Down to Love Town

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"Down to Love Town"
Single by The Originals
from the album Communique
B-side"Just to Be Closer to You"
GenreDisco, soul
LabelSoul (Motown)
S 35119F
Tamla Motown (UK)
TMG 1038
Songwriter(s)Don Daniels, Michael Sutton, Kathy Wakefield
Producer(s)Frank Wilson, Michael Sutton
The Originals singles chronology
"Down to Love Town"
"Call on Your Six-Million Dollar Man"

"Down to Love Town" is a 1976 disco single by The Originals, a Motown group that peaked in popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Although the single reached the #1 spot on the disco/dance chart for one week,[1] it hit #93 on the Soul Charts (where The Originals had previously found their success) but had a better showing on the Hot 100, peaking at #47.[2] The song was written by Don Daniels, Michael B. Sutton and Kathy Wakefield. It was originally a track on their 1976 album, Communique.[3] Following its success as a single,[4] the track became the title track of their 1977 album of the same name.,[5] which was their final album for Motown.[4]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 196.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 443.
  3. ^ "The Originals - Communique". Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  4. ^ a b Betts, Graham (2 June 2014). Graham Betts - Motown Encyclopedia. ISBN 9781311441546. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  5. ^ "The Originals - Down To Love Town". 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2016-10-11.