Category Archive: Hits

DANCING IN THE DARK (Bruce Springsteen song)

Dancing in the Dark Released May 3, 1984 Format 7-inch single 12-inch single Recorded March 1984 Length 3:59 Label Columbia Songwriter(s) Bruce Springsteen Producer(s) Jon Landau Chuck Plotkin Bruce Springsteen “Dancing in the Dark” is a song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. With added uptempo synthesizer riffs and some syncopation to …

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BIG TAXI (song)

Joni Mitchell Released April 1970 Format 7″ Recorded 1970 Genre Folk rock pop folk Length 2:16 Label Reprise Songwriter(s) Joni Mitchell Producer(s) Joni Mitchell “Big Yellow Taxi” is a song written, composed, and originally recorded by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in 1970, and originally released on her album Ladies of the Canyon. It was a …

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FREE FALLIN’ (song)

Free Fallin’ Released October 27, 1989 Format 7″ cassette 12″ CD single Recorded 1989 Genre Heartland rock, soft rock Length 4:14 Label MCA Records Songwriter(s) Tom Petty Jeff Lynne Producer(s) Jeff Lynne Tom Petty Mike Campbell “Free Fallin’” is the opening track from Tom Petty’s solo debut album, Full Moon Fever (1989). The song was …

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I WON’T BACK DOWN (song)

I Won’t Back Down Released April 1989 Format 7″ 12″ cassette CD Recorded 1988 Genre Heartland rock Length 2:59 Label MCA Songwriter(s) Tom Petty Jeff Lynne Producer(s) Jeff Lynne Tom Petty Mike Campbell “I Won’t Back Down” is a song by American rock musician Tom Petty. It was released in April 1989 as the lead …

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RUNNING DOWN A DREAM song)

Runnin’ Down a Dream from the album Full Moon Fever B-side “Alright For Now” “Down the Line” (12″ & CD only) Released July 1989 Format 7″, cassette, 12″ & CD (UK only) Recorded 1989 Genre Heartland rock, hard rock Length 4:25 Label MCA Songwriter(s) Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Mike Campbell Producer(s) Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, …

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ARNOLD LAYNE (song)

Arnold Layne B-side “Candy and a Currant Bun” Released 10 March 1967 Format 7-inch single Recorded 29 January 1967 – 27 February 1967 Studio Sound Techniques Studios and EMI Studios, London Genre Psychedelic rock psychedelic pop The song’s title character is a transvestite whose primary pastime is stealing women’s clothes and undergarments from washing lines. …

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COPPER HEAD ROAD (song)

Released October 17, 1988 April 29, 2008 (Deluxe) Genre Country rock, hard rock Length 43:36 Label Uni Records (USA/Canada) MCA Copperhead Road is the third studio album by Steve Earle, released in 1988. The album is often referred to as Earle’s first “rock record”; Earle himself calls it the world’s first blend of heavy metal …

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TOP 40

Top 40  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, forty most-popular songs in a particular genre. It is the best-selling or most frequently broadcast popular music. Record charts have traditionally consisted of a total of 40 songs. “Top 40” or “contemporary hit radio” is also a radio …

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MAURICE REVEL’S – BOL’ERO

Maurice Ravel’s Bol’ero Boléro Boléro is a one-movement orchestral piece by the French composer Maurice Ravel (1875–1937). Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the piece, which premiered in 1928, is Ravel’s most famous musical composition. Before Boléro, Ravel had composed large scale ballets (such as Daphnis et Chloé, …

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I FOUND A MILLION DOLLAR BABY (in a Five and Ten Cent Store) 1931

I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store) 1931 I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)” is a popular song. The music was written by Harry Warren, the lyrics by Mort Dixon and Billy Rose. The song was published in 1931, though the same …

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