Listing of song titles beginning with L : page 1



L.A. (My Town) (Sherlie Matthews) published Jobete

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Sep-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Lawrence Payton ; arranged by Jerry Long

Mar-70; LP (S): Motown MS704 Still Waters Run Deep
04-Jan-72; 45 (M): Motown M 1196F B [cv]
16-Feb-93; CD (S): Rhino R2 71183 Until You Love Someone
05-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 013 362 2 Still Waters Run Deep / Changing Times [UK]
02-Apr-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017484-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1964-1972
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


La Bamba (Ritchie Valens) published Carlin

The Supremes; recorded L.A., completed before 06-Dec-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Frank Wilson

[unreleased]; LP: Motown M6?? Around The World With The Supremes
Mar-67 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HDM-6262-FNLL


La La La La La (Clarence Paul) published Jobete

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-May-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; [v1]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]
Aug-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54070 B [1st pressing] [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
03-Oct-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54070 B [2nd pressing] [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962 [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
12-Oct-05; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder; recorded live Apollo, N.Y., Dec-62

31-May-63; LP (M): Tamla TM240 Recorded Live / The 12 Year Old Genius [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
10-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5131 Recorded Live / The 12 Year Old Genius [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
12-Oct-05; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder

The LaSalles; recorded OSS, completed before 06-May-66 ; produced by Carl Cisco

22-Jun-66; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25036 A
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966


La La Means I Love You (Thom Bell-William Hart)

The Jackson 5; recorded MoWest ; produced by Hal Davis

May-70; LP (S): Motown MS709 ABC
27-Jun-95; CD: Motown 530 489 2 Soulsation! The 25th Anniversary Collection
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 380 2 Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 / ABC


La Peregrinacion (Felix Luna-Ariel Ramirez)

Sounds Nice; recording details unknown

Sep-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS512 Love At First Sight [first released on Parlophone (UK) PCS 7089 (1970)]


Label Me Love (Clay McMurray-John Glover-James Dean) published Jobete

Different Shades of Brown; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Feb-72 ; produced by Clay McMurray ; arranged by H.B. Barnum

25-May-72; 45 (M): Tamla T 54219F A
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972

The Jackson 5; recorded Mar-73 ; produced by Hal Davis ; arranged by James Carmichael

31-Aug-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017148-02 Come And Get It; The Rare Pearls


Lady Be Mine (Michael Campbell-Ray Monette) published Jobete

Stoney and Meatloaf; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 02-Dec-70 ; produced by Russell Terrana, Ralph Terrana, Mike Valvano ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

14-Apr-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5027 B [cv]
Sep-71; LP (S): Rare Earth R528L Stoney And Meatloaf
Oct-78; LP (S): Prodigal P7 10009 Meatloaf Featuring Stoney and Meatloaf
09-Dec-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011579-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11A 1971


Lady Bird (Ralph Sharon-Al Klein) published Seg-Way / Jobete

[(instrumental)]

Ralph Sharon; recorded Dallas, Texas ; produced by Al Klein ; arranged by Ralph Sharon, H. Reed ; accompaniment Rolena Carter Chorale ; [Vocal Arr:Ted Furguson]

Jun-63; LP (M): Gordy 903 Modern Innovations On Country And Western Themes


Lady In My Dreams (Charles Brucato) published Jobete / Fercherl

The Rustix; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Jun-69 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

Sep-69; LP (S): Rare Earth S508 Bedlam


Lady Is A Tramp, The (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart) published Chappell

[from musical "Babes In Arms" and films "Words And Music", "Pal Joey"]

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Oct-66 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Gil Askey

Nov-66 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HCM-2314-NHDD
May-67; EP (M): Motown M659 [promo]
May-67; LP (S): Motown S659 Supremes Sing Rodgers And Hart
May-67; LP (M): Motown M659 Supremes Sing Rodgers And Hart
Jun-87; CD: Motown MCDO 9074 MD The Rodgers And Hart Collection
27-Oct-98; CD (S): Motown 530 975 2 Motown Celebrates Sinatra
26-Mar-02; CD (S): Motown 016 817 2 Sing Rodgers And Hart - The Complete Recordings


Lady Love

artist(s) unidentified; recording details unknown

16-Oct-70 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HGM-7969-VNWW


Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday-Herbie Nicholas) published Northern

