Encore (Cheryl Lynn song)

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"Encore"
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"
(1983)
"Encore"
(1983)
"Preppie"
(1984)
"Look Before You Leap"
(1983)
"Encore"
(1984)
"Preppie"
(1984)
Preppie track listing
Encore
(1)
"Fix It"
(2)

"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]

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]

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