Where the Happy People Go

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Where the Happy People Go
Where the Happy People Go (The Trammps Album) coverat.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 15, 1976
StudioSigma Sound Studios
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
The Trammps chronology
The Legendary Zing Album
Where the Happy People Go
Disco Inferno
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]

Where the Happy People Go is the third studio album by American soul-disco group, The Trammps, released in 1976 through Atlantic Records.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 13 on the R&B albums chart. It also reached No. 50 on the Billboard 200. The album features the singles "That's Where the Happy People Go", which peaked at No. 12 on the Hot Soul Singles chart, No. 27 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, and "Disco Party", which charted at No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."Soul Searchin' Time"Leroy Green, Norman Harris6:03
2."That's Where the Happy People Go"Ronnie Baker7:50
3."Can We Come Together"T.G. Conway, Bruce Gray, Allan Felder5:33
Side two
4."Disco Party"T.G. Conway, Bruce Gray8:11
5."Ninety-Nine and a Half"Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd5:07
6."Hooked for Life"Bunny Sigler, Norman Harris, Allan Felder4:42
7."Love Is a Funky Thing"Ronnie Baker3:16


The Trammps
  • Jimmy Ellis – lead vocal
  • Stanley Wade – vocal, bass
  • Harold Wade – vocal
  • Earl Young – vocal, drums
  • Robert Upchurch – vocal
Additional Personnel



Chart (1976) Peaks
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 50
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 13


Year Single Peaks


1975 "Hooked for Life" 70 6
1976 "That's Where the Happy People Go" 27 12 1
"Disco Party" 1
"Soul Searchin' Time" 67
"Ninety-Nine and a Half" 105 76 8


  1. ^ Lytle, Craig. "Where the Happy People Go review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: T". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 16, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ a b c d "US Charts > The Trammps". Billboard. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

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