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Marvin Gaye
1.05/1963

Pride and Joy by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from That Stubborn Kinda Fellow    

CD

MP3

136

10
US
2
R&B
backing vocals by Martha & The Vandellas
[Tamla 54079]
written by Norman Whitfield , Marvin Gaye & William "Mickey" Stevenson

video

The Temptations
2.05/1964

The Girl's Alright with Me by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptin' Temptations    

CD

MP3

6

102
US
39
R&B
US B side to "I'll Be In Trouble"
[Gordy 7032]
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Eddie Kendricks

video

3.09/1964

Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptin' Temptations    

CD

MP3

46

26
US
11
R&B
[Gordy 7035]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

The Velvelettes
4.10/1964

Needle in a Haystack by The Velvelettes

        

MP3

20

45
US
31
R&B
[VIP 25007]
written by Norman Whitfield  & William "Mickey" Stevenson

video

The Marvelettes
5.11/1964

Too Many Fish in the Sea by The Marvelettes

        

MP3

from The Marvelettes Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

56

25
US
5
R&B
[Tamla 54105]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

The Velvelettes
6.01/1965

He Was Really Sayin' Something' by The Velvelettes

        

MP3

16

64
US
21
R&B
[VIP 25013]
written by Norman Whitfield , William "Mickey" Stevenson & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

The Temptations
7.05/1966

Ain't Too Proud to Beg by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Gettin' Ready    

CD

MP3

108

13
US
✫1
R&B
21
UK
[Gordy 7054]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

8.08/1966

Beauty Is Only Skin Deep by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

204

3
US
✫1
R&B
18
UK
[Gordy 7055]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

9.11/1966

(I Know) I'm Losing You by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul    

CD

MP3

166

8
US
✫1
R&B
19
UK
[Gordy 7057]
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Cornelius Grant

video

Jimmy Ruffin
10.03/1967

Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got by Jimmy Ruffin

        

MP3

from Jimmy Ruffin Sings Top Ten    

CD

MP3

59

29
US
14
R&B
26
UK
[Soul 35032]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Mitch Ryder
11.04/1967

Too Many Fish in the Sea / Three Little Fishes by Mitch Ryder

        

MP3

from All Hits!    

CD

MP3

37

24
US
as Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
[New Voice 822]
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Saxie Dowell

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
12.07/1967

Everybody Needs Love by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Everybody Needs Love    

CD

MP3

39

39
US
3
R&B
[Soul 35034]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

Jimmy Ruffin
13.07/1967

Don't You Miss Me a Little Bit, Baby by Jimmy Ruffin

        

MP3

from Ruff 'N Ready    

CD

MP3

14

68
US
27
R&B
[Soul 35035]
written by Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield  & Rodger Penzabene

video

The Temptations
14.07/1967

You're My Everything by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul    

CD

MP3

180

6
US
3
R&B
26
UK
[Gordy 7063]
written by Norman Whitfield , Cornelius Grant & Roger Penzabene

video

The Isley Brothers
15.08/1967

That's the Way Love Is by The Isley Brothers

        

MP3

from Soul on the Rocks    

CD

MP3

2

125
US
[Tamla 54154]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Magnificent Men
16.09/1967

Sweet Soul Medley by The Magnificent Men

        

MP3

5

90
US
[Capitol 5976]
written by Arthur Conley, Norman Whitfield , Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

The Temptations
17.10/1967

(Loneliness Made Me Realize) It's You That I Need by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul    

CD

MP3

80

14
US
3
R&B
[Gordy 7065]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
18.10/1967

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Everybody Needs Love    

CD

MP3

219

2
US
✫1
R&B
47
UK
[Soul 35039]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Edwin Starr
19.11/1967

I Want My Baby Back by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

3

120
US
[Gordy 7066]
written by Cornelius Grant, Eddie Kendricks & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
20.01/1968

I Wish It Would Rain by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations Wish It Would Rain    

CD

MP3

186

4
US
✫1
R&B
45
UK
[Gordy 7068]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Roger Penzabene

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
21.02/1968

The End of Our Road by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Feelin' Bluesy    

