Listing of song titles beginning with B : page 5



Boogie Twist (Rudolph Robinson) published Birdsong/Jobete

Freddy Butler; recording details unknown ; accompaniment Roosevelt Fountain Pens of Rhythm

1962; 45 (M): M&M 332 B [date guessed]


Boogie Woogie Heart (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Satintones; recording details unknown ; [v2 no group]

26-Apr-10; CD (M): Ace CDLUX 002 The Satintones Sing! - The Complete Motown and Tamla Singles Plus [UK]


Boogie Woogie Twist (Dean Mathis-Marc Mathis-? Lewis) published Kappa

Dean & Marc; recording details unknown

Feb-62; 45 (M): Check Mate 1008 B [part 2]
Feb-62; 45 (M): Check Mate 1008 A [part 1]


Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker)

John Lee Hooker; recorded 31-Oct-61

11-May-04; CD (S): Motown 066 365-2 Standing In The Shadows of Motown - De Luxe


Boomerang (Billy Gordon-Sylvester Potts) published Chi Sound & Payton/Jobete

Tom & Jerrio; recording details unknown

Apr-65; 45 (M): JerryO 110 B
Apr-65; 45 (M): ABC 45 10638 B


Born Free (Don Black-John Barry) published Cotillion / Screen Gems / Columbia

[from film "Born Free"]

San Remo Golden Strings; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Dec-67 ; produced by Gil Askey, Larry Maxwell

Jun-68; LP (S): Gordy S928 Swing
Jun-68; LP (M): Gordy G928 Swing [DJ copies only]


Born Of Mary (Don Gustafson) published Jobete

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 15-Sep-65 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua

Nov-65; LP (M): Motown M638 Merry Christmas
Nov-65; LP (S): Motown S638 Merry Christmas
29-Oct-01; CD: Spectrum 550 403 2 Merry Christmas [UK]


Born To Be Bad (Pamela Sawyer-Frank Wilson) published Jobete

alternate title: I Saw The Lights

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Apr-69 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

30-Aug-10; CD (M): Motown 882 4009 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 4 [UK]

Jimmy Ruffin; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 31-Dec-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson

Aug-74; LP: MFP 90041 I've Passed This Way Before [UK]
12-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown 981 2006 Jimmy Ruffin - The Ultimate Motown Collection [UK]


Born To Love You (William Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete

alternate title: Blue Summer

The Isley Brothers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-May-67 ; produced by Ivy Jo Hunter

May-72; LP (S): MFP 50014 Tamla Motown Presents The Isley Brothers [UK]
26-Mar-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 516 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
21-Sep-09; CD (M): Motown 532 1498 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Jackson 5; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 25-May-69 ; produced by Bobby Taylor

Dec-69; LP (S): Motown MS700 Diana Ross Presents The Jackson Five
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 380 2 Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 / ABC

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 15-Sep-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter ; [1st odb]

01-Nov-65; LP (M): Gordy G914 The Temptin' Temptations

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 22-Oct-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter ; [2nd odb - lead Eddie Kendricks]

01-Nov-65; LP (S): Gordy S914 The Temptin' Temptations
20-Oct-98; CD (S): Motown 530 931 2 The Temptin' Temptations
07-Nov-05; CD (S): Motown 982 0307 Soul Satisfaction 05 - Things That Make You Go Mmmm...Motown [UK]


Born To Love You Baby (Jennie Lee Lambert-Michael Gentile) published Jobete

alternate title: Born To Love You

Chris Clark; recorded N.Y. / Hitsville, completed 05-Dec-65 ; produced by Michael Gentile

Aug-67; LP (S): Motown S664 Soul Sounds
Aug-67; LP (M): Motown M664 Soul Sounds
07-Mar-05; CD (S): Motown 981 9564 The Motown Collection [UK]
09-Apr-08; CD (S): Reel Music B0012412-02 Soul Sounds


Born To Wander (Tom Baird) published Stein & Van Stock

Rare Earth; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-May-70 ; produced by Tom Baird

