Ray Parker Jr.

Real Name:
Ray Erskine Parker Jr.
Profile:
Singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor born on 1 May 1954 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)..Graduate of Northwestern High School in 1972. In the mid-1970's, he was involved in Love Unlimited Orchestra with Barry White. He formed the group Raydio in 1977. When Raydio broke up in 1981. Parker continued with his solo career, scoring six Top 40 hits, including the hit single "The Other Woman" (Pop #4) in 1982 and "Ghostbusters" in 1984.Parker was one of the first black artists to venture into the then-fledgling world of music videos. Parker's "Ghostbusters" video, helmed by the film's director, Ivan Reitman, was one of the first movie-themed videos to find success on MTV. Parker also wrote and produced hits for New Edition ("Mr. Telephone Man"), Randy Hall, Cheryl Lynn ("Shake It Up Tonight"), Deniece Williams ("I Found Love"), and Diana Ross. On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Ray Parker Jr. among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire

Do not confuse Ray Parker Jr. with Ray Parker who is a Canadian composer known for his soundtrack of 'Les Aventures De Tintin'.
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Albums

4A 9515, 4A-9515 Two Places At The Same Time — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time (Album) Arista 4A 9515, 4A-9515 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
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30 ARS 39107 A Woman Needs Love — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Album) Arista 30 ARS 39107 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
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AL 9590, AL9590 The Other Woman — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. The Other Woman (Album) Arista AL 9590, AL9590 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
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7819 Woman Out Of Control — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Woman Out Of Control (Album) Arista, Arista 7819 Venezuela 1983 Sell This Version
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AL8-8280 Sex And The Single Man — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Sex And The Single Man (Album) Arista, Arista AL8-8280 Malaysia 1985 Sell This Version
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PC 85-39 Startrak Profile: Ray Parker, Jr. — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker, Jr.* Startrak Profile: Ray Parker, Jr.(2xLP, Album, Promo) Westwood One PC 85-39 US 1985 Sell This Version
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Se 86-02 Special Edition With Sid McCoy — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Special Edition With Sid McCoy(LP, Transcription) Special Edition With Sid McCoy Se 86-02 US 1986 Sell This Version
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SE 86-01 Special Edition With Sid McCoy — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Special Edition With Sid McCoy(LP, Transcription) Special Edition With Sid McCoy SE 86-01 US 1986 Sell This Version
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GHS 24124 After Dark — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. After Dark (Album) Geffen Records GHS 24124 US 1987 Sell This Version
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MCAD-10327, MCAD 10327 I Love You Like You Are — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker, Jr.* I Love You Like You Are (Album) MCA Records MCAD-10327, MCAD 10327 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
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CRCP-40020 Ray Parker Jr. With State Of The Rhythm — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. With State Of The Rhythm (3) Ray Parker Jr. With State Of The Rhythm (3) - Ray Parker Jr. With State Of The Rhythm(CD, Album) Genesis World, Crown (3) CRCP-40020 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
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none I'm Free! — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. I'm Free! (Album) Raydio Music Corp. none US 2006 Sell This Version
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ACT9039-1 Unbreakable — Ray Parker Jr. Nils Landgren Funk Unit With Ray Parker Jr. Nils Landgren Funk Unit With Ray Parker Jr. - Unbreakable (Album) ACT (4) ACT9039-1 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

AS 0494 Two Places At The Same Time — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time (Single) Arista AS 0494 US 1980 Sell This Version
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AS 0554 Can't Keep From Cryin' — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Can't Keep From Cryin'(7", Single) Arista AS 0554 US 1980 Sell This Version
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102 052 Two Places At The Same Time / Can't Keep From Cryin' — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time / Can't Keep From Cryin'(7", Single) Arista 102 052 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
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3021 A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) / So Into You — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) / So Into You(7", Single) Arista 3021 Peru 1981 Sell This Version
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AS-0616 That Old Song — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - That Old Song(7", Single) Arista AS-0616 Guatemala 1981 Sell This Version
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none What's You Doing To Me — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker* What's You Doing To Me(12", TP, Dem) Ameraycan Record Productions none US 1981 Sell This Version
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AAJ 1118 It's Your Night / Old Pro — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio Ray Parker Jr. And Raydio - It's Your Night / Old Pro(7", Single) Arista AAJ 1118 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
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AS 1051 The People Next Door / Streetlove — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. The People Next Door / Streetlove (Single) Arista AS 1051 US 1982 Sell This Version
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AS 1035 Christmas Time Is Here — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Christmas Time Is Here (Single) Arista AS 1035 US 1982 Sell This Version
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ARIST 12 512 You Can't Change That — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jnr.* You Can't Change That Arista ARIST 12 512 UK 1982 Sell This Version
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3026 The Other Woman / Jack And Jill (Back Up The Hill) (1982 Version) — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. The Other Woman / Jack And Jill (Back Up The Hill) (1982 Version) (Single, Maxi) Arista 3026 Peru 1982 Sell This Version
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AS 0695 Let Me Go — Ray Parker Jr. Ray Parker Jr. Let Me Go (Single) Arista AS 0695 US 1982 Sell This Version

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tonig12

tonig12

February 17, 2011
I can't believe this album is not available on CD. My vinyl copy has been played to death!
djsoje

djsoje

September 16, 2010
There is no beating mr. Ray!! Himself and his band Raydio, definitely defined the funk of the early '80's.This is serious music.

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