Is She Really Going Out With Him, by Joe Jackson, reached Number 13, in the UK, and Number 21, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1979.
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 […]
This reggae crossover hit for Third World, Now That We Found Love, reached Number 10, in the UK, and Number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1978.
On this Sunday afternoon, a reminder of simpler times, from 1968, this the Small Faces, and their single Lazy Sunday. The low-budget promotional video for “Lazy Sunday” was filmed at Kenney Jones’ parents’ home on Havering Street in Stepney, East London and features his next door neighbour pretending to strangle Steve Marriott.
Since You’ve Been Gone is from the fourth album, “Down To Earth”, by Rainbow, released in 1979. This single reached Number 6 in the UK.
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”.
Fool For Your Lovin’ by Whitesnake, was a hit in the UK in 1980. One we used to play at the White Horse pub, in Swanage. This is on my Top 100 records of all time list.