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The Composer

"The Composer"
B-side "The Beginning of the End"
Released March 27, 1969
Format Vinyl record (7", 45 RPM)
Genre Pop
Length 2:55
Label Motown
M 1146
Writer(s) Smokey Robinson
Producer Smokey Robinson
Diana Ross & the Supremes singles chronology

"I'll Try Something New"
(1969)
"The Composer"
(1969)
"No Matter What Sign You Are"
(1969)
Let the Sunshine In track listing

Music sample
"The Composer"
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"The Composer" is a 1969 song released for Diana Ross & the Supremes by the Motown label.

Background

Written and produced by Smokey Robinson, the song is featured on their album Let the Sunshine In and peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart in the United States in May 1969.[1] As with many Diana Ross & the Supremes releases, Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong did not sing on the record but rather Motown session singers The Andantes. "The Composer" is one of only a few Supremes releases that was not performed on any television show. The song was rerecorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles for their 1969 album, Time Out for Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.

Personnel

Track listing

  • 7" single (27 March 1969) (North America/Germany/Netherlands)
  1. "The Composer" – 2:55
  2. "The Beginning of the End" – 2:29

Chart history

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 27
U.S. Billboard R&B Singles Chart 21
U.S. Cash Box Pop Singles Chart 21

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