Listing of song titles beginning with W : page 7



Why (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]


Why (Must We Fall In Love) (Deke Richards-Sherlie Matthews) published Jobete 29-Jul-69

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 07-May-69 ; produced by Deke Richards

23-Sep-69; LP (S): Motown S692 Together
02-Aug-99; CD: Spectrum 530 792 2 You Keep Me Hanging On [UK]
27-Apr-04; CD (S): Motown B000162402 Joined Together: The Complete Studio Duets [extended]
01-May-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5161-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Mates


Why Am I Lovin' You (Dennis Lussier-Debbie Dean) published Jobete 15-Jan-68

alt title: Why Am I Lovin' You Baby

Debbie Dean; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 21-Jun-67 ; produced by Dennis Lussier ; [v1, cv]

01-Feb-68; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25044 A
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Why Break My Heart (Just To Run Around) (Dorsey Burnette) published Jobete 15-Jun-65

alt title: Don't Break My Heart

Dorsey Burnette; recorded California, completed before 04-May-65 ; produced by Hal Davis, Marc Gordon ; [v2]

[unreleased]; 45 (M): V.I.P. 25020 A
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965
16-Dec-14; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1965


Why Did She Have To Leave Me (Why Did She Have To Go) (Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong) published Jobete 15-Oct-68

alt title: Love Just Walked Out On Me

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 11-Oct-68 ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [lead Dennis Edwards]

25-Oct-68; 45 (M): Gordy G 7081 B
17-Feb-69; LP (S): Gordy S939 Cloud Nine
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 446 2 Cloud Nine / Puzzle People [UK]
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154942-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1971


Why Did You Leave Me Darling (Debbie Dean-Dennis Lussier) published Jobete 01-May-67

alt title: It's A Tragic Deed (That You Do To Me)

The Temptations; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 25-Apr-67 ; produced by Dennis Lussier ; [lead David Ruffin]

29-Apr-68; LP (S): Gordy S927 Wish It Would Rain
29-Apr-68; LP (M): Gordy G927 Wish It Would Rain
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 511 2 Wish It Would Rain / In A Mellow Mood [UK]


Why Did You Run Away (Frank Wilson-Vance Wilson-Hal Davis) published Jobete

Barbara Randolph; recorded L.A. (?), completed before 31-Mar-67 ; produced by Hal Davis

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


Why Do I Do It (Paul Buckmaster)

Sounds Nice; recording details unknown

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


Why Do You Cry (Neil Faigenbaum-Ira "Wiley" Pack) published Stein & Van Stock / Eye Lash

Howl The Good; recorded Olympic Studio, London ; produced by Gary Wright

Feb-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R537L Howl the Good
25-Apr-72; 45 (M): Rare Earth 5045F B [cv]
31-May-13; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0012935-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12A 1972


Why Do You Laugh At Me (Wayne Henderson)

The Jazz Crusaders; recording details unknown ; produced by Stewart Levine

Jul-70; LP (S): Chisa CS804 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes
03-May-94; CD (S): MoJazz 530 307 2 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes
22-Apr-08; CD (S): Verve B0011019-02 Old Socks New Shoes, New Socks Old Shoes


Why Do You Want To Let Me Go (Berry Gordy) published Jobete 21-Oct-60

Eddie Holland; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

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

Marv Johnson; recorded Hitsville, completed 29-May-64 ; produced by Berry Gordy

28-May-65; 45 (M): Gordy G 7042 A
Jul-69; LP (M): Tamla Motown TML11111 I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose [UK]
1997; CD (M): Britannia 530 703 Motown: The History: Family Affair [UK]
12-Mar-05; CD (M): Reader's Digest RDCD 4631-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Soul Brothers
04-Aug-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 1965
26-Apr-11; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 351 I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose - The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1971 [UK]
26-Apr-11; CD (S): Kent CDTOP 351 I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose - The Complete Motown Recordings 1964-1971 [UK]

