Encore (Cheryl Lynn song)

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Single by Cheryl Lynn
from the album Preppie
Released December 1983 (US)
September 8, 1984 (U.K.)
Format 7" Single
12" Single
Genre R&B
Length 3:30
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Producer(s) Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Cheryl Lynn singles chronology
"Look Before You Leap"
"Look Before You Leap"
Preppie track listing
"Fix It"

"Encore" is a 1983 R&B hit single for popular R&B/soul singer Cheryl Lynn. The song is written and produced by the highly successful Minneapolis funk duo, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. Although the single peaked at #69 on the Hot 100, it was the duo's first number one R&B hit as producers/writers and Lynn's second number one charting R&B single.[1] It is the opening track to her album Preppie. The song was also a popular dance track, reaching number six on the US Dance chart.[2]

Other versions[edit]

The following other versions were released

  • Encore (Dance Version) - 8:18[3]


Chart (1984) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 69
US Billboard Hot Soul Singles 1
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs 6


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 368. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 162. 
  3. ^ "Encore Track listings". Discogs.com. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 

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Preceded by
"If Only You Knew" by Patti LaBelle
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
February 25, 1984
Succeeded by
"Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell