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12/02/1961 Shop Around becomes Motown Record's first million-selling single

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Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Shop Around

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The Miracles - Shop Around

Shop Around is a song originally recorded by The Miracles on Motown Records' Tamla subsidiary label. It was written by Miracles lead singer Smokey Robinson and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy. It became a smash hit in 1960 when originally recorded by The Miracles, reaching number one on the Billboard R&B chart. It was The Miracles first million-selling hit record, and the first-million-selling hit for the Motown Record Corporation.