Listing of song titles beginning with O : page 1



O Holy Night (Adolphe Adam) published G. Schirmer

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-Aug-62 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

29-Oct-63; LP (M): Tamla TM236 Christmas With The Miracles
13-Oct-94; CD (M): Spectrum 550 405 2 Christmas With The Miracles [UK]
12-Oct-99; CD (S): Motown 153 356 2 Our Very Best Christmas

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 09-Sep-65 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua ; [lead - Florence Ballard]

06-Nov-01; CD (M): Motown 016 364 2 A Motown Christmas Volume 2


O Little Town Of Bethlehem (Public Domain)

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 16-Sep-65 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua

24-Oct-95; CD: Motown 530 433 2 A Motown Christmas Carol
06-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 364 2 A Motown Christmas Volume 2


Ode To Benny B. (Ivy Jo Hunter-Pamela Sawyer-Vernon Bullock) published Jobete

alternate title: Hey Lady

Earl Van Dyke; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 10-May-69 ; produced by Ivy Jo Hunter

13-Mar-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016212-02 The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More [2012 stereo mix]


Ode To Billie Joe (Bobbie Gentry) published Larry Shayne

The Detroit Emeralds; recording details unknown ; produced by Al Kent, Ed Wingate, Hermon Weems, William Garrett

Apr-68; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-138 A

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Nov-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

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

The Vandellas; recorded live Shibuya Public Hall, Tokyo, 13-Feb-68

Sep-68; LP (S): Tamla Motown Victor SJET 8040 Tamla-Motown Festival Tokyo '68 [Japan]


Ode To The Supremes

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell; recording completed before 06-Oct-67 ; [demo (unknown vocal)]

Dec-67 [acetate]; 45 (M): N IDM-6768-FNLL


Off My Mind (Suzanne Honeycutt)

Repairs; recorded OSS ; produced by Andrew Oldham

Oct-72; LP (S): MoWest MW121L Repairs


Oh Baby Baby I Love You (William Robinson-Al Cleveland-Renaldo Benson) published Jobete

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Oct-69 ; produced by Al Cleveland ; arranged by Wade Marcus

08-Jun-71; 45 (M): Tamla T 54206F B [cv]
27-Aug-71; LP (S): Tamla T312L One Dozen Roses
09-Dec-08; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011579-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11A 1971
19-Aug-14;: UMC Digital Release One Dozen Roses


Oh Be My Love (William Robinson-Warren Moore) published Jobete

Barbara McNair; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 04-Nov-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Richard Morris

26-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown 017 554 2 Barbara McNair - The Ultimate Motown Collection [UK]

Kiki Dee; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Dec-69 ; produced by Frank Wilson

May-74; LP (S): MFP 90030 Kiki Dee [UK]
15-Aug-05; CD (S): Motown 983 1795 Love Makes The World Go Round - The Motown Years [UK]

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville, completed 01-Mar-66 ; produced by Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore

27-May-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54134 B
16-Nov-66; LP (M): Tamla T271 Away We A Go-Go
Dec-66; LP (S): Tamla S271 Away We A Go-Go
Jan-87; CD (S): Motown TCDO 8050 TD Doin' Mickey's Monkey / Away We A Go-Go
22-Feb-94; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6334 The 35th Anniversary Collection
07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 358 2 Going To A Go-Go / Away We A Go-Go [UK]
26-Mar-02; CD (S): Motown 017 227 2 Going To A Go-Go / Away We A Go-Go
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW / L.A ; produced by Smokey Robinson

May-72; LP (S): Motown M751L Floy Joy
22-Mar-73; 45 (S): Motown M 1225F B
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story


Oh Distant Lover (Berry Gordy-William Robinson) published Jobete

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-Feb-62 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

14-Dec-12; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Guys, Vol. 2


Oh Freddy (William Robinson) published Jobete

Connie Van Dyke; recorded Hitsville, completed 09-Sep-62 ; produced by Smokey Robinson

11-Mar-63; 45 (M): Motown M 1041 A
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963


Oh Girl (Eugene Record) published Julio-Brain /Brunswick Record Corp

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 02-May-72 ; produced by Johnny Bristol

27-Jul-72; LP (S): Tamla T318L Flying High Together
19-Aug-14;: UMC Digital Release Flying High Together


