Cold Blooded (song)
|Single by Rick James|
|from the album Cold Blooded|
|B-side||"Cold Blooded (Instrumental)"|
|Released||July 5, 1983|
|Format||7" (Vinyl 45RPM)|
4:19 (single version)5:59 (album version)
|Rick James singles chronology|
"Cold Blooded" is a funk song written and recorded by Rick James in 1983. James wrote the song about his relationship with actress Linda Blair. Released as a single from the album of the same name, it spent six weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and reached number forty on the Hot 100.
In 1999, the song was covered by American rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard and included on his album Nigga Please. The song was sampled by TLC on their third album Fanmail on the interlude "Whispering Playa", the sample was later removed on future versions of the album and replaced with a sample of the groups own song "U In Me".
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 291.
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