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Do You Wanna Make Love

"Do You Wanna Make Love" is a song written and performed by Peter McCann, an American songwriter. It reached #5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #22 on the adult contemporary chart in 1977.[1] The song was featured on his 1977 album, Peter McCann.[2] In Canada, the song failed to reach the Top 40, however, reached #10 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[3] In South Africa, the song reached #1.[4]

"Do You Wanna Make Love"
Do You Wanna Make Love - Peter McCann.jpg
Single by Peter McCann
from the album Peter McCann
B-side"Right Time of the Night"
ReleasedMay 1977
GenreSoft rock
Length3:18
Label20th Century
Songwriter(s)Peter McCann
Producer(s)Hal Yoergler
Peter McCann singles chronology
"Do You Wanna Make Love"
(1977)
"Save Me Your Love"
(1977)

"Do You Wanna Make Love" was produced by Hal Yoergler.[5]

The B-side to the single, "Right Time of the Night", was also written by McCann and was recorded by John Travolta and by Jennifer Warnes in 1976 with Warnes' version a hit single in the US in early 1977.

The single ranked #17 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1977.[6] It also ranked #17 on New Zealand's Top 50 singles of 1977 year-end chart.[7]

Charting versionsEdit

Other versionsEdit

In popular cultureEdit

  • The song was included in the musical comedy Disaster!
  • The song has the distinction of being played on famed New York radio station WABC (AM) while the lights went out to begin the great New York City blackout of 1977, during sportscaster George Michael’s shift on the air. Michael’s coverage of the event became one of the highlights of his career.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peter McCann, "Do You Wanna Make Love" chart positions Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  2. ^ Peter McCann, Peter McCann Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  3. ^ https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/rpm/Pages/image.aspx?Image=nlc008388.5423&URLjpg=http%3a%2f%2fwww.collectionscanada.gc.ca%2fobj%2f028020%2ff4%2fnlc008388.5423.gif&Ecopy=nlc008388.5423
  4. ^ "South African Rock Lists Website SA Charts 1969 – 1989 Acts (M)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ Peter McCann, "Do You Wanna Make Love" single release Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  6. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1977". Archived from the original on January 28, 2010. Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  7. ^ "Top Selling Singles of 1977". THE OFFICIAL NZ MUSIC CHART.
  8. ^ David Wills, "Do You Wanna Make Love" chart position Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  9. ^ Buck Owens, "Do You Wanna Make Love" chart position Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  10. ^ Buck Owens, "Do You Wanna Make Love" chart position Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  11. ^ Facts of Life, A Matter of Fact Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  12. ^ The New Seekers, "Do You Wanna Make Love" single release Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  13. ^ Peter Doyle, "Do You Wanna Make Love" single release Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  14. ^ "Musicradio WABC".