1986 Patti LaBelle – Oh, People (US:#29 UK:#26)

1986_Patti_LaBelle_Oh_People“Oh, People” is the second single from Winner in You, the eighth solo album of Patti LaBelle, released on June 30, 1986. The song is a socially conscious anthem with lyrics pleading to individuals to unite and “build the world we want together”. The single featured the non-album track “Love Attack” on the B-side.

The song was a moderate success, reaching number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 7 on the Billboard R&B chart while also reaching number 26 in the United Kingdom. It also reached several European charts peaking at number 31 in the Netherlands (AKA the Dutch singles chart) and number 36 in New Zealand.

Album

1986_Patti_LaBelle

Video

Musicians

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
KeyboardsPaul Fox
PianoAndy Goldmark
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerPaul Fox
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsCarla Benson
Background VocalsBarbara Ingram
Background VocalsEvette Benton

Produced By

Richard Perry

Songwriters

Andy Goldmark
Bruce Roberts

Charts

US:#29
UK:#26