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Marvin Gaye

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)

  • Soul
  • Space
  • Funk
  • Pop
  • Disco
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  • 1965
  • 2012
  • 1964
  • 1971
  • 1975

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“How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)“ is a 1964 hit song written and produced by the Motown songwriting team of Holland–Dozier–Holland. It was originally recorded by American soul singer Marvin Gaye and became one of his most popular songs. Gaye peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart with the song in January 1965, and #3 on Billboard’s R&B Singles chart making it Gaye’s most successful single to that point with record sales well over 900,000 copies. It has been covered on many occasions, including by fellow Motown artist Jr. Walker & the All Stars, who took it to #3 on the R&B singles chart and number 18 on the Hot 100 in 1966. The most successful cover of the song was by James Taylor, whose version in mid-1975 reached number one on the Easy Listening... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ How sweet it is to be loved by you ... I want to stop and thank you baby ... I just want to stop and thank you baby

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