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
"Touch"
(1975)
"Down to Love Town"
(1976)
"Call on Your Six-Million Dollar Man"
(1976)

"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]

References[edit]

  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". Discogs.com. 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