Getaway Car

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"Getaway Car"
Single by Hall & Oates
from the album Do It for Love
Released 2003
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length 3:49
Label U-Watch
Writer(s) Gary Haase, Billy Mann
Producer(s) Daryl Hall, Brian Rawling, Sheppard, Mark Taylor
Hall & Oates singles chronology
"Intuition"
(2003)
"Getaway Car"
(2003)
"I'll Be Around"
(2004)
"Getaway Car"
Single by The Jenkins
from the album The Jenkins
Released mid-2004
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:06
Label Capitol
Producer(s) Rodney Crowell
The Jenkins singles chronology
"Blame It on Mama"
(2004)
"Getaway Car"
(2004)

"Getaway Car" is the title of a song written by songwriters Gary Haase and Billy Mann. The song was first recorded in 1999 by Susan Ashton, an American country and Christian singer, on her album Closer,[1] although it was not released as a single.

Since then, the song has been recorded by the country groups 4 Runner and The Jenkins, R&B group Dakota Moon, as well as the rock duo Hall & Oates. 4 Runner, The Jenkins and Hall & Oates all released their renditions as singles. 4 Runner's version, however, did not chart. Hall & Oates's version was released in late 2003 as the fifth and final single from their 2002 album Do It for Love, reaching #21 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks charts with it.

In 2004, The Jenkins released their version as the second and final single from their unreleased, self-titled debut album. This rendition reached a peak of #38 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts in August 2004, becoming the Jenkins' final chart single.

Chart performance[edit]

Hall & Oates[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[2] 21

The Jenkins[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 38

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