Three's a Crowd (song)

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"Three's a Crowd"
Single by Milira
from the album Back Again!!!
ReleasedJuly 23, 1992
FormatCD Maxi single, Promo
Genre Soul, R&B
Length4:56
Label Motown Records
Songwriter(s) Nathaniel Calhoun
Producer(s) LeMel Humes
Milira singles chronology
"'One Man Woman"'"
(1992)
"Three's a Crowd"
(1992)

"Three's a Crowd" is a song written by Nathaniel Calhoun and recorded by American R&B/soul singer Milira. It was released in 1992, as a single from her 1992 album, Back Again!!! . [1]

Contents

Track listing

US CD Single [2]
No.TitleLength
1."Three's a Crowd" (Radio Edit) 
2."Three's a Crowd" (Album Version) 
3."Three's a Crowd" (Instrumental) 

Charts

Chart (1992)Peak
position [3]
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 94

Cover version

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References

  1. "music.aol.com/milira" . Retrieved Apr 6, 2020.
  2. "Milira - Three's A Crowd". Discogs. Retrieved Apr 6, 2020.
  3. www.billboard.com-miliracharthistory [ dead link ]