Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black

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"Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black"
Single by Mungo Jerry
B-side "Gonna Bop 'Til I Drop"
Released 1974
Genre Pop-Rock and roll
Length 2:55
Label Dawn Records (UK)
Writer(s) Ray Dorset
Producer(s) Barry Murray, Ray Dorset
Mungo Jerry singles chronology
"Wild Love"
(1973)
"'Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black'"
(1974)
"All Dressed Up and No Place to Go"
(1974)

"Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black" is a popular song and hit single by the British group Mungo Jerry, first released in 1974. It also became the title track of a compilation album by the group, released later in 1974. [1]

Chart performance[edit]

It was written by the band's lead singer Ray Dorset and produced by Barry Murray and Dorset. In addition to Dorset (guitar, vocals), the line-up of the group at this time which played on the record comprised Dick Middleton (guitar), Bob Daisley (bass), Ian Milne (keyboards), and Dave Bidwell (drums).[2] The song entered the UK Singles Chart in April 1974 and reached No. 13 staying for nine weeks on the chart, their last single to reach the British Top 20. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 383. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black". www.chartstats.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013.