You_Got_It_(The_Right_Stuff)

You Got It (The Right Stuff)

"You Got It (The Right Stuff)" is a 1988 single from New Kids on the Block. The second single from the group's second album Hangin' Tough, it peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in early 1989, while topping the UK charts in November 1989.

The single appeared in the Top 40 for the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart the week of January 14 1989, rising from #45 to #37. "You Got It" reached its peak of #3 the week of March 11 1989. Altogether, "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" spent 5 weeks in the Top 10, 8 weeks in the Top 20, and 13 weeks in the Top 40. The song was number one in Australia in August 1989.

The song can be heard in the 1989 film, The Wizard. In 1992, "Weird Al" Yankovic parodied the song on his Off the Deep End album as "The White Stuff," a loving ode to Oreo cookies.

Formats and track listings

CD Single CBS / Cassette single / Vinyl single

  1. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" (4:09)
  2. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" [Remix] (3:32)

US Vinyl, 12"

  1. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" [12" Version] (5:18)
  2. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" [7" Version] (3:32)
  3. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" [Instrumental] (5:15)

Europe Vinyl, 7"

  1. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" (4:09)
  2. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" [Remix] (3:32)

Australia Vinyl, 12"

  1. You Got It (The Right Stuff) [12" Version] (5:18)
  2. You Got It (The Right Stuff) [7" Version] (3:32)
  3. You Got It (The Right Stuff) [Instrumental] (5:15)

Australia Vinyl, 7"

  1. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" (4:09)
  2. You Got It (The Right Stuff) [Instrumental] (5:15)

Charts

Chart (1988-1989) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 28
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 20
U.S. ARC Weekly Top 40 3
U.K. Singles Chart 1
Australian Singles Chart 1
German Singles Chart 12
Austrian Singles Chart 12
French Singles Chart 17

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