CD

MP3

75

15
US
5
R&B
[Soul 35042]
written by Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
22.05/1968

I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations Wish It Would Rain    

CD

MP3

95

13
US
✫1
R&B
47
UK
[Gordy 7072]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Roger Penzabene

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
23.06/1968

It Should Have Been Me by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Feelin' Bluesy    

CD

MP3

29

40
US
9
R&B
[Soul 35045]
written by Norman Whitfield  & William "Mickey" Stevenson

video

The Temptations
24.08/1968

Please Return Your Love to Me by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations Wish It Would Rain    

CD

MP3

52

26
US
4
R&B
[Gordy 7074]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

King Curtis
25.08/1968

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by King Curtis

        

MP3

7

83
US
as King Curtis & The Kingpins
[Atco 6598]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
26.08/1968

I Wish It Would Rain by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Silk n' Soul    

CD

MP3

26

41
US
15
R&B
[Soul 35047]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Roger Penzabene

video

Jimmy Ruffin
27.08/1968

Don't Let Him Take Your Love from Me by Jimmy Ruffin

        

MP3

3

113
US
[Soul 35046]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
28.11/1968

Cloud Nine by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Cloud Nine    

CD

MP3

191

6
US
2
R&B
15
UK
[Gordy 7081]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
29.11/1968

 ①  I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from I Heard It through the Grapevine    

CD

MP3

395

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
✫1
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #80]
[Tamla 54176]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Billy Mitchell Group
30.1969

Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby by The Billy Mitchell Group

        

MP3

2

49
R&B
[instrumental]
[Calla 167]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

Mongo Santamaría
31.02/1969

Cloud Nine by Mongo Santamaría

        

MP3

31

32
US
30
AC
33
R&B
[instrumental]
[Columbia 44740]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
32.02/1969

Runaway Child, Running Wild by The Temptations

        

MP3

from The Temptations Show    

CD

MP3

161

6
US
✫1
R&B
[Gordy 7084]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
33.04/1969

Too Busy Thinking About My Baby by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from M.P.G.    

CD

MP3

245

4
US
✫1
R&B
5
UK
[Tamla 54181]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

Earl Van Dyke
34.05/1969

Runaway Child, Running Wild by Earl Van Dyke

        

MP3

2

114
US
[instrumental]
[Soul 35059]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
35.05/1969

Don't Let the Joneses Get You Down by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Puzzle People    

CD

MP3

67

20
US
2
R&B
[Gordy 7086]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

36.08/1969

 ⑤  I Can't Get Next to You by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Puzzle People    

CD

MP3

276

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
13
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
[Gordy 7093]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
37.08/1969

That's the Way Love Is by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from M.P.G.    

CD

MP3

151

7
US
2
R&B
[Tamla 54185]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
38.10/1969

Friendship Train by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Gladys Knight & the Pips Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

79

17
US
2
R&B
[Soul 35068]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Four Tops
39.12/1969

Don't Let Him Take Your Love from Me by Four Tops

        

MP3

from Four Tops Now!    

CD

MP3

20

45
US
25
R&B
[Motown 1159]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Vandals
40.1970

Too Busy Thinking Bout My Baby by The Vandals

        

MP3

2

46
R&B
as The Young Vandals
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

Marvin Gaye
41.01/1970

How Can I Forget by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from That's the Way Love Is    

CD

MP3

24

41
US
18
R&B
US B side to Gonna Give Her All the Love I Got
[Tamla 54190]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
42.01/1970

Psychedelic Shack by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Psychedelic Shack    

CD

MP3

136

7
US
2
R&B
33
UK
[Gordy 7096]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Whatnauts
43.02/1970

Message from a Black Man by The Whatnauts

        

MP3

from Introducing the Whatnauts    

CD

MP3

10

99
US
19
R&B
as Whatnauts & Whatnauts Band
[A & I 001]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
44.03/1970

Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from That's the Way Love Is    

CD

MP3

14

67
US
26
R&B
[Tamla 54190]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Gladys Knight & the Pips
45.03/1970

You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) by Gladys Knight & the Pips

        

MP3

from Gladys Knight & the Pips Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

55

25
US
3
R&B
[Soul 35071]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
46.05/1970

Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits, Vol. 2    

CD

MP3

237

3
US
2
R&B
7
UK
[Gordy 7099]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
47.06/1970

The End of Our Road by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from M.P.G.    

