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The Commodores

The Mystics
(formed in at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1967. Members: Lionel Richie, William King, Thomas McClary, Milan Williams, Ronald LaPread, and Walter "Clyde" Orange)

The Commodores
(Members: Lionel Richie - Vocals, Keyboards (1968-82), William King - Trumpet, Thomas McClary - Lead Guitar (1968-82), Milan Williams - Keyboards, Other Instruments (1968-89), Ronald LaPraed - Bass Guitar, Trumpet (1968-86), Walter Orange - Vocals, Drums)

Motown 1268 - Are You Happy / There's A Song In My Heart - 1973
Motown 1307 - Machine Gun / There's A Song In My Heart - 1974
Motown 1319 - I Feel Sanctified / It's As Good As You Can Make It - 1974
Motown 1338 - Slippery When Wet / The Bump - 1975
Motown 1361 - This Is Your Life / Look What You've Done To Me - 1975
Motown 1366 - Wide Open / ? - 1975 (Not Released)
Motown 1381 - Sweet Love / Better Never Than Forever - 1975
Motown 1394 - Come Inside / Time - 1976
Motown 1399 - High On Sunshine / Thumpin’ Music - 1976
Motown 1402 - Just To Be Close To You (3.28) (63783-S) /  Thumpin' Music - 1976
Motown 1402 - Just To Be Close To You (3.05) (63783-S RE-1) / Thumpin' Music - 1976
Motown 1408 - Fancy Dancer / Cebu - 1976
Motown 1418 - Can’t Let You Tease Me / Easy - 1977
Motown 1425 - Brick House / Captain Quick Draw - 1977
Motown 1432 - Too Hot Ta Trot / Funky Situation - 1977
Motown 1443 - Three Times A Lady / Look What You've Done To Me - 1978
Motown 1452 - Flying High / X Rated Movie - 1978
Motown 1457 - Say Yeah / Thumpin’ Music - Unreleased
Motown 1466 - Sail On / Thumpin' Music - 1979
Motown 1474 - Still / Such A Woman - 1979
Motown 1479 - Wonderland / Lovin' You - 1979
Motown 1489 - Old - Fashion Love / Sexy Lady - 1980
Motown 1495 - Heroes / Funky Situation - 1980
Motown 1502 - Jesus Is Love / Mighty Spirit - 1980
Motown 1514 - Lady (You Bring Me Up) / Getting' It - 1981
Motown 1527 - Oh No / Lovin' You - 1981
Motown 1604 - Why You Wanna Try Me / X Rated Movie - 1981
Motown 1651 - Painted Picture / Reach High - 1982

Lionel Richie & Thomas McClary leave the band around this time.

Motown 1661 - Reach High / Sexy Lady - 1983
Motown 1694 - Only You / Cebu - 1983
Motown 1719 - Turn Off The Lights / Painted Picture - 1983
Motown 1773 - Nightshift / I Keep Running - 1983
Motown 1788 - Animal Instinct / Lightin’ Up The Night - 1985
Motown 1802 - Janet / I’m In Love - 1985
Atlantic 2633 - Keep On Dancing / Rise Up - 1985
Polydor 871370 - Grrip / Grrip – 1986 (Possibly only produced as double sided DJ copies)
Polydor 885358 - Goin’ To The Bank / Serious Love – 1986
Polydor 885538 – Take It From Me / I Wanna Rock You - 1987
Polydor 885538-1 - Take It From Me (12” Club Remix / Take It From Me (7” Version) // Take It From Me (Dub Mix) / Take It From Me (Bonus Beats / I Wanna Rock You  - 1987 (12” Single)
Polydor 885760 - United In Love / Talk To Me - 1987
Polydor 887939 - Solitaire / Stretchhh - 1987

LPs

Motown M6-798S1 - Machine Gun - 1974
Tracks: Machine Gun / Young Girls Are My Weakness / I Feel Sanctified / The Bump / Rapid Fire // The Assembly Line / The Zoo (The Human Zoo) / Gonna Blow Your Mind / There's A Song In My Heart / Superman

