You Got the Love (Rufus song)

"You Got the Love" is a hit song for the funk band Rufus. It was written by Ray Parker, Jr. and Chaka Khan. From the Rags to Rufus album, it spent one week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart in 1974. It also peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[1]

"You Got the Love"
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Single by Rufus
from the album Rags to Rufus
ReleasedOctober 19, 1974
2:53 (7" version)
Songwriter(s)Chaka Khan, Ray Parker, Jr.
Rufus singles chronology
"Tell Me Something Good"
"You Got the Love"
"Once You Get Started"

Chart positionsEdit

Charts Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 11
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 1

Other versionsEdit

"You Got the Love" is the first track of 1983 live album Stompin' at the Savoy – Live.

Chaka Khan re-recorded "You Got the Love/Pack'd My Bags" medley for her 2007 album Funk This, with Tony Maiden on guitar.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 505.

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