Help Is on Its Way

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"Help Is on Its Way"
Single by Little River Band
from the album Diamantina Cocktail
Released 1977
Format 7"
Recorded 1976
Genre Rock, Pop rock
Length 4:06
Label Harvest Records
Songwriter(s) Glenn Shorrock
Producer(s) John Boylan, Little River Band
Little River Band singles chronology
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"Help Is on Its Way"
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"It's a Long Way There" (1976) "Help Is on Its Way"
AUS: "Witchery"
USA: "Happy Anniversary"

"Help Is on Its Way" was written by Glenn Shorrock and was a hit single by the Australian group Little River Band in 1977. It was featured on the album Diamantina Cocktail. The song went to number one in Australia on the Kent Music Report singles chart.[1] The song was the fourth highest selling single by an Australian artist, and eighteenth highest overall for 1977.[1] The song rose to No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The song is featured on a Nutri-Grain commercial and was used by UPS for Mail Boxes Etc. and shipping services commercials. It was featured in the 2009 film Observe and Report during Dennis Chevantes exit from the film. In 2016, the song was featured in a commercial for the RACV.


  1. ^ a b Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book Ltd. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. Note: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1974 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988. In 1992, Kent back calculated chart positions for 1970–1974.