Down by the Lazy River

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"Down by the Lazy River"
Single by The Osmonds
from the album Phase-III
B-side "He's the Light of the World"
Released January 1972
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:37
Label MGM Records 14324
Writer(s) Alan Osmond, Merrill Osmond, Wayne Osmond
Producer(s) Alan Osmond, Michael Lloyd
The Osmonds singles chronology
"Yo-Yo"
(1971)
"Down by the Lazy River"
(1972)
"Hold Her Tight"
(1972)

"Down by the Lazy River" is a song written by Alan Osmond, Merrill Osmond, and Wayne Osmond and performed by The Osmonds. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #40 on the UK Singles Chart in 1972.[1] The song reached #1 for two weeks in the Netherlands[2] and for one week in Canada. The song appeared on their 1971 album, Phase-III.[3]

The song was produced by Alan Osmond and Michael Lloyd.[4]

The song was ranked #36 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1972.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Osmonds, "Down by the Lazy River" Chart Positions Retrieved February 14, 2014
  2. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 - week 12, 1973". Retrieved February 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ The Osmonds, Phase-III Retrieved February 14, 2014
  4. ^ The Osmonds, "Down by the Lazy River" single release Retrieved February 14, 2014
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1972". Retrieved February 14, 2014.