Category Archive: 1979

SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHT

Shadows in the Moonlight – 1979 “Shadows in the Moonlight” is a song written by Charlie Black and Rory Michael Bourke, and recorded by Canadian country and pop music singer Anne Murray. It was released in May 1979 as the second single from the album New Kind of Feeling. The song reached #1 on the …

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JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU MOST

Just When I Needed You Most – 1979 “Just When I Needed You Most” is the title of a 1979 hit single by the American singer-songwriter Randy VanWarmer. VanWarmer was inspired to write “Just When I Needed You Most” by a “devastating” breakup with a girlfriend: he wrote the song six months after that breakup …

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LOVE BOAT (song)

Love Boat (song) – 1979 “Love Boat” is a single by Jack Jones released in 1979 by MGM Records. The song was written by Charles Fox (music) and Paul Williams (lyrics). It became the theme music of the popular American television series The Love Boat, broadcast between 1977 and 1986. Jones’s version was used as …

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PLEASE DON’T GO

Please Don’t Go (KC and the Sunshine Band song) – 1979 “Please Don’t Go” is a song recorded and released in 1979 on the KC and the Sunshine Band album Do You Wanna Go Party. Originally written in the key of D flat, the song was the band’s first love ballad, in which the subject …

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Get Wet (album)

Get Wet (album) – 1979 Get Wet is the debut studio album released by Mental As Anything. It was released in November 1979, produced by Cameron Allan, and peaked at #19 on the Australian Album charts. The first single, “The Nips Are Getting Bigger”, written by Martin Plaza was released in July 1979 and peaked …

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WHEN YOUR IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman – 1979 “When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman” is a popular single by Dr. Hook. It was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Alabama. Written by Even Stevens, who followed producer Ron Haffkine into the studio bathroom to pitch him the song. When You’re in …

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GEORGE HARRISON (album)

George Harrison (album) – 1979 George Harrison is the eighth studio album by English musician George Harrison, released in February 1979. It was written and recorded through much of 1978, a period of domestic contentment for Harrison, during which he married Olivia Trinidad Arias and became a father for the first time, to son Dhani. …

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BLUES LICENCE

Blues License – 1979 Blues License is Renée Geyer’s eighth solo album release and is unique in her soul/R&B catalogue in that this is a straightforward blues/rock album. The Kevin Borich Express is featured on five of the eight tracks and receives equal accreditation on the back sleeve. Track listing “The Thrill Is Gone” – …

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TUSK (album)

Tusk (album) – 1979 Tusk is the twelfth album by the British/American rock band Fleetwood Mac. Released in 1979, it is considered experimental, primarily due to Lindsey Buckingham’s sparser songwriting arrangements and the influence of punk rock and new wave on his production techniques. Costing over $1 million to record (a fact widely noted in …

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MICKY (song)

Mickey (song) – 1979 “Mickey” is a 1981 song recorded by American singer and choreographer Toni Basil on her debut album Word of Mouth. Written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn as “Kitty”, it was first recorded by UK music group Racey during 1979 appearing on their debut album Smash and Grab. Toni Basil changed …

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