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longtimefan
09-09-2010, 11:20 PM
When Gladys Knight and The Pips were at Motown, they recorded many tracks that we fans associate with other Motown girls and girl groups. I am trying to come up with a comprehensive list. Here is the germ of a list for us to complete. Please add you ideas! ...And thanks!

1. Every Little Bit Hurts (Brenda Holloway)
2. Keep An Eye (Diana Ross and The Supremes)
3. Is There a Place (In His Heart For Me) (The 70s Supremes)
4. The Day You Take One (You Have To Take the Other) (The Marvelettes)
5. A Bird In the Hand (The Velvelettes)
6. It Should Have Been Me (Kim Weston)
7. Didn't You Know You'd Have To Cry Sometime (Diana Ross)

Starguard4
09-10-2010, 06:07 AM
Hmmmm, as for Number 7 on your list, it's certainly NOT Gladys Knight singing "Motown Girls / Girl Groups" - it's THEM singing Gladys ...or, it's whoever, singing Ashford/Simpson --- take your pick!!!

Kamasu_Jr
09-10-2010, 08:54 AM
When Gladys Knight and The Pips were at Motown, they recorded many tracks that we fans associate with other Motown girls and girl groups. I am trying to come up with a comprehensive list. Here is the germ of a list for us to complete. Please add you ideas! ...And thanks!

1. Every Little Bit Hurts (Brenda Holloway)
2. Keep An Eye (Diana Ross and The Supremes)
3. Is There a Place (In His Heart For Me) (The 70s Supremes)
4. The Day You Take One (You Have To Take the Other) (The Marvelettes)
5. A Bird In the Hand (The Velvelettes)
6. It Should Have Been Me (Kim Weston)
7. Didn't You Know You'd Have To Cry Sometime (Diana Ross)

One of my favorites is I Know Better (the Marvelettes & Barbara McNair).
Another is I'll Be Here When You Get Home (Diana Ross).

reese
09-10-2010, 12:43 PM
The Stranger (the Marvelettes)

Good Lovin' Ain't Easy To Come By (Tammi / Marvin)

**I believe the Pips recorded the above two first, but their versions were released later.

Your Old Standby (Mary Wells)

Everyday I'll Love You More Than Yesterday (The Supremes)

I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Supremes/Tempts)

copley
09-10-2010, 03:09 PM
I Wish It Would Rain (Temptations)
Baby I Need Your Loving (Four Tops)
Tracks Of My Tears (Miracles)
You're My Everything (Temptations)
Everybody Needs Love (Mary Wells)
Since I've Lost You (Jimmy Ruffin)
He's My Kinda Fellow (Brenda Holloway)
That's The Way Love Is (Isley Brothers)
The Boy From Crosstown (Velvelettes)
The Day You Take One (You Have To Take The Other) (Miracles recorded in '63 - although their version was not released until the 90's)
Cloud Nine (Temptations)
(I Know) I'm Losing You (Temptations)
For Once In My Life (Stevie had the hit but Martha/Tempts/Barbara NcNair all recorded it before him)

dickiemint
09-10-2010, 06:20 PM
Ain't no sun since you been gone - Diana Ross & Supremes / Chuck Jackson

copley
09-10-2010, 07:19 PM
Ain't no sun since you been gone - Diana Ross & Supremes / Chuck Jackson

Nope, 'Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone' is a Gladys original - recorded Oct 66.

longtimefan
09-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Thanks -- so far -- fellow fans! I like all of the suggestions. I was looking for tracking by Gladys Knight and the Pips that I can associate with other versions by Motown girls, so all of the above "overlaps" are of interest to me.

Keep 'em coming.

Interesting note: Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and Gladys Knight and The Pips - No tracks!!??!! Hmmmmm.....

copley
09-10-2010, 07:58 PM
No, & not really any Marvelettes either as the Miracles version of 'The Day You Take One (You Have To Take The Other)' was recorded first as was Gladys's version of 'The Stranger'.

Starguard4
09-10-2010, 08:44 PM
Quite correct.

And not The Supes & Tempts' "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" as well - since that version, in itself, is a cover of Dee Dee Warwick's own late-1966 smallish U.S. hit, written by non-Motown/Jobete songwriters Kenny Gamble, Jerry Ross and Leon Huff --- on Mercury Records.

honest man
09-11-2010, 02:08 PM
all i could do was cry, anna recording, count