Down to Love Town

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"Down to Love Town" is a 1976 disco single by The Originals, a Motown group that peaked in popularity in late 1960s and early 1970s. Although the single reached the #1 spot on disco/dance chart for one week, 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. The song was written by Don Daniels, Michael B. Sutton and Kathy Wakefield. It was originally a track on their 1976 album, Communique. Following its success as a single, the track became the title track of their 1977 album of the same name., which was their final album for Motown. 


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1976
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(Down to...)

I thought that there goes my honey,
My happy shoes,
Find someone,
To help me lose these blues.

I'm takin' my body down,
(To love town!)
(Love love love!)

[long bridge disco music]

Goin' down...
Goin' down...

(Goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I'm goin' down...
Goin' down...

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

Lyrics courtesy Top40db.
I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss -- didn't miss you!

(Down to...)

I thought that there goes my honey,
My happy shoes,
Find someone,
To help me lose these blues.

I'm goin' down to the town!
Down, down, down love town!

[skat]

[long disco bridge]

Goin' down...
Goin' down...
Goin' down...

(Goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

Goin' down...

(Goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I'm rid of you.

(I'm goin' down)
(Down to love town)
(I'm gonna take my body down)
(Down to love town)

I didn't miss -- didn't miss you!

(paradise, paradise, paradise, paradise)
(paradise, paradise, paradise, paradise)
(paradise, paradise, paradise, paradise)

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The Originals

The Originals often called "Motown's best-kept secret", were a successful Motown R&B and soul group during the late 1960s and the 1970s, most notable for the hits "Baby I'm for Real", "The Bells" and the disco classic, "Down to Love Town". Formed in 1966, the group originally consisted of bass singer Freddie Gorman, baritone (and the group's founder) Walter Gaines, and tenors C.P. Spencer and Hank Dixon (and briefly Joe Stubbs). Ty Hunter replaced Spencer when he left to go solo in the early 1970s. They had all previously sung in other Detroit groups, C.P. having been an original member of the (Detroit) Spinners and Ty having sung with The Supremes member Scherrie Payne in the group Glass House. Spencer, Gaines, Hunter, and Dixon (at one time or another) … more »

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Written by: DONALD DANIELS, KATHY WAKEFIELD, MICHAEL BURNETT SUTTON

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