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'My Girl'

Smokey Robinson wrote "My Girl," recorded in 1964 by The Temptations, for Temptation David Ruffin to sing, knowing he'd be launching a new star.

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'My Funny Valentine'

The Rodgers and Hart tune is a perennial February favorite — but it's not exactly a love song.

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