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Girlfriend "Girlfriend"
by: Avril Lavigne

Released in 2007. Multi-Platinum selling "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne was the # 1 Hit song in at least 18 countries. It was the first song to have over 1,000,000 views on youtube, and it won 21 various: Capricho, Chart Attack, Imperio, Japan Gold Disc, Juno, Kids' Choice, MTV, Much Music, Oye, Planeta, Socan, Teen Choice, TMF, TRL, and Virgin Media awards!

1,2,3,4 Feist 1 2 3 4 Released in 2007. "1,2,3,4" by indie artist Feist, was a huge International Hit, reaching the Top 10 in Australia, Canada, UK, and USA. It also won the Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Absolutely Right Five Man Electrical Band Absolutely Right Released in 1971. "Absolutely Right" was a Top 10 Hit for Ottawa's: Five Man Electrical Band.
Africa Thundermug Africa Released in 1972. "Africa" was a Top 30 Hit, from London Ontario's Thundermug, off of their debut LP: Thundermug Strikes.
Airwaves Brett Kissel Airwaves Released in 2015. "Airwaves" from his LP: Pick Me Up, was Brett Kissel's first # 1 hit song.
American Psycho Treble Charger American Psycho Released in 2000. "American Psycho" reached # 4 on Canada's Rock chart and was nominated for "Best Single" at the 2001 Juno Awards.
Angel Eyes Jeff Healey Angel Eyes Released in 1988. "Angel Eyes" from the Platinum selling LP: See The Light, was a huge hit for Jeff Healey. It reached #5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Anthem Brett Kissel Anthem Released in 2018. "Anthem" is a Top 10 hit song by Country artist Brett Kissel, from his LP: We Were That Song.
Any Man Of Mine Shania Twain Any Man Released in 1995. "Any Man Of Mine" was Shania Twain's first #1 hit, first crossover hit and was named 'Single Of The Year' twice in 1995 and twice in 1996.
April Fool Chalk Circle April Fool Released in 1986. "April Fool" was a Top 10 Hit for Chalk Circle, from their debut EP: The Great Lake.
As The Years Go By Mashmakhan As The Years Go By Released in 1970. "As Years Go By" was a huge hit song for Mashmakhan, selling over a million copies worldwide.
Baby Ran 54-40 baby ran Released in 1986. "Baby Ran" was the first single released from their self-titled second LP by 54-40, and it was their first song that really started to build a national following for them.
Baby Woncha Please Come Home Trooper Baby Woncha Please Come Home Released in 1975. "Baby Woncha Please Come Home" was the first hit single by Trooper. This song is from their self-titled debut LP.
Bad Day Daniel Powter Bad Day Released in 2005. "Bad Day" was a multi-platinum, multi-award winning International hit for Daniel Powter, and it was the most played song on European radio that year.
Bad Girlfriend Theory Of A Deadman Bad Girlfriend Released in 2008. "Bad Girlfriend" was the most added song on rock radio when it was released, debuting at #89 on the Canadian Hot 100 and quickly became a #1 hit for Theory Of A Deadman.
Because You Loved Me Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Released in 1986. "Because You Loved Me" is a Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum, international # 1 hit song by Celine Dion, from her certified Diamond, 32 million selling LP: Falling Into You.
Big Cannons Bobnoxious Big Cannons Released in 2005. " Big Cannons " by London Ontario's Bobnoxious, was declared as the: #1 Party Song, by radio rock station FM96.
Big League Red Rider Big League Released in 1988. "Big League" from their LP: Victory Day, was a Top 10 hit for Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, in both Canada and the USA.
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi Released in 1970. "Big Yellow Taxi" was a Top 20 Hit for Joni Mitchell, from her LP: Ladies of the Canyon. It was later recorded by and became a hit for the Counting Crows.
Black Velvet Alannah Myles Black Velvet Released in 1989. "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles became a #1 Hit and ASCAP's most played song on radio for 1989 and 1990.
Boom Boom
Out Go The Lights
Pat Travers Band Boom Boom <BR>Out Go The Lights Released in 1979. From the Platinum-selling Pat Travers Band LP: Live! Go For What You Know, this cover version of the Stan Lewis song "Boom Boom Out Go The Lights", was a Top 20 hit.
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild Released in 1968. "Born to be Wild" is Steppenwolf's most famous hit, reaching # 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Boys In The Bright White Sports Car Trooper Boys In The Bright White Sports Car Released in 1979. Originally on their 1976 LP: Two For The Show, "The Boys In The Bright White Sports Car" finally became a hit when it was released as a single from their 1979 LP: Hot Shots.
Building A Mystery Sarah McLachlan Building A Mystery Released in 1998. "Building a Mystery" won Single Of The Year. Sarah McLachlan won Female Vocalist Of The Year, Songwriter Of The Year (along with Pierre Marchand), and Album Of The Year for Surfacing.
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepson Call Me Maybe Released in 2012. "Call Me Maybe" was named Song of the Year for 2012 by MTV. It was the #1 song in 15 countries and was the best-selling single worldwide!
Calling Occupants Klattu Calling Occupants Released in 1976. People mistakenly thought that Klaatu were the Beatles using a pseudonym.
Can't Feel My Face Weeknd Can't Feel My Face Released in 2015. The International # 1 hit song "Can't Feel My Face" by the Weeknd, reached Platinum status in more that a dozen countries, multiple Platinum in many of them.
Canadian Girls Dean Brody canadian girls Released in 2012. "Canadian Girls" was a Top 40 Hit by Dean Brody, his first certified Gold digital download single, and was the first single released from his CCMA award winning Album Of The Year: Dirt.
Catwalker Diodes Catwalker Released in 1980. This historically important song signalled a new direction in the Canadian Music Scene.
