Go Home (song)

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"Go Home"
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album In Square Circle
A-side Go Home
Released October 11, 1985
Recorded 1984–1985
Genre Contemporary R&B, dance-pop
Length Album version 5:18
7" version 4:18
12" version 9:22
Label Tamla
Writer(s) Wonder
Producer(s) Wonder
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"That's What Friends Are For"
"Go Home"
In Square Circle track listing
"Land of La La"
"Go Home"

"Go Home" is a 1985 hit single performed by Stevie Wonder. The song showcased the narrator's plea to a young woman to go home, though the girl tries to get the narrator to stay with her. In the U.S., the song became another #1 adult contemporary hit for Wonder and reached #10 on the pop singles chart and, to date, is Wonder's last song to reach the U.S. top ten on the Billboard pop chart. The song also peaked at #2 on the R&B chart and topped the dance chart in 1986.

Stevie performed this song as early as the 7 May 1983 episode of Saturday Night Live and nearly two years later at the 1985 Grammy Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles, California, in the famous synthesizer jam with other contemporaries Howard Jones, Herbie Hancock, and Thomas Dolby.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

Instrumental group Groovopolis, led by guitarist Chris Cortez, covered the song for their self-titled first and only album in 2002.[2][3]

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