A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)

Album: A Woman Needs Love (1981)
Charted: 4

Songfacts®:

  • Here is a song that subtly addresses social change, pointing out that a man can no longer expect his wife or girlfriend to be faithful when he is cheating ("that old double standard"), so he'd better be both faithful and attentive. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 25th 1981, Ray Parker, Jr. and Raydio performed "A Woman Needs Love" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    A little over seven weeks earlier on March 1st it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #86; and on June 14th it peaked at #4 (for 2 weeks) and spent over a half-year on the Top 100 (27 weeks)...
    And on May 10th it reached #1 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Soul Singles chart...
    Was track one on the group's fourth & final album, 'A Woman Needs Love', and the album reached #1 on Billboard's Top Soul Album chart and #13 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    One other track from the album also made the Top 100, "That Old Song", it peaked at #21.
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