Recent Songs is the sixth studio album by Leonard Cohen, released in 1979. Produced by Cohen alongside Henry Lewy, it was a return to his normal acoustic folk music sound after the Phil Spector-driven experimentation of Death of a Ladies’ Man, but now with many jazz and Oriental influences.
California Dreaming is a 1979 American comedy-drama film starring Glynnis O’Connor, Dennis Christopher, Seymour Cassel and Tanya Roberts and directed by John D. Hancock. California Dreaming was given a limited release on March 16, 1979, and the release was expanded in the following two months. The release schedule was planned to coincide with the release […]
Night Rains is the eleventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Janis Ian, originally released in 1979 on Columbia Records. The commercial failure of her previous self-titled album and its accompanying singles led Columbia to demand Ian make a major change of direction for Night Rains to restore her commercial fortunes. She initially focused on writing […]
“Fly Too High” is a song by Janis Ian. It is a track from her 1979 LP, Night Rains. The song became a modest hit in the UK (#44), a major hit in Australia (#7) and The Netherlands (#5), and a number-one hit in South Africa. “Fly Too High” was written and recorded for the […]
Red Hot is an album by Cuban percussionist Mongo Santamaria. It was released in 1979. Ramón “Mongo” Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a Cuban percussionist and bandleader who spent most of his career in the United States. Primarily a conga drummer, Santamaría was a leading figure in the pachanga and […]