Category Archive: 1981

JESSIES GIRL

Jessie’s Girl From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released February 1981 Format Vinyl record (7″) Genre Power pop Length 3:14 Label RCA Songwriter(s) Rick Springfield Producer(s) Keith Olsen “Jessie’s Girl” is a song written and performed by Australian singer Rick Springfield. It was released on the album Working Class Dog. The song is about unrequited love, …

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DOWN UNDER

Down Under (song) 1981 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Single by Men at Work from the album Business as Usual Released October 1981 Format 7″ , 12″ , CD reissue Recorded 1981 Genre New wave pop rock Length 3:42 Label Columbia Songwriter(s) Colin Hay Ron Strykert Producer(s) Peter McIan “Down Under” (also known as “Land …

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IN THE AIR TONIGHT (song)

In the Air Tonight 1981 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Single by Phil Collins from the album Face Value B-side “The Roof is Leaking” Released 9 January 1981 Format 7-inch single 12-inch single Recorded Townhouse Studios London, 1980 Genre Experimental pop soft rock Length 5:34 (album version) 4:57 (single edit) Label Virgin Atlantic Writer(s) Phil …

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HELLO AGAIN (Neil Diamond song)

Hello Again Released January 1981 Format 7″ single Recorded 1980 Genre Pop Length 4:04 Label Capitol Writer(s) Neil Diamond, Alan Lindgren Producer(s) Bob Gaudio “Hello Again” is a song written by Neil Diamond and Alan Lindgren that appeared in the 1980 movie The Jazz Singer and was performed by Diamond on the soundtrack album to …

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QUEEN OF HEARTS (Hank DeVito song)

Queen of Hearts (Hank DeVito song) Released June 8, 1981 Recorded 1981 Genre Country pop, country rock Length 3:26 Label Capitol Writer(s) Hank DeVito Producer(s) Richard Landis Queen of Hearts is a country-pop song written by Hank DeVito, the pedal steel guitarist in Emmylou Harris’ backing group The Hot Band, and first recorded by Dave …

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COOL WORLD (Song)

Cool World (song) Released 1981 Format Vinyl, 7″ Genre Rock Length 3:33 Label Avenue Records Writer(s) Ross Wilson Producer(s) Mark Moffatt “Cool World” is an song by Australian rock band Mondo Rock, released in 1981. It is the second single to be released from Mondo Rock’s second studio album Chemistry. It peaked at number 8 …

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DON’T STOP BELEIVIN’

Don’t Stop Believin’ “Don’t Stop Believin’” is a song by the American rock band Journey, originally released as a single from its seventh studio album Escape (1981). It became a number 9 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 on its original release. In the United Kingdom, the song was not a Top 40 hit on …

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BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Believe It or Not (song) B-side “Little Bit of Us” Released 1981 Format 7″ Genre Pop rock, soft rock Length 3:11 Writer(s) Mike Post, Stephen Geyer Producer(s) Mike Post “Believe It or Not” is a song composed by Mike Post (music) and Stephen Geyer (lyrics) and sung by American singer Joey Scarbury. It serves as …

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HES A LIAR (song)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: THE BEE GEES Top Position (Australia): 34 Song Author: Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb Year Recorded: 1981 Record Label: RSO Label Number: 2090 568 SONG PROFILE He’s A Liar A-side Vocal B-side Instrumental Released September 1981 Format 7″ Recorded 1981 “He’s a Liar” was the first single from The …

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GUILTY – (song)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: BARBRA STREISAND AND BARRY GIBB Top Position (Australia): 22 Song Author: Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb Year Recorded: 1981 Record Label: CBS Label Number: BA 222766 SONG PROFILE “Guilty” Producer Barry Gibb, Albhy Galuten and Karl Richardson. “Guilty” is a vocal duet between Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb, a …

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