Listing of song titles beginning with L : page 3



Lie No.2 (Bobby Miller) published Jobete

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 31-Mar-71 ; produced by Bobby Miller

Feb-72; LP (S): Soul S734L Def.I.Ni.Tions


Lies (Travis Lewis-Boomer Clarke)

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]


Life And Breath (George Clinton)

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons; recorded MoWest ; produced by Hal Davis ; arranged by James Carmichael

May-73; 45 (S): Motown M 1255F B
27-May-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0010777-02 The Motown Years


Life Beats (Joe Jones-Earl Levenson-Ellene Levenson) published Jobete

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-Aug-70 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Motown M 1162 A
29-Oct-02; CD: Motown 064 127 2 The 70s Anthology
07-Nov-05; CD (S): Motown 982 0307 Soul Satisfaction 05 - Things That Make You Go Mmmm...Motown [UK]
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970


Life Can Be Beautiful (When You're In Love) (James Dean-William Weatherspoon-Marilyn McLeod) published Jobete

The Elgins; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Apr-68 ; produced by James Dean, William Weatherspoon ; [1st odb, lead - Yvonne Allen]

07-May-07; CD (M): Motown 980 0892 The Motown Anthology [UK]


Life Is A Gamble (Marvin Gaye)

[from film "Trouble Man"]

Marvin Gaye; recorded L.A. ; produced by Marvin Gaye ; arranged by Jack Hayes, Leo Shuken

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


Life Is A Knight (Keef James)

Keef James; recording details unknown ; produced by Adrian Millar

May-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R539L One Tree Or Another


Life Never Brings A Bottle To The Party (Ronald Miller-Bryan Wells) published Stein & Van Stock

alternate titles: 1 Horoscopes 2 Bout A Quarter To Nine

Soupy Sales; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Nov-68 ; produced by Ronald Miller

Apr-69; LP (S): Motown S686 A Bag Of Soup


Life's A Ball (While It Lasts) (Clay McMurray-John Glover-Brenda Wayne) published Jobete

Different Shades of Brown; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 12-Nov-71 ; produced by Clay McMurray ; arranged by H.B. Barnum

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


Lifetime Man (Allan Capps) published Jobete

Oma Heard; recorded California, completed before 11-Aug-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

Sep-64; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25008 A
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing (James Weldon Johnson-J. Rosamond Johnson) published E.B. Marks

Kim Weston; recording details unknown ; produced by William Stevenson ; arranged by Marty Paich

1968; 45: Pride PR-1 A
28-Jan-03; CD (S): Motown 064 971 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Kim Weston


Light My Fire (Jim Morrison-Robby Krieger-Ray Manzarek-John Densmore) published Nipper

Four Tops; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Feb-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Lawrence Payton, Wade Marcus

Nov-69; LP (S): Motown S695 Soul Spin
May-93; CD (S): Spectrum 550 077 2 The Look Of Love [UK]
05-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 013 361 2 Yesterday's Dreams / Soul Spin [UK]
07-May-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5601-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Motown Makeover

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 17-Apr-69 ; produced by Henry Cosby

29-Aug-69; LP (S): Tamla S296 My Cherie Amour
Jul-86; CD: Motown MCDO 8006 TD My Cherie Amour / Signed Sealed Delivered
17-Feb-92; CD (S): Motown MOTD 5179 My Cherie Amour
06-Aug-01; CD (S): Motown 013 215 2 Soul Satisfaction 02 - The Motown Connection [UK]
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Jan-69 ; produced by Deke Richards

29-Apr-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017845-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972


Light The Fuse (Dorsey Burnette-Joe Osborn)

Dorsey Burnette; recorded California, completed before 16-Jun-64

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


Light Up Your Window

Magic; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 19-Mar-71 ; [no tape]

24-Feb-15;: Flapjack Records Digital Release The Detroit Sessions


Like A Good Man Should (William Robinson-Warren Moore) published Jobete

The Spinners; recorded Hitsville, completed 26-Aug-64 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

Aug-67; LP (S): Motown S639 The Original Spinners
Aug-67; LP (M): Motown M639 The Original Spinners
09-Jul-01; CD (S): Spectrum 544 434 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
25-Jun-12; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 371 Truly Yours ... Their First Motown Album With Bonus Tracks [UK]


Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) published M. Witmark & Sons

The Undisputed Truth; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Dec-70 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

Jul-71; LP (S): Gordy GS955L The Undisputed Truth


(Like A) Nightmare (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: I'm In A Nightmare

The Andantes; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Feb-64 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [lead - Ann Bogan]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number] [no intro]
Mar-64; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25006 A
18-Aug-97; CD (M): Debutante 530 818 2 This Is Northern Soul! [UK]
02-May-05; CD (M): Motown 067 024 2 This Is Northern Soul! The Motown Sound Volume 1 [unedited version] [UK]
03-Aug-05; CD (S): Shout B0004999-02 The Motown Box [first-time stereo mix]
31-Jan-06; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 5121-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Girl Groups
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
25-Mar-13; CD (M): Ace CDCHD 1365 Finders Keepers - Motown Girls 1961-67 [UK]


Like Columbus Did (Robert Hamilton-Freddie Gorman-Barbara Terry-Joanne Jackson Bratton) published Myto/Jobete

The Reflections; recorded GW ; produced by Rob Reeco

20-Jun-64; 45 (M): Golden World GW 12 A
Jul-64; LP: Golden World GWLPM300 (Just Like) Romeo And Juliet


Like You (George Gordy-Johnny Allen) published Jobete

Dave Hamilton; recorded Hitsville, completed 16-Jun-63 ; produced by George Gordy

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 152


Like You Babe (Thomas Harold Thyandic) published Gaucho

Florence Ballard; recorded N.Y., 26-Aug-68 ; produced by George Kerr

[unreleased]; LP: ABC You Don't Have To
16-Apr-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 517 2 The Supreme Florence Ballard [UK]


Lila Cha-Cha (no writer credited) published Bengal

Big John's Swing Caravan; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

Feb-59; 45 (M): J.F.J. 600 B


Lilacs In June (Johnny Allen) published Jobete

Choker Campbell; recorded Hitsville, completed 05-Jan-63 ; produced by Clarence Paul

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 096


Lillie Of The Valley (Frederick Long-Sylvia Moy) published Jobete

Shorty Long; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 21-May-69 ; produced by Frederick Long ; arranged by Paul Riser

Nov-69; LP (S): Soul SS719 The Prime Of Shorty Long
17-Jul-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 299 2 The Essential Collection [UK]
26-Mar-12; CD (S): Kent CDTOP 369 Here Comes Shorty Long - The Complete Stereo Masters [UK]


Limbo Baby (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 30-Jan-63 ; produced by Berry Gordy

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 100


Limbo Is Here To Stay, The (Norman Whitfield) published Jobete

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 25-Jan-63 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

[unreleased]; LP: Gordy G913 Dance With The Contours
[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 100
25-Mar-11; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 350 Dance With The Contours [UK]


Linda Sue Dixon (Bonny Rice) published East-Jobete-Gomba

alternate title: L.S.D.

The Detroit Wheels; recording details unknown ; produced by Harry Balk

23-Apr-68; 45 (M): Inferno I 5002 A
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Lips (Jimmy Ed) published Myto

The Jimmy Ed Trio; recording details unknown

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


Lipstick, Tickle Toes, Huggy Bear, Kissy Face Baby (Dorsey Burnette-Kevin Young-Greg Connor) published Jobete

Dorsey Burnette; recorded California / Hitsville, completed 10-Jun-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon ; [with odb]

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


Listen And You'll See (Joe Sample)

The Crusaders; recording details unknown

May-71; LP (S): Chisa CS807 Pass the Plate
25-Sep-73; LP (S): Motown M791V1 The Crusaders At Their Best
May-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 308 2 Pass the Plate


Listen I'll Tell You How (Nick Moloci-Bobby Taylor) published Jobete

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

10-Nov-09; CD: Hip-O Select B0013589-02 I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters


Listen To Your Soul (Kenneth Beavers-Roger Griffin) published Jobete

Ken Christie & The Sunday People; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Sep-70 ; produced by Mike Valvano

