So Fine (Howard Johnson song)

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"So Fine"
Single by Howard Johnson
from the album Keepin' Love New
Label A&M (SP-12048)
Writer(s) Kashif
Producer(s) Kashif, Morrie Brown, Paul Lawrence Jones

"So Fine" is a 1982 soul/dance single by Howard Johnson, former lead singer of Niteflyte. The single made it to number one on the dance charts for one week.[1] "So Fine" peaked at number six on the soul singles chart, but failed to make the Hot 100.[2] Fonzi Thornton provided vocals on the single. "So Fine" was sampled by DJ Quik on his song "Down, Down, Down" on the album Rhythm-al-ism. It was also sampled by MED on his song "MEDical Card".

Track listing[edit]

12" vinyl[3]
  • US: A&M / SP-12048
Side A
No. Title Length
1. "So Fine" 5:32
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "This Is Heaven" 5:22

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
US Billboard R&B 6
US Billboard Dance 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 137. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 303. 
  3. ^ ""So Finee" (A&M) on Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
Preceded by
"Right on Target" by Paul Parker
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
August 14, 1982 (one week)
Succeeded by
"Situation" by Yaz