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  Ray Parker, Jr. / Raydio
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BIRTHDAY: May 1, 1954
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 1

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...

June
Ray Parker, Jr. & Radio - "Two Places At The Same Time" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio hit the Top 40 with "Two Places At The Same Time."
from the LP Two Places At The Same Time
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 - 30 - 28 - 26 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 176
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...# 30 Singles Artist of the Year

April
Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio - "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ray Parker, Jr. & Radio hit the Top 40 with "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)."
from the LP
A Woman Needs Love
ARC chart run: 38 - 27 - 20 - 14 - 12 - 11 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 9 - 12 - 19 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 43
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

May
Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs LoveRay Parker, Jr. & Radio hit the Top 10 with "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio hit the Top 40 with "
That Old Song."
from the LP
A Woman Needs Love
ARC chart run: 38 - 34 - 27 - 23 - 22 - 19 - 18 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 138
Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio - "That Old Song" (Single)available for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1982...# 45 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio were nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group.

April
Ray Parker, Jr. - "The Other Woman" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "The Other Woman."
from the LP
The Other Woman
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 22 - 14 - 12 - 9 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 12 - 18 - 39 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 41
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the
Top 10 with "The Other Woman."

August
Ray Parker, Jr. - "Let Me Go" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "Let Me Go."
from the LP
The Other Woman
ARC chart run: 39 - 37 - 35 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 222
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1983...# 100 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Ray Parker, Jr. - "Bad Boy" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "Bad Boy."
from the LP
Greatest Hits
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 33 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 186
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male ("The Other Woman").

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "
I Still Can't Get Over Loving You" from the LP Woman Out Of Control.

1984...# 19 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Ghostbusters soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 10 with "I Still Can't Get Over Loving You."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "
Ghostbusters."
from the
Ghostbusters soundtrack
ARC chart run: 40 - 27 - 17 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 7 - 11 - 24 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the
Top 10 with "Ghostbusters."

September
Ray Parker, Jr. - "Ghostbusters" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit #1 for 2 weeks with "Ghostbusters."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "
Jamie."

1985...# 86 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker was nominated for 3
American Music Awards including Favorite Pop/Rock Video, Favorite Soul/R&B Video ("Ghostbusters"), and Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist.
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the
Top 10 with "Jamie."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker won a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance ("Ghostbusters").

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 with "
Girls Are More Fun."

1990...# 182 Singles Artist of the Year

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Parker hit the Top 40 helping out Glenn Medeiros with "
All I'm Missing Is You."

2004...

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