Mary Wells; recorded Hitsville ; produced by Berry Gordy

26-Nov-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017285-02 Something New: Motown Lost & Found [2012 stereo mix]


Why Doesn't The Sun Shine (Link Chamberlain)

Gotham; recorded MoWest ; produced by Tom Wilson ; [v2]

Jul-72; LP: Natural Resources NR-104L Pass The Butter


Why Don't You Come Home (Lula Hardaway-Don Hunter-Stevie Wonder) published Jobete

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 10-Sep-69 ; produced by Don Hunter, Stevie Wonder

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


Why Don't You Lead Me To Love (Henry Cosby-Sylvia Moy-Stevie Wonder-Lula Hardaway) published Jobete 15-Mar-68

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 17-Jan-68 ; produced by Henry Cosby

19-Mar-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54165 B
12-Oct-05; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Why Don't You Stop (Berry Gordy) published Jobete

The Contours; recorded Hitsville, completed 20-Apr-62 ; produced by Berry Gordy

14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Guys, Vol. 1


Why Don't You Tell The Truth (Frank Wilson) published Jobete

Brenda Holloway; recorded California, completed before 26-Jun-64 ; produced by Marc Gordon, Hal Davis

16-Dec-14; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1964


Why Fight It (Ruth Talmadge-Hal Davis) published Jobete

Barbara Randolph; recorded L.A. ; produced by Hal Davis, Frank Wilson

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


Why Go Out Of Your Way (Freeman Cowgar) published Jobete 17-Oct-63

Billy Merritt; recorded Hitsville, completed 07-Nov-62 ; produced by Clarence Paul

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 084
1963; 45 (M): Mel o-dy 108 A [promo copies only]
14-Oct-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3 1963


Why I Love Him (Betty Ervin-Phyllis Ervin-Harvey Fuqua) published Fuqua/Birdsong/Jobete 01-Nov-61

The Ervin Sisters; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company

Jan-63; 45 (M): Tri Phi TP-1022 B


Why I Oppose The War In Vietnam (spoken word)

Rev. Martin Luther King; recording details unknown

Oct-70; LP (M): Black Forum BF-451 Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam [part 2]
Oct-70; LP (M): Black Forum BF-451 Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam [part 1]


Why Must You Go (Norman Whitfield-William Stevenson) published Jobete 25-Feb-63

alt title: You're Gonna Be Sorry

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville ; produced by Norman Whitfield ; [odb on Mary Wells; lead Gladys Horton]

02-Oct-62 [acetate]; 45 (M): RCA N08W-1799
28-Feb-63; LP (M): Tamla TM237 The Marvelous Marvelettes
16-Aug-94; CD (M): Motown 530 365 2 The Marvelous Marvelettes
08-May-09; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0011516-02 Forever: The Complete Motown Albums Volume 1

The Velvelettes; recorded Hitsville, completed 22-Jun-65 ; produced by Norman Whitfield

01-Jul-65 [acetate]; 45 (M): CBMN 1690-NH1
31-Oct-04; CD (S): Motown 980 9372 The Motown Anthology [UK]


Why Oh Why (Allen Story-Billy 'Roquel' Davis) published Kapa

Allen 'Bo' Story; recording details unknown

28-Jul-62; 45 (M): Check Mate 1014 A


Why Play Games (Leonard Caston-Anita Poree)

Diana Ross; recording details unknown ; produced by Frank Wilson

18-Jun-07; CD: Hip-O Select B0008095-02 Last Time I Saw Him: Expanded Edition


Why Should We Hide Our Love (Mike Hanks-Joe Hunter-G. Penney)

Larence Faulkcon & The Sounds; recording details unknown

Jun-61; 45 (M): Mah's 0007 B
25-Sep-61; 45 (M): Check Mate 1004 B


Why Them, Why Me (Abdullah) published Jobete 01-Oct-68

alt title: Why Them Mama Why Me

Abdullah; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 06-Sep-68 ; produced by Henry Cosby, Frank Wilson

22-Oct-68; 45 (M): Soul S 35051 B
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968


