Gregory Abbott (1986) I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over) 12″


Very Brief:
This 12″ release from Gregory “Shake You Down” Abbott features extended, single and instrumental versions of “I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over)”.


Gregory Abbott (1986) I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) 12"The Source:
Label: Columbia Records
Catalog#: 44-06710
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986


Gregory Abbott (1986) I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) 12"The A Side:
I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over) (Extended Version) 5:52

The B Side:
I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over) (Single Version) 4:00
I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over) (Instrumental) 4:30


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot 100 2/21/87 88 56 11
Hot Black Singles 2/21/87   5 15

Michael Bolton (1991) Time, Love And Tenderness EUR 12″


Very Brief:
This European 12″ release features Michael Bolton’s “Time, Love And Tenderness” LP track and is backed with two special tracks not available on the album. The “live” version of “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay” is more of an acoustic version than a “live concert” version.


Michael Bolton (1991) Time, Love And Tenderness EUR 12"The Source:
Label: Columbia Records
Catalog#: 656989 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: EUR
Released: 1991


Michael Bolton (1991) Time, Love And Tenderness EUR 12"The A Side:
Time, Love And Tenderness (Album Version)
You Wouldn’t Know Love

The B Side:
Love Is A Wonderful Thing (Long Version)
(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (Live)


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot 100 7/13/91 59 7 18

Michael Bolton (1989) Soul Provider 12″ Promo


Very Brief:
Michael Bolton’s “Soul Provider” promo 12″ features the Soul to Soul Remix and 12″ Dub Mix by Justin Strauss. Also included are two 7″ mixes.


Michael Bolton (1989) Soul Provider 12" PromoThe Source:
Label: Columbia Records
Catalog#: CAS 1676
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1989


Michael Bolton (1989) Soul Provider 12" PromoSoul Provider / The A Side:
Soul to Soul Remix 6:19
7″ Vocal Mix 4:30

Soul Provider / The B Side:
12″ Dub Mix 6:20
7″ Edit 4:45


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot 100 7/1/89 76 17 17
Hot Black Singles 8/5/89   71 11

Rick James/The Time (2004) Jacob London Remixes 12″


Very Brief:
This 2004 12″ release comes from Pie Records and features Jacob London Remixes of “Give It To Me Baby” by Rick James and “Jerk Out” by The Time.


Rick James / The Time (2004) Jacob London Remixes 12"The Source:
Label: Pie Records
Catalog#: Pie-0401
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 2004


Rick James / The Time (2004) Jacob London Remixes 12"The A Side:
Rick James Give It To Me Baby (Jacob London Remix)

The B Side:
The Time – Jerk Out (Jacob London Remix)

Various (1988) Give It To Me Baby / Candy Man 12″


Very Brief:
This 1988 Motown Special Products 12″ features Rick James’ #1 Dance and R&B hit “Give It To Me Baby” backed with the Mary Jane Girls’ “Candy Man”.


Various (1988) Give It To Me Baby / Candy Man 12"The Source:
Label: Motown Records
Catalog#: MOT-2848
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988


Various (1988) Give It To Me Baby / Candy Man 12"The A Side:
Rick James – Give It To Me Baby 5:41

The B Side:
Mary Jane Girls – Candy Man 7:39


The Billboard Charts:

Give It To Me Baby:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot 100 5/30/81 84 40 14
Hot Black Singles 3/28/81   1/5wks 25
Hot Dance/Disco 5/2/81   1/3wks 32

Candy Man:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot Black Singles 4/9/83   23 18
Hot Dance/Disco 4/9/83   8 18

Teena Marie (1988) Surrealistic Pillow 12″ Promo


Very Brief:
Teena Marie’s “Surrealistic Pillow” 12″ features 2 remixes, an instrumental and bonus beats mixed by Bobby Brooks. Rapper Cheba is featured on the track. OK, well, Rick James wasn’t involved with this track but, who thinks of Teena without thinking of Rick?


Teena Marie (1988) Surrealistic Pillow 12" PromoThe Source:
Label: Epic Records
Catalog#: 49 07897
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988


Teena Marie (1988) Surrealistic Pillow 12" PromoSurrealistic Pillow / The A Side:
Extended Re-Mix Introducing Cheba 6:59
Sexy Pillow Re-Mix 6:25

Surrealistic Pillow / The B Side:
Instrumental 5:40
Bonus Beats 6:10

Rick James (1988) Loosey’s Rap 12″


Very Brief:
Rick James’ 4th and final #1 R&B single featured rappers Roxanne Shante and Big Daddy Kane on “Loosey’s Rap” from the ‘Wonderful’ album of 1988.


Rick James (1988) Loosey's Rap 12"The Source:
Label: Reprise Records
Catalog#: 0-20941
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988


Rick James (1988) Loosey's Rap 12"Loosey’s Rap / The A Side:
Rix Mix 3:54
Marley Marl Mix 5:40

Loosey’s Rap / The B Side:
Loosey’s House Of Trix Mix 4:24
Instrumental 4:07
Raw Rap Version 3:50


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot Black Singles 6/18/88   1 16

Rick James (1986) Forever And A Day 12″ Promo


Very Brief:
This promo 12″ from Rick James features 12″ and instrumental versions of “Forever And A Day” from ‘The Flag’ album of 1986.


Rick James (1986) Forever And A Day 12" PromoThe Source:
Label: Gordy Records
Catalog#: 4565 GG
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986


Rick James (1986) Forever And A Day 12" PromoThe A Side:
Forever And A Day (12″ Version) 7:30

The B Side:
Forever And A Day (12″ Instrumental) 7:30

Mary Jane Girls (1985) In My House 12″


Very Brief:
The 12″ release of “In My House” from the Mary Jane Girls features a 5:00 12″ version and a 7:16 instrumental. Written, arranged & produced by Rick James.


Mary Jane Girls (1985) In My House 12"The Source:
Label: Motown Records
Catalog#: 67174-D
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985


Mary Jane Girls (1985) In My House 12"The A Side:
In My House (12″ Version) 5:00

The B Side:
In My House (Instrumental 12″ Version) 7:16


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot 100 3/9/85 87 7 22
Hot Black Singles 2/23/85   3 22
Hot Dance/Disco 3/2/85   1/2wks 10

Rick James (1985) Spend The Night With Me GER 12″


Very Brief:
This German 12″ features Rutger “Rutti” Kroese’s 12″ edit of “Spend The Night With Me” backed with an instrumental. It comes from the 1985 album “Glow”.


Rick James (1985) Spend The Night With Me GER 12"The Source:
Label: Motown Records
Catalog#: ZT40418
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985


Rick James (1985) Spend The Night With Me GER 12"The A Side:
Spend The Night With Me (12 Inch-Edit) 7:16

The B Side:
Spend The Night With Me (Instrumental) 5:33


The Billboard Charts:

Chart Debuted Debut Pos. Peak Pos. Wks on Chart
Hot Black Singles 9/21/85   41 9
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