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SONG TITLE ARTIST INFO
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 Feel It Coming Weeknd I Feel It Coming Released in 2016. "I Feel It Coming" by the Weeknd, charted in 36 countries, selling Platinum or multi-Platinum in 10 of them!
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 Will Remember You Sara McLachlan I Will Remember You Released in 1995. "I Will Remember You" was a Top 10 hit in both Canada and the USA, for Sara McLachlan.
I'm Afraid Of Britney Spears LiveonRelease I'm Afraid Of Britney Spears Released in 2002. "I'm Afraid Of Britney Spears" was a song by Vancouver's all girl band LiveonRelease, from their debut LP: Seeing Red. It also appears on the soundtrack LP: Dude, Where's My Car?.
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 Henry The
Eighth I Am
63 Monroe Henry The 8th Released in 1983. This cover of the Herman's Hermits' classic hit "Henry The 8th", displays a taste of the fun times that London Ontario's 63 Monroe was and still is!
The video for this song is available on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA3gRAreKEs
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.
Innocence Harlequin innocence Released in 1980. "Innocence" was the lead single released from their LP: Love Crimes. It became the first Top 30 hit for Harlequin.
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.
It's All Been Done Barenaked Ladies It's All Been Done Released in 1999. "It's All Been Done" was a # 1 hit song by the Barenaked Ladies, from their 1998 LP: Stunt.
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".
Jerk Kim Stockwood jerk Released in 1996. "Jerk" was a Top 10 hit song for Kim Stockwood, from the re-release of her debut LP: Bonivista, which was originally released in 1995 without "Jerk".
Just Between You And Me April Wine Juste entre toi et moi Released in 1981. From their LP: Nature Of The Beast, "Just Between You And Me" was a Top 30 hit by April Wine. It was also the very first song by any Canadian recording artist to be played on MTV.
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 Holding On Avril Lavigne keep holding on, avril lavigne Released in 2006. The 2008 Socan Award winning Best Pop Song "Keep Holding On" was a Top 10, Platinum-selling hit for Avril Lavigne, from her LP: Best Damn Thing" and also on the Eragon soundtrack.
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.
Kid Is Hot Tonite, (The) Loverboy kid is hot tonite Released in 1981. "The Kid Is Hot Tonite" was Loverboy's second single and their second Top 20 hit in Canada. On The US Billoard charts, this song reached # 42 on Top Rock Tracks, and # 55 on the Hot 100.
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.
Lager And Ale Kim Mitchell lager and ale Released in 1984. "Lager And Ale" is a rockin' good time and fan favourite from Kim Mitchell's LP: Akimbo Alogo.
Lay It On The Line Triumph lay it on the line Released in 1979. "Lay It On The Line" from their Platinum-selling third LP: Just A Game, was a big Hit and is one of Triumph's most popular songs.
Leaving On A Jet Plane Chantal Kreviazuk Leaving On A Jet Plane Released in 1998. The John Denver song: "Leaving On A Jet Plane", was recorded by Chantal Kreviazuk for the movie soundtrack Armageddon. It's been her only International hit so far.
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 Carnival The Band life is a carnival Released in 1971. "Life Is A Carnival" was a hit single by The Band, from their fourth LP: Cahoots. This song reached # 25 on the RPM charts in Canada, and # 72 on the Billboard Top 100.
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.
Limelight Rush Limelight Released in 1981. "Limelight" was a Top 10 hit song by Rush, from their LP: Moving Pictures.
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.
Locked In The Trunk
Of A Car
Tragically Hip locked in the trunk Released In 1982. "Locked In The Trunk Of A Car" was a Top 20 hit song by the Tragically Hip, from their LP: Fully Completely.
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.
Lookin' For Trouble Toronto Lookin' For Trouble Released in 1980. "Lookin' For Trouble" by Toronto, is the title track from their Platinum-selling debut 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.
Lunatic Fringe Red Rider Lunatic Fringe Released in 1981. "Lunatic Fringe" by Red Rider, from their LP: As Far As Siam, received a SOCAN Classic Award in 2009.
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.
Mary In The Morning Tommy Hunter mary in the morning Released in 1967. London Ontario's Tommy Hunter, also known as Canada's Country Gentleman, reached # 1 on the RPM Country Chart with his version of "Mary In The Morning", from his LP: Travelling With Tommy Hunter.
Metal Queen Lee Aaron Metal Queen Released in 1984. Rock's undisputed Metal Queen is also an amazing jazz singer.
Millennials (The) Nostalgic Brightlights millennials<BR>nostalgic brightlights Released in 2017. "The Millennials" is the opening track on the Nostalgic Brightlights' LP: "Dream Killin' Machine". The vocals, the musicianship and their orginals make the Nostalgic Brightlights "THE" band to watch for! Please visit: www.nostalgicbrightlights.com
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.
Monkey Bars Coney Bars Monkey Bars Released in 1982. "Monkey Bars" was a hit song from Coney Hatch's self-titled debut LP. In 1985, it was released as a cover song by the American band Buster Brown.
Monkey On Your Back Aldo Nova monkey on your back Released in 1983. "Monkey On Your Back" was a single from his LP: Subject... Aldo Nova, that charted at # 12 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks chart.
Moonlight Desires Gowan moonlight desires Released In 1987 . "Moonlight Desires" featuring backing vocals by Jon Anderson of Yes, was a Top 10 hit song by Gowan, from his multi-Platinum selling LP: Great Dirty World.
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 Girl Sloopy Little Caesar
& The Consuls
my girl sloopy Released in 1965. After Robbie Roberston left the Consuls, the reformed Little Caesar & The Consuls had a Top 10 hit with "My Girl Sloopy".
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 Name George Canyon my name Released in 2004. "My Name" was a Top 10 hit song from George Canyon's Juno Award winning Best Country Recording Of The Year album: One Good Friend.
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.



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