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60 Never Before Heard Motown Songs!

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Motown was a genre and era of music that has resonated through generations of music lovers. Motown is a timeless form of music lead by stars such as Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and The Temptations.  There have not been any “new” Motown songs in decades, but this year changes all of that. In it’s 60th year, Motown fans can enjoy 60 unreleased and never before heard tracks from some of their favorite artists! Some songs may be familiar such as the Jackson 5 cover of the Miracles “What’s So Good About Goodbye”, while others will be completely new sounds. You can find this album of unearthed gems on SpotifyApple Music and Amazon Music. Take a ride on the Motown train. What is your favorite Motown song?

1. Diana Ross & the Supremes, “For Once In My Life”

2. Stevie Wonder, “Can’t Do Without Your Love”

3. Ivy Jo, “It’s Love I Need”

4. Chris Clark, “My World Is Empty Without You”

5. The Temptations, “Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl”

6. The Volumes, “Forever I’ll Love You”

7. Jr. Walker & the All Stars, “(Baby) I Need You”

8. Frank Wilson, “Look Out Your Window”

9. Edwin Starr, “I’ll Always Love You”

10. Earl Van Dyke, “Stone Soul Booster”

11. Gladys Knight & the Pips, “You Took Me This Far (Take Me All The Way)”

12. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, “Won’t You Come and Fly With Me”

13. Edwin Starr, “Born Just To Be That Way”

14. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, “What About Me”

15. Jonah Jones, “Too Many Fish In The Sea”

16. Edwin Starr, “Fan The Flame”

17. Chris Clark, “The Last Thing On My Mind”

18. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, “Backfire (version 1)”

19. Gladys Knight & the Pips, “I Had A Dream (Opus I)”

20. The Temptations, “Why (Must We Fall In Love)”

21. The Fantastic Four, “What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted”

22. Ivy Jo, “Ask The Lonely”

23. Ivy Jo, “Yesterday’s Dreams”

24. Ivy Jo, “I Got To Get To California”

25. The Originals, “Blame It On War”

26. The Stylists, “The Jackpot”

27. The Spinners, “Don’t Think It’s Me”

28. Michael Denton, “MacArthur Park/Didn’t We”

29. Michael Denton, “Someone For My Own”

30. The Volumes, “One Lucky Day I Found You”

31. The Rustix, “Generation”

32. Jr. Walker & the All Stars, “Country Girl”

33. Jr. Walker & the All Stars, “Something You Got (studio version)”

34. Bobby Taylor, “At Last (I Found A Love)”

35. Bobby Taylor, “Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone”

36. Jackson 5, “What’s So Good About Goodbye”

37. Bobby Taylor, “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me – feat. the Jackson 5”

38. Earl Van Dyke, “The Stranger”

39. Earl Van Dyke, “I Wish It Would Rain”

40. Stevie Wonder, “Start Out A New Day”

41. Gordon Staples & the Motown Strings, “All the Many Shades In Between”

42. Valerie Simpson, “You Ain’t Livin’ Till You’re Lovin’”

43. Edwin Starr, “Pain From My Loneliness”

44. Yvonne Fair, “All I Could Do Was Cry”

45. The Temptations, “Home Is Where The Heart Is”

46. Stevie Wonder, “Mister Moon”

47. Rare Earth, “Your Heartaches I Can Surely Heal”

48. Ivy Jo, “Dancing In The Street”

49. Marvin Gaye, “I’ll Take Care Of Business”

50. Ivy Jo, “Pride, Foolish Pride”

51. Earl Van Dyke, “Moratorium”

52. Kiki Dee, “While They Watch”

53. Terry Johnson, “This Is The Beginning”

54. Terry Johnson, “I Blew My Mind”

55. Earl Van Dyke, “Chicken Little 69”

56. Kiki Dee, “You’re My World”

57. Bobby Taylor, “Touched By Love”

58. Hearts of Stone, “When Push Comes To Shove”

59. Jimmy Ruffin, “I Gotta Cover A Whole Lotta Ground”

60. Terry Johnson, “Tomorrow’s Child”

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