Why When Love Is Gone (Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete 15-Jul-67

alt title: Now That Love Is Gone

The Isley Brothers; recorded Hitsville, completed 08-Sep-66 ; produced by Ivy Jo Hunter

28-Aug-67; LP (M): Tamla T275 Soul On The Rocks
28-Aug-67; LP (S): Tamla S275 Soul On The Rocks
14-Mar-68; 45 (M): Tamla T 54164 B
Apr-69; LP (S): Tamla S287 Doin' Their Thing
Feb-72; LP (E): Starline SRS5098 The Isley Brothers [UK]
26-Feb-91; CD (M): Motown MOTD 5483 Greatest Hits And Rare Classics
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 122 2 Early Classics [UK]
11-Nov-02; CD (S): Motown 017 190 2 This Old Heart Of Mine / Soul On The Rocks [UK]
07-Nov-05; CD (S): Motown 982 0307 Soul Satisfaction 05 - Things That Make You Go Mmmm...Motown [UK]
30-Jun-06; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5251-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Male Groups
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
21-Sep-09; CD (M): Motown 532 1498 The Motown Anthology [UK]

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 23-Jul-68 ; produced by Ivy Jo Hunter ; [lead Hank Dixon]

Jul-69; LP (S): Soul SS716 Green Grow The Lilacs (retitled Baby, I'm For Real)
1992; CD: Motown MOTD 5462 Baby, I'm For Real
03-Jun-02; CD (M): Motown 544 619 2 A Cellarful Of Motown! [UK]


Why You Are (Tom Baird) published Stein & Van Stock 29-Jul-69

Jonah Jones; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 04-May-69 ; produced by Tom Baird

Mar-70; LP (S): Motown S690 A Little Dis, A Little Dat


Why'd You Do It (Stephen Bowden-Julius Chambers-Brenda Wayne) published Jobete

The Marvelettes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 22-Dec-69 ; produced by Stephen Bowden, Julius Chambers, Brenda Wayne ; [lead Ann Bogan]

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


Wichita Lineman (Jim Webb) published Canopy

Sammy Davis Jr; recorded MoWest ; produced by Deke Richards

May-70; LP (S): Motown MS710 Something For Everyone

The Miracles; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 19-Mar-69 ; produced by Smokey Robinson, Wade Marcus ; [tk8]

10-Jul-69; LP (S): Tamla S295 Time Out For Smokey Robinson And the Miracles
07-May-01; CD (S): Motown 013 186 2 Time Out / Four In Blue [UK]

The Originals; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 05-Feb-70 ; produced by Duke Browner ; [ensemble lead, feat. C.P. Spencer]

Jun-70; LP (S): Soul SS724 Portrait Of The Originals
1992; CD: Motown MOTD 5461 Portrait Of The Originals
07-May-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5601-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Motown Makeover

Earl Van Dyke; recorded live Ben Cox's High Chapperal, Detroit, 10-Jan-70

Sep-70; LP (S): Soul SS715 The Earl Of Funk
13-Mar-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0016212-02 The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More


Wild One (William Stevenson-Ivy Jo Hunter) published Jobete 15-Nov-64

alt title: Slow Down Buddy

Choker Campbell; recorded Hitsville, completed 28-Oct-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Clarence Paul ; accompaniment The Andantes

Mar-65; LP (M): Motown MT620 Choker Campbell Plays Hits Of The Sixties
Mar-65; LP (S): Motown S620 Choker Campbell Plays Hits Of The Sixties

The Vandellas; recorded Hitsville, completed 19-Oct-64 ; produced by William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter ; [3rd odb]

13-Nov-64; 45 (M): Gordy G 7036 A
12-Apr-65; LP (S): Gordy S915 Dance Party
12-Apr-65; LP (M): Gordy G915 Dance Party
04-May-66; LP (M): Gordy G917 Martha And The Vandellas' Greatest Hits
04-May-66; LP (S): Gordy S917 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
13-May-95; CD (S): Motown 530 504 2 Motown Year By Year / The Sound Of Young America 1964
22-Jul-96; CD (S): Spectrum 552 117 2 Early Classics [UK]
10-Feb-98; CD (M): Motown 530 858 2 The Ultimate Collection
16-Jul-01; CD (M): Spectrum 544 545 2 Mod Fave Raves Volume 1 [UK]
May-02; CD (S): Motown 016 836 2 Dance Party / Watchout! [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
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

