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composer: Archie Bell (of Archie Bell & the Drells)
lyricist: Billy Butler (60-70s R&B singer)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1968-08-26 Tighten Up (live, 1968-08-26: Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, TX, USA) cover and live James Brown 7:11
1993-07-26 – 1993-07-28 Tighten Up cover and instrumental Bernard "Pretty" Purdie 14:15
Here We Go Again〜Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 1:07
Tighten up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 2:46
Tighten Up Archie Bell & The Drells 3:04
Tighten Up cover The Bamboos 3:55
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:06
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 5:44
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:09
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 5:46
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:41
Tighten Up Archie Bell & The Drells 2:38
Tighten Up Archie Bell and The Drells 2:47
Tighten Up cover R.E.M. 4:12
Tighten Up cover R.E.M. ?:??
Tighten Up Archie Bell & The Drells 3:13
Tighten Up cover R.E.M. 4:07
Tighten Up cover Yo La Tengo 2:00
Tighten Up cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 2:52
Tighten Up (A & M mix 1980 - The Jeff Ayeroff and John Beverly Jones Remix) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:10
TIGHTEN UP (A&M MIX) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:09
Tighten Up (Japanese Gentlemen Stand Up Please!) Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:42
Tighten Up (Japanese Gentlemen Stand Up Please!) (US 12" version) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 5:44
Tighten Up (live in studio) cover and live R.E.M. 4:09
Tighten Up (live version) cover and live R.E.M. ?:??
Tighten Up (live) cover and live James Brown 7:22
Tighten Up (remix) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 6:35
Tighten Up (Robert Gordon remix) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 6:10
Tighten Up (The Robert Gordon remix (Japanese Gentlemen Stand Up Please!)) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 6:09
Tighten Up (The Robert Gordon remix) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 6:09
TIGHTEN UP(JAPANESE GENTLEMEN STAND UP PLEASE!) cover Yellow Magic Orchestra 3:42