Head to Toe

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"Head to Toe"
Head2Toe.jpg
Single by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
from the album Spanish Fly
ReleasedMarch 1987
Recorded1986
GenreFreestyle
Length5:03 (album version)
4:02 (single version)
LabelColumbia
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"
(1986)
"Head to Toe"
(1987)
"Lost in Emotion"
(1987)

"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.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report) 52
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 15
Canadian RPM 100 Top Singles Chart 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 16
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 82
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 1
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[9] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[11]
17

References[edit]

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