This volume represented the winding down of a fabulous series (there was one more volume). Motown discontinued it in favor of the less pleasing Chartbusters series. Like previous volumes, this one features smash hits like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (Marvin Gaye), "Standing in the Shadows of Love" (the Four Tops), and "I Wish It Would Rain" (the Temptations), as well as obscure releases from Barbara Randolph ("I Got a Feeling"), the Spinners ("For All We Know"), and Edwin Starr's first release on Gordy Records, "I Want My Baby Back." These classic Motown sounds are digitally remastered and better than ever. Any volume is an excellent buy.
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AllMusic Review by Andrew Hamilton