The A Side:
Mary, Mary (Oh Mary Please!) (Re-Edit by Gail “Sky” King) 4:20
The B Side:
Mary, Mary (Sky’s The Limit Beats) 2:30
Mary, Mary (Instrumental) 3:12
“Mary, Mary” is a song written by Michael Nesmith of The Monkees. It was first recorded by The Butterfield Blues Band for their 1966 album, ‘East-West’. The Monkees, would later record the song themselves and released it on the album ‘More of the Monkees’ in 1967. Run-D.M.C. released “Mary, Mary” as a single from their fourth album, ‘Tougher Than Leather’, in 1988. Their Rick Rubin produced rap/rock version samples Micky Dolenz singing the title from the Monkees’ recording. This promotional only 12” features a special extended re-edit by Gail “Sky” King.
The Billboard Charts:
|Chart||Debuted||Debut Pos.||Peak Pos.||Wks on Chart|
|Hot Black Singles||7/9/88||29||10|
Label: Profile Records
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
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