Sadie (song)

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"Sadie"
Single by The Spinners
from the album New and Improved
B-side"Lazy Susan"
ReleasedApril 3, 1975
Format7 inch single
Recorded1974
GenreR&B
Length5:26
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Joseph B. Jefferson, Bruce Hawes, and Charles Simmons
Producer(s)Joseph B. Jefferson, Bruce Hawes, and Charles Simmons
The Spinners singles chronology
"Living a Little, Laughing a Little"
(1975)
"Sadie"
(1975)
"Games People Play"
(1975)

"Sadie" is a song recorded by the American R&B vocal group The Spinners (known as "Detroit Spinners" in the UK). The song was written and produced by Joseph B. Jefferson, Bruce Hawes and Charles Simmons. Recorded at Philly's Sigma Sound Studios and released as the third single from their 1974 New and Improved album on Atlantic Records, "Sadie" would chart at number #7 on the U.S. R&B Singles Chart,[1] their 10th consecutive Top 10 Atlantic single on the chart (and their 13th overall). It also reached the number #54 position on Billboard Pop Singles chart.[2]

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Chart history[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
Canadian Single Chart[3] 71
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart[4] 54
U.S. Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles[4] 7

Sadie - R. Kelly cover[edit]

"Sadie"
Song by R. Kelly
from the album 12 Play
ReleasedDecember 9, 1993
GenreR&B
Length4:30
LabelJive
Songwriter(s)Joseph B. Jefferson, Bruce Hawes, and Charles Simmons
Producer(s)R. Kelly

"Sadie" is a song by musician R. Kelly,[5] on his debut solo studio album titled 12 Play. It is the tenth song on the album. It was recorded by Kelly as a tribute to his mother Joanne Kelly, who died earlier that year. The song is a cover of The Spinners song of the same name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2010). Hot R&B Songs 1942-2010: 6th Edition. Record Research.
  2. ^ Andrew Hamilton. "New and Improved - The Spinners - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "The Spinners - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  5. ^ "R. Kelly - 12 Play at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2016-10-10.

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