On July 12 1986, Madonna’s Papa Don’t Preach reached #1 in the UK and stayed there for 3 weeks.
Madonna’s first-ever CD single was for Papa Don’t Preach. The single was produced in the UK for distribution in the USA. The rare gold disc CD single featured 3 audio tracks as well as the official video for Papa Don’t Preach in NTSC format.
The single included:
- Papa Don’t Preach (7″ Version) (4:27)
- Papa Don’t Preach (12″ Version) (5:43)
- Pretender (LP Version) (4:28)
- Papa Don’t Preach (Video) (5:05)
Papa Don’t Preach-a protest song that actually works-the first Madonna concerto with a classical influence, the song evokes and invokes Vivaldi and Mozart! No wonder Madonna is still sad about her mother’s death!
“Papa Don’t Preach” was a brilliant song and video. She looked amazing in it.