Duration
3:27
Year
1971
Type
Studio

Recording Dates

January 15, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Track recorded
January 20, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Instrumental overdubs recorded
January 25, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Lead vocals recorded
January 26, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Additional instrumental overdubs recorded
January 26, 1971 Golden World Studios, Detroit, MI Horns and strings recorded
March 4, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Background vocals recorded
March 8, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Background vocals recorded
March 10, 1971 Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, MI Lead vocals recut

Alternate Versions Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
Satisfaction [Alternate Mix] 3:17 The Miracles Studio 1971

Recording Credits

Producer Terry Johnson, Smokey Robinson
Lead Vocals Smokey Robinson
Background Vocals Bobby Rogers, Ronnie White, Pete Moore, Claudette Rogers Robinson
Instrumentation The Funk Brothers
Guitar Marv Tarplin, Unknown
Bass Unknown
Piano Unknown
Drums Unknown
Vibraphone Unknown
Trumpet Unknown
Trombone Unknown
Saxophone Unknown
Violin Unknown
Arrangements David Van De Pitte
Mixing Russ Terrana

Appears On

Release Artist Released
The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 11B: 1971 Various Artists March 3, 2009