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Encyclopedia > It Takes Two (song)

"It Takes Two" was a 1966 hit song for Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston. The song discussed how lovers remind those that "it takes two" to complete the puzzle of love. It was another big hit written by the Holland-Dozier-Holland team. It became Gaye's biggest song as a duet artist until his seminal duets with Tammi Terrell around the same time. The song peaked at #14 on the Billboard Pop charts and #4 on Billboard's Soul Singles chart and was his first major hit in the U.K. where it received massive airplay on radio stations and hit #16 on the British singles charts in the spring of 1967. 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Marvin Gaye on the cover of his classic 1971 album Whats Going On Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. ... Kim Weston during her years at Motorcity Agatha Natalie Kim Weston (born December 20, 1939) is an African American soul singer and Motown alumna. ... Holland-Dozier-Holland was a songwriting and production team consisting of Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr. ... Tammi Terrell Tammi Terrell (born Thomasina Montgomery) (April 29, 1945 - March 16, 1970) was an African American Motown singer in the 1960s, best known for her duets with Marvin Gaye. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

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It Takes Two (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (220 words)
"It Takes Two" was a 1966 hit single recorded by Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston for Motown's Tamla label.
"It Takes Two" was also Gaye's first major hit in the UK, where it peaked at #16 on the British singles charts in the spring of 1967.
In 1991 "It Takes Two" was covered by Tina Turner and Rod Stewart and was a hit peaking in the UK charts at #5 appearing on both artists Greatest Hits packages.
FLYING INKPOT THEATRE REVIEW: It Takes Two by Dream Academy (765 words)
Their cheeky rendition of this song was just one of the many delightful segments of the musical stand-up comedy show, It Takes Two, which was shown at Victoria Theatre.
The pair also provided their take on men and women other than themselves, once again reinforcing the saying that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.
The two performers had great chemistry on stage and their roles complemented each other, ensuring that every punchline was delivered on target.
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