Check Max Webster Check Released in 1980. Not released as a single, "Check" is a rockin' song by Max Webster, from their Gold-selling LP: Universal Juveniles.
Chest Fever The Band Chest Fever Released in 1968. From their debut LP: Music From The Big Pink, "Chest Fever" was the Band's opening song at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. It appears on most of their compilation and live LPs, and was also recorded by Three Dog Night.
Chicks 'N Cars And
The Third World War
Colin James Chicks And Cars Released in 1989. From his 1988 self-titled, 2x Platinum-selling LP; "Chicks And Cars And The Third World War" was an International hit song for Colin James.
Clap For The Wolfman Guess Who Clap For The Wolfman Released in 1974. "Clap For The Wolfman" features radio dj: Wolfman Jack. The song reached #4 in Canada and was #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Clap Your Hands Beau Marks clap your hands Released in 1960. The Beau Marks, from Montreal, had a # 1 Hit in Canada and Australia with "Clap Your Hands". Before changing their name, the Beau Marks were originally known as the Del-Tones.
Close Aaron Lines Close Released in 2003. "Close" by Aaron Lines is from his "Living Out Loud" LP, which debuted at # 9 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
Closer Tegan & Sara Closer Released in 2012. "Closer" was a 2x Platinum-selling # 1 Hit for Tegan & Sara and it won the Juno Award for 2014 Song Of The Year.
Closer To The Heart Rush Rush Released in 1977. From the LP: A Farewell To Kings, this was Rush's first hit single in the U.K..
Closer Together The Box Closer Together Released in 1987. This song is the title track and one of three hits from the Box's platinum selling LP: "Closer Together".
Closing Time Leonard Cohen closing time Released in 1992. "Closing Time" is a 1993 Juno Award winning hit song from Leonard Cohen's double platinum selling LP: The Future.
Clumsy Our Lady Peace Clumsy Released in 1997. "Clumsy" by Our Lady Peace reached #1 in Canada. It was the second single released from their Diamond selling second LP.
Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray could i have this dance Released in 1980. From the Urban Cowboy soundtrack and her Greatest Hits LP, "Could I Have This Dance" by Anne Murray was a # 1 hit in both Canada and the USA.
Convoy Paul Brandt Convoy Released in 2004. Paul Brandt's cover of the 1975 C.W. McCall classic "Convoy", is from his Platinum-selling and CCMA Album Of The Year: This Time Around.
Cousin Mary Fludd Cousin Mary Released in 1973. "Cousin Mary" was a Top 20 hit for Fludd. Some former Fludd members then formed or joined: Godo, Saga, Motherlode, or Trooper.
Crabbuckit k-os Crabbuckit Released in 2004. "Crabbuckit" is from the LP: Joyful Rebellion, by the Juno Award winning artist: k-os. This song won the 2005 award for Best Pop Video.
Crying Over You Platinum Blonde Crying Over You Released in 1985. "Crying Over You " was the first single released from their LP: Alien Shores, and a # 1 hit song for Platinum Blonde
Dance Desire Haywire dance desire Released in 1987. "Dance Desire" from their Platinum-selling LP: Don't Just Stand There, was the highest charting hit for Haywire.
Dance With Me Johnny Reid Dance With Me Released in 2009. "Dance With Me" was a huge hit for Johnny Reid, winning: Single Of The Year, Fan's Choice, Country Album Of The Year, Top Selling Canadian Album, and Songwriter Of The Year.
Dangerous Kardinal Offishall Dangerous Released in 2008. "Dangerous" was a 3x Platinum-selling hit for Kardinal Offishall, winning the 2009 Juno Award for: Single Of The Year.
Despacito Justin Bieber Despacito Released in 2017. The remix of Despacito featuring Justin Bieber, received over 20 million views within the first 24 hours of debuting on Youtube. It was his 5th # 1 hit in the USA, 6th # 1 in the UK, and 7th # 1 in Canada.
Devil's Deck Coney Hatch Devil's Deck Released in 1982. "Devil's Deck" was the first single off of their Internationally released debut LP.
Diana Paul Anka Diana Released in 1958. "Diana" is one of the best selling 45s in music history. Paul Anka was the first Canadian single artist to have a #1 Hit on the US Billboard charts, thanks to this song.
Do The Bearcat David Wilcox Do The Bearcat Re-released in 1982. The Hit song "Do The Bearcat" is from David Wilcox's gold selling debut LP: Out of the Woods, which was originally released in 1977.
Doesn't Really Matter Platinum Blonde Doesn't Really Matter Released in 1983. Chosen as the CMC's inaugural song.
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Doin' It Right Powder Blues Band Doin' It Right Released in 1980. "Doin' It Right" was a Top 40 Hit, from the Juno Award winning Powder Blues Band, from their Double Platinum selling debut LP: Uncut.
Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone) Glass Tiger Don't Forget Me Released in 1986. Featuring backing vocals by Bryan Adams, "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)" became a platinum-selling hit and the 1986 Juno Award winning Song Of The Year.
Don't It Make Ya Feel Headpins Don't It Make Ya Released in 1982. This Platinum selling song "Don't It Make Ya Feel", from the LP: Turn It Loud, topped the charts for over a month!
Don't Try To Lay No Boogie-Woogie
On The King Of Rock And Roll
Long John Baldry Don't Try To Lay No Boogie-Woogie On The King Of Rock And Roll Released in 1971. "Don't Try To Lay No Boogie-Woogie On The King Of Rock And Roll" was a hit song from Long John Baldry's LP: It Ain't Easy, which was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.
Don't Walk Away Eileen Sam Roberts don't walk<BR>away eileen Released in 2002. The rockin' tune: "Don't Walk Away Eileen" by Sam Roberts, was the second single released from his Gold-selling EP: The Inhuman Condition.
