Let's Hear It For The Boy (Extended Dance Remix) - Deniece Williams


Let's Hear It For The Boy (Extended Dance Remix) (1984) (5'59) - Deniece Williams.
Written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford.
Produced by George Duke.
Mixed by Jellybean Benitez.
Engineered by Michael Hutchinson.
Special version from the Columbia original motion picture soundtrack, Footloose.
(P) 1984 CBS Inc.

N.B. Let's Hear It For The Boy (Extended Dance Remix) is same as Let's Hear It For The Boy (Jellybean Benitez Remix) that may be found elsewhere on this blog.

Let's Hear It For The Boy is a song written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford. The song was produced by George Duke and remixed for the clubs by John "Jellybean" Benitez. Released as a single in April 1984, Let's Hear It For The Boy topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, the Hot R&B Singles and the Hot Dance Club Play chart. The song features in the 1984 hit movie, Footloose starring Kevin Bacon and on the accompanying original motion picture soundtrack. Also on the soundtrack is Holding Out A For A Hero by Welsh songstress, Bonnie Tyler and Dancing In The Sheets by Shalamar. The song is also the title track of an album by Deniece Williams first released in 1984.

Let's Hear It For The Boy (Extended Dance Remix) appears as Let's Hear It For The Boy on Side 1 of the U.S. 12" vinyl pressing of Let's Hear It For The Boy, Cat. No. 44-04988.

Track listing for the U.S. 12" vinyl pressing of Let's Hear It For The Boy released in 1984 on Columbia Records. Cat. No. 44-04988:

Side 1

1. Let's Hear It For The Boy / 6'00

Written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford.
Produced by George Duke.
Mixed by Jellybean Benitez.
Engineered by Michael Hutchinson.
(P) 1984 CBS Inc.

Side 2

1. Let's Hear It For The Boy (Instrumental) / 4'13

Written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford.
Produced by George Duke.
Mixed by Jellybean Benitez.
Engineered by Michael Hutchinson.
(P) 1984 CBS Inc.

The album version of Let's Hear It For The Boy appears on the original motion picture soundtrack Footloose first released in 1984.

Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of Footloose released in 1984 on Columbia Records. Cat. No. AL 39242:

Side 1

1. Footloose / 3'46
- Performed by Kenny Loggins.
2. Let's Hear It For The Boy / 4'20
- Performed by Deniece Williams.
3. Almost Paradise... Love Theme from 'Footloose' / 3'50
- Performed by Ann Wilson & Mike Reno.
4. Holding Out For A Hero / 5'50
- Performed by Bonnie Tyler.
Side 2

1. Dancing In The Sheets / 4'03
- Performed by Shalamar.
2. I'm Free (Heaven Helps The Man) / 3'46
- Performed by Kenny Loggins.
3. Somebody's Eyes / 3'33
- Performed by Karla Bonoff.
4. The Girl Gets Around / 3'22
- Performed by Sammy Hagar.
5. Never / 3'45
- Performed by Moving Pictures.

(P) 1984 CBS Inc.

Check Out More Great Music By Deniece Williams:

Next Love (Extended Dance Remix) (1984) (7'14) - Deniece Williams.
Next Love (Jellybean Benitez Remix) (1984) (7'14) - Deniece Williams.

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Front of record sleeve for US 12" vinyl pressing
of "Let's Hear It For The Boy". Columbia Records.
Cat. No. 44-04988. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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