Friday, April 17, 2020

Johnny Gill's Self-titled Third Album turns 30: The Singles Ranked

30 years ago on this day, Grammy nominated R&B/Soul Singer JOHNNY GILL released his Platinum-selling self-titled third overall solo album after his group New Edition went on hiatus.

Released as Gill's debut for the Motown label, the album was produced by music heavyweights such as L.A. Reid & Babyface, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis and Nat Adderley Jr., spawning four singles and three No. 1 hits "Rub You the Right Way", "My, My, My" and "Wrap My Body Tight".

The album peaked at No. 8 and No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Album and R&B charts respectively and went on to receive a Grammy nomination in the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance category.

RnBJunkieOfficial ranked the singles from the album. Tell us if you Agree/Disagree:


This upbeat track was released as the fourth and final single and produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.


The third single produced by L.A. Reid & Babyface which peaked at No. 2 on the R&B chart.


Released as the lead single, this New Jack Swing influenced track was produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.

1 "MY, MY, MY"

Produced by L.A. Reid & Babyface and featuring a musical intro by the Legendary Kenny G and backing assistance from After 7, this standout song was released as the second single and often argued as Gill's signature solo song.

Editor's Picks:
"My, My, My", "Lady Dujour", "Rub You the Right Way", "Giving My All to You", "Let's Spend the Night", "Fairweather Friend"

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