Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Footloose Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CDCBS 70246
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Footloose Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 39242
1.2 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Footloose Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CD 70246
1.2 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Footloose: Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) JS 39242
1.1 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Let's Hear It for the Boy Deniece Williams Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) FC 39366
1.1 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Let's Hear It for the Boy Deniece Williams CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 26010 CB 281
1.16 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Sisters Are Doin' It Various Artists Towerbell Records TVLP 11
1.11 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Soul Dancing Various Artists Knight Records (UK compilations/reissues, division of Castle Music) KNCD 12015
2.3 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 100 Dance Hits of the Eighties Various Artists Connoisseur Collection DBOX CD 101
1.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Dancing Through the Soul of the 80's Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 466708 2
1.13 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 The 80's Collection, Volume Two Various Artists
1.7 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Billboard Top Hits: 1984 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 70679
2.17 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Greatest Hits of the '80s, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 01 7480.62
1.5 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Hits of the 80's Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 471195 2
2.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:17 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1984 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CDNOW1984
2.8 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:17 The 80’s Collection: 1984 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 544/01
1.9 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Very Best of the 80's, Volume 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 983392 2
1.19 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
1.19 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
2.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Rockin' USA Various Artists
1.11 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Sounds of the Eighties: 1984 Various Artists Sony Music Special Products, Time-Life Music A 25259, R988-06
1.7 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 The No. 1 Hits 1984 Various Artists SR International 79 612 8
1.13 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Only Dance 1980-1984 Various Artists
1.11 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Hits der 80er Jahre, Vol. 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL LSP 984793 2
1.5 Let’s Hear It for the Boy ?:?? Hits of the 80’s Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 01-483504-10, COL 483504 2
3.5 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:16 Back to the 80’s: De Hits uit de Jaren ’80, Volume 1 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 486718-2
1.16 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Gonna Take a Miracle: The Best of Deniece Williams Deniece Williams Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) CK 64839
1.10 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 The Ultimate Collection of Rock & Roll, Volume 4: 80's Dance Party Various Artists Metacom A 26899
2.14 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:17 The Very Best of Pop Music 1983-84 Various Artists Egmont Music Club EMC8384010
4.13 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:15 Greatest Sports Rock and Jams Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) 6797
1.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 What a Feeling Various Artists Sony Music TV SONYTV26CD
2.1 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 40 Single Hits, Volume 2 Various Artists Sony Music Special Marketing (from ca. 1990s–2003, renamed Sony Music Special Markets ca. 2003)
3.4 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:17 Eighties Complete Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 8567612
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Forever Soul, Volume 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 488162 2
1.14 Lets Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Retro Rarities of the 70's & 80's Various Artists Startel Entertainment STELCD0028
2.8 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 What a Feeling: Feel Good Flared Hits Various Artists Startel Entertainment STELCD0029
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 65781
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose: 15th Anniversary Collector's Edition Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 65781
1.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:23 Chorus Girl 2 Various Artists
1.2 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Footloose: Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
1.8 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:23 Retro Lunchbox: Flashback Flix Various Artists
1.6 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 The Ultimate 80's Collection: Top of the 80's Various Artists Rajon Music Group SANCD0016, SANCD0017, SANCD0018, SANCD0019, SANCD0020
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) COL 493007 2
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose: 15th Anniversary Collector's Edition Various Artists Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 493007 2
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose: 15th Anniversary Collector's Edition Various Artists Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 4930072
1.12 Let's Hear It for the Boy (From 'Foot Loose') 4:22 Movie Hits Various Artists
2.7 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Stars of the 80’s Various Artists Madacy Records
1.7 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 The Disco Box Various Artists Startel Entertainment SANCD0019B
1.8 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 De Pre Historie 1984, Volume 3 Various Artists EVA Belgium 74321 75234 2
1.10 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Solid Gold Soul Mid-'80s Various Artists Time-Life Music R838-26
1.11 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:22 The Collection Deniece Williams Connoisseur Collection VSOP CD 326
1.9 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 80's Pop Hits Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) A3K 53495
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CS 65781
