Label: Mercury - SRM-1-1013 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Club Edition Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Funk
The song was the opening track from the album of the same name and hit 1 on both the Billboard Hot where it was succeeded by Linda Ronstadt 's " You're No Good " and the Hot Soul Singles chart in early The song was recorded at Mercury Records ' Chicago -based studio.
While performing it in Californiathe band let Stevie Wonder hear the basic track for Crazy Circus - Matthias Tanzmann - Restless song and he predicted that it would become a big hit.
The song is noted for its sound of Together - Ohio Players - Fire siren recorded from a fire truck, heard at the beginning, as well as in the instrumental break in the middle. The edited version avoided much of the repetition of the music. A cover of the song was released by Canadian new wave band Platinum Blonde on Together - Ohio Players - Fire third album Contact in For their album For the Love of Moneyindustrial hip hop outfit Tackhead covered the song.
It was also featured in the fifteenth episode of the fourth season of Gotham. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chart positions [ edit ] Charts Peak position U. Billboard Hot 1 U. Record Research. Archived from the original on September 19, Retrieved October 1, Los Angeles Times. May 20, Retrieved May 21, Ohio Players. Graduation Back. Ol' School. Climax Rattlesnake Greatest Hits Gold. Hidden categories: Articles with hAudio microformats All stub articles. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View Whisper - Chad LaMarsh - Its About Time. Languages Add links.
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