Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)

Lionel Richie – All Night Long (All Night)

“All Night Long (All Night)” is a song by American singer Lionel Richie. It was released in August 1983 with “Wandering Stranger” on the B-side as a single from his second solo album, “Can’t Slow Down.” The song is one of Lionel Richie’s most iconic hits and is celebrated for its infectious and upbeat sound.

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“All Night Long (All Night)” is characterized by its fusion of pop, R&B, and world music elements, creating a lively and danceable atmosphere. The song features a mix of instruments, including percussion, synthesizers, and horns, along with Richie’s charismatic vocals. The lyrics of the song convey themes of celebration, unity, and the joy of music and dancing all night long. Richie expresses the desire to bring people together through music.


“All Night Long (All Night)” was a major commercial success, reaching the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and achieving chart-topping positions in other countries as well. The song’s infectious and celebratory sound, along with its positive message, made it a beloved hit and a signature song in Lionel Richie’s career.

Lionel Richie – All Night Long (All Night) – Lyrics