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The Miracles

The Five Chimes (Members In 1954 William "Smokey" Robinson, Clarence "Humble Dawson, Pete "Pee Wee" Moore, Ronnie "Whitey" White (Who Replaced A Departed Donald Woker) And James "Rat" Grice)

The Matadors (Members William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren "Pete" Moore, Ronnie White, Bobby Rogers And His Brother Emerson Rogers)

       ?      - Adios, My Desert Love / ? - 1955 (Acetate) An Acappella Cover Demo Of Nolan Strong & The Diablos Song. This Demo Actually Ended Up On A Rare Late 1960's Lp Entitled "Roadhouse Presents The Great Unreleased Group Sounds" The Track Was Billed As Being By Smokey And Group To Avoid Legal Complications. 

The Matadors In 1956 Emerson Rogers Joined The Army So The Group Drafted Someone They Knew The Service Could Not Touch, Emerson's Sister Claudette Rogers.            

The Miracles

End 1016 - Got A Job / My Mama Done Told Me - 1958
End 1029 - Money / I Cry - 1958 (Mostly Grey White Label, No Mention Of Roulette Records - Scarcer Copy)
End 1029 - Money / I Cry - 1958 (Multi-Coloured Label With "A Division Of Roulette Records Inc" On Label)
Chess 1734 - Bad Girl* / I Love Your Baby - 1959 (Blue Label With Vertical Chess Logo) *Co-Written By Berry Gordy And Smokey Robinson.
Motown G1/G2 - Bad Girl / I Love Your Baby - 1959
Motown Tlx-2207 - Bad Girl / I Love Your Baby - 1959

Ron & Bill (Ronnie White And Bill "Smokey Robinson)

Tamla 54025 - It / Don't Say Bye-Bye - 1959
Argo 5350 - It / Don't Say Bye-Bye - 1959

The Miracles

Chess 1768 - I Need A Change / All I Want (Is You) - 1960
Tamla 54028 - The Feeling Is So Fine / You Can Depend On Me* - 1960 *Alternate Take On Flip Side -- Matrix Number Followed By "A" In Trail Off Wax.
Tamla 54028 - The Feeling Is So Fine / You Can Depend On Me - 1960 (More Common Version)
Tamla 54028 - Way Over There* / Depend On Me - 1960 *No Strings On "A" Side -- Scarcer Version.
Tamla 54028 - Way Over There* / Depend On Me - 1960 *With Over Dubbed Strings On "A" Side.

The Miracles Featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson

Tamla 54034 - Shop Around / Who's Lovin' You - 1960 Original Take, Withdrawn Shortly After Release. In Trail Off Wax Is H555 18a. -- Scarce.
Tamla 54034 - Shop Around / Who's Lovin' You - 1960 Hit Take. In Trail Off Wax Is L-1 -- Horizontal Lines Label -- Scarcer.
Tamla 54034 - Shop Around* / Who's Lovin You - 1960 Hit Take. In Trail Off Wax Is L-1 -- Globe Label -- More Comon. *Marvin Gaye Plays Drums, Berry Gordy Plays Piano. This Was Motown's First Million Seller.
The Miracles
Tamla 54036 - Ain't It Baby / The Only One I Love - 1961
Tamla 54044 - Mighty Good Lovin' / Broken Hearted - 1961 Both "Stripes" And "Globes" Label Copies Exist. Probably The Last 45 Issued With Old Label Design.
Tamla 54048 - Everybody's Gotta Pay Some Dues / I Can't Believe - 1961
Tamla 54048 - You Gotta Pay Some Dues / I Can't Believe - 1961
Tamla 54053 - What's So Good About Good-By / I've Been Good To You - 1962
Tamla 54059 - I'll Try Something New / You Never Miss A Good Thing - 1962

Marvin Gaye / Supremes / Singin' Sammy Ward / Contours / Marvelettes / Miracles

Promo - Motor Town Special MTS- 1 - Individual Artists - 1962 ( Promo issue only from the first Motown Revue in 1962. It features the artists on tour talking over their latest record to promote the tour. Of interest are the Supremes talking over their minor hit 'Let Me Go The Right Way' on which Diana Ross introduces herself as Diane, her earlier name)

Tamla 54069 - Way Over There / If Your Mother Only Knew - 1962
Tamla 54073 - You've Really Got A Hold On Me* / Happy Landing - 1962 *Can Be Heard In Movies "Nothing But A Man" (1963), "The T.A.M.I. Show" (1964), "The Wanderers" (1979) And "More American Graffiti" (1979). The Beatles Sang The Song In The 1970 Movie "Let It Be".
Tamla 54078 - A Love She Can Count On / I Can Take A Hint - 1963
Tamla 54083 - Mickey's Monkey* / Whatever Makes You Happy - 1963 *Can Be Heard In Movies "Nothing But A Man" (1963), "Mean Streets" (1973) And "Cooley High" (1975).
Chess 1734 - Bad Girl / I Love Your Baby - 1963 (Black Label)

The Marvelettes / Mary Wells / Miracles / Marvin Gaye

Tamla/Motown - Album Excerpts - 1963 (Though From Tamla / Motown, No Label Name Is Shown, Nor Is There A Title. Promo Issue Only)

The Miracles

Tamla 54089 - I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying / Such Is Love, Such Is Life - 1963
Tamla Ex-009 - The Christmas Song / Christmas Everyday - 1963 (Promo Issue)
Tamla 54092 - (You Can't Let The Boy Overpower) The Man In You / Heartbreak Road - 1964 By The Beginning Of 1964 Claudette, Who Had Married Smokey In 1963, Had Retired From The Group.
Tamla 54098 - I Like It Like That / You're So Fine And Sweet - 1964

Hitsville Usa Dm 097311 - Greetings To The Tamla Motown Appreciation Society - 1964 This American Record Was Limited To 300 Copies For Dispersal Throughout The Various Fan Clubs Within Europe As A Promo For Their First European Tour. Each Act Gives An Individual Greeting Over Its Latest Record. Artists Involved Include The Miracles,
Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Marvelettes, The Temptations, Martha And The Vandellas, The Contours, Eddie Holland, Kim Weston And The Supremes. The Record Has An Introduction From Publicist Margaret Phelps And Berry Gordy. Please Note This 45 Actually Lists The Miracles As They Were Still Being Called At The Time As Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. Also The Dave Mentioned On Many Of The Greetings Is Dave Godin, Who Ran The Society.

