Single: Little Red Corvette

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Little Red Corvette

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Single details


Released: 9 February 1983 (US)
4 April 1983 (UK)
4 November 1983 (UK reissue)
Related album: 1999
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

All The Critics Love U In New York (Edit) (3:15)
Lady Cab Driver (Edit) (5:01)
Little Red Corvette (Dance Remix) (8:22)
Little Red Corvette (Dance Remix Edit) (4:32)
Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot 100 22 Feb. 1983 6 22
USA: Billboard Black Singles 12 Mar. 1983 15 17
USA: Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 9 Apr. 1983 61 7
 
Europe
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
U.K.: Gallup Singles Chart 30 Apr. 1983 54 6
U.K.: Gallup Singles Chart 26 Nov. 1983 (re-entry) 66R 2
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


Little Red Corvette
(music video)
Little Red Corvette
(sheet music)
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Little Red Corvette was the second single to be released from Prince's fifth album 1999. It was released three and a half months after the album, and received a release around the world. It was re-released in late 1983 in the UK following Prince's increased success.

The single reached number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and number 15 on the Billboard Black Singles Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
B. All The Critics Love U In New York (Edit) (3:15)

References:
US/NZ: 7-29746
DE/BE: 92-9746-7
AU: MX207963-4

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
B. Horny Toad (2:12)

References:
UK: W 9436

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
B. Lady Cab Driver (Edit) (5:01)

References:
UK: W 9688

7" Picture Disc

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
B. 1999 (Edit) (3:36)

References:
US: 20129

A1. Little Red Corvette (4:58)
A2. Horny Toad (2:12)
B. D.M.S.R. (8:15)

References:
UK: W 9436T

A. Little Red Corvette (4:58)
B1. Automatic (9:24)
B2. International Lover (6:35)

References:
UK: W 9688T

A. Little Red Corvette (Dance Remix) (8:22)
B. Lady Cab Driver (8:25)

References:
DE: 92-0107-0

A. Little Red Corvette (Dance Remix) (8:22)
B. International Lover (6:35)

References:
BE: 92.9652-0

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo
  • (US: 7-29746)

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
B. Little Red Corvette (Dance Remix Edit) (4:32)

7" 1988 Back-To-Back Hits Reissue

  • (US: GWB 0468)

A. Little Red Corvette (Edit) (3:08)
AA. 1999 (Edit) (3:36)

  • (US: PRO-A-2001)

A. Little Red Corvette (LP Version) (4:58)
B. Little Red Corvette (Dance Mix) (8:22)

CD 1989 Reissue

  • (DE: 921 184-2)

A. Little Red Corvette (Dance Mix) (8:22)
B. 1999 (Full Length Version) (6:22)

Others
  • This record wasn't released in any other format.

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA 7" 7-29746
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UK 7" W 9688 1st edition picture sleeve
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UK 7" W 9436 2nd edition picture sleeve
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA 7" GWB 0468 1988 Back To Back reissue
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Germany 3" CD 921 184-2 1989 reissue
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Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva

  • The single remained 11 weeks in the Billboard Black Singles Top 40 chart.

References
Billboard Hot 100 Charts - The Eighties by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-079-2)
The Billboard Book Of Top 40 R&B and Hip-Hop Hits by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-8230-8283-0)
Top R&B Singles 1942 - 1999 by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-136-5)
Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 by Joel Withburn. (ISBN 0-89820-156-X)
British Hit Singles by Martin Roach (ISBN 978-0-7535-1537-2)
The Official UK Charts Company / Prince
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