You Got What It Takes

1959 single by Marv Johnson

"You Got What It Takes" is a 1959 song by Marv Johnson and it was taken from his album Marvelous Marv Johnson. It went to number 10 in the United States and number 5 in the United Kingdom. It was covered in 1967 by The Dave Clark Five and reached number 28 in the United Kingdom and number 7 in the United States.

"You Got What It Takes"
Single by Marv Johnson
from the album Marvelous Marv Johnson
B-side"Don't Leave Me"
LabelUnited Artists
Songwriter(s)Tyran Carlo, Gwen Fuqua, Berry Gordy Jr., Marv Johnson[1]
Marv Johnson singles chronology
"I'm Coming Home"
"You Got What It Takes"
"I Love the Way You Love"


  1. AllMusic song review