Candles is the fourth album by the British pop, funk, disco band Heatwave. Arranged, and primarily written by Rod Temperton, it was released on 21 November 1980 on the GTO record label in the United Kingdom, and the Epic record label in the United States. It was produced by lead singer Johnnie Wilder, Jr. and […]
Syreeta is the fourth solo album by Motown recording artist and American singer-songwriter Syreeta Wright (also known as “Syreeta”), released by the Tamla label on April 26, 1980. It’s also the second album to be titled Syreeta after her 1972 debut album. The album was released shortly after Wright’s duet with Billy Preston, “With You […]
Orleans is the the sixth and the second self-titled album by Orleans, released in 1980. Infinity was absorbed into MCA Records, who failed to promote the Orleans album. This last, recorded in Woodstock, featured only the Hoppens and Wells Kelly as Orleans proper, since the others had left earlier in the year. Nonetheless, the album […]
Somethin’ ‘Bout You Baby I Like is the thirty-sixth album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1980. The title track, first recorded by Tom Jones in 1974, became a hit on three U.S. charts for Campbell in June 1980, recorded as a duet with Rita Coolidge. Tracks 1 Somethin’ ’bout You Baby I Like […]
“Something ‘Bout You Baby I Like” is a popular song written by guitarist Richard Supa in the early 1970s. The version by Tom Jones reached No. 36 in the UK in 1974. Glen Campbell and Rita Coolidge reached No. 42 in the US with their recording of the song in 1980.
“First Time Love” is a single from the album Man’s Best Friends by Livingston Taylor. It peaked at #38 on the US Billboard Charts Musicians Bass Scott Edwards Drums Russ Kunkel Acoustic Guitar Livingston Taylor Keyboards Victor Feldman Percussion Victor Feldman Background Vocals Tom Kelly Background Vocals Tommy Funderburk Vocals Livingston Taylor Produced By John […]
He Who Rides The Tiger was a 1980 solo album from longtime Elton John collaborator Bernie Taupin. The album was re-released on CD by American Beat Records on March 10, 2009. Tracks 1 Monkey On My Back (The Last Run) (Bernie Taupin, Dennis Tufano) 4:03 2 Born On The Fourth Of July (Bernie Taupin, Dennis […]
Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan “Bud” Davis (John Travolta) and Sissy (Debra Winger). The movie captured the late 1970s/early 1980s popularity of country music. It was John Travolta’s third major acting role after Saturday Night Fever and Grease. The movie spawned a hit […]