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Motown’s Expanded ‘Complete No. 1s’ Set Adds Even More Chart-Toppers

The updated edition of the box set adds ten bonus tracks across its first ten discs, and a new Disc 11.

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Motown/UMe has announced the latest element in the 60th anniversary celebrations of Motown Records, with the 28 June global release of a newly-expanded edition of 2008’s Motown: The Complete No. 1’s box set. It will be available digitally and in the eye-catching physical release, in which the 11 CDs are housed in a replica of Motown’s original Hitsville USA headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, now home to the Motown Museum. 

The collection features a staggering total of 208 chart-topping Motown hits, including such indelible classics as the Four Tops’ ‘I Can’t Help Myself,’ Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On,’ the Jackson 5’s ‘ABC,’ Martha & the Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In The Street,’ The Marvelettes’ ‘Please Mr. Postman,’ Diana Ross’ ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,’ Smokey Robinson & the Miracles’ ‘I Second That Emotion,’ the Supremes’ ‘Where Did Our Love Go,’ the Temptations’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’ and Stevie Wonder’s ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours).’

The new edition of the box set adds ten bonus tracks across its first ten discs. All pf these are Motown gems that went to No. 1 when covered by other artists. These include David Bowie and Mick Jagger’s Live Aid-benefitting remake of ‘Dancing In The Street’ and Coolio featuring LV’s ‘Gangsta’s Paradise,’ based around Stevie Wonder’s ‘Pastime Paradise.’

The newly-added Disc 11 in the set adds six more Motown No. 1s, including two that were not in the 2008 release and two Diana Ross remixes that have more recently topped Billboard’s dance chart: ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (2017 Remix)’ and ‘I’m Coming Out’/’Upside Down (2018 Mix).’

The box set also contains an exclusive 100-page book with rare and classic photographs, detailed track annotations and an introduction by Smokey Robinson, himself responsible for 20 Motown No. 1s, with the Miracles and as a solo artist.

The newly-expanded Motown: The Complete No. 1’s is released on 28 June. Scroll down for the full tracklisting, and pre-order it here.

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Motown: The Complete No 1’s

Disc 1

1. Shop Around — The Miracles (featuring Bill “Smokey” Robinson) / U.S. R&B

2. Please Mr. Postman — The Marvelettes / U.S. Pop

3. Do You Love Me — The Contours / U.S. R&B

4. You Beat Me To the Punch — Mary Wells / U.S. R&B

5. Two Lovers — Mary Wells / U.S. R&B

6. You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me — The Miracles / U.S. R&B

7. Fingertips-Part 2 — Little Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

8. Heat Wave — Martha & the Vandellas / U.S. R&B

9. The Way You Do The Things You Do — The Temptations / U.S. R&B*

10. My Guy — Mary Wells / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Australia

11. Where Did Our Love Go — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B* – Canada

12. Baby Love — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B* – U.K.

13. Come See About Me — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – Canada

14. My Girl — The Temptations / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

15. Shotgun — Jr. Walker & the All-Stars / U.S. R&B

16. Stop! In The Name of Love — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B*

17. I’ll Be Doggone — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

18. Back In My Arms Again — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada

19. I Can’t Help Myself — Four Tops / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

20. I Hear A Symphony — The Supremes / U.S. Pop

21. Ain’t That Peculiar — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

22. Uptight (Everything’s Alright) — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

23. Get Ready — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

Bonus Tracks

24. Dancing In The Street — Martha & the Vandellas

#1 cover version by David Bowie and Mick Jagger: U.K. – Australia – Canada – Ireland – Netherlands

25. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) — Marvin Gaye

#1 cover version by James Taylor: U.S. Adult Contemporary – Canada

26. This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) — Isley Brothers

#1 cover version by Rod Stewart with Ronald Isley: U.S. Adult Contemporary

27. Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home) — Marvin Gaye

#1 cover version by Paul Young: U.K.

