On a television program interview, Ingram stated that this song was a $50 demo done by ATV Music, composed by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Quincy Jones called back and wanted Ingram to sing on his album.
The song is composed originally in the key of C major. The bridge modulates to the key of A flat major, moves to B major, and finally ends in D major.
The song featured in the 1982 film The Last American Virgin.
The Dude is a 1981 studio album by American musician and producer Quincy Jones. The album featured the debut of vocalist James Ingram on the singles “Just Once” and “One Hundred Ways,” which reached no. 17 and 14, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100. It also contained “Razzamatazz”, which reached no. 11 in the UK […]
|Bass||Abraham Laboriel Sr|
|Percussion||Paulinho Da Costa|
|Background Vocals||Patti Austin|