Don't Walk Past Blue Peter Don't Walk Past Released in 1983. "Don't Walk Past" was Blue Peter's most successful single and it's video won an award for Best Video Of 1983.
Don"t Worry Appleton Don Released in 2003. "Don't Worry" was a Top 10 hit for the duo: Appleton. Natalie and Nicole Appleton were also members of the all-girl group: All Saints.
Dopes On The Water Nash The Slash Dopes On The Water Released in 1981. Without any guitars, Nash The Slash rocks Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water with his own version entitled "Dopes On The Water", from his LP: Children Of The Night.
Drinking in L.A. Bran Van 3000 Drinking in L.A. Released in 1997. "Drinking in L.A." was a hit song by Bran Van 3000, reaching # 3 on the charts.
Echo Beach Martha & The Muffins Echo Beach Released in 1980. "Echo Beach" is a Gold-selling International hit that won the Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Eyes Of A Stranger Payola$ Eyes Of A Stranger Released in 1982. "Eyes Of A Stranger" was a huge hit song by the Payola$, from their LP: No Stranger To Danger.
Fantasy Aldo Nova Fantasy Released in 1982. This Aldo Nova debut song reached #3 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.
Fare Thee Well Love Rankin Family Fare Thee Well Love Released in 1992. "Fare Thee Well Love" from the 5x Platinum-selling LP of the same name, was a Top 10 hit song on the Canadian Country Tracks and Adult Contemporary charts, and became the Juno Award winning 1994 Song Of The Year.
Farmer's Song Murray McLauchlan Farmer's Song Released in 1973. "Farmer's Song" was a Juno Award winning Top 10 hit for Murray McLauchlan.
Fat Lip Sum 41 Fat Lip Released in 2001. "Fat Lip" by Sum 41 reached #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and remains the band's most successful single to date.
Fifty Mission Cap Tragically Hip 50 Mission Cap Released in 1993. "50 Mission Cap" was a Top 40 hit and the second single released from the Tragically Hip's LP: Fully Completely.
Fits Ya Good Bryan Adams Fits Ya Good Released in 1981. "Fits Ya Good" was Byran Adams' debut Top 30 hit in Canada and it reached #15 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
Flip Flop and Fly Downchild Blues Band Flip Flop and Fly Released in 1973. The very catchy "Flip, Flop And Fly" was the first Hit single released by Downchild Blues Band.
G-Get Up and Dance Faber Drive G-Get Up and Dance Released in 2009. "G-Get Up and Dance!" was a Top 10 hit for Faber Drive, from their second LP: Can't Keep A Secret.
Get By Tim Hicks Get By Released in 2012. "Get By" was Tim Hicks' debut single from his first LP: Throw Down. It was a Top 10 hit and reached Platinum status.
Girlfriend Avril Lavigne girlfriend Released in 2007. Multi-Platinum selling "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne was the # 1 Hit song in at least 18 countries. It was the first song to have over 1,000,000 views on youtube, and it won 21 various: Capricho, Chart Attack, Imperio, Japan Gold Disc, Juno, Kids' Choice, MTV, Much Music, Oye, Planeta, Socan, Teen Choice, TMF, TRL, and Virgin Media awards!
Go For Soda Kim Mitchell Go For Soda Released in 1984. "Go For Soda" was an international hit song for Kim Mitchell, and was the first single released from his LP: Akimbo Alogo.
Hangover Max Webster Hangover Released in 1976. "Hangover" was a huge fan favorite from Max Webster's debut self-titled Gold-selling LP.
Haven't Met You Yet Michael Buble Fantasy Released in 2009. "Haven't Met You Yet" by Michael Buble, was a # 1 Hit in Canada and the USA. It also won the 2010 Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Heave Away Fables Heave Away Released in 1998. "Heave Away" is a great party tune and was a hit on the radio, by this band from Newfoundland.
Heaven Coming Down Tea Party Heaven Coming Down Released in 1999. "Heaven Coming Down" was a # 1 Hit for the Tea Party.
High School Confidential Rough Trade High School Released in 1980. Rough Trade hit the charts in a big way with "High School Confidential" and it's their most successful song.
Hockey Song Stompin' Tom Connors Hockey Released in 1973. The "Hockey Song" was a Top 30 Hit and is the #1 sing-a-long song for any hockey fan in Canada!
Hold My Beer Aaron Pritchett Hold My Beer Released in 2006. "Hold My Beer" from his LP: Big Wheel, was Aaron Pritchett's first Top 10 hit on the Canadian Country Music chart.
Hold On, We're Going Home Drake Hold On, We're Going Home Released in 2013. "Hold On, We're Going Home" was a multi Platinum-selling, International hit for Drake, from his LP: Nothing Was the Same.
Home For A Rest Spirit Of The West Home For A Rest Released in 1990. "Home for a Rest" is a song by Spirit of the West, from their LP: Save This House. Although never officially released as a single, it's the band's signature song and is considered a classic of Canadian music.
Honey I'm Home Shania Twain Honey I'm Home Released in 1998. "Honey I'm Home" from her LP: Come On Over, was Shania Twain's 7th # 1 hit song in the USA on Billboard's Country Singles chart and also #1 in Canada, even though it wasn't released as a single.
Hot Child In The City Nick Gilder Hot Child In The City Released in 1978. "Hot Child In The City" from Nick Gilder's LP: City Nights, was a Platinum-selling # 1 hit, in both Canada and the USA. It won the: People's Choice Award in the USA, and the Juno Awards for: Single of the Year, and for: Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year.
How Many (Rivers To Cross) Luba how many Released in 1986. "How Many (Rivers To Cross)" was Luba's first Top 20 hit, and the first single released from her Platinum-selling LP: Between The Earth & Sky.
