Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Label: Motown

Artists

  • Another Bad Creation:
    • Coolin' at the Playground Ya Know! [1991] B+
  • AZ:
    • Aziatic [2002] ***
  • Erykah Badu:
    • Worldwide Underground [2003] ***
  • Boyz II Men:
    • Cooleyhighharmony [1991] **
    • II [1994] ***
    • Evolution [1997] Choice Cuts
  • Toni Braxton & Babyface:
    • Love, Marriage & Divorce [2014] A-
  • Commodores:
    • Machine Gun [1974] B+
    • Caught in the Act [1975] B
    • Movin' On [1975] B-
    • Greatest Hits [1978] B-
    • Natural High [1978] C-
    • Heroes [1980] B
    • In the Pocket [1981] B-
    • Anthology [1983] B
    • Nightshift [1985] C+
  • Chico DeBarge:
    • The Game [1999] Choice Cuts
  • El DeBarge:
    • Gemini [1989] B+
  • The Dynamic Superiors:
    • The Dynamic Superiors [1975] B
  • Four Tops:
    • Greatest Hits Vol. 2 [1971] C+
  • Marvin Gaye:
    • Anthology [1974]
    • Motown Remembers Marvin Gaye [1986] A-
    • What's Going On (Deluxe Edition) [2001] **
    • The Very Best of Marvin Gaye [2001] A
  • Johnny Gill:
    • Johnny Gill [1990] Neither
  • Jermaine Jackson:
    • Let's Get Serious [1980] B-
  • Michael Jackson:
    • Music and Me [1973] B-
    • The Best of Michael Jackson [1975] B-
    • Forever, Michael [1975] A-
    • The Original Soul of Michael Jackson [1987] B+
  • Jackson 5:
    • ABC [1970] B+
    • Third Album [1970] B-
    • Greatest Hits [1971] A-
    • Maybe Tomorrow [1971] C+
    • Lookin' Through the Windows [1972] B
    • Dancing Machine [1974] B+
    • Anthology [1976] B+
  • The Marvelettes:
    • Greatest Hits [1966]
    • Deliver: The Singles 1961-1971 [1993] A
  • MC Brains:
    • Lovers Lane [1992] B-
  • Eddie Murphy:
    • Love's Alright [1993] Dud
  • 98°:
    • 98 [1997] C-
  • Platinum Hook:
    • Platinum Hook [1979] D+
  • Bonnie Pointer:
    • Bonnie Pointer [1978] B+
  • Queen Latifah:
    • Black Reign [1993] ***
    • Order in the Court [1998] B+
  • Lionel Richie:
    • Lionel Richie [1982] C+
    • Can't Slow Down [1983] B+
    • Dancing on the Ceiling [1986] B+
  • Smokey Robinson:
    • One Heartbeat [1987] B
  • Smokey Robinson & the Miracles:
    • Anthology [1973]
    • Anthology [1995] A-
  • Rockwell:
    • Somebody's Watching Me [1984] C
  • Diana Ross:
    • Everything Is Everything [1970] C+
    • Diana Ross [1970] C+
    • Surrender [1971] B
    • Lady Sings the Blues [1972] B+
    • Touch Me in the Morning [1973] C
    • Diana Ross [1976] B-
    • Diana Ross' Greatest Hits [1976] B+
    • Baby It's Me [1977] C+
    • An Evening With Diana Ross [1977] B-
    • The Boss [1979] B
    • Diana [1980] A-
    • All the Great Hits [1981] B
    • Workin' Overtime [1989] C+
    • The Force Behind the Power [1991] Dud
    • Blue [2006] Dud
  • Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye:
    • Diana & Marvin [1973] B+
  • Diana Ross & the Supremes:
    • Anthology [1973]
  • David Ruffin:
    • At His Best [1978] B-
  • Spinners:
    • The Best of the Spinners [1973] C+
  • The Supremes:
    • Floy Joy [1972] B+
    • The Supremes [1972] C+
    • At Their Best [1978] C+
  • The Temptations:
    • Greatest Hits [1966]
    • Anthology [1995] A
  • Vanity:
    • Wild Animal [1984] C-
  • Junior Walker:
    • Blow the House Down [1983] B+
  • Mary Wells:
    • The Best of Mary Wells: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection [1999] A
  • Stevie Wonder:
    • Looking Back [1977]
    • Characters [1987] A-
    • Music from the Movie "Jungle Fever" [1991] ***
    • Conversation Peace [1995] A-
    • Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection [1996] *
    • A Time to Love [2005] A-

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