Move On Up
"Move On Up" is a song by Curtis Mayfield from his 1970 debut album Curtis. Nearly 9 minutes long in its album version, it was not released as a single in the United States, but an edited version of the song spent ten weeks in the top 50 of the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #12.
Other versions and covers
In 1979, disco trio, Destination, recorded the song, incorporating the song, "Keep on Pushing", a 1964 hit by The Impressions. Along with the tracks, "Up Up Up" and "Destination's Theme, "Move On Up", hit number one on the disco chart for four weeks. It peaked at number sixty-eight on the soul singles chart.
An edited version of the song was used on the soundtrack of the 1974 film The Groove Tube.
- Warwick, Neil; Jon Kutner, Tony Brown (2004). The Complete Book of the British Charts. Omnibus Press. p. 713. ISBN 1-84449-058-0.
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- Joel Whitburn's, Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003, 2004
- Joel Whitburn's Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004, 2004
"Come to Me" / "Don't Stop Dancing" / "Playboy" by France Joli
|Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
(Destination version with "Up Up Up"/"Destination's Theme")
October 13, 1979 - November 3, 1979
"Harmony" by Suzi Lane
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