I Wanna Be Rich

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"I Wanna Be Rich"
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Single by Calloway
from the album All the Way
Released December 1989
Format 12" single
Recorded 1989
Genre
Length 4:48
Label Epic
Songwriter(s)
  • Reggie Calloway
  • Vincent Calloway
  • Melvin Gentry
  • Belinda Lipscomb
Producer(s) Calloway
Calloway singles chronology
"Sir Lancelot"
(1988)
"I Wanna Be Rich"
(1989)
"Let's Get Smooth"
(1992)
"Sir Lancelot"
(1988)
I Wanna Be Rich
(1989)
"Let's Get Smooth"
(1992)

"I Wanna Be Rich" is a song by American R&B duo Calloway. It was released in 1989 as the third and final single from their debut album All the Way. It is the band's only Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, reaching #2 in May 1990 and also hitting #5 on the R&B chart.[1] The single was released in the United Kingdom on Epic records and included remixes by DJ Timmy Regisford.

Track listing[edit]

A-side[edit]

  1. I Wanna Be Rich (Extended Mix) - 7:25
  2. I Wanna Be Rich (7" Version) - 4:30
  3. I Wanna Be Rich (Dub Version) - 4:30

B-side[edit]

  1. I Wanna Be Rich (12" Dance Mix) - 8:05
  2. I Wanna Be Rich (12" Dance Dub) - 7:58

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[2] 17
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 100
US Billboard Hot 100 2
US Billboard Hot R&B Singles 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). New York: Billboard Books. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4. 
  2. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Calloway – I Wanna Be Rich". Top 40 Singles.

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