You've Made Me So Very Happy

Album: Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969)
Charted: 35 2
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  • I lost at love before
    Got mad and closed the door
    But you said try just once more
    I chose you for the one
    Now I'm having so much fun
    You treated me so kind,
    I'm about to lose my mind
    You made me so very happy
    I'm so glad you came into my life

    The others were untrue,
    But when it came to lovin' you
    I'd spend my whole life with you
    'Cause you came and you took control
    You touched my very soul
    You always showed me that
    Loving you was where it's at
    You made me so very happy
    I'm so glad you came into my life

    Thank you baby, yeah yeah

    I love you so much, it seems
    That you're even in my dreams I can hear
    Baby, I hear you calling me
    I'm so in love with you
    All I ever want to do is
    Thank you, baby
    Thank you, baby

    You made me so very happy
    I'm so glad you came into my life
    You made me so very happy
    You made me so, so very happy baby
    I'm so glad you
    Came into my life
    Mmmm, I want to thank you, girl
    Every day of my life
    I wanna thank you
    You made me so very happy
    Oh, I wanna spend my life thanking you
    (Thank you baby, thank you baby) Writer/s: BERRY GORDY JR, BRENDA HOLLOWAY, FRANK WILSON, PATRICE HOLLOWAY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • Bruce E. HarrisonI never knew Blood, Sweat, And Tears had performed at Woodstock! #WHO KNEW?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1969 {April 6th} "You've Made Me So Very Happy" by Blood, Sweat, and Tears peaked at #2 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Top 100 chart, for the three weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those three weeks was "Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In" by The 5th Dimension...
    "You've Made Me So Very Happy" reached #18 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    "You've Made Me So Very Happy" was the band's first of three consecutive records to peak at #2, their other two #2 records were "Spinning Wheels" for three weeks and "When I Die" for one week, all three peaked at #2 in 1969...
    Between 1969 and 1975 the NYC-formed band had ten records on the Top 100 chart, three made the Top 10, the above three...
    They had one Top 20 record, "Hi-De-Ho", it reached #14 in 1970...
    Lead singer David Clayton-Thomas, born David Henry Thomsett, celebrates his 80th birthday in five months on September 13th, 2021...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of Billboard's Top 10 on April 6th, 1969:
    At #3. "Dizzy" by Tommy Roe
    #4. "Galveston" by Glen Campbell
    #5. "Time of The Season" by The Zombies
    #6. "Only The Strong Survive" by Jerry Butler
    #7. "It's Your Thing" by The Isley Brothers
    #8. "Hair" by The Cowsills
    #9. "Run Away Child, Running Wild" by The Temptations
    #10. "Twenty Five Miles" by Edwin Starr
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 16th 1969, Blood, Sweat & Tears performed "Smiling Phases" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    Was track two of side one from the group's second studio album, 'Blood, Sweat & Tears', and on March 23rd, 1969 the album peaked at #1 {for 7 non-consecutive weeks} on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...?
    The song wasn't released as a single, but three other tracks from the album made Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart and they all peaked at #2; "You've Made Me So Very Happy", "And When I Die", and "Spinning Wheel".
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 16th 1967, Brenda Holloway performed "You've Made Me So Very Happy" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Thirteen days earlier on September 3rd, 1967 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #81; and on October 29th, 1967 it peaked at #39 {for 1 week} and spent 10 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #40 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1964 and 1967 she had six records make the Top 100 chart; her biggest hit was "Every Little Bit Hurts", it reached #13 {for 2 weeks} on May 31st, 1964...
    Ms. Holloway celebrated her 68th birthday three months ago on June 21st {2014}.
  • Meocyber from Alma, Co First, John you nailed it w/ who you mentioned as primo musicians. Then it was called "blue eyed soul". I'd add Joe Cocker, Janis, of course Lennon-McCartney, Jagger , Daltrey and Jim Morrison. BST and Chicago were knockout horn bands. The fact that "Everyday people" (totally great song) took #1 then just showed the amazing amazing diversity, depth and quality of the top 40 in 1967-1970
  • John from Mentor, OhSpring 1969...my senior year...driving to school in my 1994 Chevy Nova convertible(with the leaky roof!)this song, more than any other, puts my amcient arse there, again!
    David Clayton Thomas is killer...the mellow intro segues to the power...back to the mellow...back to the power...of that generation of Caucasion soul/rock guys, he's on the short list with Bill Medley and Felix C(Rascals)& that Soul Survivor guy!!
  • Ladiorange from Gardena/london, CaOkay, first of all, this song was written by the sisters Brenda Holloway and Patrice Holloway. Brenda was signed to Motown at the time and wrote most of her sixties hits. I'm not sure why Berry Gordy Jr and Frank Wilson are always given equal credit. Maybe their produced the original? Also, I think that David Clayton Thomas has a great voice but the overall production is thanks to James William Guercio.
  • Alan from Louisville, KyLighten up, Mike -- what do you have against Sly?
  • Aj from Cleveland, GaHow could this only go to #2 !?!
  • Kat from Hamden, Ct And Somerset, NjThis was also covered by Gloria Estefan in 1994 released on the album "Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me." The album was strictly cover songs including: Hold Me Thrill me Kiss Me, Everlasting Love, Love On a Two Way Street, It's Too Late, and Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying.
  • Peter from Toronto, CanadaDavid Clayton Thomas is from Toronto. His band The Bossmen had a single called "Brainwashed" in the early 60's. The band bleeped out the word "damn" and everyone thought it was censored. This gave it a boost in record sales.
  • Mike from Ames, IaKept off the top of the charts by "Everyday People" by Sly & The Family Stone.

    Those ba*stards...
  • Mark from Los Angeles, CaWritten by Mel Torme?!?
    No way, written by: Berry Gordy, Jr/Brenda Holloway/Patrice Holloway/Frank Wilson.
  • Charles from Charlotte, NcWritten by Mel Torme who also wrote Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song" which is one of the most beloved Christmas songs ever.
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