Do Me, Baby
|"Do Me, Baby"|
US promotional 7" single
|Single by Prince|
|from the album Controversy|
|Released||July 16, 1982|
|Format||7" promo single|
|Recorded||Uptown, Sunset Sound, Hollywood Sound, 1981|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues|
|Length||3:57 (7" edit)
7:47 (Album version)
|Prince singles chronology|
"Do Me, Baby" is a 1982 ballad written and performed by Prince, from his 4th album, Controversy. It was released as the third and final US single from the album. With a running time of almost eight minutes, it is the longest track on the album. It was later included on his 1993 compilation The Hits/The B-Sides. The song was notably covered in 1986 by R&B singer Meli'sa Morgan, whose version reached #46 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The single did not chart until a cover version by R&B singer Meli'sa Morgan was released as the lead single from her debut album of the same name. In 1986, Morgan's version went to number one on Billboard's R&B Singles chart, and number forty-six on the Billboard Hot 100.
- "Do Me, Baby" (edit) – 3:57
- "Private Joy" – 4:25
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 414.
- "Makaveli's 'To Live & Die in L.A.' sample of Prince's 'Do Me, Baby'". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2016-10-26.
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