Wild Night

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"Wild Night"
Single by Van Morrison
from the album Tupelo Honey
B-side"When That Evening Sun Goes Down"
Released1 September 1971[1]
RecordedSpring 1971 in Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Van Morrison
Producer(s)Van Morrison
Ted Templeman
Van Morrison singles chronology
"Call Me Up in Dreamland"
"Wild Night"
"Tupelo Honey"
"Wild Night" at YouTube

"Wild Night" is a 1971 song by Northern Irish singer Van Morrison and is the leading single from his fifth studio album Tupelo Honey. It went to number 28 in the United States, number 41 in Belgium, number 20 in Canada and number 24 in the Netherlands. It was covered in 1974 by Martha Reeves.

John Mellencamp and Meshell Ndegeocello version[change | change source]

"Wild Night"
Single by John Mellencamp and Meshell Ndegeocello
from the album Dance Naked
B-side"Brothers" (live)
Released10 May 1994
Songwriter(s)Van Morrison
  • John Mellencamp
  • Mike Manchic
John Mellencamp singles chronology
"Baby Please Don't Go"
"Wild Night"
"Dance Naked"
Meshell Ndegeocello singles chronology
"Call Me"
"Wild Night"
"Who Is He (And What Is He to You)"
Music videos

In 1994 American musicians John Mellencamp and Meshell Ndegeocello covered Wild Night for his 13th studio album Dance Naked. It went to number 1 in Canada, number 3 in the United States, number 34 in the United Kingdom, number 24 in Scotland, number 7 in Iceland, number 18 in Australia and number 55 in Germany.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Van Morrison - Wild Night - dutchcharts.nl". Archived from the original on 2013-08-19. Retrieved 2023-06-29.
  2. "Wild Night by van Morrison - Track Info | AllMusic". AllMusic.
  3. "Wild Night feat. Meshell Ndegeocello by John Mellencamp on Apple Music". Apple Music. 21 June 1994. Retrieved 7 October 2022.