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Nightshift song title page

Nightshift or Night Shift was a title for two popular songs. Nightshift by Commodores hit number 3 in 1985. Nightshift was a tribute to soul singer Marvin Gaye, who had been killed less than a year earlier. Nightshift was sung by long-time Commodores member and singer Clyde Orange, as Lionel Richie was no longer in the group.
The other song, Night Shift, was a popular rock tune by Quarterflash.

Nightshift popular Tune Timeline

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  1 Night Shift   Sep 1982  

  2 Nightshift 3   Apr 1985  
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