Jan 14, · Technical note: All songs mastered from the original Motown analog master tapes, except the following song, dubbed from original vinyl 45 RPM singles. Due to the company's early practice of not backing up single masters and due to the passing of time, master tapes for these songs /5(22).
May 31, · For once, here is a total overview of every Motown and Motown related label 45, both A & B side from the beginning, to To the Motown collector, this set is a godsend. To the occasional Motown listener, one may at times hit the forward button, as every track was not a hit, but is worth a listen to understand which direction Gordy wanted to /5(6).
These detours might prevent The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 4 from being the nonstop party that the hits, big and small, suggest that it would be, but they also explain how the times were shifting in , while those hits and the forgotten gems explain how Motown was on the vanguard of that change, and how they made music that still amazes/