Hold On to the Nights
|"Hold On to the Nights"|
|Single by Richard Marx|
|from the album Richard Marx|
|Released||May, 1988 (Debuted on the Hot 100 the week ending May 21)|
4:31 (US single edit)
|Producer(s)||Richard Marx, David Cole|
|Richard Marx singles chronology|
"Hold On to the Nights" is a power ballad and number-one hit for American rock singer/songwriter/musician Richard Marx. This was the fourth and final single released from his self-titled debut album, and the first to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
Written by Richard Marx, "Hold On to the Nights" reached the Billboard Hot 100 number 1 position on July 23, 1988, preventing Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me" from reaching the top spot that same week. The song was on the chart for twenty-one weeks, and left the chart at number sixty-five.  From Marx' debut 1987 album, Richard Marx, the song also reached number three on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. "Hold On to the Nights" has been re-released numerous albums  and is included on Marx' live performance DVD A Night Out With Friends (2012). 
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||1 |
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||3 |
|Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles||24|
|UK Singles Chart (1990)||60 |
30 second sample from Richard Marx's "Hold On to the Nights"
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- "Hold On to the Nights". AllMusic. 1967. Retrieved 23 July 2013. "Hold on to the Nights Composed by Richard Marx"
- "Richard Marx, Charts". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
- "Richard Marx Charts". Hold On to the Nights. AllMusic. 1988. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
- "Overview". A Night Out With Friends. AllMusic. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
- "Richard Marx". Hold On to the Night. Official Charts Company. 1990. Retrieved 23 July 2013. "01/09/1990 ENDLESS SUMMER NIGHTS/HOLD ON TO THE NIGHTS RICHARD MARX (EMI-USA MT 89)"
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