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“LIONEL RICHIE – SAY YOU, SAY ME”

17 Oct

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“Say You, Say Me”is a song written and recorded by Lionel Richie for the film White Nights, starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines.[1] The single hit number 1 in the US[2] and on the R&B singles chart[3] in December 1985. It became Richie’s ninth number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.[4] The track is not available on the soundtrack album to the film, because Motown did not want Richie’s first single since the Can’t Slow Down album to appear on another record label. It finally appeared on the Dancing on the Ceiling album released in 1986. A 50 sec clip was used in an episode of TV show “Valerie” in 1987.

The track won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song as well.[1] A music video was also made for the song.

In 2008, the song was ranked at #74 of the top songs of all time on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, commemorating the first 50 years of the chart.[5]

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7 responses to ““LIONEL RICHIE – SAY YOU, SAY ME”

  1. camellia's cottage

    July 18, 2016 at 10:08 am

    love Lionel Richie! he’s from my home state! Alabama! we think he’s great! thanks for sharing!

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  2. quirkywritingcorner

    July 18, 2016 at 11:43 am

    Reblogged this on quirkywritingcorner.

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  3. America On Coffee

    July 18, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    Hey there camellia’s cottage! “Alabama’s” home of some super great music talents, writers and entertainers of every kind. And, like yourself, it is the hometown of so many other AOC’s followers … thank YOU for sharing, we love southern comfort.

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  4. America On Coffee

    July 18, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    :-)

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  5. camellia's cottage

    July 18, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    How kind! Truly, and yes a whole lot of amazing talent have called Alabama home!

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  6. Bajandooflicky

    July 24, 2016 at 4:10 pm

    Always a favorite of mine

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  7. America On Coffee

    July 25, 2016 at 1:05 am

    I take my coffee like that, too. Thanks for enjoying… :-)

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