CD

MP3

33

40
US
7
R&B
[Tamla 54195]
written by Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

Edwin Starr
48.07/1970

 ②  War by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

from War and Peace    

CD

MP3

314

✫1
US
3
R&B
3
UK
[songwriter #2 hit]
[Gordy 7101]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rare Earth
49.08/1970

(I Know) I'm Losing You by Rare Earth

        

MP3

from Ecology    

CD

MP3

111

7
US
20
R&B
[Rare Earth 5017]
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Cornelius Grant

video

The Temptations
50.10/1970

Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite the World) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Sky's the Limit    

CD

MP3

39

33
US
8
R&B
[Gordy 7102]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Martha and the Vandellas
51.11/1970

I Gotta Let You Go by Martha and the Vandellas

        

MP3

8

93
US
43
R&B
as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
[Gordy 7103]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Al Green
52.11/1970

I Can't Get Next to You by Al Green

        

MP3

from Al Green Gets Next to You    

CD

MP3

24

60
US
11
R&B
[Hi 2182]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Edwin Starr
53.12/1970

Stop the War Now by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

from Involved    

CD

MP3

64

26
US
5
R&B
33
UK
[Gordy 7104]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
54.02/1971

 ③  Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Sky's the Limit    

CD

MP3

303

✫1
US
33
AC
✫1
R&B
8
UK
[songwriter #3 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #389]
[Gordy 7105]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Undisputed Truth
55.03/1971

Save My Love for a Rainy Day by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from The Undisputed Truth    

CD

MP3

2

43
R&B
[Gordy 7106]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Roger Penzabene

video

Edwin Starr
56.04/1971

Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

from Involved    

CD

MP3

26

64
US
6
R&B
[Gordy 7107]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
57.06/1971

Smiling Faces Sometimes by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from The Undisputed Truth    

CD

MP3

184

3
US
34
AC
2
R&B
[Gordy 7108]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
58.07/1971

It's Summer by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Solid Rock    

CD

MP3

19

51
US
29
R&B
[Gordy 7109]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

59.11/1971

Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Solid Rock    

CD

MP3

85

18
US
8
R&B
32
UK
[Gordy 7111]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rod Stewart
60.11/1971

(I Know) I'm Losing You by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Every Picture Tells a Story    

CD

MP3

45

24
US
as Rod Stewart with Faces
[Mercury 73244]
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Cornelius Grant

video

The Undisputed Truth
61.12/1971

You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Face to Face with the Truth    

CD

MP3

16

72
US
24
R&B
[Gordy 7112]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

62.02/1972

What It Is by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Face to Face with the Truth    

CD

MP3

13

71
US
35
R&B
[Gordy 7114]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
63.03/1972

Take a Look Around by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Solid Rock    

CD

MP3

78

30
US
10
R&B
13
UK
[Gordy 7115]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

64.06/1972

Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On by The Temptations

        

MP3

from All Directions    

CD

MP3

4

27
R&B
US B side to "Mother Nature"
[Gordy 7119]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
65.06/1972

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Law of the Land    

CD

MP3

16

63
US
24
R&B
[Gordy 7117]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Mardi Gras
66.08/1972

Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby by Mardi Gras

        

MP3

30

19
UK
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

The Temptations
67.10/1972

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by The Temptations

        

MP3

from All Directions    

CD

MP3

245

✫1
US
5
R&B
14
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #168]
[Gordy 7121]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

O.B. McClinton
68.1973

I Wish It Would Rain by O.B. McClinton

        