02-Feb-71; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5024 B
09-Dec-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011579-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11A 1971


Little Acorn (Dorsey Burnette-Joe Osborn) published Saloon

Dorsey Burnette; recorded California, completed before 02-Apr-64 ; produced by Dorsey Burnette

04-May-64; 45 (M): Mel o-dy 113 A
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
16-Dec-14; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1965


Little Bit For Sandy, A (R. Dean Taylor) published Jobete

Paul Petersen; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Jun-68 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

08-Aug-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1129 A
Jan-96; CD (M): AVI 5014 The Best Of Paul Petersen
29-Apr-02; CD (S): Spectrum 544 707 2 Tamla Motown Big Hits And Hard To Find Classics Volume 4 [UK]
27-Jul-05; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 4621-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Sixties
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968

The Messengers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 13-Jun-68 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor ; [v1]

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


Little Bit Of Heaven (On A Little Patch Of Earth), A (Richard Morris-Sylvia Moy) published Jobete

alternate title: Share A Dream

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 16-Jan-68 ; produced by Richard Morris, Sylvia Moy

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


Little Bit Of Lovin', A (Lamont Dozier-Henry Cosby-Brian Holland) published Jobete

alternate title: Altaloma Five Till Nine

Eddie Holland; recorded Hitsville, completed 16-Apr-62 ; produced by Lamont Dozier

28-May-62; LP (M): Motown MT604 Eddie Holland
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Little Bit Of Sympathy, A Little Bit Of Love, A (Lamont Dozier-Brian Holland-Anthony Hester) published Jobete

alternate title: Have A Little Sympathy

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 11-Jan-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [lead - Gladys Horton]

08-Jun-64; 45 (M): Tamla T 54097 B
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown 37463 6259 2 Deliver: The Singles 1961-1971
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
08-May-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011516-02 Forever: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 1


Little Bitty Pretty One (Robert Byrd) published Reordo

The Jackson 5; recorded MoWest ; produced by Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino ; arranged by James Carmichael

04-Apr-72; 45 (S): Motown M 1199F A [promo] [Exec. Prod. B.G.]
04-Apr-72; 45 (M): Motown M 1199F A [cv]
04-Apr-72; 45 (M): Motown M 1199F A [promo]
May-72; LP (S): Motown M750L Lookin' Through The Windows
27-Jun-95; CD: Motown 530 489 2 Soulsation! The 25th Anniversary Collection
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 382 2 Goin' Back to Indiana / Lookin' Through the Windows
31-May-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


Little Boy (Greg Webb-Robert Stults)

Lost Nation; recording details unknown ; produced by Ollie McLaughlin

Sep-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS518 Paradise Lost


Little Boy Blue (Robert Fazio-Thomas Corio) published Jobete

The Poor Boys; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 10-Jul-70 ; produced by Mike Valvano

Sep-70; LP (S): Rare Earth RS519 Ain't Nothin' In Our Pocket But Love


Little Breeze, A (Martha Sharpe) published Jobete

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 11-Jan-69 ; produced by Henry Cosby

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


Little Bright Star (Allan Capps-Mary Dean) published Jobete

[same tune as "I Can't Go On Without You"]

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 14-Sep-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon, Harvey Fuqua

Nov-65; LP (M): Motown M638 Merry Christmas
Nov-65; LP (S): Motown S638 Merry Christmas
23-Nov-92; CD (S): Motown 530 109 2 20 Christmas Classics
29-Oct-01; CD: Spectrum 550 403 2 Merry Christmas [UK]


Little By Little (Dorsey Burnette-Joe Osborn)

