A number 14 hit, in the UK in 1979, after this was remixed as a disco mix, Dennis Brown sang about “Money In My Pocket”. This is one of my all time Top 100.
A number 23 hit, in the UK in 1980, it was recorded in and released in Jamaica, in 1976. It was later the title track of an album, released in 1977. Junior Murvin sang about “Police & Thieves”.
A number 2 hit in the UK and a hit throughout Europe in the Summer of 1979, Janet Kay sang “Silly Games”. This is in my all time Top 100.
Angus Young was born on March 31st 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his family to Australia, when he was 8 years old. In 1973, he co-founded AC/DC with his brother Malcom. The rest, as they say, is history. This song, Whole Lotta Rosie, by AC/DC was released in 1977, but only made it […]
You probably know this song, Heart Of Glass, by Blondie, it reached number one in most countries, around the World, in 1979. This is definitely on my Top 100 of all time.
It’s Monday! “I Don’t Like Mondays”, by the Irish band, The Boomtown Rats, was a Number One hit in the UK, in the Summer of 1979. But it only reached Number 74, on the Billboard Hot 100. It was inspired by a School shooting in San Diego, by Brenda Spicer, in January 1979. When asked […]
Probably the greatest rock song of all time, Stairway To Heaven, by Led Zeppelin, from their 1971 Album, Led Zeppelin IV. Definitely near the top of my all time Top 100.
This, the first single, from the album “Blondes Have More Fun”, saw “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” reach number One, in December 1978, in the UK, and in February 1979, in the USA. One of my Top 100 favorite songs.
From his 1973 album, “Aladdin Sane”, this song was the second single, from that album, reaching Number Three on the charts in the UK, in the Spring of 1973. Apparently it failed to make any impression in the USA. This was always one of my favorites, from that time, growing up in the UK, way […]
This is probably my favorite Rolling Stones song. Paint It Black was released in 1966, reaching Number One in the UK and the USA, and around the World. It went on to be featured on the movie soundtracks, of “Full Metal Jacket” and “The Devils Advocate”.