Oh Happy Day (Edwin Hawkins) published Kama Rippa / E. Hawkins

Leonard Caston; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 24-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]


Oh How Happy (Charles Hatcher) published Myto/Jobete

Billy Eckstine; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 14-Sep-67 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

Aug-68 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HEM-0536/7-FNLL
12-Jan-04; CD (S): Motown 016 351 2 The Motown Years [UK]

Blinky & Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 01-May-69 ; produced by Billie-Jean Brown, Frank Wilson ; arranged by Jerry Long

20-Jul-69; 45 (M): Gordy G 7090 A
Oct-69; LP (S): Gordy S945 Just We Two
Dec-04; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003068-02 Just We Two
04-Apr-05; CD: Motown 982 8476 Motown Hitsville UK [UK]
27-Jul-05; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 4621-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - The Sixties
01-May-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5161-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Mates
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Jun-67 ; produced by Clarence Paul

Sep-68; LP (S): Gordy S931 Soul Master
Sep-68; LP (M): Gordy G931 Soul Master [DJ copies only]
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 121 2 Early Classics [UK]
06-Nov-01; CD: Motown 314 585 856 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Edwin Starr
Oct-02; CD (S): Motown 016 839 2 Soul Master / 25 Miles [UK]
22-Sep-14; CD: Big Break BBR-X0300 Soul Master [UK]

Edwin Starr; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Dec-69 ; [Italian lyrics, text G.P.Ricci, title "Dolce Amore"]

Mar-70; 45 (M): Tamla Motown TM8052 B [Italy]
1998; CD (M): Motown 530 954 2 Nero Italiano [Italy]
26-Feb-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0013917-02 Motown Around The World - The Classic Singles And More

Joe Harnell; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 03-Sep-69 ; produced by Harry Balk

Dec-69; LP (S): Motown S698 Moving On!!
2000; CD: JHCD 06 Moving On!!

Shades of Blue; recording details unknown

22-Apr-66; 45 (M): Impact 1007 A

The Jackson 5; recorded Hitsville-GW / MoWest, completed 14-Aug-70 ; produced by Harry Balk, Hal Davis

Sep-70; LP (S): Motown MS718 Third Album
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 381 2 Third Album / Maybe Tomorrow
07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 381 2 Third Album / Maybe Tomorrow [45 version]


Oh How I'd Miss You (Hal Davis-Frank Wilson-Vance Wilson) published Jobete

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 24-Mar-67 ; produced by Hal Davis

29-Aug-67; LP (M): Tamla T277 United
29-Aug-67; LP (S): Tamla S277 United
20-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 402 2 The Complete Duets

Tammi Terrell; recorded L.A., completed before 13-Mar-68 ; produced by Hal Davis ; [demo with Vance Wilson (of the Redcaps)]

20-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 402 2 The Complete Duets
01-Oct-10; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0014792-02 Come On And See Me: The Complete Solo Collection


Oh I Apologize (William Robinson-Berry Gordy) published Fidelity/Jobete

alternate title: I Apologize

Barrett Strong; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

Aug-59; 45 (M): Tamla 54027 B [1st pressing - stripes] [fade at end]
Jan-60; 45 (M): Anna 1111 B
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla TM224 Tamla Special No.1 [no fade]
Mar-65; 45 (M): Tamla 54027 B [reissue] [no fade]
28-Jan-03; CD (M): Motown 064 042 2 Millennium Collection: The Best Of Barrett Strong
15-Mar-04; CD (M): Spectrum 980 7773 The Complete Motown Collection [UK]
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961

The Marvelettes; recording details unknown ; produced by Brian Holland, Robert Bateman ; [lead - Gladys Horton]

20-Nov-61; LP (M): Tamla TM228 Please Mr. Postman
08-May-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011516-02 Forever: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 1


Oh Joshua (Rev. Columbus Mann) published Elma & Carl/Myto

Rev. C. Mann & his Pentecostal Choir; recording details unknown

Aug-66; LP (M): Wingate WG 701 He Satisfies Me


Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do To Me) (Edward Holland Jr-William Stevenson) published Jobete

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-Jan-64 ; produced by Andre Williams

