Category Archive: 1986

FRIENDS AND LOVERS (song)

Friends and Lovers (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Website: Loring/Anderson single info at Discogs Friends and Lovers Released 1986 Format 7″ (45 rpm) Recorded 1985 Genre Pop, contemporary R&B Length 3:50 Label USA Carrere Songwriter(s) Jay Gruska, Paul Gordon Producer(s) Yves Dessca, Doug Lenier, Carl Anderson “Friends and Lovers” is a song written by Jay Gruska …

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WHISPERING JACK (album)

Whispering Jack From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 20 October 1986 Recorded October 1985 –June 1986 Genre Pop rock, adult contemporary Length 41:14 Label Wheatley, Sony BMG, RCA Producer Ross Fraser Whispering Jack is the twelfth studio album by Australian adult contemporary pop singer John Farnham. It was produced by Ross Fraser, and released on …

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TRUE COLORS (song)

True Colors (Cyndi Lauper song) Released August 25, 1986 Format 7″ vinyl 12″ vinyl Recorded March 3, 1986 Genre Pop Length 3:46 Label Epic Writer(s) Tom Kelly Billy Steinberg Producer(s) Cyndi Lauper Lennie Petze “True Colors” is a song written by American songwriters Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. It was both the title track and …

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PRESS TO PLAY

Press to Play – 1986 Press to Play is the sixth post-Beatles studio album by English musician Paul McCartney (outside of Wings’ body of work), released in August 1986. It was McCartney’s first album of entirely new music since Pipes of Peace in 1983, and his first solo album to be issued internationally by EMI …

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1986 musical)

The Phantom of the Opera (1986 musical) The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart with additions from Richard Stilgoe. Lloyd Webber and Stilgoe also wrote the musical’s book together. Based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, its central …

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TAKE MY BREATH AWAY

Take My Breath Away – 1986 “Take My Breath Away” is a song written by Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock for the film Top Gun, performed by the band Berlin. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1986. Once Giorgio Moroder …

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DANGER ZONE (song)

Danger Zone (song) – 1986 “Danger Zone” is a song, with music composed by Giorgio Moroder and lyrics written by Tom Whitlock, which American singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins recorded and released in 1986. The song appeared on the soundtrack to the 1986 American motion picture Top Gun. Film producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson, along with …

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LADY IN RED

The Lady in Red (Chris de Burgh song) – 1986 “The Lady in Red” is a song by British-Irish singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh. It was released in June 1986 as the second single from the album Into the Light. The song was responsible for introducing de Burgh’s music to a mainstream audience worldwide. The song …

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ADDICTED TO LOVE (song)

Addicted to Love (song) – 1986 “Addicted to Love” is a song by English rock singer Robert Palmer released in 1986. It has become his signature song, thanks in part to a popular video featuring high fashion models. Other artists have since released versions of it. It is the third song on Palmer’s Riptide album. …

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BELINDA (Belinda Carlisle album)

Belinda (Belinda Carlisle album) – 1986 Belinda is the first solo album by Belinda Carlisle, notable as her first recording after the break-up of new wave band The Go-Go’s, for whom she was their lead singer. Released in mid-1986 it featured a hit single “Mad About You” which went to No. 3 on the U.S. …

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