Anita Ward Ring My Bell

Posted: Feb 20, 2011

Ring My Bell" is a 1979 disco song by Anita Ward. It was originally written for Stacy Lattisaw, but when she signed with a different label, Ward was asked to sing it instead and it became her only major hit.[1] The song hit number one on the disco charts.[2] "Ring My Bell" went to number one on both the Billboard Hot 100, and soul singles chart.[3] It also reached number one on the UK Singles Chart."Ring My Bell" has been covered by many artists since its original release, including Ann Lee, Tori Amos, Blood Sisters, Dynamic Duo, D'Flow Production Squad, Collette, Saïan Supa Crew, INOJ, Pato Fu, Joey Boy, and Sxip Shirey. It has also been remixed many times and is considered a disco-era classic.The song was included in the 1981 film Playgirl, the 1996 film A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, the 1998 film The Waterboy, the 1999 film Mystery Men, the 2001 film Corky Romano, the 2002 film Dahmer, the 2006 film The Possible, the 2007 film Are We Done Yet?, and the 2010 film The Book of Eli. It was also used in a 1997 advertisement for Burger King, 2008 advertisement for Heinz baked beans; as the theme to Alison Bell's 97.3FM radio show; sung on the karaoke in an episode of The Steve Harvey Show; sung on the karaoke in an episode of Thank God You're Here; as the goal song for Ottawa Senators defenceman Brendan Bell; as the at-bat song for former Houston Astros outfielder Derek Bell; as the scoring song for Milwaukee Bucks guard Charlie Bell; as part of a radio-station loop in the video games True Crime: New York City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas; and in numerous episodes of the TV series Will And Grace