Boogie Body Land

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"Boogie Body Land"
Single by The Bar-Kays
Released 1980
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl
Genre Boogie, Old school rap, Funk
Length 5:51 (12" version)
Label Mercury 45-76088 (US)
Writer(s) Bar-Kays
Producer(s) Allen Jones
The Bar-Kays singles chronology
"Today Is The Day"
"Boogie Body Land"
"Body Fever"

"Boogie Body Land" is a boogie funk written by the band members of The Bar-Kays. It was released in 1980 by Mercury Records. "Boogie Body Land" was included in their 1980 album As One which was produced by Allen Jones. As a single it peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Black Singles and number 73 on the Dance chart. Lowest position was 74 on the latter.[1][2][3]

Track listing[edit]

1980 releases[edit]

7" vinyl[4]
  • US: Mercury / 45-76088
Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Boogie Body Land"   4:11
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Running In And Out Of My Life"   4:44


  • Performer: Bar-Kays
  • Songwriters: Allen Jones, Charles Allen, Frank Thompson, Harvey Henderson, James Alexander, Larry Dodson, Lloyd Smith, Mark Bynum, Michael Beard, Sherman Guy, Winston Stewart

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (December 1980) Peak
US Billboard Black Singles[2][3] #7
US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play[1][3] #73


  1. ^ a b "Billboard: Disco Top 100". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc.) 92: 27. Dec 27, 1980. 
  2. ^ a b Holly George-Warren, Patricia Romanowski, Patricia Romanowski Bashe, Jon Pareles (2001). The Rolling stone encyclopedia of rock & roll (3rd ed.). California, U.S.: Fireside, 2003. p. 48. ISBN 0-7432-0120-5. 
  3. ^ a b c "Discography: Bar-Kays on Allmusic". Allmusic, Billboard. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ ""Boogie Body Land" (Mercury) on Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-08-26.