Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
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|"Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)"|
|Single by Diana Ross|
|from the album Mahogany|
|B-side||"No One's Gonna Be a Fool Forever"|
|Writer(s)||Michael Masser, Gerald Goffin|
|Diana Ross singles chronology|
"Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" is a song written by Michael Masser and Gerald Goffin, and recorded by American singers Thelma Houston in 1973, and most notably Diana Ross as the theme to the 1975 Motown/Paramount film Mahogany.
Recorded with a full orchestral accompaniment, "Theme from Mahogany" became one of the most recognizable elements of the film, receiving praise from many critics.
- "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)"
- "No One's Gonna Be a Fool Forever"
Weekly singles charts
"I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow
|Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
January 24, 1976 (one week)
"Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players
- Pinhead Gunpowder covered the song on their 1994 EP Carry the Banner.
- Mariah Carey covered it in 1998, and released it on international pressings of her #1's album.
- Jennifer Lopez covered the song, and released it on international editions of her 1999 album, On the 6.
- Me First and the Gimme Gimmes covered the song for their 2008 album Have Another Ball.
- Lara Fabian covered the song in 2009 for her album Every Woman in Me album.
- Slick Rick sang the chorus of the song near the end of his 1988 song, "Teenage Love".
- Nivea covered the song in 2011 for her EP Nivea Undercover.
- List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1975 (U.S.)
- List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1976
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- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 210.
- "CAN Charts > Diana Ross". RPM. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
- "UK Charts > Diana Ross". Official Charts. Retrieved 2014-03-26.