Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)

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"Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)" is the debut single for Harlem-born R&B/soul singer Freddie Jackson. Taken from the namesake debut title album, Rock Me Tonight, the popular ballad was written and produced by Paul Laurence.[1] It was the top-selling R&B single for 1985 and was Jackson's first of ten entries to hit the number-one spot on the R&B chart.

"Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)" was number one for six weeks on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart and reached number 18 on the Hot 100 singles chart.[2] It also reached number 18 in the UK Singles Chart in March 1986.

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  1. ^ White, Adam; Bronson, Fred (1993). The Billboard Book of Number One Rhythm & Blues Hits. Billboard Books:Watson-Guptill Publications, New York. p. 346. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 281. 

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