Duration
2:54
Year
1969
Type
Studio

Recording Dates

October 7, 1969 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Track recorded
October 14, 1969 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Background vocals added
October 17, 1969 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Strings added
October 23, 1969 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Instrumental overdubs recorded
October 27, 1969 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Recording completed

Most Well-Known Version Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
The Bells 2:54 The Originals Studio 1969

Recording Credits

Producer Marvin Gaye
Lead Vocals Walter Gaines, Hank Dixon, C.P. Spencer
Featured Vocals Freddie Gorman
Background Vocals Walter Gaines, C.P. Spencer, Hank Dixon, Freddie Gorman
Instrumentation The Funk Brothers
String Section Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Guitar Unknown
Bass James Jamerson
Piano Unknown
Drums Marvin Gaye
Bells Unknown
Saxophone Unknown
Violin Unknown
Arrangements David Van De Pitte

Appears On

Release Artist Released
The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 10: 1970 Various Artists August 12, 2008