Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long (1983)
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"All Night Long" is a song written, arranged and produced by American musician Rick James for the Mary Jane Girls. In the ...
"All Night Long" is a song written, arranged and produced by American musician Rick James for the Mary Jane Girls.
In the U.S. the song enjoyed success on the Hot Black Singles Chart peaking at #11; on the Dance Chart it peaked at #8, but the song failed to succeed in the general public peaking only at #101 on the Billboard Bubbling Under the Hot 100 chart. It is their only hit song on the UK charts peaking at #13.
The bassline interpolates Keni Burke's 1982 single "Risin' to the Top". The song has been heavily sampled since its inception, including by artists Groove Theory, LL Cool J and Mary J. Blige.
The song was included in the soundtrack of the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
Billboard named the song #61 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.