Get Get Down

Paul Johnson

About Get Get Down

Get Get Down is a song by American DJ/producer Paul Johnson. It was released in October 1999 as a single from the album, The Groove I Have. "Get Get Down" topped the Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play chart. Outside the United States, the song peaked within the top ten of the charts in Belgium (Wallonia), France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.


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2000
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Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson (born Paul Leighton Johnson, 1971, Chicago, Illinois) is an American house DJ and producer. more »

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14 facts about this song

Release Date
"Get Get Down" by Paul Johnson was first released in October 1999.
Commercial Success
The song was extremely successful, reaching the top of the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in the U.S, and hitting the Top 5 in Belgium, the Netherlands, and the UK Singles Chart.
Genre Classification
"Get Get Down" is classified as house music, specifically Chicago house genre.
Unique Song Composition
The song's main distinguishing feature is its repetitive, catchy lyrics, its minimalist approach and the deep, funky beats.
Worldwide Impact
Even after two decades since its release, "Get Get Down" is still frequently played in clubs worldwide, confirming its timeless appeal.
Recognition
"Get Get Down" is widely recognized as one of the classic anthems in the history of house music.
Production & Record Label
"Get Get Down" was released under the record label Moody Recordings.
Remixes
The song has been remixed multiple times by artists such as Laidback Luke and Erick Morillo, which has increased its popularity among varying audiences.
Recognition by Fellow DJs
Famous DJs such as Todd Terry, Pete Tong and Carl Cox have recognized "Get Get Down" as an influential track in the house music genre.
Background
Paul Johnson, the creator of "Get Get Down", was a well-known figure in the world of house music in Chicago before the song's release. His exposure to the local scene undoubtedly influenced his work on the song.
Song Duration
The original mix of "Get Get Down" runs for 3 minutes and 13 seconds.
Life-Changing Hit
The success of "Get Get Down" propelled Paul Johnson's career into the international scene, making him a globally recognized figure in house music.
Music Video
The dance-themed music video of the song, which features people dancing in various scenes, is reflective of the song's popularity in clubs and discos.
Inspirational Source
Paul Johnson has mentioned in interviews that he was heavily inspired by disco, funk, and soul music while creating "Get Get Down".

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