Jam Tonight

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"Jam Tonight"
Single by Freddie Jackson
from the album Just Like the First Time
Released August 1, 1987
Format 45 single
Recorded November, 1985
Genre
Length 4:34
Label Capitol
Writer(s)
  • Paul Laurence Jones
  • Freddie Jackson
Producer(s) Paul Laurence

"Jam Tonight" is a 1987 R&B/Soul single by American singer Freddie Jackson from his second album Just Like the First Time, released in 1986. The song was written by Jackson and the song's producer Paul Laurence and was originally recorded by Howard Johnson under the title "Jam Song" on his 1982 debut Keepin' Love New.

Background[edit]

The uptempo single was Jackson's final of four singles from Just Like the First Time and his sixth release to make the number one position on the Hot Black Singles chart, "Jam Tonight" also peaked at number thirty-two on the Hot 100, and gave the artist the last of four Top 40 pop crossover singles (only "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)", "You Are My Lady", and "He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)" charted higher in the Top 30).[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 281.