Juke Box Jive

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"Juke Box Jive"
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Single by The Rubettes
from the album We Can Do It
B-side
  • "When You're Falling In Love" (UK)
  • Forever (Outside UK)
ReleasedNovember 1974
Genre Glam rock
Length3:00
Label Polydor
Songwriter(s) Wayne Bickerton, Tony Waddington
Producer(s) Wayne Bickerton
The Rubettes singles chronology
" Tonight "
(1974)
"Juke Box Jive"
(1974)
"I Can Do It"
(1975)

"Juke Box Jive", by English band The Rubettes, was the lead single from their second album We Can Do It. As with their two previous singles, it was written by the songwriting team of Wayne Bickerton and Tony Waddington and produced by Bickerton. The single reached number 3 in the UK charts. [1]

Contents

"Juke Box Jive" was one of the four demonstration recordings recorded by session musicians and singers in October 1973 which led to the formation of the Rubettes - the others being "Sugar Baby Love", "Tonight" and "Sugar Candy Kisses" (which became a hit for Mac and Katie Kissoon). [2]

The UK single featured non album-track "When You're Falling In Love" as the b-side, while other markets featured "Forever" (from the band's debut album Wear It's 'At ) as the b-side. [3] [4]

Charts

Chart (1974/75)Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report) [5] 46
Germany2
The Netherlands4
United Kingdom (Official Charts Company)3

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