I've Been Good to You

Written by Smokey RobinsonUnreleased song

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions

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Song facts

From Wikipedia:

“I’ve Been Good to You” is a 1961 R&B song by The Miracles on Motown Records’ Tamla label. It was released as the B-side of their Billboard Top 40 hit, “What’s So Good About Goodbye”, and was included on their album I’ll Try Something New the following year. This sad, melancholy ballad charted #103 on the Billboard Pop chart. Despite its relatively modest chart placing, this song has been hugely influential, and is noted as Beatle John Lennon’s favorite Miracles tune, and was the inspiration behind The Beatles’ song, “Sexy Sadie“. Written by Miracles lead singer Smokey Robinson, the song begins with the lyric, “Look what you’ve done…You’ve made a fool out of someone…” which Lennon later paraphrased in his song as, “What have you done…You’ve made a fool of everyone.” […]


A/B Road Complete Get Back Sessions - Jan 3rd 1969 - 3 & 4

Unofficial album • Released in 2004

1:59 • Rehearsal • Jan.03 - D4-12 - I've Been Good To You 3.133

Session Recording:
Jan 03, 1969
Studio :
Twickenham Film Studios, London, UK

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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