Marvin Gaye

Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye

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The title is a bit of a misnomer, as you could count up on the fingers of both hands all the early hits that aren't on this 15-track collection. But if it's latter-day Marvin you're looking for -- from "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" through tracks like "Let's Get It On" and "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" -- this set will fill the bill nicely, despite the utter lack of decent liner notes or recording date information. There's some great music here; just don't expect to fill your Marvin Gaye collection with this one disc, and you'll be just fine. [When Motown remastered and reissued the set in 2000, two tracks were added: "Ain't That Peculiar" and "I'll Be Doggone."]

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 03:01 Amazon
2 03:05 Amazon
3 03:01 Amazon
4 02:23 Amazon
5 03:45 Amazon
6 02:51 Amazon
7 02:50 Amazon
8 03:16 Amazon
9 02:58 Amazon
10 03:53 Amazon
11 02:16 Amazon
12 03:00 Amazon
13 03:16 Amazon
14 03:51 Amazon
15 04:02 Amazon
16 04:19 Amazon
17 04:13 Amazon
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