Found a Cure (Ashford & Simpson song)

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"Found a Cure"
Single by Ashford & Simpson
from the album Stay Free
B-side "You Always Could"
Released 1979 (1979)
Genre Disco
Length 3:44 (7" version)
6:59 (Album version)
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
Producer(s) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson

"Found a Cure" is a 1979 single by Ashford & Simpson, from their album, Stay Free.[1] Along with the title track and the song, "Nobody Knows", "Found a Cure" hit number one on the dance/disco chart for two weeks.[2] The tracks replaced Diana Ross's album, The Boss, which was produced by Ashford & Simpson. "Found a Cure" also crossed over to the soul singles chart where it stayed at number two for three weeks, as well as crossing over to the pop singles chart where it made the Top 40.[3]


  1. ^ AllMusic.
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn's Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003, 2004
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004, 2004
Preceded by
The Boss (all cuts) by Diana Ross
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single (with "Stay Free" and "Nobody Knows")
September 8, 1979 - September 15, 1979
Succeeded by
"Come to Me" / "Don't Stop Dancing" / "Playboy" by France Joli