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The Greatest Motown Songs Of All-Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best pre-2000s releases from Motown Records.

Here are the best Motown songs, ranked by fans everywhere. Including Motown classics and one-hit wonders, this list of popular Motown songs features music from legendary artists, like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, and more. If you're looking for a playlist of Motown's greatest hits, these are the top singles from label that popularized R&B and soul. 

Vote up the best songs from Motown Records, and add other good songs if they were released before 2000. 

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What's Going On Marvin Gaye
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The Temptations, Smokey Robinson
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Stevie Wonder
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The Tracks Of My Tears Smokey Robinson & The MIracles
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I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
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Mercy Mercy Me Marvin Gaye
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Dancing in the Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Motown Songs Of All-Time
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
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Reach Out I'll Be There Four Tops
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What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted Jimmy Ruffin
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Baby I Need Your Loving Four Tops
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Ain't Too Proud To Beg The Temptations
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Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell
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I Can't Help Myself Four Tops
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Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye
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(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
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War Edwin Starr
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The Marvelettes
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The Supremes, Diana Ross
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Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations
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The Temptations
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I Can't Get Next To You The Temptations
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You Can't Hurry Love The Supremes
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The Tears Of A Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
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