1.2 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Footloose: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. CK 65781, D126725
1.3 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:24 Awesome 80's, Volume 6 Various Artists Platinum Disc 22522
1.14 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:17 The All Time Greatest Disco Hits Various Artists Sony Music Media 500546 2
2.11 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Top 40 Hitdossier 1983-1984 Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing 092740304-2
1.4 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 Typisch tachtig Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 5049892
1.10 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 The Ultimate Jukebox Hits of the 80s Various Artists Collectables (US reissue label) COL-CD-0126
3.12 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 48 Single Hits Various Artists Sony Music Catalog (a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, as well as its imprint) 507722 2
2.10 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:14 The Ultimate Chick Flick Soundtrack Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK), Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom WSMCD071
1.11 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Body + Soul: Ladies Got Soul Various Artists Time-Life Music M18852
5.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Eighties Various Artists Rajon Music Group CDR0002
2.9 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 School Disco.com: End of Term Party Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 509960 2
2.7 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 High School Reunion, Volume 2 Various Artists Rajon Music Group STV0027
1.11 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Hits der 80er Jahre, Vol. 2 Various Artists Sony Music Catalog (a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, as well as its imprint) SMC 483942 2
1.5 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Soul Hits of the 80’s Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) A3K 70310
1.3 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:24 TM Century: GoldDisc 121 Various Artists
1.18 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:22 80’s Replay Various Artists
1.1 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Soul Funk 80s Various Artists Sony Music Custom Marketing Group, Madacy Entertainment A 70132, MEG2 5798
2.18 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:14 The Ultimate Chick Flick Soundtrack Various Artists
2.18 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 The Very Best of 1980s 2 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 593227 2 8
1.16 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Back to the Movies: Hits From the Flix Various Artists
1.8 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 80's Disco Non Stop Dancing Various Artists Sony Music Special Products 990585 2
2.11 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 Body & Soul: Love & Rhythm Various Artists Time-Life Music TL BAS/07
1.5 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 The Encyclopaedia of Music: Best of 80's, Volume 3 Various Artists Rajon Music Group CDR0344C
2.11 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 The Ultimate Disco Album Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 519178 2
3.7 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:25 #1 Hits Various Artists A 93777
1.25 Let's Hear It for the Boy (Footloose) 4:21 Class Reunion: 80s Movies Soundtrack Various Artists Festival Records (Australian) 5046760292
1.1 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Let's Hear It for the Girls Various Artists
1.9 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:19 De 100 Grootste Jaren 80 Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Netherlands) BV 82876869882
2.13 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 The Very Best of Back to the Movies Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD820
1.9 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:17 Maniac 80s Workout Various Artists Compass Productions (budget compilations) B0007850-02
1.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 100 Hits: Woman Various Artists 100 Hits DMG 100 010
2.15 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Die größten SWR1 Filmhits aller Zeiten Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
3.2 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 100 Hits: Pop Various Artists 100 Hits DMG100013
2.14 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:21 Take My Breath Away: Ultimate Movie Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697326382
5.5 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:18 100 80s Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697169932
1.24 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:17 Fantastic 80's! Greatest Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
3.17 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:19 Fantastic 80s! The Complete Collection Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) 88697425232
Promotion
2.13 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:23 Pump It Up Various Artists Cornerstone Promotions (Put out compilation CDs w/ Sony Music Special Products) A2 34208
1.20 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Disco Greats: Charlie's Angels Full Throttle Various Artists Daily Mail, Sony Music Special Markets DMCA01
1.10 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 3am Party Various Artists Trinity Mirror DM3AMCD01
1.4 Let’s Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Awesome 80’s, Volume One Various Artists Daily Star (UK Newspaper & publisher of promotional CDs) TS004
2.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Rocking All Over the World Various Artists Daily Mail ASDMCD01, ASDMCD04
1.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Rocking All Over the World, Volume 2 Various Artists Daily Mail ASDMCD04
1.14 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Solid Gold, Volume 4: Dancing in the Streets Various Artists Daily Mail DANCING CD AND MCD 04
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1.6 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:22 Cosmopolitan, Volume 5 Various Artists Sandstone Music, Sony Music Special Products SAN 5019
1.7 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:20 Songs for Aussie Mums, Volume 2 (disc 1) Various Artists
1.10 Let's Hear It for the Boy 4:18 Ultimate 80s: 1984 Various Artists

Relationships

guitar: Paul Jackson, Jr.
percussion: Paulinho da Costa
background vocals: George Merrill
Shannon Rubicam
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter)
instruments: George Duke
producer: George Duke
phonographic copyright by: CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984)
recording of: Let's Hear It for the Boy

Let's Hear It for the Boy

composer: Thomas Snow (US songwriter)
lyricist: Dean Pitchford