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“YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT – (W/LYRICS) GREASE”

03 Jul

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“You’re the One That I Want” is a song written by John Farrar for the 1978 film version of the musical Grease. It was performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. It is one of the best-selling singles of all time, having sold over 3 million copies among the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France alone, with estimates of more than 15 million copies sold overall.[2][3][4][5]

Chart history

Upon its release in conjunction with the film (and its status as a potential blockbuster worldwide), the single became a huge international hit, reaching number 1 in several countries. In the U.S. the single reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for one week in June 1978,[6] and was certified Platinum for shipments exceeding 2 million copies.[7] It also topped the UK Singles Chart for nine weeks in the summer of 1978, some months before the film had even been released in that country.[8]

As of 2013, it is still the fifth best-selling single of all time in the U.K., where it has sold 2 million copies.[9]

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2 Comments

Posted by on MonAmerica/Los_Angeles2017-07-03T08:30:06+00:00America/Los_Angeles07bAmerica/Los_AngelesMon, 03 Jul 2017 08:30:06 +0000 31, in music

 

2 responses to ““YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT – (W/LYRICS) GREASE”

  1. steveknife

    WedAmerica/Los_Angeles2017-07-05T15:55:51+00:00America/Los_Angeles07bAmerica/Los_AngelesWed, 05 Jul 2017 15:55:51 +0000 31, at 3:55 pm

    Great song! Captures that spirit of youth!

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    • America On Coffee

      WedAmerica/Los_Angeles2017-07-05T12:14:13+00:00America/Los_Angeles07bAmerica/Los_AngelesWed, 05 Jul 2017 12:14:13 +0000 31, at 12:14 pm

      I’ll drink to that!!!😃☕

      Liked by 1 person

       

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