Down to Love Town

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"Down to Love Town"
Single by The Originals
from the album Down to Love Town
Released 1976
Format 7"
Recorded 1975
Genre Disco, soul
Label Soul (Motown)
S 35119F
Tamla Motown (UK)
TMG 1038
Writer(s) Don Daniels, Michael Sutton, Kathy Wakefield
Producer(s) Frank Wilson, Michael Sutton
The Originals 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 late 1960s and early 1970s. Although the single reached the #1 spot on 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 and was track #2 on their 1977 album of the same name.[3]


  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 - Down To Love Town". 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2016-10-11. 
Preceded by
"Midnight Love Affair" / "Crime Don't Pay" by Carol Douglas
Billboard National Disco Action Top 40 number-one single
October 30, 1976
Succeeded by
"My Sweet Summer Suite" / "Brazilian Love Song" by Love Unlimited Orchestra