All True Man (song)

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"All True Man"
Alltruemansingle.jpg
Single by Alexander O'Neal
from the album All True Man
Released1991 (1991)
GenreR&B
Length5:04 (album version)
LabelTabu
Songwriter(s)Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Producer(s)Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Alexander O'Neal singles chronology
"Saturday Love"
(1990)
"All True Man"
(1991)
"What Is This Thing Called Love?"
(1991)

"All True Man" is a song written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It is the first single from the singer's fourth solo album, All True Man (1991). It is one of the artist's most recognizable signature songs, and a favourite of many O'Neal fans worldwide.

Release[edit]

Alexander O'Neal's 18th hit single, it reached #18 in the UK Singles Chart, his sixth and most recent single to reach the top 20 there. In the United States, the single reached #5 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, narrowly missing the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

  • 12" Maxi (45 73626)
  1. "All True Man (Classic Club Mix)" - 7:10
  2. "All True Man (Radio Mix)" - 4:03
  3. "All True Man (Big House Mix)" - 8:00
  4. "All True Man (Big House Instrumental)" - 5:17
  • 7" Single (656571 7)
  1. "All True Man" - 4:04 #
  2. "Hang On" - 6:20
  • CD Single (656571 2)
  1. "All True Man" - 4:04
  2. "Hang On" - 6:20
  3. "The Official Bootleg Mega-Mix (12 Version)" - 9:34
  • Cassette Single (35T73627)
  1. "All True Man (Radio Edit)" - 4:04
  2. "All True Man (Instrumental)" - 4:04

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]

  • Alexander O'Neal - lead vocals
  • Jimmy Jam - keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming, rhythm & vocal arrangements
  • Terry Lewis - percussion, rhythm & vocal arrangements, backing vocals
  • Karyn White - backing vocals

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All True Man liner notes. Tabu Records. 1991.
  2. ^ "Bubbling Down Under Week Commencing 25 March 1991". Retrieved March 25, 2022.
  3. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 8, 1991" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  4. ^ "Alexander O'Neal – All True Man" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  5. ^ "Alexander O'Neal: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  6. ^ "Alexander O'Neal Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  7. ^ "Alexander O'Neal Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  8. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 1991". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2021.

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