I Wanna Be with You (The Isley Brothers song)

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"I Wanna Be with You (Part 1)"
Single by The Isley Brothers
from the album Winner Takes All
B-side "I Wanna Be with You (Part 2)"
Released 1979
Format 7", 12"
Genre R&B, funk
Length 6:21 (album version)
4:12 (single version)
Label T-Neck
Writer(s) The Isley Brothers and Chris Jasper
Producer(s) The Isley Brothers
The Isley Brothers singles chronology
"Groove with You"
"I Wanna Be with You (Part 1)"
"It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)"

"I Wanna Be with You (Part 1)" was a hit song by R&B/funk group The Isley Brothers. Released from the 1979 double LP, Winner Takes All, it reached number #1 on the U.S. R&B singles chart during the spring of that year. However, the single did not manage to chart on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 278. 
Preceded by
"Reunited" by Peaches & Herb
Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number one single
May 26, 1979
Succeeded by
"Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" by McFadden & Whitehead