Steppin' Out (Kool & The Gang song)

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"Steppin' Out"
Single by Kool & the Gang
from the album Something Special
B-side "Just Friends"
Format 7 and 12 inches
Recorded 1981
Genre Funk, disco
Length 4:51
Label De-Lite
Writer(s) James "J.T." Taylor, Ronald Bell, Kool & the Gang
Kool & the Gang singles chronology
"Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)"
Steppin' Out
"Get Down on It"

"Steppin' Out" was a hit song for Kool & the Gang. It reached #89 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #12 on the R&B chart.[1]


The single was released through De-Lite Records in 1981 backed by "Just Friends" and in 1982 backed by "Love Festival", while the Japanese version had "Get Down on It" on its B-side.

The song was re-released in 2004, featuring Beverley Knight, for the remix album The Hits: Reloaded.


Year Chart Peak chart positions
1981 UK Singles[2] 12
1981 Irish Singles[3] 20
1982 Billboard Hot 100[4] 89
1982 US R&B[4] 12
1982 US Dance[4] 16


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