Johnnie Taylor, nicknamed the "Soul Philosopher," recorded for Stax Records
until the label imploded in 1975. Moving to Columbia, his first release was this massive disco hit, which finds Taylor singing the praises of a lady on the dancefloor. Members of George Clinton's crew, including Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell, played on the track, and Telma Hopkins - of "Shut Your Mouth!
" fame - sang backup. It was recorded at United Sound Studios in Detroit, where Davis usually worked.