Head to Toe

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"Head to Toe"
Single by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
from the album Spanish Fly
Released March 1987
Recorded 1986
Genre Pop, R&B, freestyle
Length 5:03
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Full Force
Producer(s) Full Force
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam singles chronology
"All Cried Out"
"Head to Toe"
"Lost in Emotion"

"Head to Toe" is a song recorded by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam that appeared on their 1987 album Spanish Fly. The song hit number one on three charts: Billboard Hot 100 on June 20, 1987, the Hot Black Singles charts on May 30 of that year.,[1] as well as the dance charts.[2] In Canada, the song topped the RPM 100 national singles chart on July 25 of the same year.[3] The song sports a retro Motown flavor mixed with the Freestyle sound for which they were known.


Chart (1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 1
Canadian RPM 100 Top Singles Chart 1
Dutch Singles Chart[4] 16
New Zealand Singles Chart[5] 9
UK Singles Chart 82


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 354. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 157. 
  3. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ "Head to Toe", Dutch Charts
  5. ^ "Head to Toe", New Zealand Charts
Preceded by
"Certain Things Are Likely" by KTP
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
May 30, 1987
Succeeded by
"The Pleasure Principle" by Janet Jackson
Preceded by
"Always" by Atlantic Starr
US Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
May 30, 1987 - June 6, 1987
Succeeded by
"Rock Steady" by The Whispers
Preceded by
"Always" by Atlantic Starr
US Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
June 20, 1987
Succeeded by
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)" by Whitney Houston
Preceded by
"Always" by Atlantic Starr
Canadian RPM 100 number-one single
July 25, 1987
Succeeded by
"Funkytown" by Pseudo Echo