Jun-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS514 Ecology
23-Nov-70; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5021 A [cv]
23-Nov-70; 45 (S): Rare Earth 5021 A [promo]
23-Nov-70; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5021 A [promo]
26-Feb-91; CD: Motown MOTD 5482 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics
23-May-95; CD: Motown 530 486 2 Anthology / The Best Of Rare Earth
07-Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 273 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 2 [UK]
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970
27-Jun-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970 [stereo promo version]
09-Sep-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003636-02 Fill Your Head: The Studio Albums 1969-1974

Rare Earth; recorded live Rehearsal Hall Detroit, completed 04-Nov-71 ; produced by Tom Baird

08-Nov-71 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HHS-0805-VNWW
Dec-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R534D Rare Earth In Concert
24-Aug-89; CD: Motown MOTD 5443 Rare Earth In Concert
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups


Boss Sauce (Joe Evans)

Choker Campbell; recorded Graystone Ballroom Detroit, completed 22-Aug-63 ; produced by Clarence Paul

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 181


Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell)

Hugh Masekela; recording details unknown

Jul-70; LP (S): Chisa CS803 Reconstruction
19-Jul-94; CD: MoJazz 530 329 2 Reconstruction

Tom Clay; recorded MoWest ; produced by Dave Pell

Jul-71; LP (S): MoWest MW103L What The World Needs Now Is Love


Bowling Alley Parking Lot (Marvin Gaye)

[from film "Trouble Man"]

Marvin Gaye; recorded L.A. ; produced by Marvin Gaye

09-Nov-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017676-02 Trouble Man 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition


Boy From Crosstown, The (Edward Holland Jr-Norman Whitfield) published Jobete

Gladys Knight & The Pips; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Sep-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; arranged by Gil Askey

May-68; LP (S): Soul SS707 Feelin' Bluesy
May-68; LP (M): Soul S707 Feelin' Bluesy [DJ copies only]
06-Nov-06; CD (S): Motown 984 1943 Everybody Needs Love / Feelin' Bluesy [UK]

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 11-Feb-65 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [v1 1st odb lead Gladys Horton (SBB)]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]
15-Oct-07; CD (S): Motown 530 3228 2 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 3 [UK]
13-Dec-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Jun-66 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [v2 lead - Gladys Horton]

27-Jul-66 [acetate]; 45 (M): CCMN 1580-NHDD
22-Aug-95; CD (M): Motown 530 522 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1966
28-Feb-00; CD (M): Spectrum 554 859 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
13-Dec-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Jun-66 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [v2 alt odb]

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

The Velvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Aug-65 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

19-Mar-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 467 2 The Best Of the Velvelettes [UK]
31-Oct-04; CD (S): Motown 980 9372 The Motown Anthology [UK]


Boy From Ipanema, The (Antonio Jobim-Norman Gimbel) published Duchess

The Supremes; recorded live Copa, N.Y., 30-Jul-65

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

The Supremes; recorded California, completed before 23-Dec-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis, Harvey Fuqua

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown S628 There's A Place For Us
09-Jul-04; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0002663-02 There's A Place For Us

The Supremes; recorded live Copa, N.Y. Dub-In lead, completed 15-Sep-65 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Lawrence Horn

01-Nov-65; LP (M): Motown M636 Supremes At The Copa
01-Nov-65; LP (S): Motown S636 Supremes At The Copa
01-Jul-91; CD: Motown MOTC 5162 The Supremes At The Copa
15-May-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select 0602527966854 The Supremes At The Copa - Expanded Edition


Boy Meets Girl (Sylvester Potts-Mary Wells) published Jobete

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 19-Aug-63 ; produced by Sylvester Potts ; [lead - Sylvester Potts]

25-Mar-11; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 350 Dance With The Contours [UK]


Boy That Got Away, The (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Supremes; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

08-Dec-62; LP (M): Motown MT606 Meet The Supremes
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S606 Meet The Supremes
29-Aug-00; CD (M): Motown 159 415 2 The Supremes
12-Mar-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013788-02 Meet The Supremes - Expanded Edition [alternate mix]


