My Guy
Mary Wells
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Nothing you can say can tear me away
From my guy
Nothing you could do, 'cause I'm stuck like glue
To my guy
1964
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 for two weeks
  • No. 1 on the R&B Singles chart in 1964
  • peaked at No. 5 on the UK Singles chart in 1964
  • from Mary Wells' fourth studio album, Mary Wells Sings My Guy (1964)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the biggest hit for Mary Wells
  • "My Guy" is notable for being the first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Motown Records label
  • on the record:
         Mary Wells - lead vocals
         The Andantes - backing vocals
              Jackie Hicks
              Marlene Barrow
              Louvain Demps
         The Funk Brothers - instrumentation
              Eddie Willis, Robert White - guitar
              Earl Van Dyke - organ
              Johnny Griffith - piano
              James Jamerson - bass
              Benny Benjamin - drums
              Dave Hamilton - vibes
              Herbert Williams, Russ Conway - trumpet
              Paul Riser, George Bohannon - trombone
  • written by Smokey Robinson
  • produced by Smokey Robinson
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