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Hollywood Swinging

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"Hollywood Swinging"
Single by Kool & the Gang
from the album Wild and Peaceful
ReleasedApril 6, 1974[1]
LabelDe-Lite Records
Songwriter(s)Bell, Bell, Brown, Mickens, Smith, Thomas, Westfield
Kool and the Gang singles chronology
"Jungle Boogie"
"Hollywood Swinging"
"Higher Plane"

"Hollywood Swinging" is a 1974 song by Kool & the Gang. It was taken from their fourth studio album Wild & Peaceful and went to number 6 in the United States and was a huge crossover hit.

Track listing[change | change source]

De-Lite Records – DE-561:[3]

No. Title Length
1. "Hollywood Swinging" (From the album Wild and Peaceful) 4:35
2. "Dujii" (From the compilation album Kool Jazz) 6:02

Jamiroquai versions[change | change source]

"Hollywood Swinging"
Single by Kool & the Gang featuring Jamiroquai
from the album In Store Jam and The Hits: Reloaded
  • November 6, 1997 (Jamiroquai)
  • December 8, 2005 (Kool & the Gang featuring Jamiroquai)
  • 1997 (Jamiroquai)
  • 2004 (Kool & the Gang featuring Jamiroquai)
  • 4:47
  • 4:28
LabelEdel Records
Songwriter(s)Bell, Bell, Brown, Mickens, Smith, Thomas, Westfield
Producer(s)Jason Kay
Jamiroquai singles chronology
"(Don't) Give Hate a Chance"
"Hollywood Swinging"

In 1997, English funk band Jamiroquai covered Hollywood Swinging for the group's compilation album In Stone Jam and the 2005 album The Hits: Reloaded.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hollywood Swinging/Dujii". Rate Your Music. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  2. "100 Greatest Funk Songs". Digital Dream Door. August 7, 2008. Archived from the original on September 25, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2021.
  3. "Hollywood Swinging/Dujii". Discogs. Retrieved November 4, 2016.