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Mornin' - Jarreau.jpg
Single by Al Jarreau
from the album Jarreau
  • "Not Like This" (U.S.)
  • "Black and Blues" (International)
ReleasedMarch 1983
Format7" single
GenreSoul, jazz
LabelWarner Brothers
Songwriter(s)Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon
Producer(s)Jay Graydon
Al Jarreau singles chronology
"Teach Me Tonight"
"Boogie Down"
Music video
Listen to "Mornin'" (Official Music Video) on YouTube

"Mornin'" is a 1983 hit song by Al Jarreau, billed simply as 'Jarreau'. It was the first of three single releases from his sixth studio album, Jarreau.

In the US, the song spent 15 weeks on the pop charts, reaching number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song charted similarly across much of Europe. "Mornin'" was a much bigger Adult Contemporary hit, reaching number two in the US and number three in Canada.

The music video was made into animation, with the live-action footage of Al Jarreau himself.[1]

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
Belgium 26
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary 3
France 119
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 13
Netherlands 24
UK Singles Chart 28
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 21
US Billboard Adult Contemporary 2
US Billboard Hot Black Singles[4] 6
US Cash Box Top 100 25


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  2. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Mornin'". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2005). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research.

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