Music Is the Key (Steve "Silk" Hurley song)

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"Music Is the Key"
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Single by J.M. Silk
from the album The House Sound Of Chicago
B-side "Remix"
Released July 1985
Format
Recorded 1985
Genre Chicago house
Length 5:45
Label
  • D.J. International
  • Rams Horn
Songwriter(s) Steve Hurley
Producer(s)
Steve "Silk" Hurley singles chronology
"Music Is the Key"
(1985)
"Shadows of Your Love"
(1986)
"Music Is the Key"
(1985)
"Shadows of Your Love"
(1986)

"Music Is the Key" is the debut single by J.M. Silk, and the first release issued on D.J. International Records in 1985.

The song was written by Steve "Silk" Hurley and successfully entered the US Dance chart, where it climbed to number 9,[1] while scoring at number 18 for U.S. Maxi-Singles Sale.[2]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Official versions[edit]

  • "Music Is The Key (House Key)" – 9:15
  • "Music Is The Key (Basement Key)" – 5:45
  • "Music Is The Key (Radio Version)" – 5:50
  • "Music Is The Key (Percussapella Key)" – 7:35

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 18

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'J.M. Silk, US peak chart positions' Retrieved 2 December 2010
  2. ^ 'J.M. Silk, US peak chart positions' Retrieved 2 December 2010

External links[edit]