Album: In The Jungle, Babe (1969)
Charted: 16
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  • I have heard all about Love Land
    And all of its little charms
    But I know I'll never get to Love Land
    Unless I'm wrapped up in your arms

    You've got to take me with you, please take me with you
    How I'd love to walk down that golden street
    Hand-in-hand with you where all the lovers meet
    Whoa, I'd love to go to Love Land with you
    Pretty baby, 'cause my love is true, I swear I do

    I have heard all about Love Land
    And all of its youthful hearts
    Well, loneliness just can't live there
    And happiness is the answer

    You've got to take me with you
    Baby, got to take me with you, oh baby
    How I'd love to walk down that golden street
    Hand-in-hand with you where all the lovers meet
    How I'd love to go to Love Land with you, yeah

    Oh, I'd like to walk with you down that golden street
    Hand-in-hand with you where all the lovers meet
    How I'd love to go to Love Land, Love Land with you
    I do, swear I do, my love is true, take me with you, baby
    Yeah, take me with you, baby Writer/s: BARNEY WILLIAMS, CHARLES W. WRIGHT, DON TROTTER, JAMES LEE
    Publisher: RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 3

  • Power Jock Fred 3 Aka Frederick Murrell Iii from Kansas City, Missouri This song became my favorite upbeat love song in 1969 and featured a fantastic drummer from Kansas City who sung it with feeling and class!!!...James Gadson. Love Land is such a beautiful tune to this day!!! As a Legendary Party DJ as I'm referred to now this is still a must play of Old School Jams of the 60's to be in the mix. I still love me some Charles Wright & the 103rd Street Rhythm Band!!!...Totally Awesome music through out the years!!!
    This song should have peaked much higher than it did.
    01/03/2021
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 6, 1970, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band performed "Love Land" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network Saturday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #36 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; six weeks later it would peak at #16 {for 1 week} and it spent 17 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #23 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1967 and 1971 the group had seven* records on the Hot Top 100 chart; their biggest hit was "Do Your Thing", it peaked at #11 {for 1 week} on April 20th, 1969...
    * "Love Land" was the group's fourth charted record and the first to use the name Charles Wright, on their first three charted records they were known simply as The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band.
  • Joseph Gutierrez from Wilmington, CaI saw this amazing group win a Pepsi Battle of the Bands contest in Hollywood California when I was very young. They were incredible & played Express Yourself & Love Land while there. It shaped my appreciation for funk music from that point forward. Thanks for the music & the memories. Joseph Gutierrez
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