The Vandellas; recorded live Olympia, Paris, 13-Apr-65 ; produced by Robert Gordy

25-Mar-16; CD: Motown 0602547683199 Recorded Live / Motortown Revue In Paris [UK]


Wild Rover (Michael Brookes-Michael O'Connell)

alt title: The Wild Rover

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]


Will I Do (Harvey Fuqua-Tommy Jones) published Fuqua/Jobete 11-Jan-63

Harvey & Ann; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company ; [Tri-Phi recording]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): Jobete
Jun-63; 45 (M): Harvey 121 A


Will I Find My Love Today (Alex Fogarty-Sydney Shaw)

Kim Weston; recorded N.Y. / Hitsville, completed 04-Apr-66 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [tk5]

10-Oct-05; CD (S): Motown 983 1605 The Motown Anthology [UK]


Will This Be The Day (Beatrice Verdi-William Robinson-Warren Moore) published Jobete 01-Aug-68

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Jun-68 ; produced by Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore

30-Sep-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1135 B [2nd pressing]
30-Sep-68; 45 (M): Motown M 1135 B [1st pressing]
May-69; LP (S): Motown S689 Let The Sunshine In
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 588 2 Let The Sunshine In / Cream Of The Crop [UK]
03-Oct-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0009708-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 8 1968
07-Oct-11; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0154943-02 50th Anniversary | The Singles Collection 1961-1969


Will You Love Me (Berry Gordy) published Jobete 19-Aug-59

Eddie Holland; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy ; accompaniment The Rayber Voices

01-Feb-60; 45 (M): United Artists UA 207 B
30-Jan-12; CD (M): Ace CDTOP2 1331 It Moves Me - The Complete Recordings 1958-1964 [UK]


Willie Tyler & Lester Part 1 (spoken word)

Willie Tyler & Lester; recorded live unknown venue, completed before 03-Mar-65

Nov-65; LP (M): Tamla T265 Hello Dummy!


Willie Tyler & Lester Part 2 (spoken word)

Willie Tyler & Lester; recorded live unknown venue, completed before 03-Mar-65

Nov-65; LP (M): Tamla T265 Hello Dummy!


Willie's Blues (Willie Woods-Autry DeWalt Jr) published Birdsong/Jobete 08-Nov-61

[instrumental]

Jr. Walker & the All Stars; recording details unknown ; produced by Hardye Producing Company ; [instrumental, Tri-Phi recording]

28-Apr-62; 45 (M): Harvey HA 113 B
08-Sep-03; CD (S): Motown 017 080 2 Shotgun / Soul Session [UK]


Willoughby Grove (Bobby Scott)

Sammy Davis Jr; recorded MoWest ; produced by Jimmy Bowen

1972; LP (S): MGM SE-4832 Now


Willow Garden (Public Domain) published P.D.

Merv Shiner; recorded Hitsville, completed 12-Apr-63 ; produced by Clarence Paul

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 129


Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) published Bourne

Beans Bowles; recorded Hitsville, completed 13-Oct-62 ; produced by George Gordy ; [instrumental]

[unreleased]; LP (M): Workshop WSJ215 no title allocated
14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Jazz, Vol. 2

Johnny Griffith Trio; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Sep-62 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [v1;instrumental]

Mar-63; LP (M): Workshop Jazz WSJ205 Jazz
14-Dec-12; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release Motown Unreleased 1962: Jazz, Vol. 2


Win Or Lose (I'm Going To Love You) (Al Hamilton-Hermon Weems-William Garrett) published Myto 06-May-68

The Fantastic Four; recorded GW ; produced by Al Kent, Hermon Weems, William Garrett ; arranged by Dale Warren

