My Girl

~ Recording by The Temptations

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 My Girl 2:55 My Girl / (Talking 'Bout) Nobody but My Baby The Temptations Gordy 7038
1.3 My Girl 2:45 The Temptations Sing Smokey The Temptations Gordy G 912
1.2 My Girl 2:45 Greatest Hits The Temptations Gordy 919, GS919, S 919
1.5 My Girl 2:55 Anthology The Temptations Motown Records M782A3
1.1 My Girl 2:45 All The Million-Sellers The Temptations Motown Records WL72096
1.1 My Girl 2:45 All The Million-Sellers The Temptations Motown Records WL72096
1.1 My Girl 2:45 All The Million-Sellers The Temptations Motown Records WL72096
1.3 My Girl 2:58 Motown 50 Certified Original No.1 Hits (disc 2) Various Artists Motown Records SED-10214
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Big Chill Various Artists Motown Records 6062ML
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Big Chill Various Artists Motown Records ZD72347
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Big Chill Various Artists Motown Records 530 017-2
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Big Chill: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Motown Records MCDO6120MD
1.3 My Girl 2:44 25 #1 Hits From 25 Years Various Artists Motown Records 2-6132
1.2 My Girl 2:45 Compact Command Performances: 17 Greatest Hits The Temptations Gordy GCD06125D
1.16 My Girl 2:45 The Good-Feeling Music of the Big Chill Generation, Volume 1 Various Artists Motown Records MOTD5375
1.5 My Girl 2:41 25th Anniversary The Temptations Motown Records MCDO624-1MD2, MCDO624-2MD2, MCDO624MD2
1.5 My Girl 2:44 Anthology The Temptations Motown Records MOTD2-782
1.10 My Girl 2:44 Every Great Motown Song, Volume 1: The 1960's Various Artists Motown Records 3746353432
1.12 My Girl 2:45 T'N'T: Temptations 'N' Four Tops Various Artists
1.11 My Girl 2:44 16 #1 Hits From the Early 60’s Various Artists Motown Records 3746352482
1.7 My Girl 2:45 Classic Rock: 1965 Various Artists Time-Life Music 2CLR-01
1.3 My Girl 2:45 Great Songs and Performances That Inspired the Motown 25th Anniversary Television Special The Temptations Motown Records MCD09033MD
1.2 My Girl 2:46 Greatest Hits The Temptations Motown Records MCD09106MD
1.5 My Girl 2:44 Born on the Fourth of July Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 2292-57071-2
1.5 My Girl 2:44 Born on the Fourth of July Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) DMCG 6079
1.5 My Girl 2:44 Born on the Fourth of July: Motion Picture Soundtrack Album Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-6340
1.2 My Girl 2:45 The Composer Series - The Greatest Songs Written by Smokey Robinson Various Artists Motown Records
1.1 My Girl 2:45 All The Million-Sellers The Temptations Motown Records WL72096
1.8 My Girl 2:41 Hit History, Volume 11: 1965 Various Artists EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation) PD 74781
1.11 My Girl 2:45 The Tracks of My Tears: The Best Of Smokey Robinson Dino Entertainment
1.1 My Girl 2:44 My Girl Various Artists Epic Soundtrax EPC 469213 2
2.11 My Girl 2:46 25 Years of #1 Hits Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-8501, R103-09
3.3 My Girl 2:44 25 Years of Great Original Hits: The Motown Story Various Artists Reader’s Digest RDCD 231-236
1.1 My Girl 2:45 My Girl The Temptations Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 657676 2
1.1 My Girl 2:44 My Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Epic Soundtrax 469213 2
1.10 My Girl 2:44 Every Great Motown Song: The First 25 Years, Volumes I & II Various Artists
1.4 My Girl 2:44 Now That’s What I Call Music! 21 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) NOW 21
1.4 My Girl 2:44 Now That’s What I Call Music! 21 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) TCNOW21
1.4 My Girl 2:44 Now That’s What I Call Music! 21 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CD NOW 21, CDP 7 99363 2
1.13 My Girl 2:42 Modern Love Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 515 518-2
2.1 My Girl 2:58 Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971 Various Artists Motown Records 374636312, 3746363122
1.6 My Girl 2:45 Love at the Movies Various Artists PolyTel 515186-2
2.9 My Girl 2:42 Smash Hits '92 Various Artists Chrysalis
1.1 My Girl 3:02 The Silver Collection The Temptations K West KWEST 5409
1.3 My Girl 2:42 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1992 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CDNOW1992
1.8 My Girl 2:43 The 60's Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists
1.11 My Girl 2:43 My Girl 2 Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
1.11 My Girl 2:43 My Girl 2 Various Artists Epic Soundtrax, Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) EK 57871
1.11 My Girl 2:43 My Girl 2 Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
1.21 My Girl 2:59 Emperors of Soul The Temptations Motown Records 31453-0338-2
2.23 My Girl 2:42 Motown: The Ultimate Hits Collection Various Artists Motown Records 530 465-2
1.5 My Girl 2:45 1965: Die Stars, die Hits, die Facts Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 35910 9
1.16 My Girl 2:43 Blues Brother Soul Sister, Volume 3 Various Artists Dino Entertainment DINCD 85
1.9 My Girl 2:42 Kevin Savage's Music Power Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CDPM (WM) 51
