1977: You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth by Meat Loaf

Composed by Jim Steinman. Recorded by Meat Loaf for his debut studio album, Bat Out of Hell. The song begins with a spoken word introduction by composer Jim Steinman and actress Marcia McClain. The music video was was filmed on a sound-stage as if it were a live performance, with Meat Loaf in his signature suspenders, ripped formal shirt, and wearing a red scarf.

Weekly Chart History (1977)Peak Position
USA Cash Box Top 100 Singles Chart97
USA Record World Singles Chart73
Weekly Chart History (1978 – 1979)Peak Position
Australia3
Belgium4
Canada31
Germany (West)22
Netherlands4
New Zealand2
United Kingdom33
USA Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart39
USA Cash Box Top 100 Singles Chart 42
USA Record World Singles Chart49
Year-End Chart History (1979)Final Position
Australia9
New Zealand4