You're a Special Part of Me

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"You're a Special Part of Me"
Single by Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
from the album Diana & Marvin
Released September 1973
Recorded 1972
Genre Soul
Length

3:24 (single version)

3:35 (LP version)
Label Motown
Writer(s) Harold Johnson
Andrew Porter
Gregg Wright
Producer(s) Berry Gordy
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye singles chronology
"You're a Special Part of Me"
(1973)
"My Mistake (Was to Love You)"
(1974)

"You're a Special Part of Me" was a successful duet single for soul singers and Motown label mates Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye, released in 1973. The original duet was one of the few originals featured on their famed album, Diana & Marvin, and was among the most successful of the songs the Motown label mates made reaching #4 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and #12 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart.

There are several mixes of this song which have been released: the single mix, the album mix, the Japanese Quadraphonic album mix, and an alternate mix released in 1995 on the "Motown Year By Year: 1973" CD, which clocks in at 4:29.

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