Moonlighting (soundtrack)

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Moonlighting
Album Moonlighting Cover.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released 1987
Genre Soul
Length 32:11
Label MCA Records
Producer Phil Ramone and Glenn Gordon Caron

Moonlighting: the Television Soundtrack Album is the soundtrack to the ABC television series Moonlighting and was produced by Phil Ramone and Glenn Gordon Caron. It features songs performed on the show by series leads Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis, alongside the series theme song performed by Al Jarreau. That single peaked at number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart on July 25, 1987.[1] Other songs include Chubby Checker's "Limbo Rock", The Isley Brothers's "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)", and "When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge.

Chart positions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
1987 "Moonlighting" Billboard Adult Contemporary 1[2]
"Moonlighting" Billboard Hot 100 23[2]
"Moonlighting" Billboard Hot R&B Songs 32[2]
"Since I Fell for You" Billboard Adult Contemporary 10[2]

Album[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
1987 Moonlighting Billboard 200 50[3]
1988 Moonlighting UK Albums Chart 5[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist(s) Length
1. "Moonlighting" (opening credits) Lee Holdridge, Al Jarreau Al Jarreau 3:00
2. "Limbo Rock" (S02E05 "My Fair David") Billy Strange, Kal Mann Chubby Checker 2:23
3. "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)" (S02E06 "Knowing Her") Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland The Isley Brothers 2:51
4. "Blue Moon" (S02E04 "The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice") Lorenz Hart, Richard Rogers Cybill Shepherd 2:19
5. "I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out!" (S02E04 "The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice") Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo, Lou Carter Cybill Shepherd 2:03
6. "Good Lovin'" (S03E07 "Atomic Shakespeare") Artie Resnick, Rudy Clark Bruce Willis 3:15
7. "Since I Fell for You" (S03E11 "Blonde on Blonde") Buddy Johnson Bob James, David Sanborn, Al Jarreau 5:48
8. "When a Man Loves a Woman" (S03E14 "I Am Curious… Maddie") Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright Percy Sledge 2:48
9. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (S03E13 "Maddie's Turn to Cry") George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle Orchestra 4:06
10. "Stormy Weather" (S03E14 "I Am Curious… Maddie") Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler Billie Holiday 3:38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard". billboard.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d "allmusic ((( Moonlighting > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( Moonlighiting > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  4. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Moonlighting by Original Soundtrack Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.