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Addictive Lyrics and an Unforgettable Beat: Grammy-Worthy Motown Songs

Posted on: 02-12-2016

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:

1sSTOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE BY THE SUPREMES (1965)

2sSHOP AROUND BY THE MIRACLES (1961)

3sAIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH BY MARVIN GAYE AND TAMMI TERRELL (1967)

4sDANCING IN THE STREET BY MARTHA REEVES AND THE VANDELLAS (1964)

5sMY GIRL BY THE TEMPTATIONS (1965)

6sI’LL BE THERE BY THE JACKSON 5 (1970)

7sPLEASE MR. POSTMAN BY THE MARVELETTES (1961)

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YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE BY STEVIE WONDER (1973)

9sMY GUY BY MARY WELLS (1965)

10sREACH 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.