Chart Position: 1

  • Written by Mike Chapman and Nickey Chinn
  • Produced by Mike Chapman
  • Originally recorded by Racey (1979)
  • Original title was ‘Kitty’
  • The song’s video, choreographed by Toni Basil, is considered the first choreographed dance music video
  • Toni Basil is from Philadelphia PA
  • This is Toni Basile’s only #1 single
  • Later parodied by Weird Al Yankovic as ‘Hey Ricky’
  • Later recorded by B*Witched (2000) and Lolly (1999)


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