MP3

from Obie From Senatobie    

CD

MP3

1

67
country
[Enterprise 9070]
written by Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield  & Roger Penzabene

video

The Temptations
69.02/1973

Masterpiece by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Masterpiece    

CD

MP3

133

7
US
✫1
R&B
53
UK
[Gordy 7126]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
70.03/1973

Mama I Got a Brand New Thing (Don't Say No) by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Law of the Land    

CD

MP3

21

46
US
46
R&B
[Gordy 7124]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rare Earth
71.04/1973

Ma by Rare Earth

        

MP3

from Ma    

CD

MP3

3

108
US
[Rare Earth 5053]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
72.06/1973

Law of the Land by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Law of the Land    

CD

MP3

2

40
R&B
[Gordy 7130]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
73.06/1973

The Plastic Man by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Masterpiece    

CD

MP3

33

40
US
8
R&B
[Gordy 7129]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

74.08/1973

Hey Girl (I Like Your Style) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Masterpiece    

CD

MP3

50

35
US
2
R&B
[Gordy 7131]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rare Earth
75.09/1973

Hum Along and Dance by Rare Earth

        

MP3

from Ma    

CD

MP3

4

110
US
95
R&B
[Rare Earth 5054]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Temptations
76.09/1973

Law of the Land by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Masterpiece    

CD

MP3

9

41
UK
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Edwin Starr
77.10/1973

You've Got My Soul on Fire by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

9

40
R&B
54
UK
[Motown 1276]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
78.12/1973

Let Your Hair Down by The Temptations

        

MP3

from 1990    

CD

MP3

59

27
US
✫1
R&B
instrumentation by Rose Royce
[Gordy 7133]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

79.03/1974

Heavenly by The Temptations

        

MP3

from 1990    

CD

MP3

27

43
US
8
R&B
[Gordy 7135]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Yvonne Fair
80.06/1974

Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On by Yvonne Fair

        

MP3

from The Bitch Is Black    

CD

MP3

3

32
R&B
[Motown 1306]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
81.06/1974

You've Got My Soul on Fire by The Temptations

        

MP3

from 1990    

CD

MP3

19

74
US
8
R&B
[Gordy 7136]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
82.07/1974

I'm a Fool for You by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Down to Earth    

CD

MP3

2

39
R&B
[Gordy 7139]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Yvonne Fair
83.10/1974

Walk Out the Door If You Wanna by Yvonne Fair

        

MP3

from The Bitch Is Black    

CD

MP3

1

60
R&B
[Motown 1323]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Rolling Stones
84.11/1974

Ain't Too Proud to Beg by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from It's Only Rock'n Roll    

CD

MP3

51

17
US
[Rolling Stones 19302]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.
Marvin Gaye
85.11/1974

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

6

53
UK
[R]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Undisputed Truth
86.11/1974

Lil' Red Ridin' Hood by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

2

106
US
[Gordy 7140]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

87.04/1975

UFO's by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Cosmic Truth    

CD

MP3

1

62
R&B
[Gordy 7143]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Yvonne Fair
88.07/1975

Love Ain't No Toy by Yvonne Fair

        

MP3

from The Bitch Is Black    

CD

MP3

1

96
R&B
[Motown 1354]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
89.09/1975

Higher Than High by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Higher Than High    

CD

MP3

1

77
R&B
[Gordy 7145]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Yvonne Fair
90.01/1976

It Should Have Been Me by Yvonne Fair

        

MP3

from The Bitch Is Black    

CD

MP3

72

85
US
5
UK
[Motown 1384]
written by Norman Whitfield  & William "Mickey" Stevenson

video

Creedence Clearwater Revival
91.01/1976

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Creedence Clearwater Revival

        

MP3

from Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

17

43
US
[Fantasy 759]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rose Royce
92.10/1976

 ④  Car Wash by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Car Wash: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack    

CD

MP3

279

✫1
US
3
dance
✫1
R&B
9
UK
[songwriter #4 hit]
[MCA 40615]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Pointer Sisters
93.12/1976

You Gotta Believe by The Pointer Sisters

        

MP3

from The Best of the Pointer Sisters    

CD

MP3

9

103
US
14
R&B
[ABC/Blue Thumb 271]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
94.01/1977

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is by Rose Royce

        

