Category Archive: 1976

ROCKARIA

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA Top Position (Australia): 10 Song Author: Jeff Lynne Year Recorded: 1976 Record Label: Jet Records Label Number: 3:10 SONG PROFILE Rockaria! Single by Electric Light Orchestra from the album A New World Record B-side “Poker” Released February 1977 (UK) Format 7″ Recorded 1976 Musicland Studios, Munich …

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THE WAY YOU DO IT

The Way You Do It – 1976 SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: PUSSYFOOT Song Author: Unknown Year Recorded: 1976 SONG PROFILE “The Way You Do It” In 1976 they recorded a disco song “The Way You Do It”, and first attracted public attention when the song’s suggestive lyrics caused it to be banned by …

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WAY DOWN

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: ELVIS PRESLEY Top Position (Australia): 5 Song Author: Layng Martine, Jr. Year Recorded: 1976 Record Label: RCA Label Number: 102936 SONG PROFILE Way Down “Way Down” is a song recorded by Elvis Presley. Recorded in October 1976, it was the last single released before his death on August 16, …

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I GO TO RIO

from the album Taught by Experts B-side “This Time Around” Released 1976 Format 7″ Genre Pop, funk Length 3:17 Label A&M Writer(s) Peter Allen, Adrienne Anderson Producer(s) Brooks Arthur “I Go To Rio” is a popular song written by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson. It became a signature song of Allen, as well as being …

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HELP IS ON ITS WAY

Help Is on Its Way SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: LITTLE RIVER BAND Hit Month (Australia): 1977 Song Author: Glenn Shorrock Year Recorded: 1976 SONG PROFILE “Help Is on Its Way” Single by Little River Band from the album Diamantina Cocktail Released 1977 Format 7″ Recorded 1976 Genre Folk rock Length 4:06 Label Harvest …

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DANCE LITTLE LADY DANCE

DANCE LITTLE LADY DANCE SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: TINA CHARLES Song Author: Biddu Year Recorded: 1976 SONG PROFILE “Dance Little Lady Dance”. In 1975 Charles and her friend Linda Lewis were backing vocalists on the Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel. Charles’ big break came in 1975, when Indian-British music composer and record producer …

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CRACKERBOX PALACE

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: GEORGE HARRISON Song Author: George Harrison Year Recorded: 1976 SONG PROFILE Crackerbox Palace Single by George Harrison from the album Thirty Three & 1/3 B-side “Learning How to Love You” Released 24 January 1977 Format vinyl record 7″ Recorded 1976 Genre Rock, Pop Length 3:58 Label Dark Horse Records …

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TAKIN’ IT TO THE STREETS

Takin’ It to the Streets from the album Takin’ It to the Streets B-side “For Someone Special” Released April 1976 Format 7″ (45 rpm) Genre Rock, blue-eyed soul Length 3:56 (album version) 3:36 (single version) “Takin’ It to the Streets” is a song by the American rock band The Doobie Brothers from the album of …

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LET ‘EM IN

Let ‘Em In – 1976 “Let ‘Em In” is a song by Wings from their 1976 album Wings at the Speed of Sound. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney and reached the top 3 in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. It was a No. 2 hit in the UK; in …

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MUST DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT (Wings)

Must Do Something About It – 1976 “Must Do Something About It” is a song credited to Paul and Linda McCartney that first appeared on the Wings 1976 album Wings at the Speed of Sound. The lead vocal was sung by Wings drummer Joe English rather than by McCartney, the only Wings song on which …

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