Lady (You Bring Me Up)

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"Lady (You Bring Me Up)"
The Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up).jpg
Single by Commodores
from the album In the Pocket
B-side "Gettin' It"
Released June 1981
Format 7"
Recorded 1980
Genre Disco, soul
Length 4:04
Label Motown
Writer(s) Harold Hudson, William King, Shirley Hanna-King
Producer(s) James Anthony Carmichael, Commodores
Commodores singles chronology
"Jesus Is Love"
"Lady (You Bring Me Up)"
"Oh No"

"Lady (You Bring Me Up)" is a 1981 Top 10 hit single by The Commodores. It reached #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and also reached the Top 10 of the Billboard R&B Chart, peaking at #5. It was also a hit in England, reaching # 56 on the UK Chart.

It was written by Commodores member William King, his wife, Shirley, and Harold Hudson, a member of the Commodores' backing group, The Mean Machine. Lionel Richie sang the lead vocal, and it was one of the group's last big hits before he left the group for a solo career.

Track listings[edit]

7" single

  1. "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" – 4:46
  2. "Gettin' It" – 4:18


Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[1] 5
UK Singles Chart 56


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

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