by Norman Smith

Jun-69; LP (S): Rare Earth S506 S. F. Sorrow [first released on Columbia (UK) SCX 6306 (1968)]
Oct-90; CD: Edsel ED CD 236 S. F. Sorrow [UK]


Bashful Kind (Billy 'Roquel' Davis-Berry Gordy-Robert Gordy) published Pearl

Eddie Holland; recorded Mercury Sound Studio NYC, 10-Feb-58

30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Bastille Day (Dennis Stoner)

Dennis Stoner; recording details unknown ; produced by Alan Botto

Nov-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R530L Dennis Stoner


Battened Ships (C.L. Robert James)

Odyssey; recorded MoWest ; produced by Karl Bornstein, Michael Goldberg ; [v2]

May-72; LP (S): MoWest MW115L Odyssey
10-Jul-96; CD: Polydor POCT 1925 Odyssey [Japan]
Jun-11; CD (S): Light In The Attic LITA064 Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown's MoWest Story 1971-1973


Battle Of The Stars Promo (spoken word)

various artists; recording details unknown

Feb-63; 45 (M): [no catalogue number] A [promo]


Baubles, Bangles And Beads (Robert Wright-George Forrest) published Frank

alternate title: Bubbles Bangles Bees

[from musical "Kismet"]

George Bohannon Quartet; recorded Hitsville, completed 30-Oct-62 ; produced by William Stevenson

[unreleased]; LP (M): Workshop WSJ214 Bold Bohannon
14-Dec-12; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Jazz, Vol. 1


Be (Richard Wylie-Robert Stevenson-Robert Hamilton) published Myto/Jobete

The Adorables; recorded GW ; produced by Rob Reeco, Popcorn Wylie

23-May-64; 45 (M): Golden World GW10 B


Be Cool, Be Calm (And Keep Yourself Together) (Henry Cosby-Sylvia Moy-Stevie Wonder) published Jobete

alternate title: What's Happenin Baby

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Jun-66 ; produced by Henry Cosby ; [tk4]

16-Nov-66; LP (M): Tamla T272 Down To Earth
16-Nov-66; LP (S): Tamla S272 Down To Earth
06-Dec-66 [acetate]; LP: Q HCM-2589-NHDD
Jan-87; CD: Motown MCDO 8053 TD Down To Earth / I Was Made To Love Her
30-Jul-92; CD: Motown 530 047 2 Essential [UK]
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Be My Life (Lesley Gore-Michael Gore)

Lesley Gore; recorded MoWest ; produced by Joe Porter ; arranged by Michael Omartian, Jimmie Haskell

Jul-72; LP (S): MoWest MW117L Someplace Else Now
14-Aug-15; CD (S): Real Gone Music RG-0385 Someplace Else Now


Be My Love (Henry Dixon-Walter Gaines-Freddie Gorman-C.P. Spencer) published Jobete

alternate title: You'll Never Regret It (Baby)

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 06-Mar-73 ; produced by Freddie Gorman

17-Apr-73; 45 (M): Soul S 35102F B
Aug-74; LP (S): Soul S740L Game Called Love


Beach Ball (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 Come To The Beach Ball With Me 2 Bikini Party

[from film "Beach Ball"]

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Dec-64 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

29-Sep-65;: (film soundtrack) Beach Ball
Oct-86; CD (S): Motown MOTD 6193 25th Anniversary
15-Nov-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016210-02 More Hits By The Supremes - Expanded Edition [new stereo mix]


Beach Stomp (Frank Wilson-Hal Davis-Alvin Bowen) published Jobete

alternate title: Surf Stomp

Patrice Holloway; recorded California, completed before 14-Feb-64

07-Jun-11; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 354 Love And Desire - The Patrice Holloway Anthology [UK]

Stevie Wonder; recorded California, completed before 09-Apr-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

Jul-64; LP (M): Tamla TM255 Stevie At The Beach
1966; LP (S): Tamla S255 Stevie At The Beach
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
17-Dec-08; CD: Motown UICY 93867 Stevie At The Beach [Japan]


 

 

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