Disc 2

1. Ain’t Too Proud To Beg — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

2. Blowin’ In The Wind — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

3. You Can’t Hurry Love — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

4. Beauty Is Only Skin Deep — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

5. Reach Out, I’ll Be There — Four Tops / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.K.

6. You Keep Me Hangin’ On — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

7. (I Know) I’m Losing You — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

8. The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game — The Marvelettes / U.S. R&B*

9. Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone — The Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada

10. Jimmy Mack — Martha & the Vandellas / U.S. R&B

11. The Happening — The Supremes / U.S. Pop

12. I Was Made To Love Her — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

13. I Heard It Through The Grapevine — Gladys Knight & the Pips / U.S. R&B

14. I Second That Emotion — Smokey Robinson & the Miracles / U.S. R&B

15. I Wish It Would Rain — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

16. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

17. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing — Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell / U.S. R&B

18. I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You) — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

19. You’re All I Need To Get By — Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell / U.S. R&B

20. Love Child — Diana Ross & The Supremes / U.S. Pop – Canada

21. For Once In My Life — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop*/**

22. I Heard It Through The Grapevine — Marvin Gaye / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.K.

23. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me — Diana Ross & the Supremes & the Temptations / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B*

Bonus Tracks

24. What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted — Jimmy Ruffin

#1 cover versions by Paul Young: U.S. Adult Contemporary / and by Robson & Jerome (in medley): U.K.

25. You’ve Made Me So Very Happy — Brenda Holloway

#1 cover version by Blood, Sweat & Tears: Canada

Disc 3

1. Runaway Child, Running Wild — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

2. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

3. What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) — Jr. Walker & The All-Stars / U.S. R&B

4. I Can’t Get Next To You — The Temptations / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

5. Baby I’m For Real — The Originals / U.S. R&B

6. Someday We’ll Be Together — Diana Ross & the Supremes / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

7. I Want You Back — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

8. Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday – Stevie Wonder / Norway

9. ABC — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

10. Reach Out And Touch (Somebody’s Hand) — Diana Ross / U.S. R&B**

11. It’s All In The Game — Four Tops / U.S. R&B*

12. The Love You Save — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

13. Get Ready – Rare Earth / Canada

14. Ball Of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today) — The Temptations / U.S. Pop* – U.S. R&B*

15. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B

16. War — Edwin Starr / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B*/** – Canada

17. The Tears of A Clown — Smokey Robinson & the Miracles [U.K. version] / U.K.

18. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough — Diana Ross / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

19. I’ll Be There — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

20. Heaven Help Us All — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B**

21. The Tears of A Clown — Smokey Robinson & the Miracles [U.S. version] / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

22. Stoned Love — The Supremes / U.S. R&B

23. If I Were Your Woman — Gladys Knight & the Pips / U.S. R&B

Disc 4

1. Mama’s Pearl — The Jackson 5 / U.S. R&B*

2. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) — The Temptations / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

3. What’s Going On — Marvin Gaye / U.S. Pop* – U.S. R&B

4. Never Can Say Goodbye — The Jackson 5 / U.S. R&B

5. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

6. I’m Still Waiting — Diana Ross / U.K. – Ireland

7. Smiling Faces Sometimes — The Undisputed Truth / U.S. R&B**

8. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

9. Got To Be There — Michael Jackson / U.S. Pop* – U.S. R&B*

10. Rockin’ Robin — Michael Jackson / U.S. Pop*

11. I Wanna Be Where You Are — Michael Jackson / U.S. R&B*/**

12. Ben — Michael Jackson / U.S. Pop – Australia

13. Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone — The Temptations / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B*/**

14. Superstition — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

15. Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) — Gladys Knight & the Pips / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B

