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As the Motown had the Supremes and Four Tops, Gordy the Temptations and Martha & the Vandellas, Tamla – the senior Motown label was anchored by first the Marvellettes and Miracles, soon to be joined by Tammi Terrell, Marvin Gaye, and Little Stevie Wonder!  The very first Motown family label releases were all on Tamla, starting off in January of 1959 starting off with Marv Johnson, The Singing Tigers and Barrett Strong.

Tamla continued to release 45 rpm vinyl into the year 2009.  Motown lost writer/pioneer/hit maker Marvin Gaye in April of 1984 when he was shot to death by his father during a quarrel.  He often composed for other Motown artists and teamed up often with their female stars including Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Tammi Terrell and finally Diana Ross.

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Tamla 101 – Marv Johnson – January, 1959

Marv Johnson would move on to the United Artists label where he would enjoy a nice string of hits with “I Love The Way You Love” being his biggest.  He would return to Motown in 1966 on the Gordy label.

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Tamla 102 – Eddie Holland (of writing team Holland-Dozier-Holland) – January, 1959

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Tamla 54021 – Barrett Strong – April 1959

Barrett was best known for his Motown-related release on the Anna label “Money” which would to number 2 on the R&B charts in early 1960 and a respectable #23 on the Hot 100.  He would team up with Motown composer Norman Whitfield knocking out many hit records.

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Tamla 54024 – Chico (Charles) Leverett (of the Satintones) – April, 1959

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Tamla 54024 – The Swinging Tigers – June, 1959

These guys would establish themselves soon as Motown’s “Funk Brothers” backing virtually every Motown act and giving us the “Motown Sound”.

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Tamla 54025 – Ron and Bill – June, 1959

This was Ronnie White and Smokey Robinson

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Tamla 54026 The Satintones – July, 1959

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Tamla 54027 – Barrett Strong – August, 1959

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Tamla 5501 – Nick & The Jaguars – August, 1959 (number different sequence) b/w Cool and Crazy

This was Marvin Weyer, Dick Dale (not the surfer) and Nick Ferro (and others)

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Tamla 54028 – The Miracles – September, 1959 – (Two versions of Tamla 54028 were released)

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Tamla 54028 The Miracles – February, 1960

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Tamla 54029 – Barrett Strong – Yes, No, Maybe So/You Knows What To Do – May, 1960

Tamla 54030 – Singing Sammy Ward – Singing Sammy Ward – August, 1961 – #21 (First Tamla Single to Chart)

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Tamla 54031 – Mable John – August, 1960

Mable has the distinction of being the first Motown female solo artist just edging out Mary Wells.  Her brother Little Willie John recorded for King Records and was best remembered for his #1 R&B smash “Fever”.  Mable was also a member of Ray Charles’ Raeletts.

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Tamla 54032 – Herman Griffin – October, 1960

Herman recorded early on for the Anna label in Detroit.  He was at a time married to Motown artist Mary Wells.

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Tamla 54033 – Barrett Strong & The Rayber Voices – August, 1960

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Tamla 54034 – The Miracles – December, 1960 – #1 (#2)

The first number 1 Tamla record and first #1 record for the Motown family.

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Tamla 54035 – Barrett Strong – February, 1961

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Tamla 54036 – The Miracles – #15 (#49) – April, 1961

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Tamla 54037 – The Gospel Stars – March, 1961

They were Motown’s first Gospel group to record.  Motown would later form a gospel oriented label “Divinity”.  Their one Motown LP is extremely difficult to locate and a very valuable collectible.  The group was led by Mae Gooch and featured vocals by Elizabeth Davis.

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Tamla 54038 – The Supremes – March, 1961

This was the Supremes’ first release for the Motown Family

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Tamla 54039 – Mickey Woods – March, 1961

Mickey Woods was actually Mickey Wood – He and his group auditioned for Motown in 1959 and the result was that Mickey was signed as a solo artist – still in his teen years at the time – He would gain the honor of being Motown’s first white performer.

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Tamla 54040 – Mable John – June, 1961

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Tamla (no label number) – Marvin Gaye – May, 1961

Marvin Gaye’s debut with Motown

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Tamla 54041 – Marvin Gaye – May, 1961

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Tamla 54042 – Gino Parks – June, 1961

Real name Geno Purifoy – he was a gospel turned secular artist.

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Tamla 54043 – Barrett Strong – June, 1961

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Tamla 54044 – The Miracles – July, 1961 –

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Tamla 54045 – The Supremes – July, 1961

Lead vocals by Florence Ballard – a rare occurrence

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Tamla 54046 – The Marvelettes – September, 1961 – #1 (#1)

They were the first Motown group to come out of the gate with a lead-off number one single.  The Marvelettes landed 21 of their 22 Motown releases on either or both of the R&B and Hot 100 Charts.

