Stewart's disco version was the most successful on weekly music charts. His recording peaked at number 28 on the Billboard Hot and spent one week at number 1 on the Soul Singles chart. Steve Cropper has stated in interviews that there was a lightning storm the night that he and Eddie wrote the song, hence the lyrics 'It's like thunder, lightning, The way you love me is frightening'. David Bowie released a live performance of the song as a single in the UK in ; the recording was taken from Bowie's live album David Live.
The B-side, "Panic in Detroit", was not on that album but was from the same concert. It was added to the release of the album. Amii Stewart released a disco version of the song in It reached number one in the U. It reached the Top 10 twice in the UK, first in peaking at number 6 and again in a remixed version in peaking at number 7.
The version earned a Gold certification on March 22, and then a Platinum certification on August 1 the same year from RIAA  when the single sold one  or two million units. Otis and Carla's version charted on the Billboard Hot in nine weeks, peaking at number 30 on the You Take Me Up - Chris Field - You Take Me Up of September 23, Razzy Bailey 's version peaked at number 29 Knock On Wood - Rusty Draper - Knock On Wood / It Aint My Baby (Shellac) the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart on the week of September 29,the version's ninth week.
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