(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String

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"(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String"
You've Got Me Dangling on a String.jpg
Single by Chairmen of the Board
from the album Chairmen of the Board
A-side "(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String"
B-side "I'll Come Crawling"
Released 1970 (1970)
Genre Soul
Length 3:00
Songwriter(s) Ronald Dunbar and Edythe Wayne
Chairmen of the Board singles chronology
"Give Me Just a Little More Time"
(1970)
"(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String"
(1970)
"Everything's Tuesday"
(1970)
"Give Me Just a Little More Time"
(1970)
"(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String"
(1970)
"Everything's Tuesday"
(1970)
Chairmen of the Board track listing
"I'll Come Crawling"
(6)
"(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String"
(7)
"Bravo, Hooray"
(8)

"(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String" is a 1970 soul music song by the Chairmen of the Board. The single reached #38 on the US Billboard Hot 100, #19 on the US Billboard R&B chart, and #5 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] The song was written by Ronald Dunbar and Edythe Wayne.

The song was covered by Donny Osmond, and released as a single from the January 1977 album Donald Clark Osmond, "bubbling under" the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 109. Catalogue number PD 14417, Int'l. # 2066 847 77 NP 2827. It was produced by Brian Holland.

A version with substantially altered music was also recorded by the UK post-punk band C Cat Trance, on their album Play Masenko Combo and as the B-side of their 1984 single "Dreams Of Leaving" (Ink INK123).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 99. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "C Cat Trance Dreams Of Leaving UK 12" vinyl single (12 inch record / Maxi-single) (501110)". Eil.com. 2002-03-14. Retrieved 2016-10-13.