Remember this one? Lou Reed from his 1972 album Transformer. He was a friend of David Bowie, and you can hear Bowie’s voice singing backing vocals on a lot of the songs. This is my favorite song from that album, Perfect Day.
Category Archives: White Horse Music
Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone (1964)
I recently managed to find a copy of this song, on vinyl, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, by British band, Gerry & The Pacemakers. It reached number 1, in the UK, in 1964, but never charted on the Billboard Hot 100. This song is a huge football (soccer) anthem, in the UK, particularly in Liverpool, where …
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Bad Company – Can’t Get Enough (1974)
Can’t Get Enough was the biggest hit for British rock band, Bad Company. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 5, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1974.
The Stranglers – No More Heroes (1977)
This song, by the Stranglers, is to commemorate the untimely death of Dave Greenfield, on May 3rd, 2020. Dave was the keyboard player from British Punk Rock band, The Stranglers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Greenfield This was one of the earlier hits for the Stranglers “No More Heroes”. It never charted on the Billboard Hot 100, but did reach …
Kansas – Carry On Wayward Son (1976)
This was the first hit for Kansas, “Carry On Wayward Son”. It reached number 11, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1976, but only made it to 51, in the UK, being their only hit there. We used to play this, at the White Horse pub, in Swanage, in the UK, around 1978 to 1981. …
T. Rex – Hot Love (1971)
This song, Hot Love, was the first of many number one hits, for British band T.Rex. It reached number 1, in the UK and stayed there for 6 weeks, beginning on March 20th, of 1971, but only reached number 72, on the Billboard Hot 100. On his two appearances, in March of 1971, on the …
Queen – Another One Bites The Dust (1980)
Wow, can you believe this classic, is 40 years old? “Another One Bites The Dust” is a single from 1980, by British band Queen. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 7, in the UK.
Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime (1970)
With the nice warm Spring weather we have had lately, it feels like the Summer is on it’s way. This song reminds me of Summer evenings, back home, in the UK. From 1970, when this reached number 1 in the UK, and number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, this is “In The Summertime”, by …
Dr Hook – When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman (1979)
This was one of the biggest hits for Dr Hook, “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”. It reached number 6, on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 1, in the UK, in 1979.
Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1970) 50 years ago, today
The debut album, by British rock band, Black Sabbath, was released 50 years ago, today, on February 13th, 1970. This is the title song, from that album. It is widely considered to be the first Heavy Metal song.