Rock Steady (The Whispers song)
A-side label of U.S. 12-inch vinyl single
|Single by The Whispers|
|from the album Just Gets Better with Time|
|Released||June 13, 1987|
|The Whispers singles chronology|
|Alternative cover art|
Artwork for Belgian vinyl releases
It was released on June 13, 1987 and was their highest charting single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number seven in late August, and was their second and final number one on the Hot Black Singles Chart. It was produced by the production duo Antonio "L.A." Reid & Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. The instrumental from this song was used on Kylie Minogue's song "Look My Way" from her debut album Kylie (1988). The drum beat also appeared at the beginning of the third remix of Was (Not Was)' song, "Out Come the Freaks," which appeared on their 1987/88 album, What Up, Dog?.
|Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)||45|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||7|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||1|
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