Dorsey Burnette; recording completed before 16-Jun-64

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


Little Darling (I Need You) (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

alternate title: I'm Willing To Pay The Price

Marvin Gaye; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-May-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]
23-May-66; LP (M): Tamla T266 Moods Of Marvin Gaye
23-May-66; LP (S): Tamla S266 Moods Of Marvin Gaye
26-Jul-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54138 A
Sep-66; 45 (M): Tamla Motown TMG574 A [alt mix] [UK]
Sep-67; LP (M): Tamla T278 Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Sep-67; LP (S): Tamla S278 Greatest Hits Vol. 2
01-Apr-74; LP (S): Motown M9-791A3 Anthology
10-Feb-92; CD (S): Motown 530 270 2 Moods Of Marvin Gaye
May-93; CD (S): Spectrum 550 072 2 Night Life [UK]
25-Apr-95; CD (M): Motown 530 492 2 The Master 1961-1984
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 118 2 Early Classics [UK]
03-Sep-96; CD: Motown 530 529 2 Anthology / The Best Of Marvin Gaye
1997; CD (S): Britannia 530 706/7/8 Motown: The History: The Love Songs [UK]
02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 793 2 I Heard It Through The Grapevine [UK]
26-Feb-01; CD (S): Motown 013 185 2 Moods Of Marvin Gaye / In The Groove [UK]
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966


Little Drummer Boy, The (Katherine Davis-Henry Onorati-Harry Simeone) published Bregman, Vocco & Conn

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 17-Aug-67 ; produced by Henry Cosby

27-Nov-67; LP (M): Tamla T281 Someday At Christmas
27-Nov-67; LP (S): Tamla S281 Someday At Christmas
29-Oct-01; CD: Spectrum 544 086 2 Someday At Christmas [UK]
Dec-04; CD (S): Motown 986 2772 The Best Of Stevie Wonder: The Christmas Collection
12-Oct-05; (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder

The Jackson 5; recorded MoWest ; produced by Hal Davis

Oct-70; LP (S): Motown MS713 Christmas Album
01-Jul-91; CD: Motown MOTD 5250 Christmas Album

The Supremes; recorded L.A. (?) / Hitsville, completed 16-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]

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 19-May-70 ; produced by Clay McMurray

30-Oct-70; LP (S): Gordy GS951 The Temptations' Christmas Card
24-Oct-95; CD: Motown 530 433 2 A Motown Christmas Carol
23-Oct-00; CD: Spectrum 544 311 2 Christmas Celebration [UK]


Little Freedom Riders Are Short On Bread (Ronald Miller-Louis Roberts-Stepin Fetchit) published Stein & Van Stock

Stepin Fetchit; recorded Hitsville, completed 06-Mar-64 ; produced by Robert Gordy

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown MT619 My Son The Sit-In


Little Girl Blue (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart) published T.B. Harms

[from film "Jumbo"]

Diana Ross; recorded MoWest ; produced by Gil Askey

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

Diana Ross; recorded MoWest ; produced by Gil Askey ; [alt version]

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

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 02-Nov-66 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Gil Askey

Jun-87; CD: Motown MCDO 9074 MD The Rodgers And Hart Collection
26-Mar-02; CD (S): Motown 016 817 2 Sing Rodgers And Hart - The Complete Recordings


Little Girl, I'm Going To Marry You (R. Dean Taylor) published Jobete

R. Dean Taylor; recorded Hitsville, completed 11-Feb-64 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 228
16-Dec-14; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1964


Little Girls Grow Up (Robert Staunton-Robert Walker-Charles Jones) published Jobete

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Mar-65 ; produced by Robert Staunton, Robert Walker

15-Oct-07; CD (M): Motown 530 3228 2 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 3 [UK]
08-May-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011516-02 Forever: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 1


Little Green Apples (Bobby Russell) published Russell-Cason

Billy Eckstine; recorded L.A.

12-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown 016 351 2 The Motown Years [UK]

Four Tops; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Feb-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Lawrence Payton, Wade Marcus

May-69; LP (S): Motown S675 Four Tops Now!
14-Apr-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5466 Four Tops Now!

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-May-69 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [lead - Paul Williams]

23-Sep-69; LP (S): Gordy S949 Puzzle People
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 446 2 Cloud Nine / Puzzle People [UK]


Little Miss Loser (Richard Jacques-Ronald Miller-Avery Vandenberg) published Stein & Van Stock

Brenda Holloway; recorded California, completed before 09-May-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

Jan-65 [acetate]; LP (M): Hitsville
30-Aug-10; CD (M): Motown 882 4009 A Cellarful Of Motown! Volume 4 [UK]

Liz Lands; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Sep-63 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [v2]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 191