Boys Of Wexford (Michael O'Connell)

The Abbey Tavern Singers; recorded live Abbey Tavern, Howth, Dublin ; produced by Phil G. Anderson

1966; LP (S): V.I.P. 402 We're Off To Dublin In The Green [An ARC recording]
1966; LP (M): V.I.P. 402 We're Off To Dublin In The Green [An ARC recording]


Bracelets (Phil May-Dick Taylor-John Povey-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]


Brain Washer (Harvey Fuqua-Autry DeWalt Jr-Willie Woods) published Fuqua/Jobete

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company

13-Oct-62; 45 (M): Harvey HA 117 B
18-Feb-66; LP (M): Soul S702 Soul Session
18-Feb-66; LP (S): Soul SS702 Soul Session
25-Apr-69; 45 (M): Soul S 35062 B
May-69; 45 (M): Soul S 35062 B [alternate mix] [Canada]
11-Apr-94; CD (M): Motown 530 293 2 Nothing But Soul: The Singles 1962-1983
08-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown 017 080 2 Shotgun / Soul Session [UK]
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969 [title shown as "Brainwasher (Part 1)"]


Brainwasher (Part 2) (Harvey Fuqua-Autry DeWalt Jr-Willie Woods) published Fuqua/Jobete

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company

09-Feb-63; 45 (M): Harvey H 119 B


Brand New Thing (The Jackson 5)

The Jackson 5; recorded live Los Angeles Forum, Inglewood CA, 26-Aug-72

11-Jun-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0014405-02 Live At The Forum


Brand New World (John LiVigni) published Jobete

Puzzle; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Aug-72 ; produced by Billie-Jean Brown ; [v2]

Apr-73; LP (S): Motown M768L Puzzle


Bread Winner (Andre Williams) published Jobete

Sammy Ward; recorded Hitsville, completed 04-Mar-64 ; produced by Andre Williams

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete
[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 234
24-Aug-64; 45 (M): Soul S 35004 A
Nov-69; LP (S): Soul SS720 Switched On Blues
May-70; LP (S): Tamla Motown STML11143 Motown Memories Vol. 3 [UK]
27-Feb-90; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5463 Switched On Blues
06-Feb-96; CD (S): Motown 530 613 2 Motown's Blue Evolution
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Break Away (Helen Lewis Mastor-Kay Lewis Miller) published Jobete

The Lewis Sisters; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-Jul-66 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

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


Break Down And Blow

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville-GW / MoWest, completed 23-May-74 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; [tape sent to L.A.]

[unreleased]; LP: Soul S6-742S1 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Featuring Stevie Wonder
Jul-75; LP: Tamla Motown STML11274 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Featuring Stevie Wonder [UK]


Break Down And Sing (Clarence Paul-Janie Bradford) published Jobete

Henry Lumpkin; recorded Hitsville, completed 31-May-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; accompaniment The Love-Tones

11-Jul-62; 45 (M): Motown M 1029 B
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962


Break In, The (Police Shoot Big) (Marvin Gaye)

[from film "Trouble Man"]

Marvin Gaye; recorded L.A. ; produced by Marvin Gaye ; arranged by Bob Ragland

08-Dec-72; LP (S): Tamla T322L Trouble Man
13-Apr-92; CD (S): Motown 530 097 2 Trouble Man
09-Nov-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017676-02 Trouble Man 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition


Break It Up (Autry DeWalt Jr-Willie Woods-Lawrence Horn) published Jobete

[(instrumental)]

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Dec-65 ; produced by Lawrence Horn ; [v1]

Feb-86; LP (M): Motown 5380 Never-Before-Released Masters From Motown's Brightest Stars - The 1960s
08-Sep-03; CD (M): Motown 017 080 2 Shotgun / Soul Session [UK]


Breakthru (I've Got My Freedom) (Johnny Dawson-James Dean-William Weatherspoon) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 I've Broken Free (You Lost Your Hold On Me) 2 Shame, Shame (Won't You Call My Name)

