Marv Johnson – Marvelous Marv Johnson / More Marv Johnson (2001)

Marv Johnson - Marvelous Marv Johnson / More Marv Johnson (2001)
Artist: Marv Johnson
Album: Marvelous Marv Johnson / More Marv Johnson
Genre: Soul, R&B
Label: RCA
Released: 2001
Quality: APE (image+.cue)
September in the Rain (Al Dubin/Harry Warren)
You’ve Got What It Takes (Gordy/Davis)
Summertime (George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin/Dubose Heyward)
‘S Wonderful (George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin)
I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke/Ira Gershwin)
Come to Me (Johnson/Gordy)
Let Me Love You (Berry Gordy Jr.)
Almost Like Being in Love (Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe)
Love Is Here to Stay (George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin)
I’m Coming Home (Berry Gordy Jr.)
When I Fall in Love (Edward Heyman/Victor Young)
Don’t Leave Me (Brainbert/Gordy/Robinson)
Baby, Baby (Marv Johnson)
This Heart of Mine (Will Surely Sing) (Marv Johnson)
I Love the Way You Love (Mikaljon/Berry Gordy Jr.)
River of Tears (G. Martins/Berry Gordy Jr.)
Clap Your Hands (W. Robinson/Marv Johnson/Berry Gordy Jr.)
Ain’t Gonna Be That Way (Johnson/Gordy)
When You’ve Lost Your Love (J. Bradford/Berry Gordy Jr.)
I Need You (Robinson, Smokey/Berry Gordy Jr.)
Easier Said (Than Done) (W. Robinson)
What a Need (Marv Johnson)
All the Love I’ve Got (Bradford/Holland/Gordy)
(You’ve Got to) Move Two Mountains (Berry Gordy Jr.)
Happy Days (T. McKnight/Gordy)
Merry-Go-Round (Berry Gordy Jr.)
Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie/Maceo Pinkard/Kenneth Casey)


This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print Marv Johnson LPs: Marvelous Marv Johnson and More Marv Johnson, both originally issued on United Artists in 1960. Highlights among the 27 tracks include “When You’ve Lost Your Love,” “Love Is Here to Stay,” and the Top Ten hits “I Love the Way You Love Me” and “You’ve Got What It Takes.”
Review by Al Campbell

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