Motown special releases a vinyl series for 60th Anniversary [+New Marvin Gaye Vinyl]

Motown special releases a vinyl series for 60th Anniversary [+New Marvin Gaye Vinyl]

Motown special releases a vinyl series for 60th Anniversary [+New Marvin Gaye Vinyl]

The 60th anniversary of Motown celebration continues with yet another set of special releases. The latest a special, limited edition “Motown In Mono” vinyl series, consisting of five albums, which will come out worldwide on November 8th.

Albums getting the special vinyl release include: The Four Tops’ 1976 album “Reach Out,” The Marvelettes’ 1968 release “Sophisticated Soul,” The Miracles’ 1963 album “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me,” Diana Ross & The Supremes’ 1968 release “Reflections” and The Temptations’ 1965 release, “The Temptations Sing Smokey.”

The albums are available in a collectible five-LP set, with all of them remastered from their original analog masters, and pressed on audiophile-quality 180-gram vinyl.

Source: The Music Universe

ALSO Marvin Gaye fans will soon be able to listen to one of his classic concerts. “What’s Goin’ On Live,” recorded in 1972 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, is getting its first standalone release on 2LP black vinyl, 2LP color vinyl, CD, and digital formats on October 18th. 

The concert, Gaye’s first live performance in four years, was his only live performance of his iconic 1971 “What’s Going On” album in full. It features the only known live recordings of four Gaye tunes, “That’s The Way Love Is,” “You,” “Right On” and “Wholy Holy.” It doesn’t, however, contain his performance of “Mercy Mercy Me,” because of a delay switching a reel-to-reel tape during the recording. This is the first time it’s being released on its own, with the vinyl and CD packages featuring rare photos from the concert. Fans can pre-order the album here.

Source: Yahoo Finance

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