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Apr-69 ; produced by James Dean, William Weatherspoon ; [lead - Ann Bogan]

13-Dec-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2 [new stereo mix]


Breath Taking Guy, A (William Robinson) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 Aphrodites 2 A Breath Taking, First Sight Soul Shaking,One Night Lovemaking,Next Day Heartbreaking Guy

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 29-Jun-70 ; produced by Smokey Robinson, Terry Johnson ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte ; [lead - Wanda Rogers]

15-Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS305 The Return Of The Marvelettes
11-Jan-72; 45 (M): Tamla T 54213F A
Feb-73; LP (S): Tamla Motown STML11217 The Motown Sound Volume One [UK]
15-May-75; LP (S): Motown M7-827R2 Anthology
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown 37463 6259 2 Deliver: The Singles 1961-1971
13-Dec-11; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017193-02 Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 2
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-Dec-62 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 096
12-Jun-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1044 A
31-Aug-64; LP (M): Motown MT621 Where Did Our Love Go
31-Aug-64; LP (S): Motown S621 Where Did Our Love Go
Dec-64; LP (M): Motown MT624 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
May-66; LP (S): Motown S624 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
Jan-68; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11064 Motown Memories [UK]
16-May-74; LP (S): Motown M9-794A3 Anthology
01-Jul-91; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5450 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 3
Sep-95; CD: Motown 530 511 2 Anthology / The Best Of Diana Ross And The Supremes
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 701 Motown: The History: In The Beginning [UK]
29-Aug-00; CD (M): Motown 159 415 2 The Supremes
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 509 2 Where Did Our Love Go / I Hear A Symphony [UK]
11-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 016 409 2 Anthology
Dec-04; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003696-02 Where Did Our Love Go 40th Anniversary Edition
Dec-04; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003696-02 Where Did Our Love Go 40th Anniversary Edition
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969

The Supremes; recorded live 20 Grand, Detroit, Aug-64

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown MT626 Live! Live! Live!
Dec-04; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003696-02 Where Did Our Love Go 40th Anniversary Edition


Brenda (Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

Eddie Holland; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Feb-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

24-Apr-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1043 B [reissued on Motown 1063]
19-Dec-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1052 B [previously on Motown 1043]
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Aug-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

08-Jul-66; LP (M): Motown M647 Four Tops On Top
08-Jul-66; LP (S): Motown S647 Four Tops On Top
16-Feb-93; CD (M): Rhino R2 71183 Until You Love Someone
25-Sep-01; CD (M): Motown 314 556 225 2 Fourever [alternate vocal]
31-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 013 360 2 On Top / Reach Out [UK]


Bridge Of Love, The (Frank Wilson) published Jobete

Sonny Daye; recording details unknown ; produced by Frank Wilson

Apr-64; 45 (M): Power P 008 B


Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) published Charing Cross

Leonard Caston; recorded Hitsville-GW / L.A. ; produced by Henry Cosby

Jan-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R531L Jesus Christ's Greatest Hits [artist shown as God Squad Featuring Leonard Caston]

Stevie Wonder; recorded live Talk Of The Town, London, Jun-70

Oct-70; LP: Tamla Motown STML11164 Live' at the Talk of the Town [UK]
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder

The Jackson 5; recorded MoWest ; produced by The Corporation TM

Sep-70; LP (S): Motown MS718 Third Album
Oct-71; LP (S): Motown M743L Rock Gospel: The Key To The Kingdom
16-Apr-95; CD (S): Polygram Special Markets 314 520032 2 Rock Gospel: The Key To The Kingdom
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 381 2 Third Album / Maybe Tomorrow

The Jackson 5; recorded live Los Angeles Forum, Inglewood CA, 26-Aug-72

11-Jun-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0014405-02 Live At The Forum

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-May-70 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

30-Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS306 A Pocket Full Of Miracles
19-Aug-14;: UMC Digital Release A Pocket Full Of Miracles

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 13-Jul-71 ; produced by Joe Hinton

