220px-Hi-werethemiracles-1961#3 – The Miracles – “Shop Around” – (1961)

Written by Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson, this song was recorded by the group that would later become Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. It’s immensely catchy in its vocal delivery and tells the story of a woman who tells her son to date a bunch of women. It peaked at #2 on the pop charts.