Motown Magic LP

One of the very best things about Motown in the sixties was that they issued LP’s with lots of their hit tracks on them. It was ideal for promoting there artists and for fans who could get lots and lots of great sounds relatively inexpensively.

Sneered at by 45 singles collectors at the time, these days these collections are very valuable on vinyl:

 

 

Hitsville USA LP Tamla-Motown-British-Motown - Chartbusters

Some examples – full YouTube player:

BIG 16 Vol 7

Motown Chartbusters Vol 1 

There were lots of compilations such as British Motown Chartbusters, Motown Magic etc., and even box sets like this USA release:

THE MOTOWN STORY 5 LP Box Set:

The-Motown-Story- USA Boxed Set 5 LP's

It has audio introductions and stories told by the artists.

Stateside issued Motown Live Tour recordings:

MOTOWN At The Apolo

Also rare and hard to find CD collections keeps up the tradition:

Motown Hard To Find

 

Hitsville_USA-_The_Motown_Singles_Collection_1959–1971

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