May-68; 45 (M): Ric Tic RT-139 B


Winchester Cathedral (Geoff Stephens) published Southern

The Ding Dongs; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 22-Jun-70 ; produced by Tom King

Aug-70; LP (S): Motown MS716 Gimme Dat Ding


Wind And Rain In Your Hair, The (standard)

Charles Harris Trio; recorded Hitsville, completed 05-Jan-64 ; produced by Henry Cosby, William Stevenson ; [v2, instrumental]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 215


Wind It Up (Frederick Long-Gwen Gordy Fuqua) published Fuqua/Jobete 25-Apr-63

Shorty Long; recorded Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, completed 06-Aug-63 ; produced by Harvey Fuqua

23-Mar-64; 45 (M): Soul S 35001 B
24-Feb-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0005946-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4 1964


Windmills Of Your Mind (Alan Bergman-Marilyn Bergman-Michel Legrand) published United Artists

[from film "The Thomas Crown Affair"]

Joe Harnell; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 27-Aug-69 ; produced by Harry Balk, Dave Van DePitte

Dec-69; LP (S): Motown S698 Moving On!!
2000; CD: JHCD 06 Moving On!!
Feb-03; CD (S): Spectrum 064 713 2 Motown From Broadway To Hollywood [UK]


Window (Tom Baird) published Stein & Van Stock 28-Dec-71

Tom Baird; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Jan-72 ; produced by Tom Baird, Nick Zesses, Dino Fekaris

Oct-72; LP (S): Rare Earth R542L Matrix [artist shown as Matrix]


Window Pane (Douglas Riley-Link Chamberlain) published Jobete 08-Aug-72

Gotham; recorded MoWest ; produced by Tom Wilson

Jul-72; LP: Natural Resources NR-104L Pass The Butter


Window Shopping (R. Dean Taylor) published Jobete 15-Jun-67

The Messengers; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 20-Jun-67 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; 45 (M): [no catalogue number]
07-Sep-67; 45 (M): Soul S 35037 A
Sep-69; LP (S): Rare Earth S509 Messengers
25-May-07; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0008993-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 7 1967

Paul Petersen; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 15-May-68 ; produced by R. Dean Taylor

Sep-68 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HEM-0673-FNDD


Window-Shopping On Girl's Avenue (Marc Gordon-Chester Pipkin-Gary Pipkin) published Jobete 04-Jan-65

The Vala-Quons; recording details unknown

24-Apr-65; 45 (M): Tangerine 951 B


Wings Of My Love (The Corporation TM) published Jobete 10-Feb-72

Michael Jackson; recorded MoWest ; produced by The Corporation TM

Jan-72; LP (S): Motown M747L Got To Be There
Jul-86; CD: Motown MCDO 8000 MD Got To Be There / Ben


Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard-Dick Smith) published Bregman, Vocco & Conn

The Miracles; recorded Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, completed 09-Aug-63 ; produced by Ronald White ; [ensemble lead]

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]
24-Oct-95; CD: Motown 530 433 2 A Motown Christmas Carol

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 11-Oct-68 ; produced by Barrett Strong ; [no vocals]

19-Oct-93; CD (S): Motown MOTD 6326 Christmas In The City [band track]
06-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 364 2 A Motown Christmas Volume 2 [band track - alt mix]


Wisdom Of Time, The (Clifford Burston-William Robinson-Pam Moffett) published Jobete 01-Apr-72

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW / MoWest ; produced by Smokey Robinson ; arranged by Paul Riser

May-72; LP (S): Motown M751L Floy Joy
11-Jul-72; 45 (S): Motown M 1206F B [cv] [Exec. Prod. B.G.]
01-Dec-06; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0005938-02 This Is The Story
10-Dec-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0019213-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12B 1972


Wish I Didn't Love You So (William Weatherspoon-James Dean) published Jobete 15-Jul-68

Four Tops; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Mar-68 ; produced by James Dean, William Weatherspoon