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


Lady, The (Dorothy Masuka) published Four Knights

Monk Montgomery; recording details unknown

Jan-70; LP (S): Chisa CS801 It's Never Too Late
08-Nov-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 403 2 It's Never Too Late


Laia Ladaia (Reza) (Juan Luis Guera-Edu Lobo-Norman Gimbel)

Marvin Gaye; recorded live Copa, N.Y., completed 12-Aug-66

29-Apr-05; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003629-02 At The Copa


Lamb At The Altar (Mae Gooch) published Jobete

The Gospel Stars; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

Feb-61; LP (M): Tamla TM222 The Great Gospel Stars
Mar-70; LP (S): Motown MS701 Shades Of Gospel Soul


Land Of A Thousand Boys (Brenda Holloway-Patrice Holloway) published Jobete

Brenda Holloway; recorded California, completed before 17-Feb-64 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon

26-Mar-64; 45 (M): Tamla T 54094 B
May-64; LP (M): Tamla TM257 Every Little Bit Hurts
Nov-65; LP (S): Tamla S257 Every Little Bit Hurts
Apr-82; LP (S): Motown 5242 Every Little Bit Hurts
23-Feb-99; CD (M): Motown 31454 9505 2 The Very Best Of Brenda Holloway
28-Jan-03; CD (S): Motown 064 848 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Brenda Holloway
07-Feb-05; CD (S): Motown 980 7658 The Motown Anthology [UK]
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Land Of A Thousand Dances (Chris Kenner) published Tune-Kel-Anatole

alternate title: Land Of 1,000 Dances

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville, completed 23-Aug-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

11-Nov-63; LP (M): Tamla TM245 The Miracles Doin' Mickey's Monkey
Jan-87; CD (S): Motown TCDO 8050 TD Doin' Mickey's Monkey / Away We A Go-Go


Land Of Make Believe, The (Ronald Miller-Aurora Miller) published Stein & Van Stock

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Jan-67 ; produced by Frank Wilson ; [v1, demo lead]

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown S671 Supremes Sing And Perform The Disney Classics

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 26-Aug-70 ; produced by Frank Wilson ; [v2]

Jul-87; CD (S): Motown MCDO 9075 MD The Never-Before-Released Masters


Last Call (Autry DeWalt Jr-Lawrence Horn-Frank Bryant) published Jobete

[(instrumental)]

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recorded Hitsville, completed 05-Jul-66 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Lawrence Horn ; [v1]

18-Jul-66; LP (S): Soul SS703 Road Runner
18-Jul-66; LP (M): Soul S703 Road Runner
07-Oct-97; CD (M): Motown 530 828 2 The Ultimate Collection
08-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown 017 081 2 Road Runner / Home Cookin' [UK]


Last Laugh, The (Janie Bradford-Brian Holland) published Jobete

Eddie Holland; recording details unknown

13-Mar-61; 45 (M): United Artists UA 280 B
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Last Night I Had A Vision (Brian Holland-William Stevenson) published Jobete

Eddie Holland; recorded OSS ; produced by Brian Holland, William Stevenson ; arranged by Riley C. Hampton

06-Apr-62; 45 (M): Motown M 1026 B [reissued on Motown 1058]
28-May-62; LP (M): Motown MT604 Eddie Holland
24-Apr-64; 45 (M): Motown M 1058 B [previously on Motown 1026]
09-Mar-65 [acetate]; 45 (M): JD 037-02
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Last One Out Is Brokenhearted (William Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete

alternate titles: 1 In This Room 2 Don't Take Your Love Away

[same tune as "Just Your Love"]

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 09-Jun-66 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [lead - Paul Williams]

28-Sep-99; CD (S): Motown 153 366 2 You've Got To Earn it


Last Row, First Balcony (Gene Allan-Gary Knight) published Legacy

The Courtship; recorded L.A. ; produced by Gene Allan, Gary Knight ; arranged by Tommy Bell ; [In assoc with Jerry Ross Productions]

13-Apr-72; 45 (M): Tamla T 54217F B [cv]
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


Last Time, The published Jobete

artist(s) unidentified; recording details unknown

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


Last Train To Clarksville (Tommy Boyce-Bobby Hart) published Screen Gems-EMI

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 01-Dec-66 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

Jul-67; LP (S): Motown S660 Reach Out
Jul-67; LP (M): Motown M660 Reach Out
31-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 013 360 2 On Top / Reach Out [UK]


