Do Me, Baby

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"Do Me, Baby"
Single by Prince
from the album Controversy
B-side"Private Joy"
ReleasedJuly 16, 1982
Format7" promo single
RecordedUptown, Sunset Sound, Hollywood Sound, 1981
GenreRhythm and blues
Length7" edit: 3:57
Album: 7:47
LabelWarner Bros.
Writer(s)Prince
Producer(s)Prince
Prince singles chronology
"Let's Work"
(1982)
"Do Me, Baby"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)
Prince (UK) chronology
"Let's Work"
(1982)
…"Do Me, Baby"/"Private Joy"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)
 
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"Do Me, Baby"
Single by Prince
from the album Controversy
B-side"Private Joy"
ReleasedJuly 16, 1982
Format7" promo single
RecordedUptown, Sunset Sound, Hollywood Sound, 1981
GenreRhythm and blues
Length7" edit: 3:57
Album: 7:47
LabelWarner Bros.
Writer(s)Prince
Producer(s)Prince
Prince singles chronology
"Let's Work"
(1982)
"Do Me, Baby"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)
Prince (UK) chronology
"Let's Work"
(1982)
…"Do Me, Baby"/"Private Joy"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)

"Do Me, Baby" is a Prince ballad from his 4th album, Controversy written by Prince. It was released as the third and final U.S. single from the album. With a running time of almost eight minutes, it is the longest track on the album.

Cover version[edit]

The single did not chart until a cover version by R&B singer Meli'sa Morgan was released as the lead single from her debut album. In 1986, the song went to number one on Billboard's R&B Singles chart, and number forty-six on the Hot 100.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Do Me, Baby" (edit) – 3:57
  2. "Private Joy" – 4:25

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 414. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single (Meli'sa Morgan version)
February 15 - March 1, 1986
Succeeded by
"How Will I Know" by Whitney Houston