The Miracles

Tamla 54102 - That's What Love Is Made Of / Would I Love You - 1964
Tamla 54109 - Come On Do The Jerk / Baby Don't You Go - 1964
Tamla 54113 - Ooh Baby Baby* / All That's Good - 1965 *Covered By Linda Ronstadt In 1978.
Tamla 54118 - The Tracks Of My Tears / A Fork In The Road - 1965
Tamla 54123 - My Girl Has Gone / Since You Won My Heart - 1965
Tamla 54127 - Going To A-Go-Go / Choosey Beggar - 1965
Jobete Music Company Inc - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep - ? (Unreleased acetate)
Chess 1734 - Bad Girl / I Love Your Baby - 1966 (Blue Label With Chess On Top)
Tamla 54134 - Whole Lot Of Shakin' In My Heart (Since I Met You) / Oh Be My Lover - 1966
Tamla 54140 - Come 'Round Here ------ I'm The One You Need / Save Me - 1966

Motown 2482 - Seasons Greetings From Motown - 1966 (Promo Issue) Various Artists Deliver Very Short "Christmas Greetings" Radio Station Spots. Artists Involved
Martha And The Vandellas, The Temptations, The Miracles, Shorty Long, The Velvelettes, The Spinners, The Four Tops, The Elgins And The Supremes.

Topps/Motown 11 - Shop Around - 1967 (Cardboard Record)

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Standard Groove 13090 - I Care About Detroit - 1967 (One Sided Promo Issue) Through The Riots Of 1967 ~ 1968 Smokey And The Boys Tried To Promote Love And Unity In The City With This Mellow Disc. Issued To Detroit Radio Stations At The Time Of The Riots. Copies With A Tamla Globe Logo Are Scarcer Than Those Without.
Tamla 54145 - The Love I Saw In You Was Just A Mirage / Come Spy With Me - 1967
Tamla 54152 - More Love* / Swept For You Baby - 1967 *Covered By Kim Carnes In 1980 Went To Number 10 Pop.
Tamla 54159 - I Second That Emotion / You Must Be Love - 1967
Tamla 54162 - If You Can Want / When The Words From Your Heart Get Caught Up In Your Throat - 1968 Tamla In A Box Label, Common
Tamla 54162 - If You Can Want / When The Words From Your Heart Get Caught Up In Your Throat - 1968 Tamla Globe Label, Scarcer.
Tamla 54167 - Yester Love / Much Better Off - 1968
Tamla 54172 - Special Occasion / Give Her Up - 1968
Tamla 54178 - Baby, Baby Don't Cry / Your Mother's Only Daughter - 1968
Tamla 54183 - Here I Go Again / Doggone Right - 1969
Tamla 54184 - Abraham, Martin And John */ Much Better Off - 1969 *Original By Dion.
Tamla 54189 - Point It Out / Darling Dear - 1969
Tamla 54194 - Who's Gonna Take The Blame / I Gotta Thing For You - 1970
Columbia 54199 - Tears Of A Clown / ? - 1970 (Test Pressing)
Tamla 54199 - The Tears Of A Clown / Promise Me - 1970
Tamla 54205 - I Don't Blame You At All / That Girl - 1971
Tamla 54206 - Crazy About The La La La / Oh Baby Baby I Love You - 1971
Tamla 54211 - Satisfaction / Flower Girl - 1971
Tamla 54220 - We've Come Too Far To End It Now / When Sundown Comes - 1972
Tamla 54220 - We've Come Too Far / When Sundowm Comes - 1972 (Some Canadian Copies Have Flip Spelling Error)
Tamla 54225 - I Can't Stand To See You Cry / With Your Love Came - 1972

The Miracles (Members Billy Griffin, Warren "Pete" Moore, Ronnie White And Bobby Rogers)

Tamla 54237 - Don't Let It End (Til You Let It Begin) / Wigs And Lashes - 1973
Tamla 54240 - Give Me Just Another Day / I Wanna Be With You - 1973
Tamla 54248 - Do It Baby / I Wanna Be With You - 1974
Tamla 54256 - Don't Cha Love It / Up Again - 1974
Tamla 54259 - You Are Love / Gemini - 1975
Tamla 54262 - Love Machine (Part 1) / Love Machine (Part 2) - 1975
Tamla 54268 - Night Life / Smog - 1976

The Miracles Featuring Billy Griffin

Columbia As 283 - Sing For The Brotherhood / Sing For The Brotherhood - 1976 (12" Promo Issue) Around This Time The Group Add's Don Griffin Brother Of Billy Griffin To Their Lineup.
Columbia 10464 - Spy For The Brotherhood / The Bird Must Fly Away - 1976
Columbia 10515 - Women (Make The World Go 'Round) / Spy For The Brotherhood - 1977
Columbia 10517 - Women (Make The World Go 'Round) / I Can Touch The Sky - 1977
Columbia 10706 - Mean Machine / The Magic Of Your Eyes (Laura's Eyes) - 1978

Discography by Bosko Asanovic, additions and correctons by Dave Rimmer & Marv Goldberg