I Was Only Joking

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"I Was Only Joking"
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Single by Rod Stewart
from the album Foot Loose & Fancy Free
B-side "Born Loose"
Released April 1978 (U.S.)
Format 7" single
Genre Soft rock
Length 4:50 (single version)
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Gary Grainger, Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart singles chronology
"Hot Legs"
(1978)
"I Was Only Joking"
(1978)
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
(1978)
"Hot Legs"
(1978)
"I Was Only Joking"
(1978)
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
(1978)

"I Was Only Joking" is a song written by Gary Grainger and Rod Stewart. Stewart released it as a track on his 1977 album, Foot Loose & Fancy Free.[1]

When released as a single, the song performed well, becoming a top 40 hit in various countries, including #5 in the UK and #22 in the US. In the United Kingdom, "I Was Only Joking" charted as part of a double A-side with "Hot Legs".[2]

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