Open Up (Mungo Jerry song)

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"Open Up"
Single by Mungo Jerry
B-side "Going Back Home", "I Don't Wanna Go Back to School", "No Girl Reaction"
Released 1972
Genre Pop-Rock and roll
Length 3:24
Label Dawn Records (UK) DNX 2413
Writer(s) Ray Dorset
Producer(s) Barry Murray
Mungo Jerry singles chronology
"You Don't Have to Be in the Army to Fight in the War"
"Open Up"
"Wild Love"

"Open Up" is a song and hit single by the British group Mungo Jerry, first released in 1972.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Written by the group's lead vocalist Ray Dorset and produced by Barry Murray,[2] it was the band's fifth single. The song made 21 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1972 staying in the charts for eight weeks.[3]

Like the group's debut single, "In the Summertime," and following singles, it was a maxi-single playing at 33 rpm. Other tracks on the extended play single were "Going Back Home", "I Don't Wanna Go Back to School" and "No Girl Reaction."


  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 383. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Open Up". Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "UK Charts - Mungo Jerry". Retrieved 10 July 2013. 

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