Category Archive: 1980

BACK IN BLACK

Back in Black – 1980 Back in Black is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC. Produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange, the album was released on 25 July 1980 by Albert Productions and Atlantic Records. By the late 1970s, AC/DC began to achieve significant popularity outside their native Australia, with high-energy live …

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9 TO 5 (MORNING TRAIN)

9 to 5 (Sheena Easton song) – 1981 “9 to 5” or “Morning Train” is the title of a popular song written by British songwriter Florrie Palmer and recorded by Sheena Easton in 1980, becoming her biggest hit. It peaked at number three in the United Kingdom in August 1980 and was certified gold. It …

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DO THAT TO ME ONE MORE TIME

Do That to Me One More Time – 1980 “Do That to Me One More Time” is a song performed by the American pop duo Captain & Tennille. It was their 13th charting hit in the United States, and their second number 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was included on …

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I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT (Song)

I Love a Rainy Night – 1980 “I Love a Rainy Night” is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Eddie Rabbitt. It was released in November 1980 as the second single from his album Horizon. It reached number one on the Hot Country Singles, Billboard Hot 100, and Adult Contemporary Singles …

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WATERFALLS (song)

Waterfalls (Paul McCartney song) – 1980 “Waterfalls” is a Paul McCartney ballad from his first solo album after Wings, McCartney II. The song has a stripped-down sound, with McCartney only playing a Fender Rhodes electric piano and a synthesizer and singing, and a short solo most likely played on an acoustic guitar. It was released …

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GREATEST HITS (Dr. Hook album)

Greatest Hits (Dr. Hook album) – 1980 Greatest Hits was a compilation album of hits by Dr. Hook released in 1980. The album spent 4 weeks at the top of the Australian album charts in 1981. In 1987 the expanded CD version was released by Capitol as Greatest Hits…and More. Greatest Hits was a compilation …

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TOGETHER AGAIN (George Jones and Tammy Wynette)

Together Again (George Jones and Tammy Wynette album) – 1980 Together Again is an album by country music artists George Jones and Tammy Wynette, released in 1980 on the Epic Records label. It was their first album since their 1976 hit album Golden Ring; their next album would not come until 1995 with One. Jones …

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GROWING UP IN PUBLIC (Lou Reed album)

Growing Up in Public (Lou Reed album) – 1980 Growing Up in Public is the tenth studio album by American rock and roll artist Lou Reed, released in 1980. Track listing All songs written by Lou Reed & Michael Fonfara “How Do You Speak to an Angel?” – 4:08 “My Old Man” – 3:15 “Keep …

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THE JAZZ SINGER (soundtrack)

The Jazz Singer (soundtrack) – 1980 The Jazz Singer is an album by Neil Diamond from 1980, which served as the soundtrack album to the 1980 remake of the film The Jazz Singer. The soundtrack was released in November 1980 originally on Capitol Records, instead of his then-usual Columbia Records, because the film was produced …

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LOVE ON THE ROCKS (Neil Diamond song)

Love on the Rocks (Neil Diamond song) – 1980 “Love on the Rocks” is a song written by Neil Diamond and Gilbert Bécaud that appeared in the 1980 movie The Jazz Singer and was performed by Diamond on the soundtrack album to the film. It was also released as a single and reached #2 on …

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