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    Your Favorite “My Guy"

    Quite a few people (e.g., Supremes, Pet Clark, Sister Sledge) have covered Mary Wells’ smash “My Guy” but has anyone come close to equaling her version? IMO, a very young Aretha Franklin did. What do you think of her version and whose is your favorite cover? Here’s the link to Aretha:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US_GowQfCWI
    Last edited by mowest; 05-30-2020 at 03:22 PM.

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    I like Aretha's version as well as those by the Supremes and Sister Sledge. But I don't think any of them equal Mary's original.

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    It's Mary Wells or Bust! "My Guy" is one of those songs that I don't like to hear remakes of. I can tell you that my least favorite version of the song is by Sister Sledge.

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    Motown wise there's a version by Barbara McNair which is fine and also one by The Boones. But there's no getting away from the fact that Mary Wells' version cannot be beaten.

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    Mary Wells OWNS the song.....Iconic performance

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    Quote Originally Posted by gman View Post
    Mary Wells OWNS the song.....Iconic performance
    No doubt about it gman! Her ad-libbed imitation of Mae West at the end of the song is brilliant!

  7. #7
    Mary wells,nuff said!

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