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SONG TITLE ARTIST INFO
Safety Dance

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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.
Santa Maria

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Trooper Santa Maria Released in 1976. "Santa Maria" was a Top 40 hit for Trooper, from their Platinum selling LP: Two For The Show.
Save The Last Dance

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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.
Say It Right

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Nelly Furtado say it right Released in 2006. "Say It Right" by Nelly Furtado, was a multi Platinum-selling, International Smash hit single from her LP: Loose. This song was # 1 in 11 countries and Top 5 in 11 more!
Say You Love Me

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Shirley Eikhard say you love me Released in 1976. Although written by Christine McVie and it was a hit for Fleetwood Mac, "Say You Love Me" was first released by and became a Top 40 hit for Shirley Eikhard.
Seasons In The Sun

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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

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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

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Chad Allen and
the Expressions
(Guess Who)
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

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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

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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

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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.
Shook (The Answer)

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Keshia Chante shook the answer Released in 2003. Winner of the Urban Music Award for Best Pop/R&B Single, "Shook (The Answer)" was the debut Hit single by 14 year old Keshia Chante, from her self-titled Gold-selling LP.
Should I See

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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.
Show Me The River Sea Dog Show Me The River Released in 1971. "Show Me The River" was a hit song by Sea Dog, who were promoted as Ontario's # 1 Rock Band, in the early seventies.
Signs

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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

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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

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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

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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.
Snowbird

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Anne Murray Snowbird Released in 1969. Appearing on her 1969 LP: This Way Is My Way, "Snow Bird" by Anne Murray was released in 1970 as a single, which became a gold-selling # 1 hit in Canada and the USA.
Some Kinda Fun

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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

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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

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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.
Something To Live For

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Barney Bentall &
The Legendary Hearts
Something To Live For Released in 1988. "Something To Live For" was their breakthrough hit and their first Top 10 single by Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts. It went on to become a Platinum-selling, # 1 hit song.
Sometimes When We Touch

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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)

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Bif Naked Spaceman Released in 1998. "Spaceman" is the most played Canadian independent song in history.
Spaceship Superstar

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Prism Spaceship Released in 1977. "Spaceship Superstar" helped to send Prism's self-titled first album soaring to Platinum status!
Spadina Bus

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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.
Squeeze Toy

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Boomtang Boys squeeze toy Released in 1999. The MuchMusic Video Award winning "Squeeze Toy" by the Boomtang Boys with Kim Esty, was a Top 10 hit!
Stadium Love

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Metric Stadium Love Released in 2010. "Stadium Love" was the sixth single released by Metric from their Top 10, Platinum-selling LP: Fantasies.
Starboy

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Weeknd (The) starboy Released in 2016. "Starboy" is the title track and first single from The Weeknd's third studio LP. It reached # 1 on 21 various music charts and was a multi-Platinum selling hit in 12 countries.
Start Tellin' The Truth

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Toronto start tellin the truth Released in 1982. "Start Tellin' The Truth" by Toronto, from their LP: Get It On Credit, was a Top 20 hit song in Canada.
Stay Awhile

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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

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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

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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.
Still Got This Thing

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Alannah Myles still got this thing Released in 1989. "Still Got This Thing For You" was a Hit song for Alannah Myles, from her Diamond Award winning, self-titled, debut LP.
Stitches

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Shawn Mendes Stitches Released in 2015. "Stitches" is a 6x Platinum-selling hit song, and the first # 1 hit song for Shawn Mendes.
Stompa

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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

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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.
Stroll, (The)

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Diamonds, (The) stroll Released in 1957. The "Stroll" was their only # 1 Hit song by the Diamonds, from Toronto.
Sucks To Be You

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Corey Hart Sunglasses At Night Released in 1984. This debut single from Corey Hart reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Superman's Dead

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Our Lady Peace superman's dead Released in 1996. "Superman's Dead" was the first single released from Our Lady Peace's second LP: Clumsy. It was a Top 20 hit in the USA, and a Top 10 hit in Canada.
Superman's Song

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Crash Test Dummies Superman's Song Released in 1991. "Superman's Song" was the debut single by the Crash Test Dummies, from their first LP: The Ghosts That Haunt Me.
Superstitious Feeling

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Harlequin superstitious feeling Released in 1982. "Superstitious Feeling" was a Top 30 hit for Harlequin, from their third LP: One False Move.
Surely I Love You

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Colin James Surely I Love You Released In 1993. "Surely I Love You" was a hit song by Colin James, from the LP: Colin James And The Little Big Band.
Surrounded

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Chantal Kreviazuk Surrounded Released in 1997. "Surrounded" was an international hit for Chantal Kreviazuk, reaching Platinum status in Canada.
Sweet Things In Life

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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.

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