My Guy Lyrics

My Guy

Smokey Robinson/William Robinson Jr/Mary Wells

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My Guy Lyrics

Nothing you could say could tear me away from my guy
Nothing you could do ’cause I’m stuck like glue to my guy
I’m sticking to my guy like a stamp to a letter
Like birds of a feather, we stick together
I’m tellin’ you from the start I can’t be torn apart from my guy

Nothing you could do could make me untrue to my guy (My guy)
Nothing you could buy could make me tell a lie to my guy (My guy, my guy, my guy)
I gave my guy my word of honor, to be faithful and I’m gonna
You best be believing I won’t be deceiving my guy

As a matter of opinion I think he’s tops
My opinion is he’s the cream of the crop
As a matter of taste to be exact, he’s my ideal as a matter of fact

No muscle-bound man could take my hand from my guy (My guy)
No handsome face could ever take the place of my guy (My guy, my guy, my guy)
He may not be a movie star, but when it comes to being happy, we are
There’s not a man today who could take me away from my guy

Instrumental break

No muscle-bound man could take my hand from my guy (My guy)
No handsome face could ever take the place of my guy (My guy, my guy, my guy)
He may not be a movie star, but when it comes to being happy, we are
There’s not a man today who could take me away from my guy (What you say)
There’s not a man today who could take me away from my guy (Tell me more)
There’s not a man today who could take me away from my guy


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My Guy – Guitar Lesson

My Guy was an early Motown hit from Mary Wells who was the first female Motown star.

Using more jazz-influenced harmony and playing, when you learn this song you’ll get an introduction to “playing over changes” as the licks use new scales for each chord.

The good news is that when playing like this, you can still use your barre chord shapes and pentatonic scales as the framework when you map out the fretboard.

Preview video lessons: My Guy


Mary Wells – Biography

Mary Wells was a female superstar for early Motown and an important part of the labels success.

Smokey Robinson and Motown’s main songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland all wrote for her.

Things started to go sour when Berry Gordy started prioritising other singers like Diana Ross.

To find out more, go to Mary Wells biography.


Smokey Robinson – Biography

Smoke Robinson is just as much responsible for the worldwide success of Motown as Berry Gordy is. Not only was he an artist with many hits in his own band The Miracles, he also wrote and produced a huge part of Motown’s 60s catalog.

Smokey’s hits include ‘Shop Around’, ‘You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me’, The Tears of a Clown’, ‘My Guy’, ‘My Girl’ and ‘Get Ready’.

To find out more, go to Smokey Robinson biography.


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