Marvin Gaye; recorded Hitsville, completed 15-Mar-64 ; produced by Ronald Miller

16-Dec-14; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1964

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 15-Apr-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter

[unreleased]; LP (M): Motown S628 There's A Place For Us
Jul-87; CD (S): Motown MCDO 9075 MD The Never-Before-Released Masters
09-Jul-04; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0002663-02 There's A Place For Us


Little Miss Ruby (Neal Matthews Jr) published Brooksville

Eddie Holland; recorded Mercury Sound Studio NYC, 10-Feb-58 ; produced by Berry Gordy

14-Apr-58; 45 (M): Mercury 71290 A
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Little Miss Sweetness (William Robinson) published Jobete

Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers; recorded L.A., completed before 13-Mar-68 ; produced by Deke Richards, Frank Wilson, Hal Davis

Jul-69; LP (S): Gordy S942 Taylor Made Soul
01-May-06; CD (S): Motown 983 8511 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Isley Brothers; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Sep-66 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

28-Aug-67; LP (S): Tamla S275 Soul On The Rocks
28-Aug-67; LP (M): Tamla T275 Soul On The Rocks
Oct-70; LP (E): Starline SRS5043 Isley Brothers Greatest Hits
May-72; LP (S): MFP 50014 Tamla Motown Presents The Isley Brothers [UK]
26-Feb-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5483 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics
11-Nov-02; CD (S): Motown 017 190 2 This Old Heart Of Mine / Soul On The Rocks [UK]
21-Sep-09; CD (M): Motown 532 1498 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 29-Dec-65 ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; [lead - David Ruffin]

15-Jun-66; LP (M): Gordy G918 Gettin' Ready
15-Jun-66; LP (S): Gordy S918 Gettin' Ready
18-May-99; CD (S): Motown 31454 9514 2 Gettin' Ready
16-Jul-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 546 2 Mod Fave Raves Volume 2 [UK]


Little More Love, A (William Stevenson-Sylvia Moy) published Jobete

Kim Weston; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-Sep-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter

06-Nov-64; 45 (M): Tamla TM 54106 A [Released in Europe only]
Jan-68; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11064 Motown Memories [UK]
26-Feb-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5486 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics
23-Oct-00; CD: Spectrum 554 513 2 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics [UK]
28-Jan-03; CD (S): Motown 064 971 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Kim Weston
10-Oct-05; CD (S): Motown 983 1605 The Motown Anthology [UK]
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
29-Aug-06; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 5321-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Sisters
07-Dec-09; CD (M): Motown 00753 22709 A Complete Introduction To Tamla Motown [UK]


Little More Trust, A (Bobby Miller) published Jobete

David Ruffin; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 21-Apr-72 ; produced by Bobby Miller ; arranged by Dave Van DePitte

08-Jun-72; 45 (M): Motown M 1204F A [cv]
08-Jun-72; 45 (M): Motown M 1204F A [promo]
08-Jun-72; 45 (S): Motown M 1204F A [promo]
Feb-73; LP (S): Motown M762L David Ruffin
22-Sep-98; CD (M): Motown 530 959 2 The Ultimate Collection
26-Aug-05; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005168-02 The Great David Ruffin - The Motown Solo Albums Vol. 1
31-May-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972 [stereo promo version]
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


Little Old Me (Andre Williams-Jerome Sims) published Jobete

Earl Van Dyke; recorded Hitsville, completed 13-Feb-64 ; produced by Andre Williams ; [band track for Creations]

16-Dec-14; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1964

The Creations; recorded Hitsville, completed 13-Feb-64 ; produced by Andre Williams

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 229


Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl (Brook Benton-Etta James-Harvey Fuqua) published Fuqua/Jobete

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 21-Mar-67 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol

29-Aug-67; LP (M): Tamla T277 United
29-Aug-67; LP (S): Tamla S277 United
28-Mar-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54163 B
30-Apr-69; LP (S): Tamla S293 Marvin Gaye And His Girls
Jun-87; CD: Motown MCDO 9053 MD Marvin Gaye & His Women
20-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 402 2 The Complete Duets
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Little Ole Girl, Little Ole Boy (Harvey Fuqua-Etta James-Brook Benton) published Fuqua/Jobete

