|Single by C. J. & Company|
|from the album Devil's Gun|
|B-side||"Free to Be Me"|
|Length||3:17 (7" version)
7:14 (Album version)
|Songwriter(s)||Barry Green, Ron Roker, Gerry Shury|
|Producer(s)||Mike Theodore, Dennis Coffey|
|C. J. & Company singles chronology|
"Devil's Gun" is a 1977 song by C. J. & Company from the album of the same name. Along with the tracks "We Got Our Own Thing" and "Sure Can't Go to the Moon", the song went to number one for five weeks on the Billboard disco/dance chart. The single also peaked at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the R&B chart.
"Devil's Gun" was written by Barry Green (also known as Barry Blue), Ron Roker, and Gerry Shury and produced by Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey. The song is notable for being the first record played at the opening of Studio 54 on April 26, 1977, by DJ Richie Kaczor.
The instrumental portions of "Devil's Gun" were featured prominently in the International version of Crocodile.
In 2016 the song was rediscovered due to its inclusion in The Get Down soundtrack.