Bobby from Atlanta, GaAmerican group, Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids, covered this Barry Blue/Lynsey de Paul song and made the US top 100 in 1974 and the Swedish top 30. Canadian group, Bond, had a top 20 hit with their cover version in Canada.
Bobby from Atlanta, GaLynsey's version of Dancing.. appeared as the B-side to "My Man and Me" as well as on her album "Taste Me Don't Waste Me". She reworked it as a smoochy ballad.
Roscoe B from Munich, GermanyA 1989 Les Adams remix of this song also made the lower reaches of the U.K. singles chart.
Zabadak from London, EnglandUnusually, this and other BB songs featured bouzoukis.
It really was so easy for Linda Ronstadt to score a hit with her Buddy Holly cover of "It's So Easy." She would sometimes change the lyric to: "It's so easy to have a hit, all you have to do is recycle it."
Walk The Moon vocalist Nicholas Petricca got the idea for "Shut Up and Dance" when he and his girlfriend were taking forever to get drinks at a Los Angeles club bar. Petricca was getting frustrated, so his girlfriend told him to, "Shut up and dance with me!'"