Greatest Hits (Diana Ross album)

Greatest Hits is a 1972 compilation album released by American singer Diana Ross on Motown. Due to Ross' strong popularity in the UK, Motown's UK label Tamla-Motown, issued this best-of only in England and Australia. A compilation album of Ross' early solo hits wouldn't be issued in her homeland America until 1976; Diana Ross' Greatest Hits.

Greatest Hits
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Greatest hits album by
Released1972
Recorded1970 - 1972
GenreSoul, pop
LabelTamla-Motown
ProducerN/A
Diana Ross chronology
Lady Sings the Blues
(1972)
Greatest Hits
(1972)
Touch Me in the Morning
(1973)

It was certified Gold in the U.K for sales in excess of 100,000 copies.[1]

Track listingEdit

Side A

  1. "Remember Me" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 3:16
  2. "Didn't You Know You've Got to Cry" (Ashford, Simpson) – 2:56
  3. "Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoo" (Deke Richards) - 4:52
  4. "Surrender" (Ashford, Simpson) - 2:53
  5. "And If You See Him" (Ashford, Simpson) – 2:50
  6. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (Ashford, Simpson) - 6:16

Side B

  1. "How About You?" (Richards, Sanders, VanDePitte) - 2:47
  2. "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" (Ashford, Simpson) – 3:02
  3. "These Things Will Keep Me Loving You" (Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, Sylvia Moy) – 3:06
  4. "Reach Out (I'll Be There)" (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland) – 4:50
  5. "(They Long to Be) Close to You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 4:07
  6. "I'm Still Waiting" (Richards) - 3:44

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[2] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK Certified Awards Search > Diana Ross". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2012-02-29.
  2. ^ "British album certifications – Diana Ross – Greatest Hits". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Greatest Hits in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.