Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

Album: That Stubborn Kind Of Fellow (1963)
Charted: 46
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  • Ah say yeah yeah yeah, say yeah yeah yeah
    Ah say yeah yeah yeah, say yeah yeah yeah

    I try to put my arms around you
    All because I want to hold you tight
    But every time I reach for you, baby
    And try to kiss you, you're just jumping out of sight
    Oh, I've got news for you
    Baby, that I've made plans for two
    I guess I'm just a stubborn kind of fellow
    Got my mind made up to love you

    Ah say yeah yeah yeah, say yeah yeah yeah

    I'm gonna love you
    In every way
    I'm gonna love you
    In every way

    With other girls I've wanted
    I've made it just a moment
    With you I'll share each day
    Now I know you've heard about me
    Bad things about me, baby, please let me explain
    Oh, I have kissed a few
    I tell you, a few have kissed me too
    I guess I'm just a stubborn kind of fellow
    Got my mind made up to love you

    Everybody sings
    Yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
    Everybody sings
    Yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
    Sing now everybody
    Yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah Writer/s: GEORGE GORDY, MARVIN GAYE, MARVIN P GAYE, WILLIAM STEVENSON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 22nd 1962, Marvin Gaye performed his debut charted record*, "Stubborn Kind of Fellow", on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Eight days earlier on October 14th, 1962 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #98; and on November 25th, 1962 it peaked at #46 {for 1 week} and spent 9 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1962 and 1983 he had thirty-seven Top 100 records; thirteen made the Top 10 with three reaching #1; "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" for 7 weeks in 1968, "Let's Get It On" for 2 weeks in 1973, and "Got to Give It Up - Part One" for 1 week in 1977...
    He just missed having a fourth #1 record when "What's Going On" peaked at #2 {for 3 weeks} in 1971...
    Plus he made the Top 100 eighteen more times in duets; eleven times with Tammi Terrell, three times with Diana Ross, and two times each with Mary Wells and Kim Weston...
    R.I.P. Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. {1939 - 1984}...
    * His first three records did not make the Top 100 chart; "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide", "Sandman", and "Soldier's Plea".
  • John from New York, NyMartha & The Vandellas are singing backup on this song.
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