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Lady Marmalade
LaBelle
LaBelle 1975 Lady Marmalade 45

Hey Sister, Go Sister, Soul Sister, Go Sister
He met Marmalade down in Old New Orleans
Struttin' her stuff on the street
She said 'Hello, Hey Joe, you wanna give it a go?

1975
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1975 for one week
  • peaked at No. 17 on the UK Singles in 1975
  • from the album Nightbirds (1974)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #485 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the lyric "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?" translates to "Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?"
  • the biggest hit single for Lady Marmalade
  • written by Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan
  • produced by Allen Toussaint
  • recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana 
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