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Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me)

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Released  1974
Genre  Soul funk
Format  7" single
A-side  "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me) – Part 1"
B-side  "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me) – Part 2"
Length  3:14 (Part 1) 2:11 (Part 2)

"Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me)" is a song by Willie "Sugar Billy" Garner, released in 1975 as a single from his 1975 album Super Duper Love. It was made famous when English soul singer Joss Stone covered the song's part one for her debut album, The Soul Sessions (2003), from which it was released in May 2004 as the second and final single under the title "Super Duper Love". A live performance of James Brown's 1966 hit song "It's a Man's Man's Man's World", retitled "It's a Man's Man's World", is included as a B-side to the CD single.

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Joss Stone version

"Super Duper Love" is a cover of the Sugar Billy's song recorded by English singer Joss Stone. The song was released as the second and final single from her debut album The Soul Sessions on 10 May 2004. It was later included on her 2011 compilation album The Best of Joss Stone 2003–2009. "Super Duper Love" was moderate success, peaking at number eighteen on UK Singles Chart.

Uses in popular culture

The song was released as the final single from her album in the United Kingdom.

Stone's version is featured on the soundtrack to the 2004 films The Prince and Me and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, as well as in 2005's Monster-in-Law. It also appears on the 2004 compilation album WFUV: City Folk Live VII, on the UK version of Now That's What I Call Music! 58 and in the PlayStation 2 karaoke games SingStar Pop (2005) and SingStar Rocks! (2006). The song was included on the international soundtrack of the Brazilian soap opera Da Cor do Pecado. Stone made her US television debut on Good Morning America, on 6 October 2003, where she sang "Super Duper Love". The song was played on several episodes of UK series Girls in Love and US series MTV Cribs.

Track listings

UK and European CD single
  1. "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me?) Pt. 1" (Single Mix) – 3:47
  2. "It's a Man's Man's World" (Live at Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., December 7, 2003) – 3:35
UK 7" single
A. "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me?) Pt. 1" (Single Mix) – 3:47 B. "It's a Man's Man's World" (Live at Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., December 7, 2003) – 3:35
UK promo CD single
  1. "Super Duper Love" (Radio Version) – 3:47
Japanese promo CD single
  1. "Super Duper Love" – 4:20
  2. "Victim of a Foolish Heart" (Live at Ronnie Scott's, London, November 25, 2003) – 6:25
  3. "Fell in Love with a Boy" (Acoustic Version) – 3:30

Musicians

  • Joss Stone – lead vocals
  • Willie "Little Beaver" Hale – guitar
  • Timmy Thomas – organ
  • Benny Latimore – piano
  • Jack Daley – bass
  • Cindy Blackman – drums
  • Angelo Morris – guitar
  • Ignacio Nunez – percussion
  • Mike Mangini – tambourine
  • Betty Wright – backing vocals
  • Jeanette Wright – backing vocals
  • Namphuyo Aisha McCray – backing vocals
  • Production

  • Betty Wright – producer
  • Steve Greenberg – producer
  • Mike Mangini – producer
  • Steve Greenwell – engineer, mixing
  • References

    Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me) Wikipedia


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