Mel and Tim were an American soul music duo active from to They are best known for the hit songs "Backfield in Motion", "Starting All Over Again". View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Backfield In Motion / Do Right Baby" on Discogs. Making it into the national Top 10 on their first try on an unknown label is jaw dropping. The song opens with a sports crowd going wild that puts you into the. Mel and Tim originally released Backfield in Motion written by Melvin Hardin and Tim McPherson and Mel and Tim released it on the single Backfield in Motion. Their first chart hit, “Backfield In Motion,” was released during the fall of , and eventially reached number ten on the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Pop Singles. Listen to Backfield in Motion on Spotify. Mel & Tim · Song · Listen to Backfield In Motion - Live on Spotify. Mel & Tim · Song · Backfield In Motion. Mel & Tim. LyricsAboutTracklistComments. This novelty hit compares love to football penalties. Play and download "Backfield in Motion" by "Mel & Tim" - and other songs including "Soul Man", "Papa´s Got a Brand New Bag (Live)", "Knock on Wood". Line Dance stepsheet list for dances choreographed to Mel & Tim - Backfield in Motion.