Will It Go Round in Circles

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"Will It Go Round in Circles"
Single by Billy Preston
from the album Music Is My Life
B-side "Blackbird"
Released 1973
Genre Funk-soul
Label A&M Records
Writer(s) Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
Producer(s) Billy Preston

"Will It Go Round in Circles" is a song written by Bruce Fisher and Billy Preston, and recorded by Preston for his 1972 album Music Is My Life. On its release as a single in 1973, the song was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks, and sold over a million copies. The song was one of two number-one hits by him solo, (the other being "Nothing from Nothing") although he is credited on The Beatles' "Get Back".


The song was covered by Donny Osmond on his 2009 album Love Songs Of The '70s. Phish covered the song twice in 1999, including on September 10th, 1999 at The Gorge Amphitheatre.

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Preceded by
"Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)" by George Harrison
Billboard Hot 100 number one single
July 7, 1973 (two weeks)
Succeeded by
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce