Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Al B. Sure!’s “Off On Your Own (Girl)” (1988)
ARTIST: Al B. Sure! TITLE: “Off On Your Own (Girl)” ALBUM: In Effect Mode (1988) WATCH/LISTEN: “Off On Your Own (Girl)” appears on Al B. Sure!’s 1988 debut album ‘In Effect Mode’ Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Al B. Sure!’s “Off On Your Own (Girl)” (1988) Al B. Sure!
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-Shen in refurbishing parts of the city. Reid proclaimed October 19 Al B Sure! Day. Sure! was a DJ on Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Al B. Sure!’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy 50th Birthday to Al B. Sure!, Born June 4, 1968 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Al B. Sure!’s musical legacy and share your personal Al B. Sure! , New Jersey, and Mount Vernon, New York. During the late 1980s under the stage name Al B. Sure!, he morning radio show on iHeart Radio. His eldest son Al Brown, known then as Lil' B. Sure!, was
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envious in the late ‘80s, don’t let Al B. Sure!’s heartthrob good looks, romantic charisma, and Midnight Marauders: “My man Al B. Sure!, he’s in effect mode.” And this album is still very much in singer Al B. Sure!) is just as club-ready as it was back in ‘88. Legend has it that “Spend the Night Al B. Sure!, confused radio DJs still skeptical of hip-hop’s crossoverappeal, by blending in | STREAM Here: AL B. SURE! | In Effect Mode Uptown/Warner Bros. (1988) Selected by Justin Chadwick Al B. Sure!
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duet with urban radio lothario Al B. Sure!. Lyrically, these tracks engage with the personal (the
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lyrics, she manages to elevate them into a new place. The guitar-tinged, slow burn cover of Al B. Sure!’s
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2 My Rhythm”), F.S. Effect (the Al B. Sure! produced “Get It Together”), Danny Madden (“Facts of
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were understandably reluctant to play the track; instead, they pushed his duet with Al B. Sure!, "If
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, Pebbles, Al B. Sure!, Usher, Tony Thompson, and Christopher Williams. Thanks to her work on Blige's
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produced by Jones, Al B. Sure! and Narada Michael Walden among others. Between interviews and television Garrett, Campbell worked with producers Narada Michael Walden, Al B. Sure, Babyface, and others to
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, Whitney Houston, Al B. Sure!, MC Hammer, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, NSYNC, Big Daddy Kane, New Kids on the
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Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, and Barry White, released in 1990. In 1992, DeBarge released his third
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and Billboard R&B chart supremacy for the trio of ballads (“Stay,” “Come and Talk to Me,” and the Al B. Sure! co-produced title track) that featured on the LP’s downtempo first half, I’ve personally
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