Sophia George (born 21 February 1964, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican singer. She is best known for her 1985 hit "Girlie Girlie", which reached number one in Jamaica, topping the RJR chart for 11 weeks, and was also a Top-10 hit in the UK. Her other Jamaican hits include "Lazy Body", "It Burn Mi Belly", and the duet "Ain't No Meaning"; all four songs appeared on her ten-song 1986 album, Fresh.
"Girlie Girlie" was written by Sangie Davis. At the time of its release, George was working as a teacher of deaf children. In the UK, George remains a one-hit wonder based on that song. The track was used as title music on Going Overboard, a movie featuring Adam Sandler.
A compilation album, Girlie Girlie: The Best of Sophia George, was released on Trojan Records.
George married her manager Ronald Chung and in the mid-1990s they relocated to Miami, later settling in Los Angeles. George is the mother of Patrick Chung (born 19 August 1987), a safety for the New England Patriots.
- Fresh (1986), Winner
- For Everyone (1991), Pow Wow
- Steppin' Out (1994), Pow Wow
- Girlie Again (1995), Red Arrow
- Sexy Dumb Dumb (1995), Pow Wow
- Girlie Girlie (2001), Wesgram, Sire/Warner Bros. (USA)
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