Feb-72; LP (S): Soul S734L Def.I.Ni.Tions
07-May-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5601-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Motown Makeover

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-May-70 ; produced by Frank Wilson

15-Sep-70; LP (S): Motown MS720 New Ways But Love Stays
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story

Tom Clay; recorded MoWest ; produced by Dave Pell

Jul-71; LP (S): MoWest MW103L What The World Needs Now Is Love


Bright Lights, Big City (Norman Whitfield-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: The Good Old Days

Marvin Gaye; recorded Hitsville, completed 15-May-63 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [v1]

17-Dec-13; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1963


Bring Back The Love (Jack Goga-James Dean-William Weatherspoon-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: That's When I Turn To My Dreams)

The Monitors; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 09-Jan-68 ; produced by William Weatherspoon, James Dean

[unreleased]; LP (S): V.I.P. 401 Greetings ... We're The Monitors
02-Apr-68; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25046 A
Nov-68; LP (M): Soul S714 Greetings ... We're The Monitors [DJ copies only?]
Nov-68; LP (S): Soul SS714 Greetings ... We're The Monitors
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
07-Jun-11; CD (S): Kent CDTOP 355 Say You! - The Motown Anthology 1963 1968 [UK]


Bring Back The Sunshine (Nickolas Ashford-Valerie Simpson) published Jobete

The Velvelettes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Sep-67 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol

31-Oct-04; CD (S): Motown 980 9372 The Motown Anthology [UK]


Bring Back Your Love (Duke Browner) published Jobete

The Supremes & Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Jan-71 ; produced by Duke Browner

14-Aug-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013119-02 Magnificent - The Complete Studio Duets


Bring Her Back (George Gordy-Allen Story-Lawrence Brown) published Jobete

David Ruffin; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Jul-69 ; produced by George Gordy

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


Bring It On Home To Me (Sam Cooke) published Kags

The Supremes; recorded California, completed before 15-Mar-65 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

Apr-65; LP (S): Motown S629 We Remember Sam Cooke
Apr-65; LP (M): Motown MT629 We Remember Sam Cooke
02-Jul-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5495 We Remember Sam Cooke


Bring Me Together (Frank Wilson-Kathy Wakefield) published Jobete

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 09-Jan-70 ; produced by Frank Wilson

Mar-70; LP (S): Motown MS704 Still Waters Run Deep
05-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 013 362 2 Still Waters Run Deep / Changing Times [UK]


Bringin' In The Gold (Howard Hausey-Bruce McMeans) published Jobete

Howard Crockett; recorded Texas ; produced by Al Klein

30-Mar-64; 45 (M): Mel o-dy 111 A
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Bristol's Way (John Bristol) published Jobete

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville-GW / L.A. ; produced by Johnny Bristol

07-Dec-71; LP (S): Soul S733L Moody Jr


Broadway Medley (various writers)

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations; recording details unknown ; [tv "GIT On Broadway"]

07-Nov-69; LP (S): Motown S699 The Original TV Soundtrack From "On Broadway"


Broken Hearted (William Robinson-Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Miracles; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2, 1st odb, 45 version]

03-Jun-61; 45 (M): Tamla T 54044 A [first Tamla issue with globes label, picture sleeve]
22-Feb-94; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6334 The 35th Anniversary Collection
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
23-Feb-07; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 5561-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Early Years

The Miracles; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2, 2nd odb, US album version]

29-Nov-61; LP (M): Tamla TM223 Cookin' With The Miracles
27-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 368 2 Cookin' With The Miracles
19-Jun-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012855-02 Depend On Me: The Early Albums

The Miracles; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2, 3rd odb, UK album version]

May-64; LP (M): Stateside SL10077 The 'Sound' Of The R&B Hits [UK]
1997; CD (M): Britannia 530 706/7/8 Motown: The History: The Love Songs [UK]


Broken Road (Kathleen Warren-C.L. Robert James) published Stein & Van Stock

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

May-72; LP (S): MoWest MW115L Odyssey
03-Aug-72; 45 (M): MoWest 5022F B [cv]
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
10-Dec-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0019213-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12B 1972


Brother John (Ronald Aitken-Richard Kosinski) published Jobete

Sunday Funnies; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 05-Jan-72 ; produced by Andrew Oldham

May-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R538L Benediction


Brown Baby (Oscar Brown Jr) published Edward B. Marks

Diana Ross; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 26-Jan-72 ; produced by Tom Baird ; [tape sent to L.A.]

