Category Archive: 1979

COOL FOR CATS (song)

Cool for Cats (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 9 March 1979 (UK) Format 7″ and 12″ vinyl Recorded 1978 Genre New wave Length 3:39 (album version) 3:10 (single version) Label A&M Songwriter(s) Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook Producer(s) John Wood & Squeeze “Cool for Cats” was the second single released from Squeeze’s Cool …

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ROCK N’ ROLL NIGHTS (album)

Rock n’ Roll Nights From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released March 1979 Recorded 1978-1979, Mushroom Studios, Vancouver, Canada Genre Rock, soft rock Length 36:50 Label Mercury Producer BTO, Jim Vallance Rock n’ Roll Nights is the eighth studio album by Canadian rock band BTO, released in 1979. This album was one of three BTO albums …

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THE BOYS LIGHT UP

The Boys Light Up From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released April, 1980 Recorded August, 1979 – February, 1980 Genre Pop/Rock Length 38:25 Label EMI Producer David Briggs The Boys Light Up is the debut album from Australian pub rock band Australian Crawl which was released in 1980 and contains the title track, “The Boys Light …

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COMPUTER GAMES (song)

Computer Games (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1979 (Australia/NZ) Recorded 1979 Length 3:53 (Graffiti Crimes version) 4:01 (Where Do They Go? version) Label CBS Writer(s) Murray Burns, Steve Gilpin, B Stanton Producer(s) Peter Dawkins “Computer Games” is a single by New Zealand group Mi-Sex, released in 1979 in Australia and New Zealand and …

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NIGHT OWL (album)

Night Owl (album) Released June 1979 Recorded 1978–1979; Chipping Norton Recording Studios, Lansdowne Recording Studios Genre Folk rock Length 54:42 Night Owl is a 1979 album by Gerry Rafferty. It was released a year after Rafferty’s Platinum-selling album City to City. While not quite performing as well as its predecessor, Night Owl still managed enough …

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ROCK “N” ROLL JUVENILE

Rock ‘n’ Roll Juvenile Rock ‘n’ Roll Juvenile is a 1979 album by Cliff Richard. It featured his biggest-ever single, “We Don’t Talk Anymore”, which was a UK No. 1 hit (his first since 1968’s “Congratulations” and his only one of the 1970s) and the No. 4 hit “Carrie”. Recording sessions for the album began …

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BROKEN ENGLISH (song)

English (song) – 1979 “Broken English” is a song recorded by English singer Marianne Faithfull for her seventh studio album Broken English (1979). It was released as the second single from the album on 25 January 1980 by Island Records. Written by Faithfull, Barry Reynolds, Joe Mavety, Steve York and Terry Stannard, the song’s lyrical …

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PRETTY PAPER

Pretty Paper – 1979 Pretty Paper is a 1979 album by country singer Willie Nelson. His first Christmas album, it was also his last release of the 1970s. The album reunited Nelson with producer/arranger Booker T. Jones, with whom he had collaborated on the acclaimed Stardust album released the year before. The self-composed title track …

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THE LONG RUN

The Long Run (Eagles album) -1979 The Long Run is the sixth studio album by the American rock group the Eagles. It was released in 1979, on Asylum in the United States and in the United Kingdom. This was the first Eagles album to feature Timothy B. Schmit, who had replaced founding member Randy Meisner. …

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GIRLS TALK (Elvis Costello song)

Girls Talk (Elvis Costello song) 1979 “Girls Talk” is an Elvis Costello song. Originally written for Costello’s 1979 album Get Happy!!, the song was later recorded by Dave Edmunds and Linda Ronstadt. Edmunds’ version peaked at #4 on the UK Singles Chart. As with many of Costello’s previous songs, it is tricky to ascertain a …

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