Chart Position: 1

  • #21 bestseller for 1975
  • Won Best pop instrumental Grammy award
  • Written by Van McCoy
  • Keyboards: Van McCoy, Richard Tee
  • Guitar: John Tropea, Eric Gale
  • Piccolo: Phil Bodner
  • Produced by Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • The Hustle was a popular dance in discotheques in the seventies
  • Van McCoy is from Washington D.C.
  • This is Van McCoy’s only #1 single
  • Van McCoy died in Jul 1979
  • Later recorded by Talko (1983)

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