18-Dec-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013350-02 Touch Me In The Morning Expanded Edition [alternate version]


Buckeye Road (Dallas Frazier) published Jobete

Dorsey Burnette; recorded California, completed before 04-Mar-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

16-Dec-14; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1965


Build Him Up (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: Building Up My Baby

Kim Weston; recorded Hitsville, completed 23-May-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

Jul-63 [acetate]; 45 (M): Dub # 1545 [title shown as "Build Up My Baby"]
10-Oct-05; CD (M): Motown 983 1605 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville, completed before 16-May-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

25-Mar-13; CD (M): Ace CDCHD 1365 Finders Keepers - Motown Girls 1961-67 [UK]


Build Your Love On A Strong Foundation (Willie Schofield-Charles Johnson) published Jobete

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 25-Jun-70 ; produced by Terry Johnson

04-Aug-70 [acetate]; 45: Q IGS-7730-VNWW
13-Nov-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003616-02 Spellbound: Motown Lost & Found


Bummer World (Larry Treadwell)

Repairs; recorded Synchron Studios, Wallingford CT,Hitsville-GW, completed 26-Aug-71 ; produced by Andrew Oldham

Nov-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R532L Already A Household Word


But Beautiful (Johnny Burke-Jimmy Van Heusen)

Diana Ross; recorded MoWest ; produced by Gil Askey

[unreleased]; LP: Motown M749L Blue
03-Jul-06; CD: Motown 02498 87003 Blue


But I Love You More (Sherlie Matthews-Frank Wilson) published Jobete

alternate title: I Love You More Than I'll Ever Love Anyone

The Blackberries; recorded MoWest ; produced by Deke Richards, Sherlie Matthews ; arranged by James Carmichael

[unreleased]; LP (S): MoWest MW106L Blackberries
[unreleased]; 45 (M): MoWest 5020F B
31-May-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW / odb ; produced by Frank Wilson ; arranged by Jerry Long

Apr-70; LP (S): Motown MS705 Right On
25-Jun-70; 45 (M): Motown M 1167 B
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970


But I'm Afraid (William Stevenson) published Jobete

Debbie Dean; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-Jun-61 ; produced by William Stevenson

25-Aug-61; 45 (M): Motown M 1014 B
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961


But I'm Wrong (Cliff Bennett)

Toe Fat; recording details unknown

Jul-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS511 Toe Fat [first released on Parlophone (UK) PCS 7097 (1970)]
1995; CD: BGO CD278 Toe Fat I & II [UK]


Buttered Popcorn (Berry Gordy-Barney Ales) published Jobete

The Supremes; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v1, lead - Florence Ballard]

21-Jul-61; 45 (M): Tamla 54045 A [1st pressing]
11-Dec-01; CD (M): Motown 016 409 2 Anthology
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969

The Supremes; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2, lead - Florence Ballard]

29-Aug-00; CD (M): Motown 159 415 2 The Supremes

The Supremes; recording details unknown ; [v3, lead - Florence Ballard]

12-Mar-10; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0013788-02 Meet The Supremes - Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recording details unknown ; [v4, lead - Florence Ballard]

12-Mar-10; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0013788-02 Meet The Supremes - Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v5 (45), lead - Florence Ballard]

