Jungle Boogie

Album: Wild & Peaceful (1973)
Charted: 4
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  • Get Down, Get Down
    Get Down, Get Down [Repeat: x 6]

    Jungle Boogie
    Jungle Boogie
    (Get It On)

    Jungle Boogie
    Jungle Boogie
    (Get It On)

    Jungle Boogie
    Jungle Boogie
    Jungle Boogie
    (Get Down With The Boogie)

    Jungle Boogie
    (Come & Shake It Around)

    Jungle Boogie
    (Help & Get Down)
    Jungle Boogie
    (Boogie Baby)
    Jungle Boogie
    (The Boogie)

    Jungle Boogie
    Jungle Boogie
    (Get Down)
    Jungle Boogie
    (Get Boogie)

    Jungle Boogie
    (Let Me Jump In)
    Jungle Boogie
    (Down With The Boogie)
    Get Down Get Down
    Get Down Get Down [Repeat: x 10]

    Uh, Yea
    Feel The Funk Ya'll
    Let Me Feel The Load

    Get Down With The Boogie
    I'm Gonna Knock With The Jungle Boogie
    Get Down
    Get Down With The Boogie Say

    Get Down Say Uhgh
    Get Down Say Ugh
    Till You Feel It Ya'll
    Get Down Ya'll
    Get Down
    Get Funky Ya'll
    With The Get Down

Comments: 3

  • Armin from Dallas/fort WorthThe kicker in this song is the hypnotic wah-wah rhythm guitar track. It's the perfect backdrop for the funky horns. I drives the song throughout, just a touch below the conscious mind. A classic 70s track.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 12, 1974, Kool and the Gang performed "Jungle Boogie" on two national television programs, the Dick Clark's ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon 'American Bandstand' and Don Cornelius' syndicated TV program 'Soul Train'...
    At the time "Jungle Boogie" was at #28 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, eight weeks later it would peak at #4 {for 1 week} and it spent twenty two weeks on the Top 100...
    And on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart it was at #18, five weeks later it peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks}, for the two weeks it was at #2, it was another 'Boogie' record that prevented it from reaching the top spot, "Boogie Down" by Eddie Kendricks...
    Between 1969 and 2006 the Jersey group had forty-seven records on the Hot R&B Singles chart; twenty-five made the Top 10 with nine* reaching #1; "Hollywood Swinging" {1974}, "Higher Plane" {1974}, "Spirit of the Boogie" {1975}, "Ladies' Night" {1979}, "Celebration" {1980}, "Take My Heart" {1981}, "Joanna" {1983},"Fresh" {1984}, and "Cherish" {1985}...
    Claydes Charles Smith, the group's co-founder and lead guitarist, passed away at the young age of 57 on June 20th, 2006...
    May he, Mr. Clark {1929 -2012}, and Mr. Cornelius {1936 -2012}, all R.I.P.
    * They just missed having eleven #1 records when both the above "Jungle Boogie" {1974} and "Victory" {1986} peaked at #2.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 12th 1974, Kool and the Gang performed "Jungle Boogie" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    One month earlier on December 2nd, 1973 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on March 3rd it peaked at #4 (for 1 week) and spent 22 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #2 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart and #45 in Germany???
    Was track three on side one of their sixth studio album 'Wild and Peaceful'; the album reached #3 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart and stay on the chart for over a half-year (36 weeks)...
    Two other tracks off the album also entered the R&B Singles chart; "Funky Stuff" (#5) and "Hollywood Swinging" (peaked at #1 for 1 week on June 2nd, 1974).
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