How You Remind Me Nickelback How You Remind Me Released in 2001. "How You Remind Me" reached the top on the Canadian Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. Nickelback's LP: Silver Side Up, sold 6x Platinum in the USA and 8x Platinum in Canada.
Hurts To Love You Philosopher Kings Hurts To Love You Released in 1997. From the Philosopher Kings platinum selling LP: Famous, Rich and Beautiful, "Hurts To Love You" reached #8 on the charts!
I Can Dance Shooter I can dance Released in 1975. "I Can Dance" was Shooter's version of Leo Sayer's hit song: Long Tall Glasses. However, it was released before Leo Sayer's original song hit the Canadian Charts. Unfortunately, "Shooter" isn't currently available on iTunes.
I Do Paul Brandt I Do Released in 1996. "I Do" was a # 1 hit song for Paul Brandt, from his 3x platinum-selling LP: Calm Before The Storm.
I Don't Know Sheepdogs I Don't Know Released in 2011. "I Don't Know" is a single from The Sheepdogs' LP: Learn & Burn. It reached #1 on the Canada Rock chart and won the 2012 Juno Award for Single of the Year.
I Like To Rock April Wine I Like To Rock Released in 1979. "I Like To Rock" was a big hit song for April Wine, off of their multi-Platinum-selling LP: Harder ... Faster.
I'm An Adult Now The Pursuit Of Happiness I'm An Adult Now Released in 1988. "I'm an Adult Now" was a Top 10 Hit from the Platinum selling LP: Love Junk, but was originally released by The Pursuit of Happiness as an indie single in 1986, which sold out.
I'm Just A Kid Simple Plan I'm Just A Kid Released in 1982. On the film soundtracks for: Cheaper By The Dozen, Grind, and The New Guy, "I'm Just a Kid" was the debut single from Simple Plan's 2x Platinum selling LP: No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls.
I'm Moving On Hank Snow I'm Moving On Released in 1950. "I'm Moving On" was a # 1 Hit for 21 weeks by Hank Snow, from Nova Scotia. It was later recorded by at least 34 other artists.
I'm Running After You Major Hoople's
Boarding House
I'm Running After You Released in 1975. "I'm Running After You" was a Top 30 hit for Cambridge Ontario's Major Hoople's Boarding House.
(This song is currently unavailable on iTunes.)
If I Had $1,000,000. Barenaked Ladies If I Had $1,000,000. Released in 1992 and 1996. "If I Had $1,000,000." was a huge hit for the Barenaked Ladies, from their LP: Gordon.
If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot If You Could Read My Mind Released in 1970. "If You Could Read My Mind" was Gordon Lightfoot's first # 1 Hit song.
In Too Deep Sum 41 in too deep Released in 2001. The single "In Too Deep" from their LP: 'All Killer No Filler' was a Top 10 Hit in Canada for Sum 41. It was also an International hit song, charting in a dozen countries.
Indiana Wants Me R. Dean Taylor Indiana Wants Me Released in 1970. "Indiana Wants Me" was a huge hit song for R. Dean Taylor. It reached # 2 in the UK, and # 1 in both Canada and the USA.
Informer Snow Informer Released in 1992. "Informer" was a # 1 Hit for Snow, spending seven weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Inner Ninja Classified Inner Ninja Released in 2013. "Inner Ninja" was a 4x platinum-selling hit song by Classified, from his self-titled, platinum-selling # 1 LP.
Ironic Alanis Morissette ironic Released in 1996. Alanis Morissette's "Ironic" was the # 1 song in Canada for six weeks and was a Gold-selling International hit. It won 3 MTV Video Music Awards and the Juno Award for Single of the Year.
Is It Friday Yet Gord Bamford Is It Friday Yet Released in 2012. "Is It Friday Yet" by Gord Bamford, was a single and the title track from his fifth studio LP.
Janie You're Wrong Models Janie You're Wrong Released in 1979. Formed in Edmonton, the Models had an Alberta Top 40 Hit with "Janie, You're Wrong".
Just Came Back Colin James Just Came Back Released in 1990. The 1990 Song Of The Year: "Just Came Back", was a huge hit for Colin James, from his LP: Sudden Stop.
Just For You Streetheart Just For You Released in 1978. From their first LP: "Meanwhile Back In Paris", this rockin' fan favorite was never released as a single.
Keep Our Love Alive Patricia Dahlquist Keep Our Love Alive Released in 1975. "Keep Our Love Alive" was a hit song for Patricia Dahlquist, who won the 1976 Juno Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Kiss Him Goodbye Nylons Kiss Him Goodbye Released in 1987. The Top 10 hit: "Kiss Him Goodbye" by the Canadian group: the Nylons, is a remake of Steam's 1969 # 1 hit: Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye.
Kiss You
(When It's Dangerous)
Eight Seconds Kiss You<BR>(When It's Dangerous) Released in 1986. "Kiss You (When It's Dangerous)" by Ottawa band: Eight Seconds, was a Canadian Top 20 hit song.
Let It Ride Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride Released in 1974. "Let It Ride" from BTO's 1973 LP: Bachman-Turner Overdrive II, reached # 23 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, # 14 on the Cash Box Top 100 chart, and # 3 on the RPM chart in Canada.
Life Is A Highway Tom Cochrane Life Is A Highway Released in 1991. This song reached #1 in Canada and #6 in the USA, and was recorded by Rascal Flatts in 2006.
Little Bones Tragically Hip Little Bones Released in 1991. "Little Bones" was the first single from The Tragically Hip's diamond selling LP: Road Apples, and was their first #1 hit.
Little Darlin' The Diamonds Little Darlin' Released in 1957. The Diamonds' version of "Little Darlin' " held the #2 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 8 weeks.
