How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You

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How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You
Studio album by Marvin Gaye
Released January 1965
Recorded 1964, Hitsville, USA, Detroit, Michigan
Genre Soul, R&B
Label Tamla
TS-258
Producer Brian Holland
Lamont Dozier
Berry Gordy
Marvin Gaye chronology
Hello Broadway
(1964)
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You
(1965)
A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole
(1965)

How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You is the sixth studio album released by soul music artist Marvin Gaye, released in 1965. The album features a successful title track, which at the time was his best-selling single. Other hits include "Try It Baby" (which features The Temptations) and "Baby Don't You Do It" (with backing vocals provided by The Andantes).

The song "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" has been covered by many notable musicians, including James Taylor, Joan Osborne, Michael McDonald and Michael Bublé.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "You're a Wonderful One" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  2. "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  3. "Try It Baby" (Berry Gordy, Jr.)
  4. "Baby Don't You Do It" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  5. "Need Your Lovin' (Want You Back)" (Marvin Gaye, Clarence Paul)
  6. "One of These Days" (William "Mickey" Stevenson)

Side two[edit]

  1. "No Good Without You" (William "Mickey" Stevenson)
  2. "Stepping Closer to Your Heart" (Marvin Gaye, Harvey Fuqua)
  3. "Need Somebody" (Ivy Hunter, William "Mickey" Stevenson)
  4. "Me and My Lonely Room" (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield)
  5. "Now That You've Won Me" (Smokey Robinson)
  6. "Forever" (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman)

Credits[edit]