MP3

9

44
UK
[MCA 40814]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
95.02/1977

Let's Go Down to the Disco by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Method to Madness    

CD

MP3

23

48
US
40
dance
68
R&B
charted as You + Me = Love / Let's Go Down to the Disco in US Hot 100
[Whitfield 8306]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

96.02/1977

You + Me = Love by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Method to Madness    

CD

MP3

36

48
US
5
dance
37
R&B
charted as You + Me = Love / Let's Go Down to the Disco in US Hot 100
[Whitfield 8306]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
97.02/1977

I Wanna Get Next to You by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Car Wash: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack    

CD

MP3

152

10
US
9
AC
3
R&B
14
UK
[MCA 40662]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

98.06/1977

I'm Going Down by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Car Wash: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack    

CD

MP3

21

70
US
10
R&B
[MCA 40721 A]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
99.07/1977

Sunshine by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

2

109
US
[Whitfield 8362]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
100.09/1977

Do Your Dance by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from In Full Bloom    

CD

MP3

60

39
US
20
dance
4
R&B
30
UK
charted as Do Your Dance / It Makes You Feel Like Dancin' in US dance charts
[Whitfield 8440]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Dwight Turner

video

101.11/1977

Ooh Boy by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from In Full Bloom    

CD

MP3

31

72
US
3
R&B
[Whitfield 8491]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Willie Hutch
102.1978

All American Funkathon by Willie Hutch

        

MP3

from In Tune    

CD

MP3

1

62
R&B
written by Norman Whitfield  & Willie Hutch

video

Stargard
103.01/1978

Theme Song from Which Way Is Up by Stargard

        

MP3

from Stargard    

CD

MP3

116

21
US
12
dance
✫1
R&B
19
UK
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
104.05/1978

It Makes You Feel Like Dancin' by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from In Full Bloom    

CD

MP3

40

20
dance
16
UK
charted as Do Your Dance / It Makes You Feel Like Dancin' in US dance charts
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Stargard
105.09/1978

What You Waiting For by Stargard

        

MP3

from What You Waitin' For    

CD

MP3

27

4
R&B
39
UK
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
106.1979

First Come, First Serve by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Strikes Again    

CD

MP3

1

65
R&B
[Whitfield 8789]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Undisputed Truth
107.1979

Show Time (Part I) by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

from Smokin'    

CD

MP3

1

55
R&B
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
108.02/1979

I'm in Love (And I Love the Feeling) by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Strikes Again    

CD

MP3

20

5
R&B
51
UK
[Whitfield 8629]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

P'zzazz
109.1980

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by P'zzazz

        

MP3

5

21
dance
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rose Royce
110.1980

Pop Your Fingers by Rose Royce

        

MP3

1

60
R&B
[Whitfield 49274]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Masterpiece
111.1980

The Girl's Alright with Me by Masterpiece

        

MP3

from The Girl's Alright with Me    

CD

MP3

1

81
R&B
[Whitfield 49218]
written by Eddie Kendricks, Eddie Holland Jr. (as Eddie Holland) & Norman Whitfield 

video

Rose Royce
112.03/1980

Ooh Boy by Rose Royce

        

MP3

8

46
UK
[R]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

113.1981

Golden Touch by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Golden Touch    

CD

MP3

1

56
R&B
[Warner 49681 (whitfield)]
written by Mark Kenoly, Norman Whitfield  & Walter Downing

video

Stargard
114.1981

High on the Boogie by Stargard

        

MP3

from Back 2 Back    

CD

MP3

2

59
dance
70
R&B
[Warner 49731]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Roger
115.11/1981

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Roger

        

MP3

from The Many Facets of Roger    

CD

MP3

36

79
US
25
dance
✫1
R&B
charted as I Heard It Through the Grapevine / So Ruff So Tuff in US dance charts
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rose Royce
116.11/1981

R.R. Express by Rose Royce

        