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Tamla 54047 – The Reverend Columbus Mann – March, 1962

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Tamla 54048 – The Miracles – September, 1961

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Tamla 54049 – Swinging Sammy Ward – October, 1961

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Tamla 54050 – Mabel John – November, 1961

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Tamla 54051 – Bob Kayli – November, 1961

Bob Kayli was in reality Robert Gordy brother of the Motown Godfather!  He appeared as an actor in the motion picture “Lady Sings the Blues” starring Diana Ross.  The Supremes accompany him on this record.

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Tamla 54052 – Mickey Woods – December, 1961

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Tamla 54054 – The Marvelettes – February, 1962 – #34 (13)

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Tamla 54055 – Marvin Gaye – January, 1962

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Tamla 54056 – The Downbeats – August, 1962

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Interesting group – They would also record on Tamla as The Elgins.  Members of that group and been with the “Let Me In” Sensations and the group would add female singer Saundra Mallett who would front The Vandellas on their first Tamla single.

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Tamla 54057 – Sammy Ward – September, 1962

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Tamla 54058 – Little Otis – March, 1962

Little Otis is Otha Maurice Hayes – He played in the Johnny Otis Orchestra and fronted his own trio. He composed the song “Shake a Tail Feather” recorded by the Five Du-Tones” and was a gospel musician/composer as well.

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Tamla The Miracles – April, 1962 – #30 (#11)

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Tamla 54060 – The Marvelettes – May, 1962 – #4 (#7)

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Tamla 54061 – Little Stevie Wonder, May, 1962

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Tamla 54063 – Marvin Gaye – May, 1962

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Tamla 54064 – Mickey McCullers – June, 1962

Mickey was a close friend of Smokey Robinson thus perhaps this recording – Also recorded on Motown’s V.I.P. label

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Tamla 54065 – The Marvelettes – July, 1962 – #17 (#7)

Tamla 54066 – Gino Parks & The Love-Tones – August, 1962

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Tamla 54067 – Saundra Mallet & The Vandellas – July, 1962

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Tamla 54068 – Marvin Gaye & The Vandellas – October, 1962 – #8 (#46)

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Tamla 54069 – The Miracles – August, 1962

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Tamla 54070 – Little Stevie Wonder & Clarence Paul – October, 1962

Clarence Paul was a member of “The 5 Royales” along with a couple of his brothers – He co-composed the Roy Hamilton hit “I Need Your Lovin'” not to be confused with a different song by Gardner and Ford – He also composed Marvin Gaye’s “Hitch Hike”.

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Tamla 54071 – Singin’ Sammy Ward – August, 1962

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Tamla 54072 – The Marvelettes – December, 1962 – #10 (#49)

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Tamla 54072 – The Miracles – December, 1962 – #1 (#8)

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Tamla 54074 – Little Stevie Wonder – December, 1962

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Tamla 54075 – Marvin Gaye – February, 1963 – #12 (#30)

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Tamla 54076 – Kim Weston – July, 1963 – #24 (#88)

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Tamla 54077 – The Marvelettes – May, 1963 – #25 (#44)

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Tamla 54078 – The Miracles – April, 1963 #31 (#21)

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Tamla 54079 – Marvin Gaye – June, 1963 – #2 (#10)

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Stevie Wonder – June, 1963 – #1 (#1) – “Part 2” was the hit side of this release

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Tamla 54081 – Mable John – May, 1963

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Tamla 54082 – The Marvelettes – July, 1963

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Tamla 54083 – The Miracles – August, 1963 – #3 (#8)

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Tamla 54085 – Kim Weston – October, 1963

Kim – like many of the Motown female musicians – was married to a Motown operative – Mickey Stevenson – head of A&R

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Tamla – 54086 – Little Stevie Wonder – October, 1963 #33 Hot 100 Only

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Tamla 54087 – Marvin Gaye – November, 1963 – #3 (#22)

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Tamla 54088 – The Marvelettes – November, 1963 – #3 (#47)

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Tamla 54089 – The Miracles – November, 1963 – #17 (#35)

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Tamla 54090 – Little Stevie Wonder – March, 1964 – #6 (#52)

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Tamla 54091 – The Marvelettes – February, 1964 – #18 (#55) – Originally released under slightly different title

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Tamla 54092 – The Miracles – March, 1964 – #12 (#59)

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Tamla 54093 – Marvin Gaye – March, 1964 – #3 (#15)

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Tamla 54094 – Brenda Holloway – May, 1964 – #3 (#13)

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Tamla 54095 – Marvin Gaye – June, 1964 – #6 (#15)

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Tamla 54096 – Stevie Wonder – June, 1964 – #5 (#29) No longer “Little”

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Tamla 54097 – The Marvelettes – July, 1964 – #7 (#48)

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Tamla 54098 – The Miracles – July, 1964 – #10 (#27)

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Tamla 54098 – Brenda Holloway – July, 1964

Brenda was not a Detroit local as were so many others within the Motown stable – but from the West Coast and was also a song writer which set her apart from many of the other Motown women.

