Caught Up in You

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"Caught Up in You"
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Single by 38 Special
from the album Special Forces
B-side"Firestarter"
ReleasedApril 19, 1982
Format7" (45 rpm)
Recorded1981
GenreSouthern rock, hard rock
Length4:37 (single version) – 3:55 (video version)
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Don Barnes, Jeff Carlisi, Jim Peterik[1]
Producer(s)Rodney Mills
38 Special singles chronology
"Wild-Eyed Southern Boys"
(1981)
"Caught Up in You"
(1982)
"You Keep Runnin' Away"
(1982)
Music video
"Caught Up in You" on YouTube

"Caught Up in You" is the first single released from Southern rock band 38 Special's 1982 album, Special Forces. It became the band's first number-one single on the Billboard Top Tracks rock chart. It also became one of the band's two top ten pop hits, reaching number ten on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] Their other Top 10 single, "Second Chance", reached #6 in 1989. The song also went Top 10 in Canada, peaking at #9 on the RPM Singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

US 7" single

  1. "Caught Up In You" – 4:37
  2. "Firestarter" – 5:01

Chart performance[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Special Forces album entry in Discogs entry for 38 Special.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 629.
  3. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 Singles – Week ending July 17, 1982". Cash Box Magazine. July 17, 1982. Archived from the original on September 20, 2012. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  4. ^ ".38 Special chart history on the Radio & Records airplay chart". March 1, 2017.
  5. ^ "Top 100 Singles of 1982 in Canada". Canadian Music Blog. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1982/Top 100 Songs of 1982". Music Outfitters. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles,". Cash Box. December 31, 1982. Archived from the original on September 21, 2012. Retrieved January 26, 2018.

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