|Born||August 31, 1971|
|Occupation||author, journalist, professor, engineer|
Nanda Layos Lwin (born August 31, 1971, in London, Ontario) is a Canadian author, music historian, journalist, civil engineer, and educator. He wrote the weekly ChartTalk column, a commentary of the current Canadian music charts; it appeared on canoe.ca from 1997 to 2002 and in The Hamilton Spectator from 2003 to 2006. He is the author and publisher of eight books including Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide (1999) and Top Albums: The Essential Chart Guide (2003), primarily documenting the chart history of the Canadian music magazine The Record .
Lwin holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Toronto and a master's degree in engineering and public policy from McMaster University and is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario. He is currently teaching civil engineering technology at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.
Lwin has authored the following books:
"Kissing a Fool" is a song written and performed by George Michael and released by Columbia Records in 1988.
"Freeway of Love" is a song by American singer Aretha Franklin. It was written by Jeffrey Cohen and Narada Michael Walden and produced by the latter for her thirtieth studio album Who's Zoomin' Who? (1985). The song features a notable contribution from Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist from Bruce Springsteen’'s E Street Band. Sylvester, Martha Wash, and Jeanie Tracy provided backup vocals on "Freeway of Love".
The Canadian Singles Chart is compiled by the American-based music sales tracking company, Nielsen SoundScan. The chart is compiled every Wednesday, and is published by Jam!/Canoe on Thursdays.
"You're in My Heart " is a song written and recorded by Rod Stewart for his 1977 album Foot Loose & Fancy Free. The song proved a popular single, reaching the top ten of many national charts, including number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 2 in Canada, and number 1 for one week in Australia.
"Here We Are" is a single by Gloria Estefan. It was released in 1989 in the United States and in 1990 to the rest of the world as the third single of the album, Cuts Both Ways.
"You and I" is a single taken from Celine Dion's album, A New Day... Live in Las Vegas (2004). It was released to radio on 24 May 2004.
"Romantic" is a song by American singer Karyn White from her second studio album Ritual of Love (1991). It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 2, 1991, making it her biggest hit to date. "Romantic" was also White's fourth number one on the Hot Black Singles chart.
"Separate Lives" is a 1985 song recorded by Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin and featured on the soundtrack to the motion picture White Nights. It reached No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts as well as in Canada and Ireland. It reached No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart, and was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry.
"The Last to Know" is a song recorded by Sheena Easton for her 1987 album, No Sound But a Heart. It was written by Brock Walsh and Phil Galdston and produced by Nick Martinelli. In 1990, it was covered by Celine Dion.
"Just Have a Heart" is a song recorded by American R&B singer Angela Clemmons for her second studio album, This Is Love (1987). It was written by Aldo Nova, Billy Steinberg and Ralph McCarthy, and produced by Nova. Later, it was covered by Canadian singer Celine Dion.
"Nothing Broken but My Heart" is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion, recorded for her second English-language, Celine Dion (1992). It was released as the third single in Canada, United States and Japan in August 1992, and fourth in Australia in January 1993. "Nothing Broken but My Heart" was written by Diane Warren and produced by Walter Afanasieff. It topped the adult contemporary charts in the United States and Canada.
"Water from the Moon" is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion, recorded for her second English-language studio album, Celine Dion (1992). It was commercially released in March 1993 as the fifth single in the United States. In Canada, it was a radio single only. "Water from the Moon" was written by Diane Warren and produced by Guy Roche, with additional production by Walter Afanasieff. Warren did also the background vocals.
"Did You Give Enough Love" is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released as the sixth and final single from her second English-language studio album, Celine Dion (1992). It was released in July 1993 as a radio single in Canada. "Did You Give Enough Love" was written by Seth Swirsky and Arnie Roman, and produced by Ric Wake.
"I Love to Love " was a popular single by Tina Charles, from her debut album, I Love to Love; the song was composed by Jack Robinson and James Bolden. The track was an international success both upon its original 1976 release and also when - remixed by The DMC - it was reissued ten years later.
"One Heart" is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Celine Dion, for her eight English studio album, One Heart (2003). "One Heart" was written and produced by John Shanks and Kara DioGuardi. The song is a dance-pop song, about the power of love. It was released on 16 June 2003 as the second single outside North America, while in Canada, it was released as the third single after "Have You Ever Been in Love." "One Heart" became a top 40 single in most European countries, including number 27 in the United Kingdom.
The Complete Limelight Sessions is a collection of songs recorded by Canadian singer Shania Twain, before she signed a record deal with Mercury Nashville in 1993. It was released in North America on October 23, 2001 following the massive success of Come on Over. The album was promoted by remixes of "It's Alright", Twain's only song to chart on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart. "The Heart Is Blind" was released as a single to country radio, but did not get enough airplay to enter Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
"When Smokey Sings" is a song by English band ABC, released as the first single from their fourth studio album, Alphabet City (1987). The lyrics and title of the song are a tribute to R&B and soul singer Smokey Robinson. In the United States, Robinson himself was on the Billboard 100 pop chart with his single "One Heartbeat" at the same time as this tribute song; for the week ending 3 October 1987, both songs were in the Billboard Top 10 simultaneously.
"Strut" is a song recorded by Sheena Easton for her album A Private Heaven (1984). It was released by EMI America in August 1984 as the album's lead single and peaked that November at #7 on the US Billboard Hot 100. "Strut" was composed by singer/songwriter Charlie Dore and her longtime songwriting partner, Julian Littman.
The following is a comprehensive discography of The Doobie Brothers, an American rock band.