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"The Wall Street Shuffle" is a single by the British pop/rock band 10cc released in 1974. The song originally appears on the band's 1974 album Sheet Music. It was the most successful single to be released from the album, reaching No. 10 on the UK chart.

"The Wall Street Shuffle"
10cc The Wall Street Shuffle single cover.jpg
Single by 10cc
from the album Sheet Music
B-side"Gismo My Way"
ReleasedJune 15, 1974
Format7" vinyl
LabelUK Records
Songwriter(s)Eric Stewart
Graham Gouldman
10cc singles chronology
"The Worst Band in the World"
"The Wall Street Shuffle"
"Silly Love"

The song features a classic rock riff and lyrics that deal with Wall Street and the economy. It features several topical cultural references and specifically mentions Getty, Rothschild and Howard Hughes.

The song remains popular with fans and is often performed live in concert. A live performance was included on the 2007 promotional live compilation The Best of 10cc Live.



  • ABBA singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad recorded a Swedish-language version called "Guld och gröna ängar" ("Gold and Green Meadows" with Swedish lyrics by Owe Junsjö) on her solo album Frida ensam (1975).

Track listingEdit

7" vinylEdit

Side one
1."The Wall Street Shuffle"Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman3:34
Side two
1."Gismo My Way"Stewart, Gouldman, Kevin Godley, Lol Creme3:40


For "The Wall Street Shuffle":

Chart performanceEdit


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  2. ^ "Chart Stats - 10cc - Wall Street Shuffle". Retrieved 11 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40, week 41, 1974 (Dutch)". Retrieved 26 April 2009.
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  5. ^ " search results". Retrieved 11 January 2009.

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