Motown in love: lyrics from the golden era

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Here at last: all the words to all the great love songs from the golden era of Motown, when the Motown sound dominated the charts and kids fell in love, broke up, and fell in love again to its irresistibly danceable hits. Born in inner-city Detroit but loved by people all around the world, the songs of Motown remain unmistakable and unforgettable: “I’ll Be There,” “My Girl,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “Please Mr. Postman,” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.” From the tender beginnings of romance to the heartbreak of good-bye, Motown’s legendary songwriters and performers captured all the nuances of love in what became some of the most beloved songs of our time. Motown Records left behind an unequaled legacy of popular music that was both sophisticated and streetwise, achingly emotional and the epitome of cool. This vibrant collection of lyrics enables us to sing along–not just hum along–to our favorite Motown tunes and acknowledges the contributions of the lyricists who made these celebrated records possible, from singer-songwriters Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, and Marvin Gaye to collaborators Holland-Dozier-Holland, Ashford and Simpson, and Strong and Whitfield.With an insightful introduction by editor Herb Jordan and rare photographs of the best-known Motown musicians and writers, Motown in Love is a treasure for those who lived by the songs in the sixties and seventies, and for those just discovering them now.Featuring all the words to:ain’t no mountain high enough ain’t nothing like the real thing ain’t that peculiar all in love is fair as ask the lonely baby i need your loving baby i’m for real baby love back in my arms again beauty is only skin deep bernadette choosey beggar come and get these memories come see about me dancing in the street devil with a blue dress on distant lover do you love me does your mama know about me don’t look back don’t mess with bill every little bit hurts fading away for once in my life get ready he was really sayin’ somthin’heat wave hitch hike how sweet it is to be loved by you the hunter gets captured by the game i can’t get next to youi can’t help myself i hear a symphony i heard it through the grapevine (i know) i’m losing you i second that emotion i want you back i was made to love her i wish it would rain if i could build my whole world around you if i were your woman if it’s magic if this world were mine i’ll be doggone i’ll be in trouble i’ll be there i’ll try something new i’m gonna make you love me it takes two it’s growing it’s the same old song just my imagination (running away with me) lately let’s get it onthe love i saw in you was just a mirage love is here and now you’re gone love is like an itching in my heart the love you save love’s in need of love today loving you is sweeter than ever more love my cherie amour my girl my girl has gone my guy my world is empty without you never can say goodbye never dreamed you’d leave in summer nowhere to run the one who really loves you ooo baby baby please mr. postman pride and joy reach out i’ll be there reflections rocket love 7 rooms of gloom shake me, wake me (when it’s over) shop around signed, sealed, delivered, i’m yours since i lost my baby standing in the shadows of love stop! in the name of love stubborn kind of fellow take me in your arms (rock me) the tears of a clown this old heart of mine (is weak for you) too busy thinking about my baby the tracks of my tears truly yours two lovers until you come back to me (that’s what i’m gonna do)up the ladder to the roof uptight (everything’s alright) the way you do the things you do what becomes of the brokenhearted what’s going on when i’m gone when the lovelight starts shining through his eyes where did our love go who’s lovin’ you yester-me, yester-you, yesterdayyou are the sunshine of my life you beat me to the punch you can’t hurry love you keep me hangin’ on your precious love you’re a wonderful one you’re all i need to get by you’re my everything you’ve really got a hold on me
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