One in a Million You

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"One in a Million You"
One in a Million You - Larry Graham.jpg
Single by Larry Graham
from the album Graham Central Station
B-side "The Entertainer"
Released June 1980
Format 7" single
Genre Pop
Label Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Sam Dees
Larry Graham singles chronology
"The Jam"
"One in a Million You"
"When We Get Married"

"One in a Million You" is a 1980 single by Larry Graham, former bass player for Sly & the Family Stone and frontman for Graham Central Station. The ballad reached the top ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 pop chart, peaking at number nine in August 1980 and hit number one on the R&B chart for two weeks.[1] It became a gold record.

The song was written by Sam Dees and produced by Larry Graham.[2]


Chart (1980) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 9
US Billboard R&B 2
US Cash Box Top 100 15


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 234. 
  2. ^ White, Adam; Bronson, Fred (1993). The Billboard Book of Number One Rhythm & Blues Hits. Billboard Books:Watson-Guptill Publications, New York. p. 274. 
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Take Your Time (Do It Right)" by The S.O.S. Band
Billboard Hot Soul Singles number-one single
August 2–9, 1980
Succeeded by
"Upside Down" by Diana Ross