Come and Get Your Love
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|"Come and Get Your Love"|
Cover of the 1974 Netherlands single
|Single by Redbone|
|from the album Wovoka|
|B-side||"Day to Day Life"|
|Length||3:27 (Single Version)|
5:02 (Album Version)
|Redbone singles chronology|
"Come and Get Your Love" is a song by Native American rock band Redbone. The song was originally released as a promo track under the name "Hail" and was later featured on the album Wovoka (1973), under its current name. The song was released as the album's first single the following year. Written and produced by band members Pat and Lolly Vegas, it is one of the band's most successful singles. The song later appeared on many "greatest hits" albums released by the band, as well as on numerous compilation albums of the 1970s.
The single cut is significantly shorter, with the album version featuring an introductory slow part, plus a longer repeated coda. Most radio stations rarely play the latter. The song features a prominent part for electric sitar.
The song peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on April 13, 1974. It spent 18 weeks in the Top 40 and landed as the fourth-most popular song on the Hot 100 for 1974. The single was certified gold by the RIAA on April 22, 1974, which indicates that it had shipped over a half-million copies in North America. The song is Redbone's highest charting single and one of two Top 40 hits by the band. (An earlier recording, "The Witch Queen of New Orleans," peaked at number 21 in 1972.)
In France, the single peaked at number 177 on the Singles Sales Chart (physical sales + downloads) in 2017. The following year, Redbone's version featured in a Christmas 2018 media advertising campaign from Bouygues, the French telecommunications company, and the song soon rose to the top of the pop charts. It entered the Downloads Chart's Top 10, and reached number one on the Singles Sales Chart at the end of the year. It also peaked at number 20 on the Singles Chart (downloads plus streaming) during the last week of the year.
Weekly singles charts
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||1,000,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Gold||400,000|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
Real McCoy version
|"Come and Get Your Love"|
|Single by Real McCoy|
|from the album Another Night|
|Released||June 29, 1995|
|Songwriter(s)||Pat Vegas/Lolly Vegas|
|Real McCoy singles chronology|
In 1995, the German Eurodance and Pop music project Real McCoy released a cover version which peaked at number 19 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The Real McCoy take also went to number 1 on the American dance chart in August 1995. It was released as a third single from the Another Night album in the United States.
The Gavin Report wrote about the song: "Based on immediate programmer reaction, it seemed destined that this cover of Redbone's 1974 hit would be the obvious follow-up to the trio's hits, 'Another Night' and 'Runaway.' Polishing it up '90s- style gives the group a clear shot at plenty of radio and club play for the summer ahead."
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||18|
|Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart||39|
|Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart||39|
|Canada Dance (RPM)||4|
|Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)||35|
|Finnish Singles Chart||9|
|German Singles Chart||53|
|Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)||20|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||37|
|New Zealand (New Zealand Singles Chart)||8|
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||21|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||19|
|UK Dance (Official Charts Company)||25|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||19|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Top 40||8|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||1|
|U.S. Cash Box||14|
- Boys Town Gang, on their 1981 album Disc Charge
- Carol Jiani, on her 1995 album Superstar
- The Temprees, on their 1974 album Temprees 3
- John Coinman, on 1997 soundtrack album to The Postman
- Real McCoy, on their 1995 maxi-single Come and Get Your Love
- Cyndi Lauper sampled the main hook for her remix of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" on the soundtrack to the film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. It reached #87 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1995.
- Derek Miller, cover from the Rumble album was listed as the 3rd most popular indigenous single of 2015 by the Canadian Aboriginal Music Countdown.
In popular culture
- The song appears at Disney California Adventure Guardians of The Galaxy Ride
- The song appears in the debut episode of the 2008 TV series Swingtown.
- The song is featured in the 2014 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Guardians of the Galaxy, playing during Peter Quill's introductory scene as an adult.
- The song is reused in another film in the series, the 2019 film Avengers: Endgame, in a scene depicting the original scene from Guardians of the Galaxy.
- The song is featured in the 1994 film Dance Me Outside.
- The song is featured in the 1997 film The Postman as covered by John Coinman, re-worked as a modern day folk song in the post-apocalyptic future.
- The song is featured in the 1999 film Dick.
- The song's melody is featured in the Bob's Burgers episode titled "The Kids Run the Restaurant," sung by Gene and his girl group The Cutie Patooties.
- Comedian Jimmy Pardo performed the song using his "air bass" on The Bob & Tom Show.
- Alltel, Dick's Sporting Goods, and J. C. Penney used the song for their advertisements.
- The song is used as the opening theme for Netflix's animated-comedy series F Is for Family.
- The song served as intro theme for Costa Rica's TV show Corte y Vamonos that was aired during 2014-2016 on Canal 9.
- The song is featured in Sky UK's advertisement for their superfast fibre broadband and stars X-Men character Quicksilver (Evan Peters).
- The song is featured in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 video game.
- The song is featured in a December 2018 French television ad campaign by Bouygues Telecom showing three generations enjoying the song.
- The first 13 seconds of the song is featured as a TikTok trend.
- The song is featured in the 7th episode of the 9th season of the USA Network legal drama series, Suits, in the scene where Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) goes to have lunch with Ted Tucker (Kurtwood Smith), while impersonating Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht).
- Lolly Vegas – lead guitar, electric sitar, vocals
- Tony Bellamy – rhythm guitar, vocals
- Pat Vegas – bass, vocals
- Butch Rillera – drums, background vocals
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