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Get Ready

Music by Smokey Robinson

Originally Performed by Temptations

"Get Ready" is a Motown song written by Smokey Robinson, which resulted in two hit records for the label: a U.S. No. 29 version by The Temptations in 1966, and a U.S. No. 4 version by Rare Earth in 1970. It is significant for being the last song Robinson wrote and produced for the Temptations, due to a deal Berry Gordy made with Norman Whitfield, that if "Get Ready" did not meet with the expected degree of success, then Whitfield's song, "Ain't Too Proud To Beg", would get the next release, which resulted in Whitfield more or less replacing Robinson as the group's producer.

    Release Date: 1966


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Smokey Robinson : Sheet Music Collection : Solo : Songbook : 888680716011 : 1540012336 : 00251515

Smokey Robinson : Sheet Music Collection

17 Smokey Robinson classics arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames. Includes: Ain't That Peculiar - Being with You - Cruisin' - Get Ready - Going to a Go-Go - I Second That Emotion - Just to See Her - More Love - My Girl - One Heartbeat - Ooo Baby Baby - Quiet Storm - Shop Around - The Tears of a Clown - The Tracks of My Tears - The Way You Do the Things You Do - You've Really Got a Hold on Me.

Songlist: Get Ready, The Tracks Of My Tears, Ooo Baby Baby, Being With You, Cruisin', More Love, Going To A Go-Go, Ain't That Peculiar, Quiet Storm, One Heartbeat, I Second That Emotion, Just To See Her, My Girl, Shop Around, The Tears Of A Clown, The Way You Do The Things You Do, You've Really Got A Hold On Me

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Smokey Robinson | 40192b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


The Temptations : Greatest Hits : Solo : Songbook : 073999061291 : 142341117X : 00306129

The Temptations : Greatest Hits

14 of the best songs from this Motown quintet that was a sensation in the '60s. Includes: Ain't Too Proud to Beg, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, Cloud Nine, Get Ready, I Can't Get Next to You, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me), My Girl, Papa Was a Rolling Stone, The Way You Do the Things You Do, and more.

Songlist: Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Ball Of Confusion, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, Cloud Nine, Get Ready, I Can't Get Next To You, I Wish It Would Rain, I'm Gonna Make You Love Me, I'm Losing You (I Know), Just My Imagination , My Girl, Papa Was A Rollin' Stone, The Way You Do The Things You Do, You're My Everything

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by The Temptations | 4002b | Songbook | $14.95 | PVG


Various  : The Big Book of Motown : Solo : Songbook : 073999982411 : 0634068156 : 00311061

Various : The Big Book of Motown

84 grooving classics from the glory years of Motor City music!

Songlist: Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Ain't That Peculiar, All I Need, All Of My Life, Automatically Sunshine, Baby Baby Don't Cry, Baby Love, Back In My Arms Again, Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today), Beechwood 4-5789, Ben, Coolin' Out, Dancing Machine, Don't Mess With Bill, Get Ready, Got A Job, Hallelujah Day, The Happening, Heaven Must Have Sent You, Hitch Hike, Hot Spot, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You), I Don't Blame You At All, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, I Like It Like That, I Love The Way You Love, I Want You Back, I Wish It Would Rain, I'll Be Doggone, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 4008b | Songbook | $19.95


Various Artists : Motown: The Musical : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088944124 : 1480353477 : 00121881

Various Artists : Motown: The Musical

Motown the Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown founder Berry Gordy's incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. Our folio features 27 favorite Motown classics as well as two new songs written for the show:

Songlist: ABC, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Get Ready, Ain't Too Proud To Beg, War, Do You Love Me, The Love You Save, You're All I Need To Get By, I Want You Back, Happy Birthday, Baby I Need Your Lovin', Dancing In The Street, Can I Close The Door (On Love), Hey Joe (Black Like Me), I Can't Get Next To You, I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch), I Heard It Through The Grapevine, I'm Losing You (I Know), My Girl, Papa Was A Rollin' Stone, Please Mr. Postman, Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand), Reach Out, I'll Be There, Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours, Stop! In The Name Of Love, What's Going On, Where Did Our Love Go, You've Really Got A Hold On Me

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Voicing: Solo | 20189b | Songbook | $16.95 | Voice and Piano


Individual Folios

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Get Ready : 3-Part : Mac Huff : Smokey Robinson : The Temptations : Songbook : 08551346 : 073999897388

Mac Huff : Get Ready

Discovery Series arrangements are specifically designed for younger performers and this 1966 hit by the Temptations does not disappoint! Available: 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Smokey Robinson Performed By: The Temptations

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551346 | Showtrax CD Available

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