MP3

from Jump Street    

CD

MP3

16

8
dance
52
UK
[Whitfield 49830]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Wolf
117.1982

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by Wolf

        

MP3

from Wolf    

CD

MP3

2

47
R&B
[Constellation 69849]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

Bananarama
118.04/1982

He Was Really Sayin' Somethin' by Bananarama

        

MP3

from Deep Sea Skiving    

CD

MP3

78

108
US
16
dance
5
UK
with Fun Boy Three
written by Norman Whitfield , William "Mickey" Stevenson & Eddie Holland Jr.
Dr. America
119.12/1982

1990 by Dr. America

        

MP3

2

51
R&B
[Elektra 69896]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Bill Wolfer
120.12/1982

Papa Was a Rolling Stone by Bill Wolfer

        

MP3

16

55
US
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

June Pointer
121.1983

Ready for Some Action by June Pointer

        

MP3

from Baby Sister    

CD

MP3

3

28
R&B
[Planet 13522 ]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Paul Young
122.06/1983

Wherever I Lay My Hat by Paul Young

        

MP3

from No Parlez    

CD

MP3

124

70
US
✫1
UK
written by Marvin Gaye, Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 
The Temptations
123.10/1983

Miss Busy Body (Get Your Body Busy) by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Back to Basics    

CD

MP3

1

67
R&B
[Gordy 1707]
written by Angelo Bond & Norman Whitfield 

video

Jayne Edwards
124.1984

Determination / It Should Have Been Me by Jayne Edwards

        

MP3

1

48
dance
written by Ian Levine, Fiachra Trench, Norman Whitfield  & William "Mickey" Stevenson (as William Stevenson)

video

Lillo Thomas
125.1984

Just My Imagination by Lillo Thomas

        

MP3

from Let Me Be Yours    

CD

MP3

1

79
R&B
[Capitol 5313]
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

Modern Romance
126.1984

Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) by Modern Romance

        

MP3

from Party Tonight    

CD

MP3

2

40
AC
[Atlantic 89711]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The Orbit
127.1984

Too Busy Thinking About My Baby by The Orbit

        

MP3

3

34
dance
66
R&B
featuring Carol Hall
[Quality 7058]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

The Temptations
128.04/1984

Sail Away by The Temptations

        

MP3

from Back to Basics    

CD

MP3

23

54
US
17
AC
13
R&B
[Gordy 1720]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Angelo Bond

video

Mystery Assignment
129.1986

Cloud Nine by Mystery Assignment

        

MP3

5

16
dance
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Edwin Starr
130.04/1986

(I Heard It) Through the Grapevine by Edwin Starr

        

MP3

3

83
UK
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Marvin Gaye
131.04/1986

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

41

8
UK
[R: used in commercial for Levi's]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Bruce Springsteen
132.11/1986

War by Bruce Springsteen

        

MP3

from Live: 1975-85    

CD

MP3

140

8
US
4
rock
18
UK
as Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
[live]
[Columbia 06432]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong
Uptown
133.12/1986

(I Know) I'm Losing You by Uptown

        

MP3

7

87
US
written by Norman Whitfield , Eddie Holland Jr. & Cornelius Grant

video

Amii Stewart
134.03/1987

Love Ain't No Toy by Amii Stewart

        

MP3

from Amii    

CD

MP3

2

99
UK
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The Temptations
135.08/1987

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by The Temptations

        

MP3

from 25th Anniversary    

CD

MP3

15

31
UK
[R]
[rm]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

The California Raisins
136.01/1988

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by The California Raisins

        

MP3

from The California Raisins Sing the Hit Songs    

CD

MP3

7

84
US
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Bassix
137.03/1988

Pump Up the Motor Town by Bassix

        

MP3

2

99
UK
written by Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby, Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Bobby Rogers, Marv Tarplin, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland Jr., Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Rose Royce
138.06/1988

Car Wash / Is It Love You're After by Rose Royce

        

MP3

23

20
UK
[R]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Miles Gregory

video

The Gap Band
139.02/1989

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka by The Gap Band

        