Lonesome Mary Chilliwack lonesome mary Released in 1973. "Lonesome Mary" was Chilliwack's first Top 10 Hit in Canada and their first song to chart in the USA. It's a single from their second self-titled LP.
Lost Together Blue Rodeo lost together Released in 1992. "Lost Together" was a huge hit and is the title track from Blue Rodeo's Top 10, 2x Platinum-selling fourth studio LP.
Lovin' You Ain't Easy Michel Pagliaro Lovin' You Ain't Easy Released in 1971. "Lovin' You Ain't Easy" was a hit song by Michel Pagliaro, who was the first Canadian artist to have Top 40 Hits on both the English and French pop charts in Canada.
Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf Magic Carpet Ride Released in 1968. From their LP: The Second, "Magic Carpet Ride" was a huge hit song for Steppenwolf. It stayed on the music charts for 16 weeks.
Magic Power Triumph Magic Power Released in 1981. "Magic Power" was a Top 10 Hit by Triumph, off of their LP: Allied Forces, which reached #23 on the Billboard Pop Albums Chart.
(Make Me Do) Anything You Want A Foot In Coldwater Make Me Do Released in 1972. "(Make Me Do) Anything You Want" was a Top 25 Hit by 'A Foot In Coldwater', from their debut LP. It was also on the charts again in 1974, and was recorded by 'Helix' in 1984.
Make You A Believer Sass Jordan Make You A Believer Released in 1992. "Make You A Believer" was a Top 20 hit for Juno Award winning Sass Jordan, from her Platinum-selling LP: Racine.
Making It Work Doug And The Slugs Making It Work Released in 1982. "Making It Work" was a Top 40 hit in Canada, for Doug And The Slugs, off of their LP: Music For The Hard Of Thinking.
Mama Let Him Play Doucette Mama Let Him Play Released in 1977. "Mama Let Him Play" by Doucette is a Platinum selling Hit song in Canada and also charted in the USA on the Billboard Top 100.
Maneater Nelly Furtado Maneater Released in 2006. "Maneater" was an International hit for Nelly Furtado. It was a Top 30 hit in at least 24 countries, reaching # 1 and Gold & Platinum status several times.
Metal Queen Lee Aaron Metal Queen Released in 1984. Rock's undisputed Metal Queen is also an amazing jazz singer.
Money City Maniacs Sloan Money City Maniacs Released in 1998. Sloan had a Top 10 hit with "Money City Maniacs". It was the first single from their Gold-selling 4th LP: Navy Blues.
Music Box Dancer Frank Mills Music Box Dancer Released in 1974. "Music Box Dancer" was originally released as a B-side. By 1979, this instrumental became a million selling, certified gold, international hit for Frank Mills.
My Girl Chilliwack My Girl Released in 1981. Chilliwack's "My Girl" spent 28 weeks on the charts and was a hit in Australia and the USA, while reaching #1 in Canada.
My Heart Will Go On Celine Dion My Heart Will Go On Released in 1997. The multi Platinum-selling "My Heart Will Go On" from Celine Dion's LP: Let's Talk About Love, and from the Titanic soundtrack, became the # 1 song in 21 countries. It's one of the all time best-selling singles in the world.
My Own Way To Rock Burton Cummings My Own Way To Rock Released in 1977. "My Own Way To Rock" was a Hit single for Burton Cummings, from the 2x Platinum selling LP of the same name.
Narrow Daylight Diana Krall narrow daylight Released in 2004. "Narrow Daylight" was a Juno Award winning, hit song from Diana Krall's multi-platinum selling LP: The Girl In The Other Room. The LP reached # 1 in Canada, and Top 10 in 8 other countries.
New Girl Now Honeymoon Suite New Girl Now Released in 1984. Honeymoon Suite's first single: "New Girl Now" is certified as Gold, from their Platinum selling self titled debut LP.
New Orleans King Biscuit Boy new orleans Released in 1975. After leaving the band: Crowbar, King Biscuit Boy from Hamilton Ontario, had a hit single with "New Orleans".
New York City Demics New York City Released in 1979. "New York City" is the most famous song by the Demics. In 1996, Chart Magazine named it: The Greatest Canadian Song Of All Time.
No Time/Mother Nature's Son Guess Who no time Released in 1969. "No Time/Mother Nature's Son" was a # 1, million-selling single from their LP: American Woman, for the Guess Who.
Nobody's Supposed To Be Here Deborah Cox Nobody's Supposed<BR>To Be Here Released in 1998. From her Platinum-selling LP: One Wish, the hit song "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" by Deborah Cox, held the # 1 position for 14 weeks.
Nova Heart Spoons Nova Heart Released in 1982. "Nova Heart" was the first single from their LP: Arias & Symphonies, and it was their first Top 40 hit.
Ocean Pearl 54-40 Ocean Pearl Released in 1994. "Ocean Pearl" reached #22 on the RPM Top Singles Chart. It's from 54-40's Platinum selling LP: Smilin' Buddha Cabaret.
Oh What A Feeling Crowbar Oh What A Feeling Released in 1971. "Oh What a Feeling" was a Top 10 Hit in Canada by: Crowbar, from Hamilton Ontario.
On The Loose Saga On The Loose Released in 1981. "On The Loose" was a Top 10 hit single from Saga's platinum-selling LP: Worlds Apart.
One Dance Drake FM Released in 2016. "One Dance" from Drake's 4x Platinum-selling LP: Views, was the # 1 song in 15 countries, and has been streamed online over 1 billion times!
One Fine Morning Lighthouse One Fine Morning Released in 1971. "One Fine Morning" was Lighthouse's highest charting hit, reaching # 2 in Canada and # 24 in the USA.
