Mercedes Boy

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"Mercedes Boy"
Pebbles-Mercedes boy single cover.jpg
Single by Pebbles
from the album Pebbles
Released March 7, 1988
Format
Recorded 1986
Genre
Length 4:55
Label MCA
Writer(s) Pebbles
Producer(s) Charlie Wilson
Pebbles singles chronology
"Girlfriend"
(1987)
"Mercedes Boy"
(1988)
"Take Your Time"
(1988)

"Mercedes Boy" is a song by American singer Pebbles from her 1987 self-titled debut studio album. The song was written by Pebbles and produced by Charlie Wilson, with additional production from Pebbles. "Mercedes Boy" was released as the album's second single on March 7, 1988, by the MCA label.

Chart performance[edit]

In the United States, "Mercedes Boy" reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100, behind Cheap Trick's "The Flame", number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, and number two for two weeks on the Dance Club songs chart.[1]

Covers and samples[edit]

  • In 1998 American rapper Yo-Yo sampled "Mercedes Boy" on the Missy Elliott–produced song "Do You Wanna Ride?"
  • In 1999 American singer Mercedes covered "Mercedes Boy" with altered lyrics on her only studio album Rear End (1999).

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 200. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 454. 
  3. ^ "Top 100 Singles of 1987". 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Nite and Day" by Al B. Sure!
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs number-one single
May 21, 1988
Succeeded by
"Just Got Paid" by Johnny Kemp