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Marvin Gaye

I Want You

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1976
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“I Want You” is a song written by songwriters Leon Ware and Arthur “T-Boy” Ross and recorded and released as a single by singer Marvin Gaye. Released as a single in 1976 on the Tamla label, the song introduced a change in musical styles for Gaye, who before then had been recording songs with a funk edge. Songs such as this gave him a disco audience thanks to Ware, who produced the song alongside Gaye. The song also stood to be one of Marvin’s most popular singles during his later Motown period followed by his sabbatical following the release of 1973’s Let’s Get It On. The song eventually reached number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Selling Soul Singles chart. It also became a disco hit, reaching number ten on the Disco Singles Chart alongside... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I want you the right way, I want you but I want you to want me too ... Want you to want me, baby, just like I want you

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More songs by Marvin Gaye (See Charts): Your Precious Love, This Love Starved Heart Of Mine (It's Killing Me), Take This Heart Of Mine, Little Darling (I Need You), I'll Be Doggone, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Got To Give It Up, Let's Get It On, Pride And Joy, and Distant Lover.

Popular in Soul (See Charts): On The Line, Music And Me, Fall Again, I'll Be There, It's A Man's Man's World, Stand By Me, I Got You (I Feel Good), (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Upside Down, and Isn't She Lovely.

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