Australian singles chart:
Can the Can entered the Kent charts on 6 August 1973 and was a #1 hit. The song was #3 on the Top 100 of 1973.
The song was on Can the Can which entered the Kent album chart on 3 December 1973 and peaked at #2.
This, Quatro’s second solo single, was released after she moved from the United States to Britain. For Can the Can, Quatro organised her own band, which had toured the United Kingdom as the warm-up act for Slade and Thin Lizzy, and had new songwriters/producers Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can_the_Can
When asked what Can The Can means, Nicky Chinn replied: “It means something that is pretty impossible, you can’t get one can inside another if they are the same size, so we’re saying you can’t put your man in the can if he is out there and not willing to commit. The phrase sounded good and we didn’t mind if the public didn’t get the meaning of it.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/suzi-quatro/can-the-can
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