Mary Wells discography

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Mary Wells discography
Releases
Studio albums13
Live albums1
Compilation albums2
Singles44
 
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Mary Wells discography
Releases
Studio albums13
Live albums1
Compilation albums2
Singles44

This is a full discography of albums and singles released by Motown legend Mary Wells during a 30-year career that spanned a repertoire of doo-wop, R&B, pop, soul, disco, adult contemporary and dance. Throughout her career, she released a total of sixteen albums and twenty-seven singles that charted between 1960 and 1982. Among the singles, twelve of them reached the Top 40 with four reaching the top ten and one hitting number-one. On the R&B side, eighteen in total reached the top 40, thirteen reached the top ten and three reached the number-one spot.

Contents

Album discography

YearAlbum TitleUS Pop Albums*US Black Albums**Label
1961Bye Bye Baby I Don't Want to Take a Chance--Motown
1962The One Who Really Loves You8-
1963Two Lovers and Other Great Hits49-
1963Recorded Live On Stage--
1964Together (with Marvin Gaye)42-
1964Greatest Hits18-
1964Mary Wells Sings My Guy6-
1965Mary Wells145-20th Century
1965Love Songs to the Beatles--
1966The Two Sides of Mary Wells--Atco
1966Vintage Stock--Motown
1968Servin' Up Some Soul--Jubilee
1981In and Out of Love--Epic/CBS
1982Easy Touch--51 West/CBS
1984I'm a Lady: The Old, New & Best of Mary Wells--Allegiance
1990Keeping My Mind on Love--Motorcity

.*Eventually changed to The Billboard 200 in 1984. .**Eventually changed to the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in 1984.

Singles discography

Motown (1960-1964)

All songs were released under the Motown label.

YearSongUS Hot 100US R&BUK singles
1960"Bye Bye Baby"/
"Please Forgive Me"
458-
1961"I Don't Want to Take a Chance"/
"I'm Sorry"
339-
1961"Strange Love"/
"Come to Me"
---
1962"The One Who Really Loves You"/
"I'm Gonna Stay"
82-
1962"You Beat Me to the Punch"/
"Old Love (Let's Try It Again)"
91-
1962"Two Lovers"/
"Operator"
71-
1963"Laughing Boy"/
"Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right"
15/
100
6-
1963"Your Old Standby"/
"What Love Has Joined Together"
408-
1963"You Lost the Sweetest Boy"/
"What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One"/
22/
29
10/
8
-
1964"My Guy"/
"Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do to Me)"
11*5
1964"Once Upon a Time"/
"What's the Matter with You Baby"
(with Marvin Gaye)
19/
17
3*/
2*
50
1964"When I'm Gone"/
"Guarantee for a Lifetime"
(canceled)
---
1964"Whisper You Love Me Boy"/
"I'll Be Available"
(canceled)
---
1974"My Guy" (reissue)--14

Other releases (1964-1982)

The following list are singles released on the 20th Century Fox, Atco, Jubilee, Reprise and Epic.

YearSongUS Hot 100US R&BUS DanceUS Disco
1964"Ain't It the Truth"/
"Stop Takin' Me for Granted"
45/
88
---
1964"Use Your Head"/
"Everlovin' Boy"
3413--
1965"Never, Never Leave Me"/
"Why Don't You Let Yourself Go"
54/
107
15--
1965"He's a Lover"/
"I'm Learnin'"
74---
1965"Me Without You"/
"I'm Sorry"
95---
1965"I Should Have Known Better"/
"Please Please Me"
----
1965"Dear Lover"/
"Can't You See (You're Losing Me)"
51/
94
6--
1966"Keep Me In Suspense"/
"Such a Sweet Thing"
-/
99
---
1966"Fancy Free"/
"Me And My Baby"
----
1967"Coming Home"/
"(Hey You) Set My Soul on Fire"
-/
122
---
1968"The Doctor"/
"Two Lovers' History"
6522--
1968"Can't Get Away From Your Love"/
"A Woman in Love"
----
1968"Don't Look Back"
"500 Miles"
----
1969"Mind Reader"/
"Never Give a Man the World"
--/
38
--
1970"Dig the Way I Feel"/
"Love-Shooting Bandit"
11535--
1970"Sweet Love"/
"It Must Be"
----
1971"Mr. Tough"/
"Never Give a Man the World"
----
1971"I Found What I Wanted"/
"I See a Future in You"
----
1974"If You Can't Give Her Love (Give Her Up)"/
"Cancel My Subscription"
-95--
1982"Gigolo"/
"Let's Mix It Up"
-69132
1982"These Arms"/
"Spend the Nights With Me"
----

Tamla Motown UK Releases

Including catalogue numbers.

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References

  1. ^ http://www.vinylnet.co.uk/record-label-discographies.asp link