One Thing Finger Eleven One Thing Released in 2003. "One Thing" was Finger Eleven's first placing on the US Hot 100 Chart, at #16. Their self titled LP reached Gold status in the USA and Platinum in Canada.
One Tin Soldier Original Caste One Tin Soldier Released in 1969. "One Tin Soldier" was a # 1 Hit for the Original Caste. It was also covered by and became a hit for: Coven, and Skeeter Davis.
One Week Barenaked Ladies One Week Released in 1998. "One Week" is the most popular song by Barenaked Ladies, and was a # 1 Hit song. It's from their LP: Stunt.
Oowatanite April Wine Oowatanite Released in 1975. "Oowatanite" is from the Double Platinum selling LP: Stand Back, and is a huge fan favorite!
Painted Ladies Ian Thomas Painted Ladies Released in 1973. "Painted Ladies" was a Top 10 hit in Canada and a Top 40 hit in the USA, for Ian Thomas.
Phasors On Stun FM FM Released in 1979. This Gold record became a top 20 hit in both Canada and the USA.
Photograph Nickelback photograph Released in 2005. "Photograph" from their LP: All The Right Reasons, was a # 1, International hit for Nickelback.
Picture My Face Teenage HEad picture my face Released in 1978. "Picture My Face" was Teenage Head's very first single. It's from their Gold-selling, self titled, debut LP.
Poor Poor Pitiful Me Terri Clark Poor Poor Pitiful Me Released in 1996. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" reached #1 in Canada and was a Top 10 Hit in the USA for Terri Clark.
Promiscuous Nelly Furtado Promiscuous Released in 2006. "Promiscuous" won Best Pop Single Of The Year, was #1 in the USA and an International Hit!
Raise A Little Hell Trooper Raise Released in 1978. Trooper certainly did "Raise A Little Hell" with this hit song in Canada and the USA.
Red Hands Walk Off The Earth Red Hands Released in 2012. "Red Hands" was a 2x Platinum-selling Top 10 hit for Walk Off The Earth, from their LP: R.E.V.O.
Ringo Lorne Greene Ringo Released in 1964. "Ringo" by Lorne Greene was a # 1 hit song on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart, and in the USA on the Billboard charts and Easy Listening chart.
Rise Up Parachute Club Rise Up Released in 1983. "Rise Up" was a huge hit for the Parachute Club, winning the 1984 Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Rock You Helix rock you Released in 1984. "Rock You" was a Top 40 Hit for Helix, from their LP: Walkin' the Razor's Edge.
Rockin' In The Free World Neil Young Neil Young Released in 1989. "Rockin' In The Free World" was named as one of Rolling Stone Magazine's 'Greatest Songs Of All Time', and is from Neil Young's LP: Freedom.
Rodeo Song (The) Showdown rodeo song Released in 1980. Even though there's swearing in this song, "The Rodeo Song" by Garry Lee and the Showdown became a 2x Platinum selling hit single and a huge sing-a-long song.
Roxy Roller Sweeney Todd Roxy Roller Released in 1975. Sweeney Todd topped the charts for three weeks with "Roxy Roller".
Rude Magic! Rude Released in 2013. Originally released as a promotional single, "Rude" became an International, multi-Platinum, Top 10 hit for Magic!, and it won the 2014 Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Running Back To Saskatoon Guess Who Running Back To Saskatoon Released in 1972. "Running Back To Saskatoon" was a Top 10 Hit for the Guess Who. This song was only recorded "live", there is no studio version available.
Safety Dance Men Without Hats Safety Dance Released in 1983. Men Without Hats struck gold with "Safety Dance". It was #1 on Billboard Dance Chart and spent 24 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Save The Last Dance Michael Buble Save The Last Dance Released in 2006. Michael Buble's very danceable version of the Drifter's classic hit "Save The Last Dance", reached # 5 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.
Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks Seasons In The Sun Released in 1973. "Seasons In The Sun" was a huge hit for Terry Jacks, reaching the # 1 position on 17 different Music Charts around the world.
Sh-Boom Crew Cuts Sh-Boom Released in 1954. The Crew Cuts version of "Sh-Boom" was # 1 on the Billboard charts for 9 weeks of it's 20 week chart run.
Shakin' All Over Chad Allen and
the Expressions
shakin all over Released in 1965. Winnipeg band: Chad Allan & the Expressions, had a # 1 Hit song with their version of Johnny Kidd and the Pirates' "Shakin' All Over". They later became the Guess Who.
She Ain't Pretty Northern Pikes She Ain't Released in 1990. "She Ain't Pretty" was a hit single from Northern Pikes' Snow In June LP. It was nominated for a Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
She-La 54-40 She-La Released in 1992. "She-la" was the 1992 MuchMusic Best Video award winner and a Top 40 hit for 54-40, from their LP: Dear Dear.
She's So High Tal Bachman She's So High Released in 1999. "She's So High" was a # 1 hit song, winning a BMI Award and also a Juno Award for Best Producer.
Should I See Frozen Ghost Should I See Released in 1987. "Should I See" was the debut single from Frozen Ghost's self-titled first LP. The song was a Top 30 hit in Canada and reached # 4 in the USA on Billboards's Mainstream Rock chart.
Signs Five Man Electrical Band Signs Released in 1971. "Signs" reached #4 on the charts in Canada and #3 in the USA. It was later covered by Tesla in 1990, reaching #8 on the Pop charts
Sitting On A
Poor Man's Throne
Copperpenny Poor Man's Throne Released in 1973. Formed in Kitchener Ontario, Copperpenny had a huge hit with the song: "Sitting On A Poor Man's Throne".
Sk8er Boi Avril Lavigne Sk8er Boi Released in 2002. "Sk8er Boi" reached the Top 10 in more than ten countries and was voted one of the best music videos of the decade.
