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Encyclopedia > You Got It

"You Got It" is a song and single from Roy Orbison's 1988 album, Mystery Girl. The song reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart, as well as #3 on the UK singles chart, in the spring of 1989, several months after Orbison's death of a heart attack at age 52. It was his last hit single in his homeland, but "I Drove All Night" also made the UK Top 5 in 1992. In the United States, the song became a hit again in 1995 when Bonnie Raitt recorded a version for the soundtrack of the film Boys on the Side. It peaked at #34 on the Hot 100. Baby Its Me is a 1977 album released by American singer Diana Ross on the Motown label. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Mystery Girl is an 1989 music album by Roy Orbison. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Acute myocardial infarction (AMI or MI), more commonly known as a heart attack, is a disease state that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart is interrupted. ... Alternate cover Promotional single I Drove All Night is a song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for Roy Orbison. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American Blues-R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... Boys on the Side is a 1995 comedy-drama film about friendship, written by Don Roos and directed by Herbert Ross. ...


Otherness

  • The song is used in the primetime series 7th Heaven in the 10th season finale.
  • At an awards ceremony in Antwerp, a few days before his death, Orbison gave his only public rendition of the hit, to the applause of a huge crowd.
  • "You Got It" was also an advertising slogan used by Burger King. The commercials featured Customers asking BK staff for something on the menu, each time the staff member would answer "You Got It!". The commercial ended with the jingle "You want it your way at BK ... You Got It!
  • "You Got It" is not to be confused with the April Wine song "Anything You Want, You Got It"
  • Boston based Indie-pop duo Action Camp covered "You Got It" on their "Live at Howlers" EP.

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