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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.
Dancin
(On A Saturday Night)
Bond dancin on a saturday night Released in 1975. Although "Dancin' (On A Saturday Night)" was the one and only hit single by Bond, it earned them a Most Promising Group nomiation at the 1976 Juno Awards.
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 You Stampeders devil you Released in 1971. "Devil You" by the Stampeders, was a Top 10 hit, and the first single released from their LP: Carryin' On.
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.
Dream Come True Frozen Ghost Frozen Ghost Released in 1989. "Dream Come True" from the 1988 Frozen Ghost LP: Nice Place To Visit, was a Top 30 hit.
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.
Even The Score Toronto even the score, toronto Released in 1980. "Even The Score" was the debut single from Toronto's debut LP: Lookin' For Trouble.
Everyone's A Winner Bootsauce Everyone's A Winner Released in 1991. The hit song "Everyone's A Winner" by Bootsauce, won the Juno Award for "Best Dance Recording" in 1992.
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.
Fallen Leaves Billy Talent fallen leaves Released in 2006. "Fallen Leaves" by Billy Talent, from their LP: Billy Talent II, was a # 1 hit on MuchMusic and won the MuchMusic Best Video Award for 2007.
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.
Fast Train April Wine fast train april wine Released in 1971. "Fast Train" was a Top 30 hit song and the debut single released from April Wine's self-titled first LP.
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.
Foolin' Yourself Aldo Nova foolin yourself Released in 1982. "Foolin' Yourself" was Aldo Nova's second single from his self titled and self produced debut LP. It was a hit song on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and in Canada.
From This Moment Shania Twain from this moment On Released in 1998. "From This Moment On" was a multi-Platinum selling, # 1 International hit song by Shania Twain, from her LP: Come On Ever.
Full Moon Full Of Love k.d. Lang kd lang Full Moon Released in 1989. "Full Moon Full Of Love" was the lead single from her Platinum-selling LP: Absolute Torch and Twang. It became k.d. Lang's first # 1 hit song in Canada and also reached # 22 in the USA.
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.
Ghost Fefe Dobson Ghost Released in 2010. "Ghost" by Fefe Dobson, from her LP: Joy, reached # 14 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart.
Ghosts 'n' Stuff Deadmau5 Ghosts 'n' Stuff Released in 2008. "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" was a huge multi-Platinum selling hit song in Canada for Deadmau5. It reached # 1 in the USA, and also reached # 12 in the UK.
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.
Harvest Moon Neil Young harvest moon Released in 1993. "Harvest Moon" was a Hit song by Neil Young, and the title track from his 1992 LP of the same name.
Hats Off To
The Stranger
Lighthouse Hats Off To The Stranger Released In 1971. "Hats Off To The Stranger" by Lighthouse, from their LP: One Fine Morning, was a Top 10 hit in Canada.
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 Bryan Adams Heaven Released in 1984. "Heaven" by Bryan Adams was a hit song from his LP: Reckless, and also from the soundtrack LP: A Night In Heaven. It reached # 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
Heaven Coming Down Tea Party Heaven Coming Down Released in 1999. "Heaven Coming Down" was a # 1 Hit for the Tea Party.
Hell Song Sum 41 Hell Song Released in 2003. The Gold-selling "Hell Song" by Sum 41, reached # 2 on the charts and is from their LP: Does This Look Infected.
Hello Dragonette Hello Released in 2010. "Hello" was a multi-platinum, International # 1 hit for Toronto's Dragonette, along with French record producer and DJ: Martin Solveig.
Hey You Bachman-Turner
Overdrive
hey you Released in 1975. Bachman-Turner Overdrive scored another # 1 hit song with "Hey You", from their LP: Four Wheel Drive, which also hit # 1 on the RPM Top Albums chart.
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.
Honk On Bobo Good Brothers honk on bobo Released in 1990. "Honk On Bobo" was a hit song by the Juno Award winning Good Brothers, from their LP: Live Fast Love Hard. It also appears on their LPs: Restricted Goods, and Gone So Long.
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.
Hotline Bling Drake hotline bling Released in 2016. "Hotline Bling" by Drake, was a multi-Platinum selling, International hit song. It won multiple awards including: Hip Hop Song Of The Year, Best Rap Song, and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song.
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!



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