The 50 Greatest Motown Hits of the ’60s and ’70s

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10. “Love Child” by Diana Ross & The Supremes
> Original Hot 100 appearance: October 19, 1968
> Peak position on Hot 100: No. 1 for 2 weeks
> Total time spent on Hot 100: 16 weeks

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9. “I’ll Be There” by Jackson 5
> Original Hot 100 appearance: September 19, 1970
> Peak position on Hot 100: No. 1 for 5 weeks
> Total time spent on Hot 100: 16 weeks

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8. “Get Ready” by Rare Earth
> Original Hot 100 appearance: March 14, 1970
> Peak position on Hot 100: No. 4 for 2 weeks
> Total time spent on Hot 100: 20 weeks

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7. “Please Mr. Postman” by The Marvelettes
> Original Hot 100 appearance: September 4, 1961
> Peak position on Hot 100: No. 1 for 1 week
> Total time spent on Hot 100: 23 weeks

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6. “I Want You Back” by Jackson 5
> Original Hot 100 appearance: November 15, 1969
> Peak position on Hot 100: No. 1 for 1 week
> Total time spent on Hot 100: 19 weeks

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