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Tamla 54100 – Kim Weston – August, 1964

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Tamla 54101 – Marvin Gaye – September, 1964 – #14 (#27)

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Tamla 54102 – The Miracles – September, 1964 – #35 (#9)

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Tamla 54103 – Stevie Wonder – September, 1964

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Tamla 54104 – Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – October, 1964 #28 (#61)

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Tamla 54105 – The Marvelettes – November, 1964 – #5 (#25)

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Tamla 54106 – Kim Weston – November, 1964 b/w Go Ahead and Laugh

Tamla 54107 – Marvin Gaye – November, 1964 – #3 (#6)

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Tamla 54108 – Stevie Wonder – October, 1964 (Unreleased)

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Tamla (No Number) – Marvin Gaye – November, 1964 – A promotional release without a Motown Catalog Number – Was on the “Hello Broadway” LP

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Tamla 54109 – The Miracles – December, 1964 – #22 (#50)

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Tamla 54110 – Kim Weston – February, 1965

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Tamla 54111 – Brenda Holloway – March, 1965 – #12 (#25)

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Tamla 54112 – Marvin Gaye – March, 1965 – #1 (#8)

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Tamla 54113 – The Miracles – April, 1965 – #4 (#16)

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Tamla 54114 – Stevie Wonder – March, 1965

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Tamla 54115 – Brenda Holloway – June, 1965 – #36 (#78)

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Tamla 54116 – The Marvelettes – June, 1965 – #11 (#34)

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Tamla 54117 – Marvin Gaye – July, 1965 – #16 (#25)

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Tamla 54118 – The Miracles – July, 1965 – #2 (#16)

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Tamla 54119 – Stevie Wonder – September, 1965 – #9 (#59) – A title variation was released on same catalog number

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Tamla 54120 – The Marvelettes – September, 1965 – #11 (#61)

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Tamla 54121 – Brenda Holloway – August, 1965

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Tamla 54123 – Marvin Gaye – October, 1965 – #1 (#8)

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Tamla 54123 – The Miracles – October, 1965 – #3 (#14)

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Tamla 54124 – Stevie Wonder – January, 1966 – #1 (#3)

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Tamla 54125 – Brenda Holloway – January, 1966

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Tamla 54126 – The Marvelettes – January, 1966 – #3 (#7)

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Tamla 54127 – The Miracles – January, 1966 – #2 (#11) – Flip Side: March, 1966 – #35

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Tamla 60267 – The Miracles – January, 1966 – Special Extended Play Release

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Tamla 54128 – The Isley Brothers – February, 1966 – #6 (#17)

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Tamla 54129 – Marvin Gaye – February, 1966 – #4 (#29)

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Tamla 54130 – Stevie Wonder – April, 1966 – #4 (#20) – Flip Side April, 1966 – #8 (#131)

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Tamla 54131 – The Marvelettes – May. 1966 – #20 (#48)

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Tamla 54132 – Marvin Gaye – June, 1966 – #16 (#44)

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Tamla 54133 – The Isley Brothers – April, 1966

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Tamla 54134 – The Miracles – June, 1966 – #20 (#46)

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Tamla 54135 – The Isley Brothers – August, 1966 – #31 (#61)

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Tamla 54136 – Stevie Wonder – July, 1966 – #1 (#9)

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Tamla 54137 – Brenda Holloway – July, 1966

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Tamla 54138 – Marvin Gaye – August, 1966 – #10 (#47)

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Tamla 54139 – Stevie Wonder – November, 1966 – #3 (#9)

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Tamla 54140 – The Miracles – November, 1966 – #4 (#17)

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Tamla 54141 – Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – January, 1967 – #4 (#14)

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Tamla 54142 – Stevie Wonder – December, 1966 – #35 on the Hot 100 Only

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Tamla 54143 – The Marvelettes – February, 1967 – #2 (#13)

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Tamla 54144 – Brenda Holloway – Till Johnny Comes/Where Were You – January, 1967 (unreleased)

Tamla 54145 – The Miracles – March, 1967 – #10 (#20)

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Tamla 54146 – The Isley Brothers – May, 1967 – #47 (#93)

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Tamla 54147 – Stevie Wonder – March, 1967 – #31 (#32) – Flip Side: May, 1967 – #9 (#90)

