Better Use Your Head

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"Better Use Your Head"
Better Use Your Head.jpg
Single by Little Anthony & The Imperials
B-side"Gonna Fix You Good"
Released1976
GenreModern soul, funk
Length2:49
LabelSilver Spotlight Series UP 36141
Songwriter(s)Teddy Randazzo, Victoria Pike
Producer(s)Teddy Randazzo

"Better Use Your Head" is a song and single by American R&B group, Little Anthony & The Imperials written by Teddy Randazzo, who also produced it, and his wife Victoria Pike.[1][2]

Credits: The Imperials[edit]

Other credits[edit]

  • Producer: Teddy Randazzo
  • Orchestra: Don Costa

Chart performance[edit]

"Better Use Your Head", was originally released in the US on the Veep label in 1966 with "The Wonder of It All" as the B-side,[3] it reached # 54 on the Billboard Hot 100.[4] It was later re-released in 1976 following its gain in popularity after having been played in clubs on the Northern soul scene in the UK. It made number 42 in the UK charts in July 1976 and was Little Anthony & The Imperials only UK chart success.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Better Use Your Head". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Artist Profile - Teddy Randazzo - Bio". Jango.com. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  3. ^ "Better Use Your Head - 1966". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 505.
  5. ^ "Little Anthony & The Imperials". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.

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