Motown M6-820S1 - Caught in the Act - 1975
Tracks: Wide Open / Slippery When Wet / The Bump / I'm Ready / This Is Your Life // Let's Do It Right / Better Never Than Forever / Look What You've Done To Me / You Don't Know That I Know / Wide Open (Reprise)

Motown M6-848S1 - Movin' On - 1975
Tracks: Hold On  / Free  / Mary Mary  / Sweet Love (S, 6:31) // (Can I) Get A Witness  / Gimme My Mule  / Time Cebu 

Motown M6-867S1 - Hot on the Tracks - 1976
Tracks: Let's Get Started / Girl I Think The World About You / High On Sunshine / Just To Be Close To You // Fancy Dancer / Come Inside / Thumpin' Music / Quick Draw / Can't Let You Tease Me

Motown M7-884R1 - Commodores - 1977
Tracks: Squeeze The Fruit / Funny Feelings / Heaven Knows / Zoom // Won't You Come Dance With Me / Brick House / Funky Situation / Patch It Up / Easy

Motown M-894A2 - Commodores Live! - 1977 (2-LP set)
Tracks: Side 1: Won't You Come Dance With Me  / Slippery When Wet  / Come Inside  / Just To Be Close To You; Side 2: Funny Feelings  / Fancy Dancer  / Sweet Love; Side 3: Zoom  / Easy; Side 4: I Feel Sanctified  / Brick House  / Too Hot Ta Trot 

Motown M7-912R1 - Commodores' Greatest Hits - 1978
Tracks: Brick House (S, 3:24) / Sweet Love (S, 3:23) / Too Hot Ta Trot (S, 3:28) / Easy (S, 4:14) // Fancy Dancer (S, 3:40) / Just To Be Close To You (S, 3:18) / Slippery When Wet (S, 2:58) / Machine Gun (S, 2:40) / Three Times A Lady (S, 6:34)

Motown M7-926M1 - Midnight Magic - 1979
Tracks: Gettin' It / Midnight Magic / You're Special / Still // Wonderland / Sexy Lady / Lovin' You / Sail On / 12:01 A.M. (Reprise)

Motown M8-939M1 - Heroes - 1980
Tracks: Got To Be Together / Celebrate / Old- Fashion Love / Heroes // All The Way Down / Sorry To Say / Wake Up Children / Mighty Spirit / Jesus Is Love

Motown M8-954M1 - Anthology - Unissued

Motown M8-955M1 - In the Pocket - 1981
Tracks: Lady (You Bring Me Up) / Saturday Night / Keep On Taking Me Higher / Oh No // Why You Wanna Try Me / This Love / Been Loving You / Lucy

Motown 6028ML - All the Great Hits - 1982 
Tracks: Brick House / Easy / Lady (You Bring Me Up) / Machine Gun / Oh No / Painted Picture / Reach High / Still / Three Times A Lady

Motown 6044ML2 - Anthology - 1983 (2-LP set)
Tracks: Brick House / Don't You Be Worried / Easy / Fancy Dance / Flying High / High On Sunshine / I Feel Sanctified / Just To Be Close To You / Machine Gun / Midnight Magic / Sail On / Slippery When Wet / Still / Sweet Love / This Is Your Life / Three Times A Lady / Too Hot Ta Trot / Wonderland / Young Girls Are My Weakness / Zoo (The Human Zoo) / Zoom

Motown 6054ML - 13 - 1983
Tracks:  Captured / I'm In Love / Nothing Like A Woman / Only You / Ooo Woman You / Touchdown / Turn Off The Lights / Welcome Home

Motown 6124ML - Nightshift - 1985
Tracks:  Animal Instinct  / Nightshift / I Keep Running  / Lay Back  // Slip Of The Tongue  / Play This Record Twice  / Janet  / The Woman In My Life  / Lightin' Up The Night