Lady (You Bring Me Up)

Album: In The Pocket (1981)
Charted: 56 8

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about a man whose woman gets him through life's difficult times. It was an uptempo hit for the Commodores, and one of their last with Lionel Richie as lead singer. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • In 1981, sexually suggestive songs like "Physical" and "Girls On Film" caused a bit of controversy. Some disc jockeys poked fun at this buy warning listeners that this was another song with sexually suggestive lyrics: "Lady, you bring me up when I'm down."

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 14th 1981, "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" by the Commodores entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #84; and on August 30th it peaked at #8 (for 3 weeks) and spent 22 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #5 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Lionel Richie sang lead on the record and the week it peaked at #8 on the Top 100 the #1 record for that week was "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie.
  • Alejandro from Chinandega, NicaraguaBeautiful and great song.
  • Ed from Incognito, IlLionel Ritchie is a great performer. Anyone who hasn't heard this man perform live should put it on their things-to-do-before-I-die list.
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