With the Grammy Awards airing this Monday, now is a perfect time to recollect Motown songs that have been inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame. Motown had a way of producing hit songs with addictive lyrics and an unforgettable beat. So, it’s with no surprise dozens of Motown songs, including those recorded on subsidiary labels Gordy and Tamla, have been inducted into this prestigious Hall of Fame over the years.
Check out these 10 songs in the Grammy Hall of Fame:
STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE BY THE SUPREMES (1965)
SHOP AROUND BY THE MIRACLES (1961)
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH BY MARVIN GAYE AND TAMMI TERRELL (1967)
DANCING IN THE STREET BY MARTHA REEVES AND THE VANDELLAS (1964)
MY GIRL BY THE TEMPTATIONS (1965)
I’LL BE THERE BY THE JACKSON 5 (1970)
PLEASE MR. POSTMAN BY THE MARVELETTES (1961)
YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE BY STEVIE WONDER (1973)
MY GUY BY MARY WELLS (1965)
REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE BY THE FOUR TOPS (1966)
For the full list of Motown songs in the Grammy Hall of Fame visit the Grammy’s website here.
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