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SONG TITLE ARTIST INFO
S.O.B.

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Doghouse Rose s.o.b. image Released in 2014. The song "S.O.B." by Doghouse Rose from Toronto, is pure punkabilly fun! It's from their self-titled LP.
S.O.S.

iTunes

Glorious Sons sawed off shotgun image Released in 2017. (warning: language) "S.O.S." or "Sawed Off Shotgun" by Kingston Ontario's The Glorious Sons, is a song from their LP: Young Beauties And Fools.
Safety Dance

iTunes

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.
Salvage Operation

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Black Frame Spectacle salvage operation image Released in 2011. "Salvage Operation" by Dorchester Ontario's Black Frame Spectacle, is the first track on their indie LP: Grady Sessions, and it rocks!
Santa Maria

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Save The Last Dance For Me

iTunes

DeFranco Family save the last dance for me image Released in 1974. The DeFranco Family's very danceable version of the Drifters' song "Save The Last Dance for Me" was a Top 20 hit, reaching # 18 on the charts.
Say Anything

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Marianas Trench Say Anything image Released in 2006. "Say Anything" was the debut single and a Top 10 Hit song by Marianas Trench. It's from their LP: Fix Me.
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

iTunes

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.
Scars To Your Beautiful

iTunes

Alessia Cara Scars To Your Beautiful image Released in 2016. "Scars To Your Beautiful" was an International, multi Platinum-selling hit song by Alessia Cara, from her 2015 debut LP: Know-It-All
Screaming Vibrations

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Damn Pigeon Screaming Vibrations image Released in 2018. The metal band Damn Pigeon from St. Thomas Ontario, sores high with the rockin' title track of their fourth LP: Screaming Vibrations.
Seasons In The Sun

iTunes

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.
Seven Seas Blues

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Monster Truck seven seas blues image Released in 2011. "Seven Seas Blues" was Monster Truck's first Top 10 hit single. It's from their EP: The Brown.
Sh-Boom

iTunes

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.
Shake Tramp

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Marianas Trench shake tramp image Released in 2007. "Shake Tramp" was the first Gold-selling hit single by Marianas Trench. It's from their LP: Fix Me.
Shakin' All Over

iTunes

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.
Shamrock Bang

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U.I.C. misfit image Released in 1986. "Shamrock Bang" is a classic punk song by U.I.C. the band from Exeter. It's from their LP: Our Garage.
Shape I'm In, (The)

iTunes

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.
She Ain't Pretty

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Sign Of The Gypsy Queen

iTunes

April Wine sign of the gypsy queen image Released in 1981. "Sign Of The Gypsy Queen" was a Top 40 hit in Canada by April Wine, from their Double Platinum-selling LP: The Nature Of The Beast, which also sold Platinum in the USA.
Signs

iTunes

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
Sister Mary Elephant

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Cheech & Chong sister mary elephant image Released in 1973. Here's a back-to-school special for you... the comical 1974 Top 30 hit single: "Sister Mary Elephant" by Cheech & Chong. It's available on their 1972 LP: Big Bambu, as well as on their Greatest Hits LP.
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

iTunes

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.
Sleepy Maggie

iTunes

Ashley MacIsaac sleepy maggie Released in 1995. Featuring Mary Jane Lamond, "Sleepy Maggie" was a Top 40 hit from Ashley MacIsaac's LP: Hi, How Are You Today?, which won the 1996 Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year (Solo).
Small Talk

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Nostalgic Brightlights small talk image Released in 2018. London Ontario's Nostalgic Brightlights does it again! "Small Talk" is a dynamic song and the third single from their EP: Time Capsule.
Small Town Bringdown

iTunes

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.
Smile & Wave

iTunes

Headstones, (The) smile and wave Released in 1996. "Smile and Wave" is the title track from third LP by the Headstones.
Snortin' Whiskey

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Some Sing Some Dance

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Michel Pagliaro some sing some dance image Released in 1972. "Some Sing Some Dance" was one of his English language hit songs by Montreal's Michel Pagliaro.
Someday

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Nickelback someday image Released in 2003. Fom Nickelback's LP: The Long Road, "Someday" was a Platinum-selling International hit single. It reached # 1 in Canada, the UK and the USA; was a Top 10 hit in: Australia, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, and Switzerland; and was a top 30 hit in: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
Somethin' On My Mind

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Soul City

iTunes

Partland Brothers soul city image Released in 1987. "Soul City" by the Partland Brothers, from their 1986 LP: Electric Honey was a Top 30 hit in both Canada and the USA.
Soul Man

iTunes

Blues Brothers soul man Released in 1978. Their cover of the Sam & Dave hit "Soul Man" was also a Top 20 hit song for The Blues Brothers (John Belushi and Ottawa Ontario's Dan Aykroyd), from their # 1 multi-Platinum selling LP: Briefcase Of Blues.
Southbound Train

