Let's Hear It For The Boy

Album: Footloose Soundtrack (1984)
Charted: 2 1
  • My baby he don't talk sweet
    He ain't got much to say
    But he loves me, loves me, loves me
    I know that he loves me anyway

    And maybe he don't dress fine
    But I don't really mind
    Because every time he pulls me near
    I just want to cheer

    Let's hear it for the boy
    Let's give the boy a hand
    Let's hear it for my baby
    You know you go to understand

    Whoa, maybe he's no Romeo
    But he's my lovin' one-man show
    Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
    Let's hear it for the boy

    My baby may not be rich
    He's watchin' every dime
    But he loves me, loves me, loves
    We always have a real good time

    And maybe he sings off key
    But that's alright by me
    Because what he does he does so well
    Makes me wanna yell

    Let's hear it for the boy
    Let's give the boy a hand
    Let's hear it for my baby
    You know you gotta understand

    Maybe he's no Romeo
    But he's my lovin' one man show
    Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
    Let's hear it for the boy

    'Cause every time he pulls me near
    I just wanna cheer

    Let's hear it for the boy
    Let's give the boy a hand
    Let's hear it for my baby
    You know you gotta understand

    Maybe he's no Romeo
    But he's my lovin' one man show
    Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
    Let's hear it for the boy (Let's hear it for the boy)
    Let's hear it for my man (Let's hear it for my baby)
    Let's hear it for my baby (Let's hear it for the boy)

    (Let's hear it for my baby)
    (Let's hear it for the boy)
    (Let's hear it for my baby)
    (Let's hear it for the boy)
    (Let's hear it for my baby)
    (Let's hear it for the boy)
    (Let's hear it for my babe)
    Let's hear it for my man
    (Let's hear it for the boy)
    (Let's hear it for my babe)
    Let's hear it for my man Writer/s: DEAN PITCHFORD, TOM SNOW
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 9th 1984, a video of "Let's Hear it for the Boy" by Deniece Williams was aired on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Nine weeks earlier on April 1st, 1984 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #56; and on May 20th it peaked at #1 (for 2 weeks) and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100 (and for 9 of those 16 weeks it was on the Top 10)...
    And on May 27th it also reached #1 (for 3 weeks) on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Then on June 30th it peaked at #1 (for 1 week) on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart...
    Between 1976 and 1988 she had nine Top 100 records; three made the Top 10 with two reaching #1 (her other #1 was a duet with Johnny Mathis, "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late", it reached the top spot for one week on May 28th, 1978)...
    Mr. Williams, born June Deniece Chandler, celebrated her 64th birthday six days ago on June 3rd, 2014.
  • Keith from Philadelphia, PaDeniece Williams a one-hit-wonder is a joke, AJ from Cleveland do some research so many hits too many to list
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis song was nominated for an Oscar for Best Song in 1984; the winner was "I Just Called to Say I Love You" by Stevie Wonder for the film 'The Woman in Red'!!!
  • John from Nashville, TnDeniece Williams has co-written songs for the Spinners, Lou Rawls, jazz singer Nancy Wilson, Freida Payne, and Sheena Easton to name a few.
  • John from Nashville, TnDeniece Williams had three US top 10 pop hits on the Billbord Hot 100 during her career. "Too Much Too Little Too Late" (with Johnny Mathis) and "Let's Hear It For The Boy" both went to #1, while her remake of the Royaltones "It's Gonna Take A Miracle" went to #10 in 1982. Her first single "Free" went to #25 in 1977.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdNot everyone likes Footloose of course...
  • Edward Pearce from Ashford, KentSorry Kim, I think you'll find it was Style Council backing singer Dee C. Lee who Paul Weller was married to for a time.
  • Kim from Birmingham, EnglandDeniece was once married to british singer songwriter Paul Weller
  • Pete from Nowra, Australianever really liked this song....maybe it's just me
  • Kate from Cleveland, Ohgreat song. but i do prefer the verson done by katy b. on the queer as folk soundtrack
  • Aj from Cleveland, GaDeniece can be called a one-hit-wonder, and this is her glory.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesHer biggest UK hit, although she did also reach No.3 in 1976 with "Free".
  • Nora from Richfield, MnIt also appears she was a songwriter. If you watch Family Ties it gives credit to her for co-writing the theme song.
  • Thomas from Atlanta, GaDeniece was originally a backup singer for Stevie Wonder. She now devotes her time to singing gospel music.
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