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"Stay in My Corner" is a 1965 soul song by The Dells. It was released as a single on the Vee-Jay label and peaked in the top 30 on the R&B singles chart. Three years later, The Dells rerecorded "Stay in My Corner" on the Cadet label and took the new version of the song to number one for three weeks on the R&B charts.[citation needed] The single was the most successful of their career and crossed over to the pop charts as well.[citation needed].[1]

"Stay in My Corner"
Single by The Dells
from the album It's Not Unusual (original)
There Is (re-recording)
A-side"Stay in My Corner"
B-side
Released1965 (1965) (original)
1968 (1968) (re-recording)
Format7"
Recorded1965 (original)
1967 (re-recording)
GenreSoul
LabelVee-Jay (original)
Cadet (re-recording)
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Bobby Miller

The songwriters were Wade Flemons, Robert Eugene Miller, and Barrett Strong.[2]

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1965) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 23

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1968) (re-recording) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 153.
  2. ^ "BMI Repertoire Search". Retrieved 2012-07-27.