Category Archive: 1988

COPPER HEAD ROAD (song)

Released October 17, 1988 April 29, 2008 (Deluxe) Genre Country rock, hard rock Length 43:36 Label Uni Records (USA/Canada) MCA Copperhead Road is the third studio album by Steve Earle, released in 1988. The album is often referred to as Earle’s first “rock record”; Earle himself calls it the world’s first blend of heavy metal …

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AFTER ALL (Cher and Peter Cetera song)

  After All (Cher and Peter Cetera song) Released February 21, 1989 Recorded 1988 Genre Pop • adult contemporary Length 4:03 Label Geffen Records Writer(s) Dean Pitchford & Tom Snow Producer(s) Peter Asher “After All” is a 1989 Billboard Hot 100 hit song performed as a duet by American singer and actress Cher and American …

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DO WHOP (THAT THING)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: LAUREN HILL Song Author: Lauryn Hill Year Recorded: 1997 SONG PROFILE “Doo Wop (That Thing)” Released October 27, 1998 Format CD single Recorded 1997 at 1998 Chung King Studios (New York) Marley Music, Inc. (Kingston) “Doo Wop (That Thing)” is the debut single from American Hip Hop artist Lauryn …

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CHOBA B CCCP

CHOBA B CCCP – 1988 CHOBA B CCCP (Russian: «Снова в СССР», Snova v SSSR, literally Back in the USSR; also known as The Russian Album) is the seventh solo studio album by Paul McCartney under his own name, originally released in 1988 exclusively in the Soviet Union. The album consists entirely of covers, mainly …

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THE FLAME (Cheap Trick song)

The Flame (Cheap Trick song) – 1988 “The Flame” is a ballad written by British songwriters Bob Mitchell and Nick Graham. The song was first offered to English singer Elkie Brooks, who turned it down, and was then released by Cheap Trick, for which it was a hit single in 1988. The song appeared on …

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SET ‘M UP JOE – (song)

Set ‘Em Up Joe – 1988 “Set ‘Em Up Joe” is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Vern Gosdin. It was released in April 1988 as the second single from the album Chiseled in Stone. “Set ‘Em Up Joe” was a tribute song to Ernest Tubb and was Vern Gosdin’s second …

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ANNIE (Musical)

Annie – 1982 Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray. The film was directed by John Huston, scripted by Carol Sobieski, and …

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KOKOMO (song)

Kokomo (song) – 1988 “Kokomo” is a song written by John Phillips, Scott McKenzie, Mike Love, and Terry Melcher and recorded by American rock band the Beach Boys. Its lyrics describe two lovers taking a trip to a relaxing place on an island off the Florida Keys called Kokomo. It was released as a single …

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SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE

Simply Irresistible – 1998 “Simply Irresistible” is the first single released by English rock singer Robert Palmer from the 1988 studio album Heavy Nova and is presented in one of the most distinctive and memorable music videos of the 1980s. In 1988, the song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart (behind “Sweet …

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A LITTLE TOUCH OF SCHMILSSON IN THE NIGHT

A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night is an album of classic 20th-century standards sung by American singer Harry Nilsson. The album was arranged by Sinatra arranger Gordon Jenkins, and produced by Derek Taylor. This album is notable in being a standards album produced decades before …

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