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"Treat Her Like a Lady" is a 1984 single by American vocal group by the Temptations. Released on November 6, 1984 by Motown Records but airplay October 1984, this is the first single on which Ali-Ollie Woodson was lead singer. The song appears on Temptations' album Truly for You, also released in 1984. The song was co-written by Woodson and Otis Williams, and was co-produced by Woodson and former Earth, Wind & Fire member Al McKay and Ralph Johnson.
The single was the Temptations' biggest success on R&B radio since 1975, reaching #2 on the R&B Charts, and just missing the Pop Top 40 at #48. It also reached #12 on the UK Singles Chart.
- "Treat Her Like A Lady" was heard in the 1985 film The Last Dragon during the Sum Dum Goy Fortune Cookie Company scene. However, the song was not included in the film's soundtrack.
- The song appeared on a 1997 episode of The Jamie Foxx Show in which Woodson guest stars playing the piano when Jamie (Jamie Foxx) is mistakenly committed to the psychiatric ward.
- The song was covered in 2017 by R&B artist Kyle Maack featuring The Temptations on background vocals.