MP3

from I'm Gonna Git You Sucka    

CD

MP3

13

35
dance
14
R&B
63
UK
written by Norman Whitfield  & William Bryant

video

Aswad
140.04/1989

Beauty's Only Skin Deep by Aswad

        

MP3

15

31
UK
written by Eddie Holland Jr. (as Edward Holland) & Norman Whitfield 

video

The Funky Worm
141.05/1989

U + Me = Love by The Funky Worm

        

MP3

7

46
UK
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Rick Astley
142.08/1989

Ain't Too Proud to Beg by Rick Astley

        

MP3

from Hold Me in Your Arms    

CD

MP3

10

89
US
16
AC
produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman
[RCA 9030]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Eddie Holland Jr.

video

Was (Not Was)
143.05/1990

Papa Was a Rolling Stone by Was (Not Was)

        

MP3

from Are You Okay?    

CD

MP3

42

10
dance
60
R&B
12
UK
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Adeva
144.10/1991

It Should've Been Me by Adeva

        

MP3

from Love or Lust?    

CD

MP3

26

✫1
dance
48
UK
written by Norman Whitfield  & William "Mickey" Stevenson

video

George Michael & Queen
145.05/1993

Five Live EP by George Michael & Queen

        

MP3

from Five Live EP    

CD

MP3

125

✫1
UK
with Lisa Stansfield

written by Freddie Mercury, Adamski (as Adam Tinley), Seal, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield , Brian May, John Deacon, Roger Taylor & Bob Telson

video

George Michael
146.07/1993

Killer / Papa Was a Rollin' Stone by George Michael

        

MP3

from Five Live EP    

CD

MP3

26

69
US
5
dance
88
R&B
written by Adamski (as Adam Tinley), Seal (as Seal Henry Samuel), Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

George Clinton
147.09/1993

Paint the White House Black by George Clinton

        

MP3

from Hey Man…Smell My Finger    

CD

MP3

4

106
US
62
R&B
[Paisley Park 18382]
written by George Clinton, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield , Kerry Gordy & William Bryant (as William Bryant III)

video

The Manhattan Transfer
148.1995

Too Busy Thinking About My Baby by The Manhattan Transfer

        

MP3

from Tonin'    

CD

MP3

3

27
AC
with Phil Collins
[album cut]
written by Norman Whitfield , Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford

video

Mary J. Blige
149.04/1995

I'm Goin' Down by Mary J. Blige

        

MP3

from My Life    

CD

MP3

96

22
US
13
R&B
12
UK
[Uptown/MCA 55008]
written by Norman Whitfield 
Real McCoy
150.05/1996

Ooh Boy by Real McCoy

        

MP3

from Another Night    

CD

MP3

8

102
US
19
dance
US B side to Sleeping with an Angel
[Arista 12964]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Christión
151.05/1998

I Wanna Get Next to You by Christión

        

MP3

from Ghetto Cyrano    

CD

MP3

10

86
US
32
R&B
[Roc-a-Fella 568476]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Queen Latifah
152.08/1998

Paper by Queen Latifah

        

MP3

from Order in the Court    

CD

MP3

21

50
US
23
R&B
[Motown 860814]
written by Paco Michel, Queen Latifah (as Dana Owens), Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong
Rose Royce
153.10/1998

Car Wash by Rose Royce

        

MP3

26

18
UK
featuring Gwen Dickey
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

The McGanns
154.11/1998

Just My Imagination by The McGanns

        

MP3

6

59
UK
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Shaggy
155.12/1998

Luv Me, Luv Me by Shaggy

        

MP3

from Mr. Lover Lover: The Best of Shaggy...Part 1    

CD

MP3

21

76
US
44
R&B
featuring Janet Jackson
[R&B chart position is for R&B airplay charts]
[Flyte Tyme album cut]
written by Shaggy (as Orville Burrell), Roy C (as Roy Hammond), Alex Richbourg (as Alexander Richbourg), Norman Whitfield  & Terry Lewis
Utah Saints
156.05/2000

Funky Music by Utah Saints

        

