You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

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"You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"
Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing.jpg
Single by Leo Sayer
from the album Endless Flight
B-side"Magdalena"
ReleasedOctober 1976
Genre
Length3:41
2:50 (7" version)
LabelChrysalis (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
Songwriter(s)[1][2]
Producer(s)Richard Perry
Leo Sayer singles chronology
"Moonlighting"
(1975)
"You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"
(1976)
"When I Need You"
(1977)

"You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" is a song credited to British singer Leo Sayer, taken from his 1976 album Endless Flight. The song reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart,[3] making it his first number-one single in the United States, and reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart.[4] Billboard ranked it as the No. 13 song of 1977. Credited songwriters Sayer and Vini Poncia won a Grammy Award for the song in 1978 in the category Best R&B Song. Ray Parker Jr has stated that he was the original song writer to the song, but when he gave the song as a demo his name was left off as the song writer.

Music video[edit]

In Australia, a live performance from the TV show Countdown is frequently used in place of a music video.

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer Songfacts". Songfacts.com. Retrieved 2014-07-14.
  3. ^ Bronson, Fred (2003). The Billboard Book of #1 Hits, 5th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  4. ^ a b "Leo Sayer - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b Steffen Hung. "Forum - 1970 (ARIA Charts: Special Occasion Charts)". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  6. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 5179." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 5163a." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  8. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  10. ^ "Charts.nz – Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing". Top 40 Singles.
  11. ^ "SA Charts 1965–March 1989". Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing". Singles Top 100.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  14. ^ "Leo Sayer Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Leo Sayer Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  16. ^ "Leo Sayer Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  17. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  18. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-25.
  19. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  20. ^ "Top Selling Singles of 1977 | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 1977-12-31. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  21. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1977/Top 100 Songs of 1977". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  22. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 60th Anniversary Interactive Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 10 December 2018.

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