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Tamla 54148 – Brenda Holloway – April, 1967 – #21 (#69)

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Tamla 54149 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – June, 1967 – #3 (#19)

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Tamla 54150 – The Marvelettes – May, 1967 – #9 (#23)

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Tamla 54151 – Stevie Wonder – June, 1967 – #1 (#2)

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Tamla 54152 – The Miracles – June, 1967 – #5 (#23)

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Tamla 54153 – Marvin Gaye – July, 1967 – #7 (#33)

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Tamla 54154 – The Isley Brothers – June, 1967

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Tamla 54155 – Brenda Holloway – November, 1967 – #40 (#39)

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Tamla 54156 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – September, 1967 – #2 (#5)

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Tamla 54157 – Stevie Wonder – October, 1967 – #4 (#12)

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Tamla 54158 – The Marvelettes – December, 1967 – #8 (#17)

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Tamla 54159 – The Miracles – November, 1967 – #1 (#4)

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Tamla 54160 – Marvin Gaye – February, 1968 – #7 (#34)

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Tamla 54161 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – December, 1967 – #2 (#10) – Flip Side: March, 1968 – #27 (#68)

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Tamla Flexi No. 6 – Marvin Gaye – How Sweet It Is – 1967

Tamla 60272 Extend Play – Stevie Wonder – Down to Earth – 1967

Tamla 54162 – The Miracles – March, 1968 – #3 (#11)

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Tamla 54163 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – April, 1968 – #1 (#8)

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Tamla 54164 – The Isley Brothers – April, 1968 – #22 (#121)

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Tamla 54165 – Stevie Wonder – April, 1968 – #1 (#9)

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Tamla 54166 – The Marvelettes – June, 1968 – #14 (#44)

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Tamla 54167 – The Miracles – June, 1968 – #9 (#31)

TAMLA 54167 - 6-68 - 9-31 TAMLA 54167 - 6-68 - B

Tamla 54169 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – August, 1968 – #1 (#7)

TAMLA 54169 - 8-68 - 1-7 TAMLA 54169 - 8-68 - B

Tamla 54170 – Marvin Gaye – September, 1968 – #8 (#32)

TAMLA 54170 - 9-68 - 8-32 TAMLA 54170 - 9-68 - B

Tamla 54171 – The Marvelettes – October, 1968 – #28 (#63)

TAMLA 54171 - 10-68 - 28-63 TAMLA 54171 - 10-68 - B

Tamla 54172 – The Miracles – August, 1968 – #4 (#8)

TAMLA 54172 - 8-68 - 4-26 TAMLA 54172 - 8-68 - B

Tamla 54179 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – February, 1969 – #11 (#24)

TAMLA 54179 - 2-69 - 11-24 TAMLA 54179 - 2-69 - B

Tamla 54 180 – Stevie Wonder – March, 1969 – #4 (#4)

TAMLA 54180 - 3-69 - 6-69 - 4-4 TAMLA 54180 - 3-69 - 16-39

Tamla 54181 – Marvin Gaye – May, 1969 – #1 (#4)

TAMLA 54181 - 5-69 - 1-4 TAMLA 54181 - 5-69 - B

Tamla 54 182 – The Isley Brothers – May, 1969

TAMLA 54182 - 5-69 A TAMLA 54182 - 5-69 B

Tamla 54183 – The Miracles – June, 1969 – #7 (#37 – Flip Side: September, 1969 – #15 (#37)

TAMLA 54183 - 6-69 - 7-32 TAMLA 54183 - 9-69 - 15-37

Tamla 54184 – The Miracles – July, 1969 – #16 (#33)

TAMLA 54184 - 7-69 - 16-33 TAMLA 54184 - 7-69 - B

Tamla 54185 – Marvin Gaye – August, 1969 – #13 (#2)

TAMLA 54185 - 9-69 - 2-7 TAMLA 54185 - 9-69 - B

Tamla 54186 – The Marvelettes – September, 1969 – One of the very few times a Marvelette single failed to chart

TAMLA 54186 - 9-69 A TAMLA 54186 - 9-69 B

Tamla 54187 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – December, 1969 – #6 (#49)

TAMLA 54187 - 12-69 - 6-49 TAMLA 54187 - 12-69 - B

Tamla 54188 – Stevie Wonder – November, 1969 – #5 (#7)

TAMLA 54188 - 11-69 - 5-7 TAMLA 54188 - 11-69 - B

Tamla 54189 – The Miracles – December, 1969 – #4 (#39)

TAMLA 54189 - 12-69 - 4-37 TAMLA 54189 - 12-69 - B

Tamla 54190 – Marvin Gaye – December, 1969

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