Down to Love Town

"Down to Love Town" is a 1976 disco single by The Originals, a Motown group that peaked in popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Although the single reached the #1 spot on disco/dance chart for one week,[1] it hit #93 on the Soul Charts (where The Originals had previously found their success) but had a better showing on the Hot 100, peaking at #47.[2] The song was written by Don Daniels, Michael B. Sutton and Kathy Wakefield. It was originally a track on their 1976 album, Communique.[3] Following its success as a single,[4] the track became the title track of their 1977 album of the same name.,[5] which was their final album for Motown.[4]

"Down to Love Town"
Single by The Originals
from the album Communique
Released1976
Format7"
Recorded1975
GenreDisco, soul
LabelSoul (Motown)
S 35119F
Tamla Motown (UK)
TMG 1038
Songwriter(s)Don Daniels, Michael Sutton, Kathy Wakefield
Producer(s)Frank Wilson, Michael Sutton
The Originals singles chronology
"Touch"
(1975)
"Down to Love Town"
(1976)
"Call on Your Six-Million Dollar Man"
(1976)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 196.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 443.
  3. ^ "The Originals - Communique". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  4. ^ a b "Graham Betts - Motown Encyclopedia". Google Books. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  5. ^ "The Originals - Down To Love Town". Discogs.com. 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2016-10-11.