Head to Toe

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"Head to Toe"
Single by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
from the album Spanish Fly
ReleasedMarch 1987
Length5:03 (album version)
4:02 (single version)
Songwriter(s)Curt Bedeau, Gerry Charles, Hugh L Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George, Paul George
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] and 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.


The song is performed in the key of B minor with a tempo of 114 beats per minute.[4]


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report) 52
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 15
Canadian RPM 100 Top Singles Chart 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 16
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 82
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 1
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[10] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[12]


  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. ^ "Key & BPM for Head to Toe by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam | Tunebat". tunebat.com. Retrieved 2019-01-06.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam – Head to Toe" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam – Head to Toe" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  7. ^ "Charts.nz – Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam – Head to Toe". Top 40 Singles.
  8. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  12. ^ http://www.musicoutfitters.com/topsongs/1987.htm