If I cry
It's not because I'm sad
But you're the only love that I've ever had
This song was heavily influenced by Smokey Robinson, the highly influential rhythm and blues singer whose hit You Really Got A Hold On Me would endure in the minds of The Beatles so much so that they would jam to it in the studio seven years on.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls539WALkR4 The short guitar riff that introduces Ask Me Why was stolen from another Smokey song, What’s So Good About Goodbye.
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