Label: Motown - MOTD-5448 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues
· The Miracles originally recorded You've Really Got a Hold on Me written by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles released it on the single You've Really Got a Hold on Me in It was also covered by Floyd Domino, The Hit Co., Barry Melton, Union of Sound and other artists.
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"You've Really Got a Hold on Me" is a song written by Smokey Robinson, which became a Top 10 hit single for the Miracles. One of the Miracles' most covered tunes, this million-selling song received a Grammy Hall of Fame has also been selected as one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Songs that Shaped Rock and was recorded by English rock group the Beatles for A-side: "Happy Landing".
The structure of “You Really Got A Hold On Me” is quite complex and left to different interpretations. This thumping ballad in 6/8 time appears to follow the same basic pattern as a long-standing song in their repertoire, “ A Taste Of Honey,” which would comprise a 'verse/ verse/ refrain' formula, but .
Seems that I'm always thinking of you. Oh, oh, oh, you treat me badly. I love you madly, you really got a hold on me. You really got a hold on me, you really got a hold on me, you really got a hold, baby. I don't want you, but I need you. Don't want to kiss you, but I need you. Oh, oh, oh, you do me wrong now.
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