Laura Branigan - Spanish Eddie (1985)
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"Spanish Eddie" is a song by American singer Laura Branigan, released as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Hold ...
"Spanish Eddie" is a song by American singer Laura Branigan, released as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Hold Me (1985). The song was produced by Jack White and arranged by Harold Faltermeyer. Released in July 1985, the single became Branigan's sixth top-40 entry in the United States in two and a half years, peaking at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 37 on the Cash Box singles chart. It also peaked at number 29 on the Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, while a 12″ dance version reached number 26 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.
"Spanish Eddie" fared better overseas, reaching number eight in Austria and number 11 in Sweden, while charting within the top 40 in Australia (number 24), Germany (number 36), and Canada (number 38). The song also charted in the United Kingdom at number 87.