Black Liberation 1969 Archive

"Tighten Up"

Description

"Tighten Up" was written by Archie Bell and Billy Buttier. It was released as single and on the album Tighten Up in 1968.

Creator

Archie Bell & The Drells

Publisher

OLDIESMS
published via YouTube.com

Date

1968

Coverage

"Tighten Up" hit #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B charts. 

Don Mizell ‘71 recalled listening to the band.

Player

Citation

Archie Bell & The Drells, “"Tighten Up",” Black Liberation 1969 Archive, accessed November 19, 2017, http://blacklib1969.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1254.