Clean Up Woman

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"Clean Up Woman"
Single by Betty Wright
from the album I Love the Way You Love
B-side "I'll Love You Forever"
Released 1971
Format 7" single
Genre Soul
Length 2:40
Label Alston
Writer(s) Clarence Reid, Willie Clarke
Producer(s) Clarence Reid, Willie Clarke
Certification Gold (U.S.)
Betty Wright singles chronology
"Pure Love"
(1970)
"Clean Up Woman"
(1971)
"Baby Sitter"
(1972)

"Clean Up Woman" is a song by Betty Wright from her second studio album, I Love the Way You Love (1972). Written and produced by Clarence Reid and Willie Clarke, it was released in 1971 as a 7" single with "I'll Love You Forever" on the B-side, reaching number six on the U.S. Pop Singles chart—where it stayed for fourteen weeks[1]—and number two on the U.S. Black Singles chart. It has sold over a million copies with the RIAA gold disc awarded on December 30, 1971.[1] Billboard ranked it as the No. 49 song for 1972.[2]

The song also appears as the beginning and end songs in a medley on the 1978 album 'Betty Wright Live'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 306. ISBN 0-214-20512-6. 
  2. ^ Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1972

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