Hooked on a Feeling

Pop song written by Mark James, first recorded by B.J. Thomas in 1968 / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"Hooked on a Feeling" is a 1968 pop song, written by Mark James and originally performed by B. J. Thomas. Thomas's version featured the sound of the electric sitar (played by Reggie Young) and reached No. 5 in 1969 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Quick facts: "Hooked on a Feeling", Single by B. J. Thomas...
"Hooked on a Feeling"
Single by B. J. Thomas
from the album On My Way
B-side"I've Been Down This Road Before"
ReleasedOctober 29, 1968
StudioAmerican Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee
Songwriter(s)Mark James
Producer(s)Chips Moman
B. J. Thomas singles chronology
"The Eyes of a New York Woman"
"Hooked on a Feeling"
"It's Only Love"

It has been recorded by many other artists, including Blue Swede, whose version reached No. 1 in the United States in 1974.[2]