21-Jul-61; 45 (M): Tamla T 54045 A [2nd pressing]
08-Dec-62; LP (M): Motown MT606 Meet The Supremes
Jul-64; LP (M): Tamla T256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S606 Meet The Supremes
Aug-66; LP (S): Tamla S256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
1987; CD (M): BMG Victor R32M 1057 The Motown Girls [Japan]
01-Jul-91; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5449 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
10-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5223 Meet The Supremes
Sep-95; CD: Motown 530 511 2 Anthology / The Best Of Diana Ross And The Supremes
16-Apr-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 517 2 The Supreme Florence Ballard [UK]
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961 [second version]
23-Feb-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5561-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Early Years
12-Mar-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013788-02 Meet The Supremes - Expanded Edition
12-Mar-10; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0013788-02 Meet The Supremes - Expanded Edition
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969
25-Mar-13; CD (M): Ace CDCHD 1365 Finders Keepers - Motown Girls 1961-67 [UK]

The Vows; recorded California, completed before 28-Mar-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

17-May-65; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25016 A [also s/s demo]
Dec-65 [acetate]; 45 (M): Sunset Sound Recorders
May-70; LP (E): Tamla Motown STML11143 Motown Memories Vol. 3 [UK]
1987; CD (M): BMG Victor R32M 1058 The Motown Rare Groups [Japan]
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965


By Some Chance (Armon Frank-Hal Davis) published Jobete

The Lewis Sisters; recorded California, completed before 20-Apr-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

24-May-65; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25018 B
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965


By The Time I Get To Phoenix (Jim Webb) published Johnny Rivers

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 26-Feb-68 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

Sep-68; LP (M): Motown M669 Yesterday's Dreams
Sep-68; LP (S): Motown S669 Yesterday's Dreams
05-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 013 361 2 Yesterday's Dreams / Soul Spin [UK]

Gladys Knight & The Pips; recorded live Copa, N.Y., Oct-69

Oct-70; LP (S): Soul SS730 All In A Knight's Work - Live!

Stevie Wonder; recorded live Roostertail, Detroit, 19-Dec-69

Mar-70; LP (S): Tamla S298 Stevie Wonder Live
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
04-Feb-09; CD: Motown UICY 93930 Stevie Wonder Live [Japan]


Bye Baby (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Supremes; recorded Graystone Ballroom Detroit, completed 10-Sep-63 ; produced by Berry Gordy

Dec-04; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003696-02 Where Did Our Love Go 40th Anniversary Edition


Bye Bye Baby (Mary Wells) published Jobete

Mary Wells; recording details unknown ; [1st odb no bv's]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 007

Mary Wells; recorded N.Y. ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [2nd odb, with bv's]

Sep-60; 45 (M): Motown M 1003 A [Motown records have date as 1961.02.28, this date derived from delta numbers.]
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla TM224 Tamla Special No.1
29-Nov-61; LP (M): Motown MLP600 Bye Bye Baby
15-Apr-64; LP (M): Motown MT616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
May-64; LP (M): Stateside SL10077 The 'Sound' Of The R&B Hits [UK]
Jul-64; LP (M): Tamla T256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
Aug-66; LP (E): Tamla S256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
01-Jul-91; CD (E): Motown MOTD 5449 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6253 Looking Back 1961-1964
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 701 Motown: The History: In The Beginning [UK]
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 859 2 The Ultimate Collection
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
29-Aug-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5321-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Sisters

Mary Wells; recorded live Apollo, N.Y., Dec-62

22-Apr-63; LP (M): Motown MT609 Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol. 1
Sep-63; LP (M): Motown MT611 Recorded Live / Mary Wells On Stage
May-65; LP (M): Motown MT630 Nothing But A Man
16-Mar-96; CD (M): Motown 530 647 2 Nothing But A Man
26-Aug-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003623-02 The Motortown Revue Collection


Bye Bye World (Stevie Wonder) published Jobete

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 01-Sep-67 ; produced by Henry Cosby

Sep-68 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HEM-0673-FNDD
20-Nov-68; LP (M): Gordy G932 Alfie [DJ copies only?] [artist shown as Eivets Rednow]
20-Nov-68; LP (S): Gordy S932 Alfie [artist shown as Eivets Rednow]
22-Aug-95; CD: MoJazz 530 549 2 Alfie [artist shown as Eivets Rednow]
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
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