You're a Special Part of Me
|"You're a Special Part of Me"|
|Single by Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye|
|from the album Diana & Marvin|
|Length||3:24 (single version) 3:35 (LP version)|
|Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye singles chronology|
"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.
- Lead vocals by Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross
- Background vocals by assorted singers
- Instrumentation by The Funk Brothers
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||4|
|US Billboard Hot 100||12|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 226.
- "Diana Ross Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
- "Diana Ross Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.