All Night Long (Mary Jane Girls song)

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"All Night Long"
Mary jane girls all night long 1983 A-side label.jpg
A-side label of U.S. vinyl single
Single by Mary Jane Girls
from the album Mary Jane Girls
Released February 6, 1983
Recorded 1982
Studio Record Plant
(Sausalito, California)
Length 5:34
Label Gordy
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 #11, on the Dance Chart it peaked at #8 but the song failed to succeed in the general public peaking only at #101 on the Billboard Bubbling Under the Hot 100 chart. It is their only hit song on the UK charts peaking at #13.

The bassline samples Keni Burke's 1982 single "Risin' to the Top". The song has been heavily sampled since its inception, including by artists LL Cool J and Mary J. Blige.

The song was included in the soundtrack of the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Billboard named the song #61 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.[1]



  1. ^ "100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics' Picks". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2017.