Credited to "Diana Ross and The Supremes, this song was written by William "Smokey" Robinson. It tells the tale of a man who puts music in the heart of the woman he loves, despite having no knowledge of composing music or writing lyrics.
This song was one of the Supremes' very few hits that was never performed on a television show.
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Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 13th 1969, Diana Ross appeared, as a solo artist, on the NBC-TV special 'Dinah Shore's Like Hep' show... At the time she had two records on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; at #25* with the Supremes & the Temptations with "I'll Try Something New" and lower down the chart at #53 with just the Supremes with "The Composer"... Her first solo effort to make the Top 100 would come a year later in April of 1970 with "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)"; it would peak at #20 on the chart... * #25 was its peak position on the Top 100, it was at #25 for two weeks.
Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say."