16. Masterpiece — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

17. You Are The Sunshine of My Life — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. Adult Contemporary

18. Touch Me In The Morning — Diana Ross / U.S. Pop – U.S. Adult Contemporary

19. Let’s Get It On — Marvin Gaye / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

Disc 5

1. Higher Ground — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B

2. Keep On Truckin’ (Part 1) — Eddie Kendricks / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

3. Living For The City — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

4. Let Your Hair Down – Temptations / U.S. R&B

5. Boogie Down — Eddie Kendricks / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B

6. Last Time I Saw Him — Diana Ross / U.S. Adult Contemporary

7. Dancing Machine — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Pop*/** – U.S. R&B

8. Do It Baby — The Miracles / U.S. R&B*/**

9. You Haven’t Done Nothin’ — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada

10. Boogie On Reggae Woman — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B

11. Happy People — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

12. Shoeshine Boy — Eddie Kendricks / U.S. R&B

13. Shakey Ground — The Temptations / U.S. R&B

14. Baby That’s Backatcha — Smokey Robinson / U.S. R&B

15. Slippery When Wet — The Commodores / U.S. R&B

16. Forever Came Today — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Dance/Disco

17. Walk Away From Love — David Ruffin / U.S. R&B

18. Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) — Diana Ross / U.S. Pop

19. Devil In The Bottle — T.G. Sheppard / U.S. Country

20. Tryin’ To Beat The Morning Home — T.G. Sheppard / U.S. Country

Disc 6

1. Love Machine (Part 1) — The Miracles / U.S. Pop

2. Love Hangover — Diana Ross / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Dance/Disco

3. I Want You — Marvin Gaye / U.S. R&B

4. Just To Be Close To You — The Commodores / U.S. R&B

5. Down To Love Town — The Originals / U.S. Dance/Disco

6. Don’t Leave Me This Way — Thelma Houston / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Dance/Disco

7. I Wish — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada

8. Got To Give It Up — Marvin Gaye / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Dance/Disco

9. Sir Duke — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada

10. Easy — The Commodores / U.S. R&B

11. You Can’t Turn Me Off (In The Middle Of Turning Me On) — High Inergy / U.S. R&B**

12. Too Hot Ta Trot — The Commodores / U.S. R&B

13. You And I — Rick James / U.S. R&B

14. Three Times A Lady — The Commodores / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.K. – Australia – Canada – Ireland

15. The Boss — Diana Ross / U.S. Dance/Disco

16. Sail On — The Commodores / U.S. Pop**

17. Still — The Commodores / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B

18. Send One Your Love — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Adult Contemporary

Bonus Track

19. Pastime Paradise – Stevie Wonder

#1 cover/rap version by Coolio featuring L.V., as “Gangsta’s Paradise”: U.S., Australia, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland

Disc 7

1. Cruisin’ — Smokey Robinson / U.S. Pop*

2. Let’s Get Serious — Jermaine Jackson / U.S. R&B

3. I’m Coming Out — Diana Ross / U.S. Dance/Disco

4. Upside Down — Diana Ross / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Dance/Disco – Australia – Norway – Switzerland

5. Master Blaster (Jammin’) — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B – Austria – Switzerland

6. Being With You — Smokey Robinson / U.S. Pop** – U.S. R&B – U.K.

7. Give It To Me Baby — Rick James / U.S. R&B – U.S. Dance/Disco

8. Super Freak — Rick James / U.S. Dance/Disco

9. One Day In Your Life — Michael Jackson / U.K. – Ireland

10. Endless Love — Diana Ross and Lionel Richie / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Adult Contemporary – Australia – Canada

11. Lady (You Bring Me Up) — The Commodores / New Zealand

12. That Girl — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop* – U.S. R&B

13. Let It Whip — Dazz Band / U.S. R&B

14. I’ve Never Been To Me — Charlene / U.K. – Australia – Canada – Ireland

15. Do I Do — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Dance/Disco

Bonus Track

16. Lately — Stevie Wonder

#1 cover version by Jodeci: U.S. R&B

Disc 8

1. Truly — Lionel Richie / U.S. Pop – U.S. Adult Contemporary – Canada

2. You Are — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

3. My Love — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

4. All This Love — DeBarge / U.S. Adult Contemporary

5. Cold Blooded — Rick James / U.S. R&B

6. All Night Long (All Night) — Lionel Richie / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Adult Contemporary – Australia – Canada -Netherlands

