Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac

Chart Position: 3

  • Written by Christine McVie
  • Lead Vocals: Christin McVie
  • Guitar: Lindsey Buckingham
  • Keyboards: Christine McVie
  • Backing vocals: Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks
  • Produced by Fleetwood Mac, Richard Dashell and Ken Caillat
  • Recorded in Sausalito CA
  • Bill Clinton made this song the musical theme of his 1992 presidential campaign and invited Fleetwood Mac to perform it at his Inagural Ball
  • Later recorded by Wizex (1978), Elkie Brooks (1982), Spectrum (1995),Status Quo (1996), London Rock Orchestra (1994), Elton John (1998), Judy Mowatt (2001), Darren Hanson (2005), Chris Thomson (2005), Pink Turtle (2012), Phoenix Foundation (2012), Nina Nesbit (2013), Annie Blanchard (2016), Joe Bourne (2016), Lisa Loeb (2017), Dead Suns (2017) and many others

O-H-I-O – Ohio Players

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Ohio Players
    Lead vocals: Leroy Bonner
  • Backing vocals: Chet Willis, Clarence Satchell and Billy Beck
  • Keyboards: Billy Beck
  • Guitar: Leroy Bonner and Chet Willis
  • Produced by Ohio Players
  • Recorded in Chicago IL
  • This is Ohio Players’ final hit single

Swaying to the Music (Slow Dancing)- Johnny Rivers

Chart Position: 10

  • Written by Jack Tempchin
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Originally recorded as ‘Slow Dancing’ by Funky Kings (1976)
  • Johnny Rivers changed the title to avoid confusion with Addrissi Brother’s “Slow Dancing Don’t Turn Me On” (1977)
  • This is Johnny Rivers’ final hit single
  • Also recorded by Lorna Wright (1977), Olivia Newton-John (1977), Ian Gomm (1980) and Johnny Duncan (1979)

Christine Sixteen – KISS

Chart Position: 25

  • Written by Gene Simmons
  • Lead vocals: Gene Simmons
  • Guitar: Paul Stanley and Ace Frehley
  • Keyboards: Eddie Kramer
  • Backing vocals: Paul Stanley
  • Produced by Eddie Kramer and KISS
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Later recorded by Gin Blossoms (1994) and Nuns (2003)

Float On – Floaters

Chart Position: 2

  • Written by Marvin Willis, Arnold Ingram and James Mitchell
  • Vocals: James and Paul Mitchell, Larry Cunningham, Charles Clark
  • Produced by Marvin Willis and James Mitchell
  • Recorded in Detroit MI
  • This is Floaters only hit single
  • Floaters are from Detroit MI
  • Later recorded by Stetsasonic (1988) and Full Force (2001)

Sing It, Shout It – Starz

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Starz, Jon Parrot and Sean Delaney
  • Lead vocals: Michael Lee Smith
  • Guitar: Richie Ranno and Brendan Harkin
  • Produced by Jack Douglas
  • Recorded in New York City NY

Cherish- Association

Chart Position: 1

  • #2 bestseller for 1966
  • Written by Terry Kirkman
  • Lead vocals:Terry Kirkman
  • Backing vocals: Brian Cole, Jim Yester, Russ Giguere, Larry Ramos, Curt Boettcher and Ted Bluechel
  • Guitar: Mike Deasy, Terry Kirkman
  • Produced by Association
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • BMI named this song the 22nd most played song of the 20th century
  • The Association’s first LP, which included this song, was rejected by every major record label
  • Later recorded by Chellows (1966), Lettermen (1967), Roger Williams (1966), Four Tops (1967), Dizzy Gillespie (1966), Petula Clark (1967), Four Freshmen (1968), Cramer (1967), Nina Simone (1967), Johnny Mann Singers (1967), Denny McClain (1968), Pipers (1968), Ed Ames (1968), David Cassidy (1972), Ray Conniff & Singers (1972), Kings Road (1972), Faith Hope & Charity (1976), Starsound Orchestra (1992), District Six (1994), Andy Williams (2003), Barry Manilow w/Association (2006), Blenders (2000), Rita Wilson (2012), Jim Hudak (2000), Pat Metheny (2011) and many others

Baby Toys – Toys

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Sandy Linzer and Deny Cordell
  • Lead vocals: Barbara Harris
  • Backing vocals: June Montiero and Barbara Parriott
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • This is Toys’ final hit single

Mr. Dieingly Sad – Critters

Chart Position: 17

  • Written by Don Ciccone
  • This Is Critters’s only hit single

Rumors – Syndicate of Sound

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Don Baskin, Bob Gonzalez and John Sharkey
  • Lead vocals: Don Baskin
  • Guitar: Don Baskin, Jim Sawyers
  • Keyboards: John Sharkey
  • Recorded in San Francisco CA