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"Slip Away" is a song written by William Armstrong, Marcus Daniel, and Wilbur Terrell and performed by Clarence Carter. It reached #2 on the U.S. R&B chart, #6 on the U.S. pop chart, and #12 on the Canadian chart in 1968.[1] It was featured on his 1968 album This Is Clarence Carter.[2]

"Slip Away"
Single by Clarence Carter
from the album This Is Clarence Carter
B-side"Funky Fever"
ReleasedApril 1968 (1968-04)
RecordedApril 8, 1968 (1968-04-08)
GenreSouthern soul
Length2:40
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)William Armstrong, Marcus Daniel, Wilbur Terrell
Producer(s)Rick Hall
Clarence Carter singles chronology
"Looking for a Fox"
(1967)
"Slip Away"
(1968)
"Too Weak to Fight"
(1968)

The song was arranged and produced by Rick Hall.[3]

The song ranked #44 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1968.[4]

The single's B-side, "Funky Fever", reached #49 on the U.S. R&B chart and #88 on the U.S. pop chart.[5]

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  1. ^ "Clarence Carter, "Slip Away" Chart Positions". Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "Clarence Carter, This Is Clarence Carter". Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Clarence Carter, "Slip Away" Single Release". Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1968". Archived from the original on March 26, 2019. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
  5. ^ "Clarence Carter, "Funky Fever" Chart Positions". Retrieved March 26, 2019.
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