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"Harlem Shuffle"
Single by Bob & Earl
B-side"I'll Keep Running Back"
Released1963
GenreRhythm and blues
Length2:35
LabelMarc Records 104[1]
Songwriter(s)Bob Relf/Earl Nelson
Producer(s)Fred Smith
Bob & Earl singles chronology
"Harlem Shuffle"
(1963)
"My Woman"
(1964)

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47,896 listeners. 26,803 listeners. 47,896 listeners. Don't want to see ads? Don't want to see ads? Javascript is required to view shouts on this page.Go directly to shout page . 98,908 listeners. Bob & Earl were an American soul music singing duo in the 1960s, best known for writing and recording the original version of "Harlem Shuffle". The original duo were Bobby Byrd (July 1, 1930 – July 27, 1990) and Earl Nelson (born 8 September 1928, Lake Charles, Louisiana - July 2008, Los Angeles).

They had both been members of The Hollywood Flames, a prolific doo-wop group in Los Angeles, California whose major hit was "Buzz Buzz Buzz" in 1958, on which Nelson sang lead. By 1957, Byrd had started a parallel solo career, writing and recording for contractual r… read more.

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Chart (1963–64)Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[7]44
US BillboardHot R&B Singles[7]44
US Cash Box Top 100[8]36
Chart (1969)Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[9]8
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10]8
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[11]7
UK Singles (OCC)[12]7

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"Harlem Shuffle"
Single by The Rolling Stones
from the album Dirty Work
B-side"Had It with You"
ReleasedFebruary 28, 1986
RecordedApril - October, 1985
GenrePop rock, dance-rock[13]
Length3:23 (7" single)
6:19 (12" "London Mix")
6:35 (12" "New York Mix")
LabelRolling Stones
Songwriter(s)Bob Relf, Earl Nelson
Producer(s)Steve Lillywhite and The Glimmer Twins
The Rolling Stones singles chronology
"She Was Hot"
(1983)
"Harlem Shuffle"
(1986)
"One Hit (To the Body)"
(1986)

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The Rolling Stones

  • Mick Jagger – lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Keith Richards – electric and acoustic guitars, piano, backing vocals
  • Ronnie Wood – electric, acoustic and pedal steel guitar, tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Bill Wyman – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Charlie Watts – drums

Additional personnel

  • Chuck Leavell – keyboards[17]
  • Ivan Neville – backing vocals, bass guitar, organ, synthesizer
  • Philippe Saisse – keyboards
  • Anton Fig – shakers
  • Dan Collette – trumpet
  • Ian Stewart – piano
  • Marku Ribas – percussion
  • Jimmy Cliff, Don Covay, Beverly D'Angelo, Kirsty MacColl, Dolette McDonald, Janice Pendarvis, Patti Scialfa and Tom Waits – backing vocals

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Chart (1986)Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[18]6
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[19]13
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[20]4
Belgium (VRT Top 30 Flanders)[21]4
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[22]5
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[23]3
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[24]2
France (SNEP)[25]28
Ireland (IRMA)[26]8
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[27]5
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[28]5
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[29]1
Norway (VG-lista)[30]6
Poland (Polish Singles Chart)[31]24
South Africa (Springbok Radio)[32]30
Spain (AFYVE)[33]7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[34]11
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[35]10
UK Singles (OCC)[36]13
US Billboard Hot 100[37]5
US BillboardHot Dance Club Play1[37]4
US BillboardHot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales1[37]5
US BillboardHot Mainstream Rock Tracks[37]2
West Germany (Official German Charts)[38]11

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Chart (1986)Position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[39]49
Belgium (Ultratop)[40]75
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[41]48
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[42]52
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[43]58
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[44]18

Detroit Emeralds

RegionCertificationCertified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[45]Gold50,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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A version by The Traits from the fall of 1966 reached number 94 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 91 on Cash Box. The Action recorded the song in 1968 and released it as a single in Germany.

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The song's opening horn section was sampled by American rap group House of Pain for their breakthrough single "Jump Around" in 1992.[46]

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