Label: MCA Records - 4C 156-98200/01,MCA Records - MCA2-6000 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Belgium • Genre: Funk / Soul, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Funk, Disco
It is the third official single from the Car Wash soundtrack. The song has also become a staple on oldies radio and on adult contemporary stations. The song talks about how a narrator pleads love for a beautiful woman, except that the young woman is unkind, and does not understand his affection for her, as he wastes his own money calling her, but she does not respond, regardless, he still wants to "get next" to her. The song became the group's second top 10 single on the US Billboard I Wanna Get Next To You - Norman Whitfield - Car Wash (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) peaking at number 10, and peaking at number 3 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.
The song was also successful worldwide, becoming their second Top 40 hit in the United Kingdompeaking at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was sung on the popular sitcom inMartinin the season three episode"All the Players Came", where Martin Lawrence 's character, Jerome, the pimp, sings the song to guest star Pam Grier as part of a competition, facing off with Dolemite and Huggy Bear played by Rudy Ray Moore and Antonio Fargas for Detroit's "Player of the Year" award, as part of Go Tell It On The Mountain - Mahalia Jackson - The Warm And Tender Soul Of.
Vol.2 competition he sings the song poorly which attracts Pam Grierwhich he later in the episode wins unanimously. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Australian Charts Book — The Official Charts Company.
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