Song Lyric Sunday | “Ring My Bell” – Anita Ward

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Song Lyric Sunday was created by Helen Vahdati from This Thing Called Life One Word at a Time and author Jim Adams from A Unique Title For Me is our current guest host. For complete rules or to join in the fun, click here.

This week’s theme is  “Wedding/Marry/Diamond/Ring/Cake.

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Disco anyone? 😀 😀 😀

I went in a different direction for ring just to post this 1979 hit…Ring My Bell.

The song was originally written for then eleven-year-old Stacy Lattisaw, as a teenybopper song about kids talking on the telephone. When Lattisaw signed with a different label, Anita Ward was asked to sing it instead, and it became her only major hit.

Ward’s single hit number one on the disco charts. Ring My Bell went to number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Soul Singles chart. It also reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and garnered Ward a nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1980 Grammy Awards.

Enjoy!

See my Song Lyric Sunday selection for FeliciaDenise.com.

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Disclaimer: I have no copyrights to the song and/or video and/or hyperlinks to songs and/or videos and/or gifs above. No copyright infringement intended.

Ring My Bell

Compiled from Genius Lyrics, Google, Wikipedia, Songfacts.com, and YouTube.

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