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Performance: Tighten Up, Pt. 1 (Denis)

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2012-04-28 02:08:20 UTC

Tighten Up, Pt. 1

The song was first released as a single under the song title 'Tighten Up' (without the Pt. 1)

Artist: Archie Bell & The Drells

Label: Ovide

Medium Title: Dog Eat Dog

Catalogue #: 228

Released: December 1967

Format: 7' vinyl single



'Tighten Up' was released as the B-side of the single 'Dog Eat Dog', but dj's in Houston started playing the B-Side instead.

As soon as 'Tighten Up' became a hit in Houston, the song was picked up for national distribution by Atlantic and re-released as a single in February 1968.

Uncredited are T.S.U. Toronados, who where responsible for the music on the record

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