The Other Woman (song)

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"The Other Woman"
Single by Ray Parker, Jr.
from the album The Other Woman
B-side Stay the Night
Released March 1982
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:46
Label Arista
Writer(s) Ray Parker, Jr.
Producer(s) Ray Parker, Jr.
Ray Parker, Jr. singles chronology
"The Other Woman"
(1982)
"Let Me Go"
(1982)

"The Other Woman" is the title track from a 1982 album by Ray Parker Jr.. It was his first hit single without his longtime group, Raydio. Released as a single in March 1982, it peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, number two on the Hot Black Singles chart,[1] number twenty-four on the dance chart,[2] and number thirty-three on the Adult Contemporary chart.[3] Overseas, it spent one week at number one on the Australian charts.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
Australian Kent Music Report 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 4
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 24
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 33
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 2
Preceded by
"Goody Two-Shoes" by Adam Ant
Australian Kent Music Report number-one single
30 August 1982
Succeeded by
"Abracadabra" by Steve Miller Band
  • The music video for "The Other Woman"" features Apollonia Kotero as one of the dancers. She would later co-star with artist Prince in the box-office hit Purple Rain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 449. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 199. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 189.