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

The Monitors; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 17-Mar-69 ; produced by James Dean, William Weatherspoon

25-Mar-16; CD (M): Kent CDTOP 446 One Track Mind! - More Motown Guys [2016 mix] [UK]


Wish I Knew (Deke Richards-Debbie Dean) published Jobete 07-Jul-69

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 28-Apr-69 ; produced by Deke Richards

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]

Diana Ross; recorded MoWest ; produced by Deke Richards

16-May-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0008093-02 Everything Is Everything: Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 30-Jul-68 ; produced by Deke Richards

25-Mar-08; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0003263-02 Let The Music Play: Supreme Rarities


Wish That You Were Here (Marv Johnson) published Jobete

Hattie Littles; recorded Hitsville, completed 21-May-63 ; produced by Marv Johnson

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


Wish You A Merry Christmas (William Stevenson-Kim Weston) published Jobete

Kim Weston; recorded Hitsville, completed 31-Oct-62 ; produced by William Stevenson ; [v1]

19-Oct-93; CD (M): Motown MOTD 6326 Christmas In The City
06-Nov-01; CD (S): Motown 016 364 2 A Motown Christmas Volume 2 [stereo mix]


Wishful Thinking (Marv Johnson) published Jobete 22-Sep-70

The Miracles; recorded Hitsville-GW, completed 01-Aug-70 ; produced by Terry Johnson

30-Sep-70; LP (S): Tamla TS306 A Pocket Full Of Miracles
19-Aug-14; MP3: UMC Digital Release A Pocket Full Of Miracles


Wishing Well (Marc Gordon-Chester Pipkin-Gary Pipkin) published Jobete 01-May-65

Paris; recording details unknown ; produced by Chester Pipkin, Frank Wilson ; arranged by Jerry Long

1964; 45 (M): Doc 102 A


Witchcraft (Cy Coleman-Carolyn Leigh) published Morley

Marvin Gaye; recording details unknown ; produced by Berry Gordy

20-May-61; 45 (M): Tamla A [promo]
16-Jun-61; LP (M): Tamla T221 The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye
16-Aug-94; CD (M): Motown 530 370 2 The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye
27-Oct-98; CD (M): Motown 530 975 2 Motown Celebrates Sinatra
14-Jan-05; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0003831-21 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1 1959-1961
29-Apr-09; MP3: UMC Digital Release Then & Now


Witchcraft (William Stevenson-Robert Hamilton) published Jobete

alt title: Witchcraft (For Your Love)

The Temptations; recorded Hitsville, 1963 ; produced by William Stevenson, Robert Hamilton ; [odb on Lee & the Leopards, lead Paul Williams]

[pressing date unknown] [acetate]; LP (M): JD 099
20-Sep-94; CD (M): Motown 530 338 2 Emperors Of Soul


With A Child's Heart (Henry Cosby-Sylvia Moy-Vicki Basemore) published Jobete 01-Feb-66

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Jul-66 ; produced by Henry Cosby

May-69; LP (S): Motown S689 Let The Sunshine In
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 588 2 Let The Sunshine In / Cream Of The Crop [UK]

The Supremes; recorded Hitsville, completed 18-Jul-66 ; produced by Henry Cosby ; [alt vocal]

28-Apr-17; CD (S): Motown 602557 486704 A' Go-Go (Expanded Edition) [2017 mix]

Stevie Wonder; recorded Hitsville, completed 17-Jun-65 ; produced by William Stevenson, Henry Cosby

24-Mar-66; 45 (M): Tamla T 54130 B
04-May-66; LP (M): Tamla T268 Up Tight
04-May-66; LP (S): Tamla S268 Up Tight
Aug-86; CD (S): Motown MCDO 8025 TD For Once In My Life / Up Tight
28-Feb-00; CD (S): Spectrum 544 211 2 Early Classics [UK]
12-Oct-05; MP3 (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
12-Oct-05; MP3 (M): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder
24-Nov-06; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0007872-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 6 1966