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete [alternate version]
13-Mar-64; 45 (M): Motown M 1056 B
15-Apr-64; LP (M): Motown MT616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 859 2 The Ultimate Collection
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Oh Love Don't Make Me (Nickolas Ashford-Valerie Simpson)

Ashford & Simpson; recording details unknown

[unreleased]; LP (S): Tamla T323L Nick And Val


Oh Lover (William Robinson-Brian Holland-Berry Gordy) published Jobete

alternate title: Oh! Lover

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 19-Feb-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

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

Sherri Taylor & Singin' Sammy Ward; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [1st odb]

Oct-60; 45 (M): Motown M 1004 A [Motown records have date as 1961.09.23, this date derived from delta numbers. Reviewed in Billboard 1960,10.17.] [some copies show title as "Lover" and artists in reverse order.]
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla TM224 Tamla Special No.1
05-Jan-04; CD (M): Motown 066 637 2 Soul Satisfaction 04 - Mouth Watering Motown And B-Side Beauties [UK]
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961


Oh Mary (Berry Gordy-William Stevenson) published Jobete

Marv Johnson; recorded United Sound, Detroit, 17-May-61 ; produced by Berry Gordy

14-Aug-61; 45 (M): United Artists UA 359 A
11-Aug-92; CD (M): United Artists UA98895 The Best Of Marv Johnson / You Got What It Takes


Oh Mother Of Mine (William Stevenson-Otis Williams) published Jobete

The Temptations; recording details unknown ; produced by Andre Williams, William Stevenson ; [v1: lead - Paul Williams/Eddie Kendricks]

24-Jul-61; 45 (M): Miracle M5 A
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul
18-May-99; CD (M): Motown 31454 9513 2 Meet The Temptations
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
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-Nov-62 ; produced by Berry Gordy ; [v2: unused remake]

14-Dec-12; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Guys, Vol. 2


Oh My Love (William Stevenson-Clarence Paul-Marvin Gaye) published Jobete

Billy Eckstine; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Feb-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Clarence Paul

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 337


Oh My Poor Baby (Pamela Sawyer-Gloria Jones) published Jobete

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 10-Nov-71 ; produced by Pamela Sawyer, Gloria Jones

29-Oct-02; CD: Motown 064 127 2 The 70s Anthology


Oh! What A Love I Have Found (Brad Reneau)

Gladys Knight & The Pips; recorded MoWest ; produced by Joe Porter

Jun-73; LP (S): Soul S739L All I Need Is Time
06-Nov-06; CD (S): Motown 984 1940 Neither One of Us / All I Need Is Time [UK]


Oh, I've Been Bless'd (Frank Wilson-Lena Manns) published Jobete

alternate title: I've Been Blessed With A Feeling

Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 13-Sep-68 ; produced by Frank Wilson ; arranged by Paul Riser, Wade Marcus

[unreleased]; 45 (M): Gordy G 7088 A [released on VIP 25053]
Jul-69; LP (S): Gordy S942 Taylor Made Soul
08-Jan-70; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25053 A [scheduled for Gordy 7088]
23-Mar-98; CD (M): Debutante 530 814 2 This Is Northern Soul! Volume 2 [UK]
02-May-05; CD (M): Motown 067 024 2 This Is Northern Soul! The Motown Sound Volume 1 [UK]
01-May-06; CD (S): Motown 983 8511 The Motown Anthology [UK]
06-Dec-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0010270-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 9 1969

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-Jun-68 ; produced by Frank Wilson ; accompaniment Martha & The Vandellas

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

The Jackson 5; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 11-Feb-70 ; produced by Bobby Taylor

07-Aug-01; CD: Motown 014 380 2 Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 / ABC

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 25-Jul-68 ; produced by Frank Wilson

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


Okey Dokey (Andre Williams)

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Jul-63 ; produced by Andre Williams

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


Ol' Man River (Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein) published Harms

[from musical and film "Showboat"]

Hattie Littles; recorded Hitsville, completed 05-Oct-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

14-Dec-12; (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Girls

San Remo Golden Strings; recorded GW ; produced by Robert D'Orleans ; arranged by Gil Askey

Dec-65; LP (M): Ric Tic LP-901 Hungry For Love
Dec-65; LP (S): Ric Tic SLP-901 Hungry For Love
Aug-67; LP (M): Gordy G923 Hungry For Love
Aug-67; LP (S): Gordy S923 Hungry For Love

The Temptations; recorded live Roostertail, Detroit

06-Mar-67; LP (M): Gordy G921 Temptations Live!
06-Mar-67; LP (S): Gordy S921 Temptations Live!
May-95; CD (M): Motown 530 524 2 Anthology / The Best Of The Temptations
18-May-99; CD (S): Motown 31454 9515 2 Temptations Live!