Small Town Bringdown Tragically Hip Small Town Bringdown Released in 1987. The song that got it all started! "Small Town Bringdown" was the first single by the Tragically Hip, from their self-titled debut EP.
Snortin' Whiskey Pat Travers Band Too Bad Released in 1980. "Snortin' Whiskey" was the most requested song when it was released and an instant hit for Pat Travers, from his Top 20 LP: Crash and Burn.
Some Kinda Fun Teenage Head Some Kinda Fun Released in 1982. "Some Kinda Fun" was a Top 30 hit for Teenage Head, and is the title track from this Gold-selling LP.
Somethin' On My Mind Teenage Head Somethin' Released in 1980. Teenage Head scored a RPM Top 30 hit with this song from their Platinum selling LP: 'Frantic City'.
Something Big Shawn Mendes something big Released in 2014. "Something Big" by Shawn Mendes was a Platinum-selling Top 10 hit in Canada, and it charted in 5 other countries as well.
Sometimes When We Touch Dan Hill Sometimes When We Touch Released in 1978. "Sometimes When We Touch" was a huge # 1 hit for Dan Hill. It was later recorded by at least twenty different artists, including Chinese and Swedish versions.
Spaceman (remix) Bif Naked Spaceman Released in 1998. "Spaceman" is the most played Canadian independent song in history.
Spaceship Superstar Prism Spaceship Released in 1977. "Spaceship Superstar" helped to send Prism's self-titled first album soaring to Platinum status!
Spadina Bus Shuffle Demons Spadina Bus Released in 1986. The Shuffle Demons had a surprise Top 40 hit in Canada with their single "Spadina Bus", from their debut LP: Streetniks.
Stay Awhile Bells Stay Awhile Released in 1971. "Stay Awhile" was an International hit for the Bells, and # 1 in Canada on three different music charts.
Stay In The Light Honeymoon Suite Stay In The Light Released in 1984. "Stay In The Light" is a certified Gold hit song by Honeymoon Suite, from their Platinum-selling debut LP.
Steal My Sunshine Len Steal My Sunshine Released in 1999. Nominated for Best Single at the 2000 Juno Awards, "Steal My Sunshine" became an International Hit for Len.
Stitches Shawn Mendes Stitches Released in 2015. "Stitches" is a 6x Platinum-selling hit song, and the first # 1 hit song for Shawn Mendes.
Stompa Serena Ryder Stompa Released in 2012. "Stompa" is a 3x Platinum selling song from Serena Ryder's LP: Harmony. It reached #8 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and #1 on the Billboard U.S. Adult Alternative chart.
Strange Animal Gowan Strange Animal Released in 1985. This Canadian Top 20 hit was nominated for a Best Video award and Gowan was nominated for: Male Vocalist of the Year.
Sucks To Be You Prozzak Sucks To Be You Released in 1998. "Sucks To Be You" was a # 1 hit on the MuchMusic Countdown, by Prozzak, from their 3x Platinum selling debut LP: Hot Tracks.
Sudbury Saturday Night Tom Connors Sudbury Saturday Night Released in 1967. "Sudbury Saturday Night" was a huge hit for Stompin' Tom Connors, appearing on 5 of his LPs. It was also covered by Kim Mitchell in 1998.
Summer Of 69 Bryan Adams Summer Of 69 Released in 1985. "Summer Of 69" was a certified Gold and Platinum, International hit for Bryan Adams. Interestingly, it charted higher in: Belgium, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and the USA, than it did in Canada.
Sunday Morning After Amanda Marshall Sunday Morning After Released in 2001. "Sunday Morning After" was a hit song off of Amanda Marshall's Platinum-selling third LP: Everybody's Got A Story.
Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart Sunglasses At Night Released in 1984. This debut single from Corey Hart reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Surrounded Chantal Kreviazuk Surrounded Released in 1997. "Surrounded" was an international hit for Chantal Kreviazuk, reaching Platinum status in Canada.
Sweet Things In Life Harlequin Sweet Things In Life Released in 1979. "Sweet Things In Life" is a great rockin' song from Harlequin's gold-selling debut LP; Victim Of A Song.
Take Off Bob and Doug McKenzie take off Released in 1981. "Take Off" by Bob & Doug McKenzie (Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas) with special guest vocalist Geddy Lee from Rush, was a # 1, 3x Platinum-selling hit single, from their Juno Award winning LP: Great White North.
Taking Care Of Business D.O.A. Taking Care Of Business Released in 2009. D.O.A. punks out covering B.T.O.'s "Taking Care Of Business", from their LP: Kings Of Punk, Hockey And Beer. There's a music video, too.
Tell No Lies Spoons Tell No Lies Released in 1984. "Tell No Lies" won a Casby Award for Best Single, and it's also on the soundtrack for the movie: Listen To The City.
That Hypnotizin Boogie David Wilcox That Hypnotizin Boogie Released in 1982. "That Hypnotizin Boogie" was a big Hit song by David Wilcox, from his Gold-selling LP: Out Of The Woods, which was originally released in 1977.
The Homecoming Haygood Hardy The Homecoming Released in 1975. "The Homecoming" by Juno Award winner Haygood Hardy, was originally composed as a commercial jingle in 1972, but as a revised recording in 1975, it went on to become an International Hit.
The Shape I'm In Band (The) shape i'm in Released in 1970. "The Shape I'm In" by The Band, from their LP: Stage Fright, was actually released as a "B" side of a single, but then became more popular than the "A" side, a huge hit and one of their best known songs.
