Category Archive: 1988

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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AMERICAN DREAM (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

American Dream – 1988 American Dream is the ninth album by the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, their fifth studio album and their second by the quartet configuration. Released in 1988 on Atlantic Records, it peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200 and has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. …

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ROY ORBISON AND FREINDS – A BLACK AND WHITE NIGHT – 1988

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night is a 1988 Cinemax television special originally broadcast on January 3, 1988, starring Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Roy Orbison. The special was filmed entirely in black and white. A live album was released following the broadcast. Background[edit] …

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BAKER STREET – 1988

Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty. Baker Street is a compilation album released in 1998 by Gerry Rafferty. It features 16 of his best hits from 1978 to 1988. United Artists wanted to use “City to City” as the lead single from the album, but Rafferty felt that “Baker Street” would be a better choice and …

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THE TRAVELING WILBURIES VOL 1 – 1988

The Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 The Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 is the debut album by the supergroup Traveling Wilburys and was recorded and released in 1988 to commercial success and critical acclaim. It has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. In early April 1988, George Harrison was in Los Angeles and …

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