It's My Turn (song)

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"It's My Turn"
It's My Turn - Diana Ross.png
Single by Diana Ross
from the album To Love Again
B-side "Sleepin'"
Released September 29, 1980
Genre Pop
Length 3:57
Label Motown
Songwriter(s) Carole Bayer Sager
Michael Masser
Producer(s) Michael Masser[1]
Diana Ross singles chronology
"My Old Piano"
(1980)
"It's My Turn"
(1980)
"One More Chance"
(1981)

"My Old Piano"
(1980)
"It's My Turn"
(1980)
"One More Chance"
(1981)

"It's My Turn" is a 1980 song used as the theme to the film of the same name. The song, written by Carole Bayer Sager (lyrics) and Michael Masser (music)[1] for Diana Ross, was released as a single on September 29, 1980 and became a top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number nine, and at number 14 on the soul chart.[2] "It's My Turn", likewise, peaked at number nine on the Adult Contemporary chart.[3] The song was used as the theme song of Philippine drama anthology Coney Reyes on Camera in 1984.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 17
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 14

Cover versions[edit]

Aretha Franklin recorded the song for her album Love All the Hurt Away in 1981.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Diana Ross - It's My Turn (Vinyl)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-10-16.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 502.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 210.
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – It's My Turn". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved June 22, 2017.

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