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Steel River Southbound Train image Released in 1971. "Southbound Train" by Steel River, is from their LP: A Better Road. This single became a Top 30 hit in Canada. Here's a link where you can listen to the song: https://youtu.be/ElY8a6Btcxg
Spaceman (remix)

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Spirit Of The Radio, (The)

iTunes

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.
Squeeze Toy

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

Burton Cummings stand tall Released in 1976. "Stand Tall" was the first solo release by Burton Cummings. It became a Gold-selling, International Top 10 hit, and # 1 in Canada.
Stand Tall

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KiLLeR DWaRfS Stand Tall image Released in 1986. Formed in Oshawa Ontario, The Killer Dwarfs rocked with their hit "Stand Tall", which was the title track of their second LP.
Standing On The Corner

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Four Lads standing on the corner image Released in 1956. "Standing On The Corner" by the Four Lads, was a Gold-selling Top 10 hit and is available on their LPs: 16 Most Requested Songs, and The Four Lads' Greatest Hits.
Starboy

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Started From The Bottom

iTunes

Drake started from the bottom image Released in 2013. The Gold and Platinum-selling # 1 hit song "Started From The Bottom" by Drake, from his LP: Nothing Was The Same, won the BET Hip Hop Award for Track Of The Year.
Started With A Song

iTunes

Brett Kissel started with a song Released in 2013. "Started With A Song" was a # 1 hit single by Brett Kissel, and the title track to his first LP for Warner Music Canada. Brett would win the ACMA award for Rising Star, and this song won Single Of The Year.
Stay

iTunes

Alessia Cara
and Zedd
stay Released in 2017. "Stay" by Alessia Cara and Zedd, was an International, multi-Platinum selling hit song that reached # 1 in the USA on the Mainstream Top 40 and Hot Dance charts, as well as # 1 in Australia.
Stay Awhile

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Straight Shootin' Woman

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Steppenwolf straight shootin' woman image Released in 1974. From their LP: Slow Flux, "Straight Shootin' Woman" by Steppenwolf, was a Top 40 hit song in Canada.
Strange Animal

iTunes

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.
Strathroy Ontario

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Dixie Deadshake Strathroy Ontario image Released in 1993. (Warning: language) "Strathroy Ontario" is a great party song by the Dixie Deadshake, who were indeed from Strathroy Ontario!
Stroll, (The)

iTunes

Diamonds, (The) stroll Released in 1957. The "Stroll" was their only # 1 Hit song by the Diamonds, from Toronto.
Stronger Beer

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Tim Hicks stronger beer image Released in 2013. "Stronger Beer" by Tim Hicks, is a fun party song from his LP: Throw Down.
Subdivisions

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Rush subdivisions image Released in 1982. From their LP: Signals, the single "Subdivisions" by Rush, was a Top 10 hit song in North America and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Sucks To Be You

iTunes

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

iTunes

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.
Sugar Sugar

iTunes

Archies, (The) sugar sugar Released in 1969. "Sugar Sugar" by the Archies, was co-written by Jeff Barry and Canadian: Andy Kim from Montreal Quebec, who also sang backing vocals. Selling over 1,000,000 copies, this massive Solid Gold hit single reached # 1 in: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Norway, South Africa, Spain, the UK, and the USA!
Summer Of 69

iTunes

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.
Sun Goes By

iTunes

Dr. Music sun goes by image Released in 1972. "Sun Goes By" by Dr. Music, from their first LP, was a hit song in Canada and their most popular song.
Sunday Morning After

iTunes

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.
Sundown

iTunes

Gordon Lightfoot sundown Released in 1974. "Sundown" was a huge # 1, International hit song by Gordon Lightfoot, reaching # 1 on the RPM National Singles chart and Billboard Easy Listening and Hot 100 charts.
Sunglasses At Night

iTunes

Corey Hart Sunglasses At Night Released in 1984. This debut single from Corey Hart reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Sunny Days

iTunes

Lighthouse sunny days image Released in 1972. The Platinum-selling single "Sunny Days" by Lighthouse, was a Top 10 hit here in Canada and a Top 40 hit in the USA. It's also the title track from their sixth LP.
Superbadgirls

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Ivan super bad girls image Released in 1997. "Superbadgirls" was a Top 40 pop hit in Canada, by Ivan, from his LP: The Spell. Ivan Doroschuk was also the band leader of: Men Without Hats.
Superman's Dead

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

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

iTunes

Chantal Kreviazuk Surrounded Released in 1997. "Surrounded" was an international hit for Chantal Kreviazuk, reaching Platinum status in Canada.
Sweet Mountain River

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Monster Truck sweet mountain music image Released in 2013. "Sweet Mountain River" was a # 1 hit song by Monster Truck. It's from their LP: Furiosity, which was released on the indie label: Dine Alone Records.
Sweet Surrender

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Sarah McLachlan Sweet Surrender image Released in 1998. The single "Sweet Surrender" by Sarah McLachlan was a Top 10 Hit in both Canada and the USA. It's from her LP: Surfacing.
Sweet Things In Life

iTunes

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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