Autoamerican is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Blondie. It was released in November 1980 and reached No. 3 in the UK charts, No. 7 in the US, and No. 8 in Australia. The band released two singles from this album, “The Tide Is High” and “Rapture”. “The Tide Is High” hit Number One in […]
“Rapture” is a song by the American pop/rock band Blondie from their fifth studio album, Autoamerican (1980). In January 1981, “Rapture” was released as the second and final single from the album. The song became their fourth and last single to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it stayed for […]
Night Life is the second album by British R&B and soul music singer Maxine Nightingale. She is best known for her hits in the 1970s, with the million-seller “Right Back Where We Started From” (1975, U.K. & 1976, U.S.), “Love Hit Me” (Track 3 of this album), and “Lead Me On” (1979).
Assignment Vienna is an American drama television series aired in the United States by ABC as an element in its 1972-73 wheel series The Men. The series, created by Eric Bercovici and Jerry Ludwig, was made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television. Assignment Vienna told the story of Jake Webster (Robert Conrad), an American expatriate in Vienna who was the operator of Jake’s Bar & Grill, an American-style establishment near the scenic heart […]
Made In America is the tenth studio album by the American popular music duo Carpenters, released in June 1981. The final album by the duo to be released during Karen Carpenter’s lifetime, it reached number 52 in the US and number 12 in the UK. In 1985, Richard said “that was Karen’s favorite album and […]
“(Want You) Back in My Life Again” is a song by the popular group the Carpenters, the second single off their album Made in America, released in 1981. The song reached #72 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Its B-side was “Somebody’s Been Lyin’”, another song from the album. This song also has the “synthesizer […]
“Touch Me When We’re Dancing” is a song written by Terry Skinner, J. L. Wallace and Ken Bell. Skinner and Wallace headed the Muscle Shoals, Alabama session group Bama, who first recorded this song and released it as a single in 1979 reaching number 42 on the Billboard Easy Listening chart and number 86 on […]
Extra Texture (Read All About It) is the sixth studio album by English musician George Harrison, released on 22 September 1975. It was Harrison’s final album under his contract with Apple Records and EMI, and the last studio album issued by Apple. The release came nine months after his troubled 1974 North American tour with […]