The Temptations; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Oct-67 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Jeffrey Bowen ; [v1]

27-Nov-67; LP (M): Gordy G924 In A Mellow Mood
27-Nov-67; LP (S): Gordy S924 In A Mellow Mood
23-Aug-74; LP: Motown M-782R3 Anthology
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul [accapella mix]
13-Jul-98; CD (S): Motown 530 933 2 In A Mellow Mood
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 511 2 Wish It Would Rain / In A Mellow Mood [UK]


Old Fashioned Man (Ronald Miller-William Goldstein) published Jobete

alternate title: An Old Fashioned Man

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 19-Sep-68 ; [demo by Ron Miller]

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

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 29-Aug-68 ; produced by Ronald Miller

25-May-05; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003626-02 Lost Without You: Motown Lost And Found


Old Folks (WillIard Robison-Dedette Lee Hill) published Remick

Johnny Griffith Trio; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Sep-62 ; produced by William Stevenson

Mar-63; LP (M): Workshop Jazz WSJ205 Jazz [title shown as "I Did"]

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Sep-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

[unreleased]; LP (M): Tamla TM248 Workout Stevie Workout
12-Oct-05; (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


Old Folks Twist (Berry Gordy-Barney Ales) published Jobete

[same tune as "You Ain't Tied Too Tight"]

The Twistin' Kings; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-Nov-61 ; produced by Berry Gordy

29-Nov-61; LP (M): Motown MLP601 Twistin' The World Around


Old Love (Let's Try It Again) (Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Freddie Gorman) published Jobete

alternate title: Our Love

Brian Holland; recorded Hitsville / odb, completed before 22-Feb-63 ; [demo vocal]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Dub # 259

Four Tops; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 08-Mar-67 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

12-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003619-02 Motown Sings Motown Treasures Volumes 1+2

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville, completed 27-Jun-62 ; produced by Brian Holland ; accompaniment The Love-Tones ; [v1]

17-Jul-62; 45 (M): Motown M 1032 B [1st pressing]
Jul-62; 45 (M): Motown M 1032 B [2nd pressing] [alternate mix to 1st 45 pressing]
Sep-63; LP (M): Motown MT611 Recorded Live / Mary Wells On Stage [with fake audience odb]
15-Apr-64; LP (M): Motown MT616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S616 Mary Wells' Greatest Hits
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 859 2 The Ultimate Collection
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962 [first pressing]
13-May-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0004402-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 1962 [second pressing]

Mary Wells; recorded Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, completed 13-Aug-63 ; produced by William Stevenson ; accompaniment The Love-Tones ; [v2]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 185

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville / odb, completed before 26-Feb-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

[unreleased]; LP (S): Gordy S902 Come And Get These Memories
28-Jun-63; LP (M): Gordy 902 Come And Get These Memories
17-Jan-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7027 B [cv]
May-02; CD (S): Motown 016 835 2 Come And Get These Memories / Heatwave [UK]
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964
29-Apr-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017845-02 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972


Old Love Never Dies (William Stevenson-Frederick Long) published Jobete

Shorty Long; recorded Hitsville, completed 20-Jan-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 328 [band track]


Old Man Going (Phil May-Dick Taylor-Alan Waller-John Povey-John Adler)

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]


Old Miner, The (William Robinson) published Jobete

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 10-Dec-61 ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; [v1]

Oct-62; LP (M): Gordy 901 Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance)
1995; CD (M): Lucky Sounds 530 451 2 Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance) [France]


Old South Bend

Two Friends; recorded MoWest ; produced by Tom Wilson

May-72; LP (S): Natural Resources NR-101L Two Friends


Old Time Lovin' (Richard Brooks) published Jobete

The Show Stoppers; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-May-63 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]


 

 

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