You Got the Love (Rufus song)

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"You Got the Love"
Single by Rufus & Chaka Khan
from the album Rags to Rufus
Released 1974
Genre R&B
Length 4:38
2:53 (7" version)
Label ABC
Writer(s) Chaka Khan, Ray Parker, Jr.
Rufus & Chaka Khan singles chronology
"Tell Me Something Good"
(1974)
"You Got the Love"
(1974)
"Once You Get Started"
(1975)

"You Got the Love" is a hit song for the funk band Rufus. It was written by Ray Parker, Jr. and Chaka Khan. From the Rags to Rufus album, it spent one week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart in 1974. It also peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[1]

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 11
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 1

Other versions[edit]

We Got the Love is the first track of 1983 live album Stompin' at the Savoy - Live.

Chaka Khan re-recorded We Got the Love/Pack'd My Bags medley for her 2007 album Funk This, with Tony Maiden on guitar.

Preceded by
"I Feel a Song (In My Heart)" by Gladys Knight & the Pips
Billboard's Hot Soul Singles number-one single
December 14, 1974
Succeeded by
"She's Gone" by Tavares

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 505. 

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