WAKE IT UP!! Now this is an OLDIE, but goody! Remember soul singer, Junior? He had that song, ‘Mama Used To Say’.
“Mama Used to Say” is the debut single release by the British R&B recording artist Junior, taken from his debut studio album, Ji.
“Mama Used to Say” was released in April 1982 and peaked inside the UK Singles Chart top 10 in June 1982, where it remained at number seven for two weeks. “Mama Used to Say” was also a Top 40 Pop hit and Top 5 R&B hit in the United States, earning him a “Best Newcomer” award from Billboard magazine. The song was ranked at number 6 among the top ten “Tracks of the Year” for 1981 by NME.
Born Norman Washington “Junior” Giscombe (born 6 June 1957) is an English singer-songwriter (frequently known simply by the mononym, Junior) who was one of the first British R&B artists to be successful in the United States.