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Marvin Gaye

You're A Wonderful One

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“You Are a Wonderful One” is a popular recording written by Holland-Dozier-Holland and recorded and released as a single by Marvin Gaye, released in 1964 on the Tamla label. The song had the narrator praising his “wonderful one” for loving him and for “always (being) around” him. Gaye is helped along on this song by The Supremes on background. The group had earlier backed him on “Can I Get a Witness”. Musically, The Funk Brothers took elements of Chuck Berry’s “Memphis” single and incorporated it into the intro of this song. The song eventually charted at number fifteen on the pop charts and number three on the R&B singles chart. It was produced by Holland–Dozier–Holland, who worked with Gaye on “Witness” and later “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)“... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ You're a wonderful one ... Baby, you're a wonderful one ... Ooh you're a wonderful one

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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, I Want You, Let's Get It On, and Pride And Joy.

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