Barry White Sings for Someone You Love
|Barry White Sings for Someone You Love|
|Studio album by Barry White|
|Released||August 30, 1977|
|Label||20th Century Records|
|Barry White chronology|
The album topped the R&B albums chart, White's first to do so since 1975. It also reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200, his second to reach the top ten. The album was a success, yielding two Billboard R&B Top Ten singles, "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me", which peaked at No. 1, and "Playing Your Game, Baby". "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me" was also a hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching #4. A third single, "Oh, What a Night for Dancing", reached No. 13 on the R&B chart and No. 24 on the pop chart. The album was digitally remastered and reissued on CD on September 24, 1996 by Mercury Records.
|1.||"Playing Your Game, Baby"||Austin Johnson, Smeed Hudman||7:12|
|2.||"It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me"||Nelson Pigford, Ekundayo Paris||7:00|
|3.||"You're So Good You're Bad"||Aaron Schroeder, Jerry Ragovoy||6:15|
|4.||"I Never Thought I'd Fall in Love with You"||Ronald Edward Coleman||4:48|
|5.||"You Turned My Whole World Around"||Frank Wilson, Danny Pearson||7:49|
|6.||"Oh, What a Night for Dancing"||Barry White, Vance Wilson||3:48|
|7.||"Of All the Guys in the World"||Barry White, Danny Pearson||3:50|
|U.S. Billboard Top LPs||8|
|U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs||1|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions|
|1977||"It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me"||4||1||5||40|
|"Playing Your Game, Baby"||101||8||—||—|
|1978||"Oh, What a Night for Dancing"||24||13||—||—|
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