Sweet Sticky Thing

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"Sweet Sticky Thing"
Single by The Ohio Players
from the album Honey
B-side "Alone"
Released August 1975
Format 7"
Genre R&B, Funk
Length 3:25 (Single version)
6:12 (Album version)
Label Mercury
Writer(s) William "Billy" Beck, Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, Marshall "Rock" Jones, Ralph "Pee Wee" Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, Clarence "Satch" Satchell, James "Diamond" Williams
Producer(s) The Ohio Players
The Ohio Players singles chronology
"I Want to Be Free"
(1975)
"Sweet Sticky Thing"
(1975)
"Love Rollercoaster"
(1975)

"Sweet Sticky Thing" is the name of a popular song by funk band Ohio Players. Released from the classic 1975 album, Honey, the song spent a week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart. It peaked at number thirty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[1] It was the third of five songs that they would take to the top of the R&B chart.

In 1993, French pianist Alex Bugnon covered the song from his album "This Time Around."[2][3]

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 33
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 1

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 437. 
  2. ^ "This Time Around overview". Allmusic.com. 
  3. ^ "Berks Jazz Fest 2008: Alex Bugnon". SmoothVibes.com. 
Preceded by
"To Each His Own" by Faith, Hope & Charity
Billboard's Hot Soul Singles number one single
November 1, 1975
Succeeded by
"Low Rider by War