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Tell It Like It Is

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Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
2 (January 28, 1967, one week)
Year Released
1966
Album
NONE
Writer(s)
George Davis, Lee Diamond
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
Tubbs and Valerie dancing in Club Delirious
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"Tell It Like It Is" is a song by Aaron Neville, released as a single in 1966. It appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Prodigal Son".

Notes

  • This was Aaron Neville's first Billboard Top 10 hit. He would have two others ("Don't Know Much" in 1989 with Linda Ronstadt and "Everybody Plays The Fool" in 1995).
  • Cover versions that made the Billboard Hot 100 were by Andy Williams (#76 in 1976) and Heart (#8 in 1981).
  • Don Johnson released his own cover version on the album Let It Roll in 1989; his recording later featured on the 1996 album The Best of Miami Vice (despite never appearing in the show).
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Neville Brothers - Tell it like it is

Aaron Neville's "Tell It Like It Is"

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