7. Time Will Reveal — DeBarge / U.S. R&B

8. Somebody’s Watching Me — Rockwell / U.S. R&B

9. Hello — Lionel Richie / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.K. – Australia – Ireland – Netherlands – Switzerland

10. Stuck On You — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

11. I Just Called To Say I Love You — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Adult Contemporary – U.K. – Australia – Austria – Canada – France – Germany – Ireland – Netherlands – Norway – Switzerland

12. Penny Lover — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

13. Nightshift — The Commodores / U.S. R&B – Netherlands

14. In My House – Mary Jane Girls / U.S. Dance/Disco

15. Rhythm of The Night — DeBarge / U.S. R&B – U.S. Adult Contemporary

16. Glow — Rick James / U.S. Dance/Disco

17. You Wear It Well — El DeBarge with DeBarge / U.S. Dance/Disco

Bonus Track

18. Don’t Look Any Further – Dennis Edwards featuring Seidah Garrett

#1 cover version by Kane Gang: U.S. Dance/Disco

Disc 9

1. Part-Time Lover — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.S. Adult Contemporary – U.S. Dance/Disco – Canada – Ireland

2. Say You, Say Me — Lionel Richie / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Canada – Norway – Switzerland

3. Go Home — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Dance/Disco – U.S. Adult Contemporary

4. If You Should Ever Be Lonely — Val Young / U.S. Dance/Disco

5. Overjoyed — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Adult Contemporary

6. Who’s Johnny — El DeBarge / U.S. R&B

7. Dancing On The Ceiling — Lionel Richie / Norway

8. Love Will Conquer All — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

9. Ballerina Girl — Lionel Richie / U.S. Adult Contemporary

10. Just To See Her — Smokey Robinson / U.S. Adult Contemporary

11. Tina Cherry — Georgio / U.S. Dance/Disco

12. Skeletons — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

13. You Will Know — Stevie Wonder / U.S. R&B

14. Dial My Heart — The Boys / U.S. R&B

15. Lucky Charm — The Boys / U.S. R&B

16. Girl I Got My Eyes On You — Today / U.S. R&B

17. Where Do We Go From Here — Stacey Lattisaw with special guest Johnny Gill / U.S. R&B

Bonus Track

18. Dreamin’ — The Guinn Family

#1 cover version by Vanessa Williams: U.S. R&B

Disc 10

1. Rub You The Right Way — Johnny Gill / U.S. R&B

2. My My My — Johnny Gill / U.S. R&B

3. Crazy — The Boys / U.S. R&B

4. Wrap My Body Tight — Johnny Gill / U.S. R&B

5. It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday — Boyz II Men / U.S. R&B

6. I Love Your Smile — Shanice / U.S. R&B

7. Uhh Ahh — Boyz II Men / U.S. R&B

8. Do It To Me — Lionel Richie / U.S. R&B

9. End of The Road — Boyz II Men / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – U.K. – Australia – Ireland

10. I’ll Make Love To You — Boyz II Men / U.S. Pop – U.S. R&B – Australia – Canada

11. On Bended Knee — Boyz II Men / U.S. Pop

12. Take Me Higher — Diana Ross / U.S. Dance/Disco

13. 4 Seasons Of Loneliness — Boyz II Men / U.S. Pop

14. A Song For Mama — Boyz II Men / U.S. R&B

15. Stay — The Temptations / U.S. Adult R&B

16. Liar — Profyle / U.S. R&B

17. Bag Lady — Erykah Badu / U.S. R&B

NEW: Disc 11

1.   Who’s Lovin’ You — The Miracles

2.   Who’s Lovin’ You — The Jackson 5

      Each B-sides of #1 hits, a unique chart accomplishment

      #1 cover version by En Vogue (acapella intro to “Hold On”) / U.S. R&B – Dance Club

3.   Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town — The Jackson 5 / U.S. Holiday

4.   For Your Love — Stevie Wonder / U.S. Adult R&B

5.   Ain’t No Mountain High Enough 2017 Remix — Diana Ross / U.S. Dance Club

6.   I’m Coming Out/Upside Down 2018 Mix— Diana Ross / U.S. Dance Club

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