The Spirit Of The Radio Rush spirit of the radio Released in 1980. "The Spirit Of The Radio" is a song from their LP: Permanent Waves, and was a huge it for Rush. It was also their first Top 20 hit in the UK, and is inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Theme From
A Summer Place
Percy Faith Theme From<BR>A Summer Place Released in 1959. Percy Faith's Grammy Award winning version of "Theme From A Summer Place" was the # 1 Song For 1960 and remains the longest-running #1 instrumental hit in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
This Beat Goes On/
Switchin' To Glide
Kings This Beat Released in 1980. This Platinum selling combination of "This Beat Goes On/Switchin' To Glide" spent over 6 months on the Billboard Top 100 chart.
Tom Sawyer Rush Tom Sawyer Released in 1981. From Rush's 4x Platinum-selling LP: Moving Pictures, "Tom Sawyer" was named one of the 20 greatest hard rock song of all time, and it was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Too Bad Doug and the Slugs Too Bad Released in 1980. This first 45 single "Too Bad" became a top 10 hit on the Canadian Hit Parade.
Try Blue Rodeo Try Released in 1987. "Try" reached #1, #3 & #6 on various RPM charts and won the 1989 Juno Award for: Song of the Year!
Try Honesty Billy Talent try honesty Released in 2003. "Try Honesty" by Billy Talent, was the first single released from their self-titled LP.
Turn The Lights On Big Sugar Turn The Lights On Released in 1999. "Turn The Lights On" reached # 8 on the RPM Rock Chart for 'Big Sugar' and is a huge fan favorite.
Under My Thumb Streetheart Under My Thumb Released in 1979. Their cover version of the Rolling Stones' song "Under My Thumb" became a Gold-selling hit song for Streetheart.
(The) Unicorn Irish Rovers Unicorn Released in 1967. "The Unicorn" was the title track from the LP of the same name, and a huge hit for the Irish Rovers.
Up On Cripple Creek The Band Up On Cripple Creek Released in 1969. "Up On Cripple Creek" was a Top 10 hit, from the Band's self titled second LP, and is sung by Levon Helm.
Voodoo Thing Colin James voodoo thing Released in 1988. "Voodoo Thing" was a big hit song, from his debut self-titled LP, which won Colin James the Juno Award for Most Promising Artist.
Wavin' Flag K'Naan Wavin' Flag Released in 2009. "Wavin' Flag" reached # 2 on the Canadian Hot 100, by K'Naan. The 'Young Artists For Haiti' version reached # 1, and it became a global hit as the promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
When I'm With You Sheriff When I'm With You Released in 1982. "When I'm With You" hit #8 in Canada and #61 in the USA. Six years later it was re-released and reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1989.
When Something Stands For Nothing Headstones When Something Released in 1993. One of the Headstones' signature songs, Platinum selling "When Something Stands for Nothing" was the first single from their debut LP, Picture of Health.
When The Night Feels My Song Bedouin Soundclash When The Night Feels My Song Released in 2004. This Platinum-selling # 1 hit song by Bedouin Soundclash was used as the theme song on TV for: Kids' CBC, and it's video reached # 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown.
Where Evil Grows Poppy Family Where Evil Grows Released in 1971. "Where Evil Grows" was the most successful single from the Poppy Family's second LP: Poppy Seeds. The song was a hit in the USA and a Top Ten hit in Canada.
Where No One Knows Me Jann Arden Where No One Knows Me Released in 2005. "Where No One Knows Me" is a song from Jann Arden's gold-selling self-titled LP, which entered the Canadian Album Sales Chart at # 3, during the first week of it's release.
Whose Bed Have Your
Boots Been Under
Shania Twain Whose Bed Have Your<BR>Boots Been Under Released in 1995. "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under" was Shania Twain's first Gold-selling single and it won Song Of The Year at the 1995 Canadian Country Music Awards.
Wild Eyes Stampeders Wild Eyes Released in 1972. "Wild Eyes" was a #2 hit in Canada. Then, in 2015, it won a SOCAN Classic Award.
Wind Him Up Saga Wind Him Up Released in 1981. "Wind Him Up" was the first Top 30 Hit single from Saga, from their Platinum-selling LP: Worlds Apart.
Wonderin' Neil Young Wonderin' Released in 1983. The video for this Neil Young song was nominated for the first ever MTV Video Music Award for Most Experimental Video, in 1984.
Wondering Where
The Lions Are
Bruce Cockburn Wondering Where <BR>The Lions Are Released in 1979. "Wondering Where The Lions Are" was a Top 40 hit in Canada for Bruce Cockburn, and this song reached # 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, in the USA.
Working For The Weekend Loverboy Working For The Weekend Released in 1981. "Working for the Weekend" reached #29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and #2 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart in January 1982.
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet Released in 1974. This song reached #1 and so did it's album "Not Fragile".
You Could Have Been A Lady April Wine you could have<BR>been a lady Released in 1972. "You Could Have Been A Lady" from their LP: On Record, was a Top 10 hit for April Wine, and their first song to chart in the USA.
You Needed Me Anne Murray You Needed Me Released in 1978. "You Needed Me" was a # 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, RPM Country, RPM Adult Contemporary, & RPM Top Singles charts, as well as winning Song Of The Year.
You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Released in 1995. "You Oughta Know" with it's *explicit lyrics* was a # 1 hit on the Modern Rock and Billboard Alternative Songs charts. It won the award for Best Rock Song and Alanis Morissette won the award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.
Your Daddy Don't Know Toronto Your Daddy Released in 1982. "Your Daddy Don't Know", a charted Top 5 Hit, was the first single from Toronto's 'Get It On Credit' LP.
Your Man Down With Webster DWW Released in January 2010. Only three months after it's release, this song became certified as Platinum.
Youth Without Youth Metric Youth Without Youth Released in 2012. "Youth Without Youth" by Metric debuted at and remained the # 1 song on the Canadian Alternative Rock Chart for a record 16 consecutive weeks.

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