Late Freight (Dave Hamilton-Clarence Paul) published Jobete

Dave Hamilton; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-Sep-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

Feb-63; 45 (M): Workshop Jazz WSJ 2004 A
Feb-63; LP (M): Workshop Jazz WSJ206 Blue Vibrations
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963


Late Late Show, The (Murray Berlin-Roy Alfred) published Nom

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville / N.Y., completed 19-Oct-63 ; produced by William Stevenson

15-Apr-64; LP (M): Motown MT613 Together
1966; LP (S): Motown S613 Together
26-Feb-01; CD (S): Motown 013 309 2 Together / Take Two [UK]


Laughing Boy (William Robinson) published Jobete

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Aug-62 ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; accompaniment The Love-Tones, The Andantes

31-Jan-63; LP (M): Motown MT607 Two Lovers And Other Great Hits
01-Feb-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1039 A
15-Apr-64; LP (M): Motown MT616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
Aug-86; CD (S): Motown MCDO 8024 MD Two Lovers And Other Great Hits / Mary Wells Sings My Guy
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6253 Looking Back 1961-1964
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 859 2 The Ultimate Collection
27-Jul-05; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 4621-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Sixties
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963
10-Dec-12; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 387 The One Who Really Loves You / Two Lovers [UK]

Mary Wells; recorded live Regal, Chicago ; produced by Berry Gordy ; accompaniment The Love-Tones

Sep-63; LP (M): Motown MT611 Recorded Live / Mary Wells On Stage


Laughing To Keep From Crying (D. McGregor-M. Bar-Leonard Reed)

Joyce Webb; recording details unknown ; produced by Leonard Reed ; arranged by Bert Keyes

22-Sep-62; 45 (M): Golden World 108 B


Law Of The Land (Norman Whitfield) published Stone Diamond

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Jan-73 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Feb-73; LP (S): Gordy GS965 Masterpiece
1997; CD (S): Motown 530 714 2 Motown: The History: Musical Revolution [UK]
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 510 2 A Song For You / Masterpiece [UK]
06-Nov-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5411-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Dance Party

The Undisputed Truth; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Apr-73 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [tape sent to L.A.]

Jun-73; LP (S): Gordy GS963 Law of the Land
Aug-74; LP (S): Gordy GS968 Down to Earth
08-Aug-95; CD: Motown 530 570 2 Motown Milestones - The Best Of The Undisputed Truth


Lay Down Your Weary Tune (Tony Martin Jr-Guy Finley Jr)

Martin & Finley; recording details unknown ; produced by Bob Gaudio

[unreleased]; LP (S): MoWest MW120L Dazzle 'Em With Footwork
19-Jun-74; LP (S): Motown M6-797S1 Dazzle 'Em With Footwork


Lazybones (Johnny Mercer-Hoagy Carmichael)

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 17-Feb-63 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; [no odb's]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 109
13-Mar-63 [acetate]; 45 (M): Dub # 362
17-Dec-13; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1963

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 10-Nov-64 ; produced by Clarence Paul ; [with odb's]

Feb-65; LP (M): Motown MT625 The Supremes Sing Country Western And Pop
Feb-65; LP (S): Motown S625 The Supremes Sing Country Western And Pop
14-Jun-94; CD (M): Motown 530 327 2 The Supremes Sing Country Western And Pop


Lea (Arnold Mühren)

The Cats; recording details unknown

Sep-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS521 45 Lives [compiled from various releases on Imperial (Holland) (1967-1970)]
2014; CD: Universal 377 807-2 The Cats Complete [Netherlands]


Lead Me And Guide Me (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: I've Got A Right To Cry

Holland & Dozier; recorded Hitsville, completed 31-May-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [vocal by LaBrenda Ben]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45: Jobete
30-Aug-10; CD (M): Motown 882 4009 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 4 [UK]


Leader Of The People (Tony Martin Jr-Guy Finley Jr)

Martin & Finley; recorded MoWest ; produced by Martin & Finley

[unreleased]; LP (S): MoWest MW120L Dazzle 'Em With Footwork
19-Jun-74; LP (S): Motown M6-797S1 Dazzle 'Em With Footwork


Leading Lady Medley (various writers)

Diana Ross; recording details unknown ; [tv "GIT On Broadway"]

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


Lean On Me (Bill Withers) published Interior

Celebration; recorded MoWest ; produced by Deke Richards, Sherlie Matthews

Jul-72; LP (S): MoWest MW119L Celebration


Learning To Forget You (William Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete

alternate title: So This Is Love

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 22-Apr-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter ; [lead - Gladys Horton]

