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I'll Try Something New (single)

"I'll Try Something New" is a song recorded by the Motown record label. The song was written by Smokey Robinson, initially for his own group, The Miracles. They had a hit with the single which eventually got stuck on # 39, but was important for their further career. I'll Try Something New comes from the eponymous album from 1962. The then Director and founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy, calls this one of his most favorite songs.

In 1968, the song was covered and recorded by the two most successful groups that Motown has known. The were The Supremes and The Temptations. The song was intended for their album full of duets, Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations. On this version of the song for The Supremes Diana Ross sings lead and for The Temptations Eddie Kendricksand Melvin Franklin . Although the song was less successful as their first duet together, I'm Gonna Make You Love Me, it did it better than the original version. It reached the # 25 spot on the poplijst and even the top 10 on the R & B list. Unlike the original version was not produced by Smokey Robinson, but this recording by Frank Wilson and Deke Richards.

Occupation The Miracles[Edit]Edit

I'll Try Something New
Single from:

The Supremes & The Temptations

From the album:

Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations

B-side (s) The Way You Do The Things You Do
Released February1969 (USA)
Type of carrier LP (7 ")
Recording 1968 in Hitsville USA (Studio A)
Genre Soul
Duration 03: 08
Tag Motown
Writer (s) Smokey Robinson
Producer (s) Frank WilsonDeke Richards
Position (s) in the charts
  1. 8 (R & B)
  2. 12 (Canada)
  3. 25 (United States)
Supremes singles chronology
"I'm Livin' In Shame"


"I'll Try Something New" (with The Temptations)


"The Composer"


Of The Temptations singles chronology
"Run Away Child, Running Wild"


"I'll Try Something New" (with The Supremes)


"Don't Let The Joneses Get You Down"


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Occupation The Supremes & The Temptations[Edit]Edit

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