With A Little Help From My Friends (John Lennon-Paul McCartney) published Maclen

Chris Clark; recorded MoWest ; produced by Deke Richards

Nov-69; LP (S): Weed WS801 CC Rides Again
07-Mar-05; CD (S): Motown 981 9564 The Motown Collection [UK]

The Undisputed Truth; recorded Hitsville-GW / MoWest ; produced by Norman Whitfield

[unreleased]; 45 (S): Gordy G 7122F B
10-Oct-72; 45 (S): Gordy G 7122F B [cv]
Jun-73; LP (S): Gordy GS963 Law of the Land
07-May-07; CD (S): Reader's Digest RDCD 5601-3 The Ultimate Motown Collection - Motown Makeover
10-Dec-13; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0019213-02 The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 12B 1972


With A Song In My Heart (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart) published T.B. Harms

[from musical and film "Spring Is Here"]

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations; recorded 23-Aug-68 ; produced by Motown Productions Inc ; [tv "TCB (Taking Care Of Business)"]

02-Dec-68; LP (S): Motown S682 The Original Soundtrack From TCB
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 618 2 A Bit Of Liverpool / TCB (With The Temptations) [UK]

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville, completed 30-Nov-65 ; produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier ; [v1 (LP)]

Feb-66; LP (S): Motown S643 I Hear A Symphony
Feb-66; LP (M): Motown M643 I Hear A Symphony
23-Oct-00; CD (S): Motown 159 509 2 Where Did Our Love Go / I Hear A Symphony [UK]
21-Sep-12; CD (S): Hip-O Select B0017308-02 I Hear A Symphony - Expanded Edition
21-Sep-12; CD (M): Hip-O Select B0017308-02 I Hear A Symphony - Expanded Edition

The Supremes; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 31-Jan-67 ; produced by Berry Gordy, Gil Askey ; [v2]

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

Stevie Wonder; recorded Chicago / N.Y., completed before 27-Sep-63 ; produced by Clarence Paul, William Stevenson ; arranged by Ernie Wilkins ; [N.Y. lead]

28-Dec-63; LP (M): Tamla TM250 With A Song In My Heart [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
1966; LP (S): Tamla S250 With A Song In My Heart [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
10-Feb-92; CD: Motown MOTD 5150 With A Song In My Heart [artist shown as Little Stevie Wonder]
12-Oct-05; MP3 (S): UMC Digital Release The Complete Stevie Wonder


With All That's In Me (Clarence Paul-Andre Williams-Joe Hunter) published Jobete 25-Jan-62

[Williams' credit re-assigned to Faye Hale on TFC]

Marv Johnson; recorded Hitsville, completed 05-Jan-62 ; produced by Andre Williams ; [Williams' producer credit re-assigned to Faye Hale]

05-Feb-62; 45 (M): United Artists UA 423 B


With Tears In My Eyes (Paul Gayten-Billy 'Roquel' Davis-Gwen Gordy Fuqua) published Ro-Gor

Larry Darnell; recording details unknown

Feb-60; 45 (M): Anna 1109 A
22-Aug-60; 45 (M): Argo 5372 A


With These Hands (Benny Davis-Abner Silver)

The Temptations; recorded L.A. / Hitsville-GW, completed 18-Oct-67 ; produced by Frank Wilson, Jeffrey Bowen ; arranged by H.B. Barnum, O. Nelson ; [lead Eddie Kendricks]

Jul-67 [acetate]; LP (M): Q HDM-6584-FNDD
27-Nov-67; LP (M): Gordy G924 In A Mellow Mood
27-Nov-67; LP (S): Gordy S924 In A Mellow Mood
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]

The Temptations; recorded live Copa, N.Y.

09-Dec-68; LP (S): Gordy S938 Live At The Copa
09-Dec-68; LP (M): Gordy G938 Live At The Copa [Promo copies only]
01-Jul-91; CD: Motown MOTD 5306 Live At The Copa
23-Oct-00; CD: Motown 159 444 2 Live At The Copa / With A Lot O' Soul [UK]


 

 

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