All Night Long (Mary Jane Girls song)

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"All Night Long"
A-side label of U.S. vinyl single
Single by Mary Jane Girls
from the album Mary Jane Girls
ReleasedFebruary 6, 1983
StudioRecord Plant
(Sausalito, California)
Length5:34 (album version)
3:55 (single version)
Songwriter(s)Rick James
Producer(s)Rick James

"All Night Long" is a song written, arranged, and produced by American musician Rick James for the Mary Jane Girls.

In the U.S. the song enjoyed success on the Hot Black Singles Chart, peaking at No. 11; on the Dance Chart it peaked at No. 8. But it failed to succeed with the general public, peaking at No. 101 (Billboard Bubbling Under). It is their only hit on the UK chart, peaking at No. 13.

The song has been heavily sampled by other artists.[1] Billboard named the song No. 61 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.[2]


Chart (1983) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 18
UK Singles (OCC)[4] 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 11


  1. ^ Aaron, Charles (August 8, 2014). "Rick James: 10 Essential Tracks". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 20, 2023.
  2. ^ "100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics' Picks". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – All Night Long". Irish Singles Chart.
  4. ^ "Mary Jane Girls: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  5. ^ "Mary Jane Girls Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.