I've Got the Music in Me

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For the album by Thelma Houston, see I've Got the Music in Me (album)
"I've Got the Music in Me"
I've Got the Music in Me - The Kiki Dee Band.jpg
Single by The Kiki Dee Band
from the album I've Got the Music in Me
B-side "Simple Melody"
Released 26 July 1974
Format 7" single
Label The Rocket Record Company
Songwriter(s) Bias Boshell
Producer(s) Gus Dudgeon
The Kiki Dee Band singles chronology
"Hard Luck Story"
(1974)
"I've Got the Music in Me"
(1974)
"How Glad I Am"
(1975)
"Hard Luck Story"
(1974)
"I've Got the Music in Me"
(1974)
"How Glad I Am"
(1975)

"I've Got the Music in Me" is a song by The Kiki Dee Band, released in 1974. It was written in 1973 by Bias Boshell, Kiki Dee Band's keyboardist.

The song entered the UK Singles Chart on 7 September 1974, reached number 19 and stayed in the chart for eight weeks.[1]

On the Billboard pop chart in the United States, "I've Got the Music in Me" peaked at number 12 on October 19, 1974.[2]

It is also the title of a Kiki Dee Band album released in 1974 and re-mastered and re-issued with bonus tracks in 2008.

Chart history[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Australia KMR 52
Canada RPM Top Singles[3] 20
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary[4] 9
UK (OCC) 19
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 12
US Cash Box Top 100[6] 18

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Rank
Canada RPM Top Singles[7] 166
US (Joel Whitburn's Pop Annual)[8] 119

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 146–147. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Lonergan, David (2005). Hit Records, 1950-1975. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 106. ISBN 0-8108-5129-6. 
  3. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1974-12-07. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  4. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1974-11-02. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  5. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  6. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, December 7, 1974
  7. ^ Bac-lac.gc.ca
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X. 
  9. ^ "Toni Tennille performs I've Got the Music In Me Kiki Dee". YouTube. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 

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