1.23 My Girl 2:55 Mega Jukebox Top 100 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 8800283
1.4 My Girl 2:45 Motown Legends, Volume 2 Various Artists Motown Records 314 520 283-2
1.1 My Girl 2:43 Motown Legends: The Temptations The Temptations Motown Records 37463 8525-2
1.18 My Girl 2:40 The Movies Greatest Love Songs Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 516 651-2
1.5 My Girl 2:44 The Wonder Years Various Artists
1.12 My Girl 2:42 The Love Album II Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD69
1.4 My Girl 2:43 AM Gold: 1965 Various Artists Time-Life Music, Warner Special Products AM1-10, OPCD-2607A
1.5 My Girl 2:57 Anthology: The Best of The Temptations The Temptations Motown Records 31453-0524-2
1.5 My Girl 2:57 Anthology: The Best of The Temptations The Temptations Motown Records 530 524-2
3.3 My Girl 3:01 Best of Original Favourites Various Artists Original Gold OGBS-504
1.5 My Girl 2:59 Billboard Top Pop Hits: 1965 Various Artists
1.6 My Girl 2:55 The Heart of Soul Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 8800384
1.16 My Girl 2:56 The Heart of Soul 2 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 9902249
1.8 My Girl 2:58 Magic Soul Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 535602-2
1.1 My Girl 2:44 Early Classics: The Temptations The Temptations
2.13 My Girl 2:58 38 soulklassiker 1960-69 Various Artists Diesel Music AB Diesel C-18
2.11 My Girl 2:43 Living in America: American Superhits Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 007 05 92
1.9 My Girl 2:41 Love at the Movies... The Album Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Sony Music TV, EMI TV 7243 8 54476 2 4, CDEMTVD 144
1.1 My Girl 2:45 Motown's Greatest Hits The Temptations Motown Records 530 015-2
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Ultimate Collection The Temptations Motown Records 31453-0562-2
1.13 My Girl 2:42 Soul Moods Various Artists Crimson Productions
1.6 My Girl 2:45 A Smile Like Yours Various Artists Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) 62093-2
2.4 My Girl 2:58 The Complete Motown Anthology Various Artists MEI Digital
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Heart of Rock 'n' Roll: 1965-1966 Various Artists Time-Life Music R857-20
1.9 My Girl 2:40 The Soul Album Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD115
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Ultimate Collection The Temptations Motown Records MOTD 562
1.2 My Girl 2:58 The Ultimate Collection The Temptations Motown Records MOTD-0562
1.1 My Girl 3:01 The Best Of The Temptations Wise Buy WB 885922
2.7 My Girl 2:44 Motown 40 Forever Various Artists Motown Records 314530849-2
1.2 My Girl 2:44 The Big Chill: 15th Anniversary Edition Various Artists Motown Records
1.7 My Girl 2:42 The All Time Greatest Movie Songs Various Artists Sony Music TV MOODCD61
1.8 My Girl 3:00 60's Smash Hits Various Artists Disky SD 885362
1.1 My Girl 2:44 An Evening at Rao's: Songs From an Italian Restaurant Various Artists
1.6 My Girl 2:55 Ready Steady Go! The Sixties Sound of Motown Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 530 865-2
2.13 My Girl 3:01 Soul Classics Various Artists Disky
1.5 My Girl 2:56 The Motown Story Various Artists Motown Records 530 891-2
1.3 My Girl 2:45 The Temptations Sing Smokey The Temptations Motown Records 314530930-2
1.9 My Girl 3:01 Unforgettable Love Songs Various Artists
1.13 My Girl 2:57 Blues Brother Soul Sister Classics Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 564183-2
1.8 My Girl 2:58 The '60s: Original NBC Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists PolyGram 538743
1.4 My Girl 2:57 Greatest Hits The Temptations Brilliant (budget releases) BT 33005
1.13 My Girl 2:41 The Best Sixties Love Album... Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 235
1.7 My Girl 2:41 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1992: The Millennium Series Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal"), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 5 20289 2 4, NOWMIL 1992
1.6 My Girl 2:42 The Best Soul Album in the World... Ever Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 8 47421 2 6
1.1 My Girl 2:46 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Temptations, Volume 1: The '60s The Temptations Motown Records 012 153 362-2
(unknown)
1.16 My Girl 2:45 Rhythm & Blues: 1965 Various Artists Time-Life Music RHD-07

Relationships

strings: Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
drums: Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
guitar: Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
bass: James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
background vocals: Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
instruments: The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
lead vocals: David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
performer: The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
recorded at: Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)
mash-ups: Temptation of the Blues (The Temptations vs. Wah!) by Go Home Productions
recording of: My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17)

My Girl

composer: Smokey Robinson
Ronald White
lyricist: Smokey Robinson
publisher: Jobete Music (UK) Ltd.
later parody versions: Mummo
medley of: Waiting for Jody