Papa Chico

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"Papa Chico"
Single by Tony Esposito, Gianluigi Di Franco, Remo Licastro
from the album As tu as
Released 1985
Format 7" Single
Recorded 1985
Genre Pop
Label Bubble ITA
Writer(s) Tony Esposito
Producer(s) Tony Esposito, Mauro Malavasi

"Papa Chico" is a song by Italian drummer Tony Esposito from his album As tu as (1985). Topping the charts in Austria, the Netherlands and Italy, "Papa Chico" became his biggest hit after "Kalimba de Luna" (1984). Both songs were covered by Boney M.


7" Single

  • "Papa Chico" - 4:01 / "As tu as" - 3:55 (Hansa 107 661-100, Germany)

Boney M. version[edit]

"Papa Chico"
Boney M Papa Chico.jpg
Single by Boney M.
from the album More Gold - 20 Super Hits Vol. II
Released April 1994
Format 12" single, CD-single
Recorded 1993
Genre Pop
Label BMG Records FRG
Writer(s) Tony Esposito, Gianluigi Di Franco, Remo Licastro
Producer(s) Frank Farian
Boney M. singles chronology
"Ma Baker (Remix)"
"Papa Chico"
"Ma Baker (Remix)"

"Papa Chico" is a Boney M. single from 1994, recorded by original lead singer Liz Mitchell as one of four new tracks on the compilation album More Gold - 20 Super Hits Vol. II. The single, credited to Boney M. feat. Liz Mitchell, pictured the singer's line-up with Carol Grey, Patricia Foster and Curt Dee Daran on the cover, and also included the ballad "Time to Remember" from the same album. The single failed to chart anywhere.


Boney M. feat Liz Mitchell: "Papa Chico" (BMG 74321 20364 2, 1994)

  1. "Papa Chico" (Radio Version) - 3:52
  2. "Time to Remember" (Farian, Kawohl, Bischof-Fallenstein) - 3:15
  3. "Papa Chico" (Club Mix) - 4:22
  4. "Papa Chico" (Rap Version) - 4:43

12" Single

  • "Papa Chico" (Club Mix) - 4:22 / (Radio Version) - 3:52 / (Rap Version) - 4:43 / "Time to Remember" (Edit Version) - 3:15