MP3

from Two    

CD

MP3

21

23
UK
featuring Edwin Starr
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield (as Norman Jesse Whitfield) 

video

Buffalo G
157.06/2000

We're Really Saying Something by Buffalo G

        

MP3

31

17
UK
written by Norman Whitfield , William "Mickey" Stevenson & Eddie Holland Jr.
Tom Jones
158.11/2000

You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) by Tom Jones

        

MP3

from Reload    

CD

MP3

23

24
UK
with Heather Small
written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield 

video

Shaggy
159.09/2001

Luv Me, Luv Me by Shaggy

        

MP3

from Hot Shot    

CD

MP3

65

5
UK
featuring Samantha Cole
written by Shaggy (as Orville Burrell), Roy C (as Roy Hammond), Alex Richbourg (as Alexander Richbourg), Norman Whitfield  & Terry Lewis
Cam'ron
160.03/2002

Oh Boy by Cam'ron

        

MP3

from Come Home with Me    

CD

MP3

224

4
US
✫1
R&B
13
UK
featuring Juelz Santana
[Roc-a-Fella 582864]
written by Cam'ron (as Cameron Giles), Juelz Santana (as LaRon James), Just Blaze (as Justin Smith) & Norman Whitfield 
Michael McDonald
161.2003

I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Michael McDonald

        

MP3

from Motown    

CD

MP3

5

20
AC
[album cut]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong

video

Cam'ron
162.01/2003

Oh Boy by Cam'ron

        

MP3

from Come Home with Me    

CD

MP3

1

140
UK
featuring Juelz Santana
[R]
written by Cam'ron (as Cameron Giles), Juelz Santana (as LaRon James), Just Blaze (as Justin Smith) & Norman Whitfield 
Mariah Carey
163.02/2003

Boy (I Need You) by Mariah Carey

        

MP3

from Charmbracelet    

CD

MP3

36

68
R&B
17
UK
featuring Cam'ron
[Monarc 063794]
written by Mariah Carey, Just Blaze (as Justin Smith) & Norman Whitfield 
UNKLE
164.09/2003

Eye for an Eye by UNKLE

        

MP3

from Never, Never, Land    

CD

MP3

18

31
UK
written by Anthony Genn, Barrett Strong, James Asher, James Lavelle, Norman Whitfield  & Richard File

video

165.01/2004

Eye for an Eye by UNKLE

        

MP3

from Never, Never, Land    

CD

MP3

1

164
UK
[R]
written by Anthony Genn, Barrett Strong, James Asher, James Lavelle, Norman Whitfield  & Richard File

video

Cam'ron
166.05/2004

Oh Boy by Cam'ron

        

MP3

from Come Home with Me    

CD

MP3

3

91
UK
featuring Juelz Santana
[R]
written by Cam'ron (as Cameron Giles), Juelz Santana (as LaRon James), Just Blaze (as Justin Smith) & Norman Whitfield 
The Undisputed Truth
167.07/2004

You + Me = Love by The Undisputed Truth

        

MP3

1

183
UK
[R]
written by Norman Whitfield 

video

Christina Aguilera
168.09/2004

Car Wash by Christina Aguilera

        

MP3

from Shark Tale: Motion Picture Soundtrack    

CD

MP3

85

63
US
4
UK
featuring Missy Elliott
[DreamWorks album cut]
written by Norman Whitfield 
Boyz II Men
169.02/2008

Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) by Boyz II Men

        

MP3

1

83
R&B
[Decca album cut]
written by Norman Whitfield  & Barrett Strong
Diddy - Dirty Money
170.2010

Angels by Diddy - Dirty Money

        

MP3

from Last Train to Paris    

CD

MP3

1

71
R&B
featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
[Bad Boy album cut]
written by D-Dot (as Deric Angelettie), Carlos Broady, Jay-Z, Diddy (as Sean Combs), James Fauntleroy II, Ron Lawrence, DMC (as Darryl McDaniels), Nashiem Myrick, The Notorious B.I.G. (as Christopher Wallace), Norman Whitfield  & Mario Winans
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