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


Leave A Little Room (Michael Randall)

Diana Ross; recording details unknown

22-May-73; LP (S): Motown M772L Touch Me In The Morning
18-Dec-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013350-02 Touch Me In The Morning Expanded Edition [alternate version]
18-Dec-09; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013350-02 Touch Me In The Morning Expanded Edition


Leave It In The Hands Of Love (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr-James Dean) published Jobete

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 24-Mar-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

29-Apr-68; LP (M): Gordy G926 Ridin' High [DJ copies only]
29-Apr-68; LP (S): Gordy S926 Ridin' High
May-02; CD (S): Motown 016 837 2 Ridin' High / Sugar 'n Spice [UK]


Leave It Up To Me (William Stevenson) published Jobete

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-Mar-63 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [no vocals]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 122 [band track]


Leave Us Alone (Hugh Masekela)

Hugh Masekela; recording details unknown

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


Leavin' (Clarence Paul) published Jobete

Marvin Gaye; recorded Hitsville, completed 10-Jan-66 ; produced by Clarence Paul

25-Apr-95; CD (M): Motown 530 492 2 The Master 1961-1984


Leaving Here (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: Touchdown

Eddie Holland; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-Nov-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

19-Dec-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1052 A
Jul-64; LP (M): Tamla T256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
Aug-66; LP (S): Tamla S256 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
01-Jul-91; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5449 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Vol. 2
03-Nov-92; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6312 Hitsville USA The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
13-May-95; CD (M): Motown 530 504 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1964
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 702 Motown: The History: The Dream [UK]
17-Jul-00; CD (M): Spectrum 544 280 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 3 [UK]
16-Jul-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 545 2 Mod Fave Raves Volume 1 [UK]
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963
07-Dec-09; CD (M): Motown 00753 22709 A Complete Introduction To Tamla Motown [UK]
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]
30-Jan-12; CD (S): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]

The Isley Brothers; recorded Hitsville, completed 30-Aug-66 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

Feb-72; LP (E): Starline SRS5098 The Isley Brothers [UK]
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 122 2 Early Classics [UK]
21-Sep-09; CD (M): Motown 532 1498 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Messengers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Jun-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

Sep-69; LP (S): Rare Earth S509 Messengers

Tommy Good; recorded live unknown venue, completed before 14-Jul-64 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Lawrence Horn

31-Jul-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7034 B
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
01-May-06; CD (M): Motown 983 7832 The Motown Collection [UK]


Left With A Broken Heart (Marv Johnson) published Jobete

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville, completed 20-Jun-63 ; produced by Marv Johnson

Jan-65; LP (M): Motown MT622 Four Tops
Jan-65; LP (S): Motown S622 Four Tops
25-Sep-01; CD (M): Motown 314 556 225 2 Fourever
31-Dec-01; CD (S): Motown 013 359 2 Four Tops / Second Album [UK]


Legend In Its Own Time, A (William Robinson) published Jobete

The Miracles; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 12-Sep-69 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

03-Nov-69; LP (S): Tamla S297 Four In Blue
07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 186 2 Time Out / Four In Blue [UK]


Let Every Living Creature Praise The Lord (George Fowler) published Jobete

Marv Johnson; recorded Hitsville, completed 15-Jan-62 ; produced by George Fowler

Jan-62; LP (S): United Artists UAS6187 I Believe
Jan-62; LP (M): United Artists UAL3187 I Believe


Let George Do It (Berry Gordy-Tyran Carlo) published Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo

alternate title: By George, Let George Do It

Jackie Wilson; recording details unknown

1958; 45: [no catalogue number] A [promotional record for George Edwards as State Representative]


Let It Be (John Lennon-Paul McCartney) published Maclen

[from film "Let It Be"]

Gladys Knight & The Pips; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-May-70 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

[unreleased]; LP (S): Soul SS712 no title allocated
Apr-71; LP (S): Soul SS731 If I Were Your Woman
06-Nov-06; CD (S): Motown 984 1942 If I Were Your Woman / Standing Ovation [UK]

Leonard Caston; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 12-Jul-71 ; produced by Henry Cosby

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

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Jun-70 ; produced by Clay McMurray

Oct-70; LP (S): Soul SS729 Naturally Together


 

 

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