skip to content
Motown in love : lyrics from the golden era Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Motown in love : lyrics from the golden era

Author: Herb Jordan
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Presents the complete lyrics to over one hundred Motown love songs, grouped into such categories as lessons of love, the joy of love, and love lost, and including "I'll Be There," "My Girl," and "Please Mr. Postman."

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Texts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herb Jordan
ISBN: 0375422005 9780375422003
OCLC Number: 69028573
Description: xxv, 184 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Lessons of love : All in love is fair --
Ask the lonely --
Back in my arms again --
Beauty is only skin deep --
Does your mama know about me --
Don't look back --
The hunter gets captured by the game --
If it's magic --
I'll be doggone --
It takes two --
The love i saw in you was just a mirage --
The love you save --
Shop around --
Uptight (everything's all right) --
You beat me to the punch --
You can't hurry love --
When I'm gone. The path to your heart : Do you love me --
Get ready --
He was really sayin' somthin' --
hitch hike --
I'll try something new --
I'm gonna make you love me --
It's growing --
Stubborn kind of fellow --
When the lovelight starts shining through his eyes. The promise : Baby I'm for real --
If this world were mine --
I'll be there --
Reach out I'll be there --
You're all I need to get by. The joy of love : Ain't no mountain high enough --
Ain't nothing like the real thing --
As --
Dancing in the street --
For once in my life --
How sweet it is to be loved by you --
Loving you is sweeter than ever --
The one who really loves you --
Pride and joy --
Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours --
Up the ladder to the roof --
The way you do the things you do --
You are the sunshine of my life --
you're a wonderful one --
Your precious love. When a man loves a woman : Bernadett --
I can't get next to you --
I can't help myself --
I second that emotion --
I was made to love her --
Let's get it on --
More love --
My cherie amour --
My girl --
My girl has gone --
Never can say goodbye --
This old heart of mine --
Too busy thinking about my baby --
you're my everything. The love of a woman : Baby love --
Come see about me --
Don't mess with Bill --
I hear a symphony --
If I were your woman --
My guy --
Please Mr. Postman --
Stop! In the name of love. Under your spell : Baby I need your loving --
Distant lover --
Every little bit hurts --
Heat wave --
I'll be in trouble --
Love is like an itching in my heart --
Nowhere to run --
Standing in the shadow of love --
Until yo come back to me (that's what I'm gonna do) --
You keep me hangin' on --
You've really got a hold on me. Love is strange : Ain't that peculiar --
Choosey beggar --
Devil with the blue dress --
Just my imagination (running away with me) --
Love is here and now you're gone --
Truly yours --
Two lovers. Love lost : Come and get these memories --
Fading away --
I heard it through the grapevine --
(I know) I'm losing you --
Never dreamed you'd leave in summer --
I want you back --
I wish it would rain --
It's the same old song --
Lately --
My world is empty without you --
Ooo baby baby --
Reflections --
Rocket love --
7 rooms of gloom --
Shake me, wake me (when it's over) --
Since I lost my baby --
Take me in your arms (rock me) --
The tears of a clown --
The tracks of my tears --
What becomes of the brokenhearted --
Where did our love go --
Who's lovin' you --
Yester-me, yester-you, yesterday. Higher love : Love's in need of love today --
What's going on.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Herb Jordan.
More information:


Presents the complete lyrics to over one hundred Motown love songs, grouped into such categories as lessons of love, the joy of love, and love lost, and including "I'll Be There," "My Girl," and "Please Mr. Postman."


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.