Oh Mother of Mine

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"Oh, Mother of Mine"
Single by The Temptations
B-side "Romance Without Finance"
Released July 24, 1961
Format 7" single
Recorded Hitsville USA; April 1961
Genre Soul, R&B, Doo-wop
Length 2:20
Label Miracle (M 5)
Writer(s) William "Mickey" Stevenson
Otis Williams
Producer(s) William "Mickey" Stevenson
Andre Williams (as "Dre-Mic")
The Temptations singles chronology
"Oh Mother of Mine"
"Check Yourself"

"Oh, Mother of Mine" is a 1961 song that was released as a Miracle label single by Motown singing group The Temptations. It was the group's debut single for Motown, after signing with them in January of that year.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ Williams, Otis and Weinger, Harry (2002). My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations [CD liner notes]. New York: Motown/Universal Records.
  2. ^ Williams, Otis and Romanowski, Patricia (1988, updated 2002). Temptations. Lanham, MD: Cooper Square. ISBN 0-8154-1218-5.
  3. ^ The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 1: 1959-1961 [CD liner notes]. New York: Hip-O Select/Motown/Universal Records.