Better Use Your Head

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Better Use Your Head"
Single by Little Anthony & The Imperials
B-side Gonna Fix You Good
Released 1976
Genre Modern soul, funk
Length 2:49
Label Silver Spotlight Series UP 36141
Writer(s) Teddy Randazzo, Victoria Pike
Producer(s) Teddy Randazzo

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

Originally released in the US on the Veep label in 1966 with "The Wonder of It All" as the B-side, [2]it was 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.[3]

Credits: The Imperials[edit]

  • "Little Anthony" Gourdine (lead)
  • Clarence "Wah-Hoo" Collins (baritone/bass)
  • Ernest Wright (2nd tenor)
  • Sammy Strain (1st tenor)

Producer: Teddy Randazzo


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Better Use Your Head". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Better Use Your Head - 1966". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Little Anthony & The Imperials". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.