Footloose – Kenny Loggins

This track by Kenny Loggins spent three weeks in the UK top 10 in 1984.

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Thirty years ago this week, Footloose by Kenny Loggins reached its highest position of number 6 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 28 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After one week at its peak position, the song fell to number 7 for a final week in the top 10 and then dropped into the lower top 40 for the last three weeks of its chart life.

Footloose was released on the CBS record label and was the only top 10 hit for Kenny Loggins in the UK. It was written for the film of the same name and appeared on its soundtrack album. The single was a US number 1.

More music from Kenny Loggins


UK singles chart for the week ending 19 May 1984

  1. The reflexDuran Duran

  2. AutomaticPointer Sisters

  3. Against all odds (take a look at me now)Phil Collins

  4. I want to break freeQueen

  5. One love – People get readyBob Marley and the Wailers

  6. FootlooseKenny Loggins

  7. LocomotionOrchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

  8. Let’s hear it for the boyDeniece Williams

  9. Don’t tell meBlancmange

  10. When you’re young and in loveFlying Pickets

  11. Love gamesBelle and the Devotions

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