Release Date

November 1, 1971

“Runnin’ Away” is a song by American band Sly and the Family Stone. It was released as a single in early 1972 and appears on their 1971 album, There’s a Riot Goin’ On. The song reached No. 23 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and No. 15 on the Best Selling Soul Singles chart. Outside the U.S., “Runnin’ Away” reached No. 17 on the UK Singles Chart.