1986 Michael McDonald – Sweet Freedom (US:#7 UK:#12)
“Sweet Freedom” is a song by Michael McDonald, and his last Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single’s music video featured McDonald, along with actors Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines, in the film Running Scared.
In addition to being featured on Running Scared’s soundtrack, the song was featured on the 1986 re-release of McDonald’s 1985 album No Lookin’ Back.
Running Scared is a 1986 buddy cop action-comedy film directed by Peter Hyams, written by Gary Devore and Jimmy Huston, and starring Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, with Steven Bauer, Jimmy Smits, and Dan Hedaya in supporting roles. Hines and Crystal play Chicago police officers who, after nearly being killed on the job, decide to retire […]
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