“Let’s Hear It For The Boy” is from the Footloose soundtrack, released in 1984.
Kevin Bacon is teaching another guy to dance when this song comes on. It was a #1. When she saw the film, Deniece thought the scene where they used her song was incredible.
“If I had come to the film without the music in and they asked me what segment I wanted my song to be in, I would have chosen that segment,” Williams is quoted as saying in “The Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits.”
Before “Let’s Hear It For The Boy,” Williams had a huge hit with Johnny Mathis on “Too Much, Too Little, Too late.”
Hear sizzlin’ songs every Saturday…