Loe & Joe & Spinners; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company

27-Jan-62; 45 (M): Harvey HA 112 A


Little Red Rooster, The (Willie Dixon)

Luther Allison; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 12-Apr-72 ; produced by Joe Peraino

[unreleased]; 45: Gordy G 7128F A
08-Dec-72; LP (S): Gordy GS964 Bad News Is Coming
06-Feb-96; CD (S): Motown 530 612 2 The Motown Years 1972-1976
24-Apr-01; CD (S): Motown 013 407 2 Bad News Is Coming


Little Things (Bobby Goldsboro)

Tommy Good; recording completed before 30-Mar-65 ; [tv "Teen Town"]

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


Little Too Long, A (Robert Hamilton-Eugene Hamilton-Al Hamilton) published Myto/Jobete

The Debonaires; recorded GW ; produced by Rob Reeco ; arranged by Sammy Lowe

17-Oct-64; 45 (M): Golden World GW 17 B


Little Too Much, A (George Gordy-Allen Story-Lawrence Brown-Linda Glover) published Jobete

Bobby Taylor; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 23-Jun-69 ; produced by George Gordy

01-May-06; CD (M): Motown 983 8511 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Fantastic Four; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 17-Sep-70 ; produced by George Gordy, Allen Story

[unreleased]; LP (S): Soul SS722 How Sweet He Is
30-Jun-15; CD (S): Kent CDTOP 434 The Lost Motown Album - With Bonus Tracks From The Vaults [UK]


Little Water Boy (Clarence Paul) published Jobete

Little Stevie Wonder & Clarence Paul; recorded Hitsville, completed 29-Jun-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

Aug-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54070 A [1st pressing] [alternate mix]
03-Oct-62; 45 (M): Tamla T 54070 A [2nd pressing]
28-Feb-00; CD (M): Spectrum 544 211 2 Early Classics [UK]
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962 [promo version]
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962 [commercial version]
12-Oct-05; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Live It Up (The Corporation TM)

Jermaine Jackson; recording details unknown

Jul-72; LP (S): Motown M752L Jermaine
16-Oct-13; CD: Motown UICY 75787 Jermaine [Japan]


Live Wire (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Edward Holland Jr) published Jobete

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Dec-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

17-Jan-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7027 A [cv] [1st version]
17-Jan-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7027 A [single-sided promo] [2nd version]
04-May-66; LP (S): Gordy S917 Martha And The Vandellas' Greatest Hits
04-May-66; LP (M): Gordy G917 Martha And The Vandellas' Greatest Hits
21-Aug-74; LP (S): Motown M7-778R2 Anthology
07-Sep-93; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6313 Live Wire! The Singles 1962-1972
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 858 2 The Ultimate Collection
May-02; CD (S): Motown 016 835 2 Come And Get These Memories / Heatwave [UK]
31-Jan-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5121-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Girl Groups
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964 [promo version]
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964 [commercial version]
07-Mar-06; CD (S): Motown B000522602 Gold
29-Apr-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017845-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972


Living Dream (Called A Girl), A (Marvin Gaye-William Stevenson-Harold Edwards-Brian Holland) published Jobete

alternate title: Girl

Freddie Gorman; recorded Hitsville, completed 02-Mar-62 ; produced by William Stevenson

14-Dec-12; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Guys, Vol. 1


Living In A World I Created For Myself (George Gordy-Allen Story-Lawrence Brown) published Jobete

Jimmy Ruffin; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 12-Nov-69 ; produced by George Gordy, Allen Story ; arranged by Paul Riser

Sep-70; LP (S): Soul SS727 The Groove Governor
Oct-70; LP (S): Tamla Motown STML11161 Forever [UK]
28-Dec-70; 45 (M): Soul S 35077 B [2nd pressing] [alternate mix]
28-Dec-70; 45 (M): Soul S 35077 B [1st pressing]
1992; CD: Motown 530 057 2 Greatest Motown Hits
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 123 2 Early Classics [UK]
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970 [alternate mix]
27-Jun-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011056-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 10 1970
15-Dec-14;: UMC Digital Release the Groove Governor


 

 

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