Supremes "Play" again on rarities set

By Jonathan Cohen

Nearly 50 rare Supremes tracks will see the light of day on a new double-disc set, "Let the Music Play: Supreme Rarities 1960-1969."

The project is due April 29 via Motown/

"Play" sports a wealth of alternate versions or vocals on favorites such as "You Can't Hurry Love," "Back in My Arms Again," "Someday We'll Be Together" and "I'll Set You Free," plus extended or alternate mixes of "Uptight," "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" and "Don't Let True Love Die."

Perhaps of most interest to fans will be an array of covers, ranging from Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual" to the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," a spin on the Beatles' "I Saw Her Standing There" renamed "I Saw Him Standing There" and "MacArthur Park."

Motown previously opened its vaults for "Lost & Found" collections from the Four Tops, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, the Miracles and Martha Reeves & the Vandellas.


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