Getaway (Earth, Wind & Fire song)
|Single by Earth, Wind & Fire|
|from the album Spirit|
|Writer(s)||Bernard "Beloyd" Taylor and Peter Cor Belenky|
|Producer(s)||Maurice White, Charles Stepney|
|Earth, Wind & Fire singles chronology|
"Getaway" was a hit song for R&B/funk band Earth, Wind & Fire in 1976 and written by Beloyd Taylor and Peter Cor Belenky and first produced on BELOYD by Melvin Ware who then made the deal to split publishing with EWF. Released from their Spirit album, it spent two weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart and peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. Along with the track, "Saturday Nite", "Getaway" peaked at number twelve on the disco charts. It has been covered by Lee Ritenour and His Gentle Thoughts. A remixed version also appears on the soundtrack for the 2005 PlayStation 2 video game Gran Turismo 4.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||12|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||12|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles||1|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 179.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 86.
- Spirit on Allmusic.com
- RIAA Certification for After the Love Has Gone[dead link]
- "Rock Music, etc., Terms". spider.georgetowncollege.edu. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
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