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Friday, January 31, 2014
Footloose (soundtrack) (30th anniversary)
Today (January 31st) marks the thirtieth anniversary of the release of Footloose and its accompanying soundtrack album. This has been a long favorite of mine ever since it was first released.
The record spent sixty-one weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, including ten weeks at the number 1 spot.
To read my full album review, click here.
Grace Slick - Software
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Joe Jackson - Look Sharp!
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Milk and Honey
Monday, January 27, 2014
Christine McVie - Christine McVie
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Generation X - Valley of the Dolls
Today (January 26th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Valley of the Dolls, the second studio album from Generation X. Produced by Ian Hunter, this album went to number 51 on the UK charts in 1979.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Cher - Take Me Home
Today (January 25th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Take Me Home, the first album from Cher in 1979 and her first on the Casablanca Records label. It was her fifteenth album overall. Produced by Ron Dante and Bob Esty, with most songs written by Michele Aller and Esty, it went to number 42 in Norway, number 32 on the US Billboard R&B chart, number 25 on the US Billboard Album chart, and number 24 in Canada.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Sister Sledge - We Are Family
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:00 AM 3 comments:
Labels: 70's, Bernard Edwards, Cheryl Hong, Debbie Sledge, Joni Sledge, Karen Milne, Kathy Sledge, Kim Sledge, Marianne Carroll, music, Nile Rodgers, Norma Jean Wright, Robert Sabino, Sister Sledge, Tony Thompson
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Whitesnake - Slide It In
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Anthrax - Fistful of Metal
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi (30th anniversary)
Click here for my complete review of the album.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Utopia - Oblivion
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Rick James - Bustin’ Out of L Seven
This month (January 26th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Bustin’ Out of L Seven, the second studio album from Rick James. The album went Platinum and charted at number 16 on the US Billboard Album chart and number 2 on the US Billboard R&B chart in 1979.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Anne Murray - New Kind of Feeling
This month marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of New Kind of Feeling, the thirteenth studio album from Canadian singer-songwriter Anne Murray. The Platinum selling album went to number 23 on the US Billboard Album chart, number 6 on the Canadian Pop chart, number 2 on the US Billboard Country chart, and number 1 on the Canadian Country chart.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Cameo - She’s Strange
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Wang Chung - Points on the Curve
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Dan Fogelberg - Windows and Walls
Monday, January 13, 2014
Nina Hagen - Fearless
Sunday, January 12, 2014
KC - KC Ten
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Tavares - Madam Butterfly
This month marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Madam Butterfly, the seventh studio album the five Tavares brothers. The record spent eleven weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 92. I also hit number 90 in Canada and number 13 on the US Billboard R&B chart.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Dwight Twilley - Jungle
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Van Halen - 1984 (30th anniversary)
This was one of the early albums I reviewed on the blog, back in 2011, when I was just getting into doing these kinds of posts. Click here to read the full post.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Ebn-Ozn - Feeling Cavalier
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Ron Banks - Truly Bad
Monday, January 6, 2014
Dolly Parton - The Great Pretender
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Armed Forces
Today (January 5th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Armed Forces, the third studio album from Elvis Costello and the first to officially credit the Attractions on the cover. This 1979 release charted at number 13 in the Netherlands, number 12 in Norway, number 11 in Sweden, number 10 on the US Billboard Album chart, number 9 in Australia and New Zealand, number 8 in Canada, and number 2 in the UK.
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith
Friday, January 3, 2014
The Deele - Street Beat
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Alabama - Roll On
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Real Life - Heartland
This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of Heartland, the debut release from the Australian band Real Life. The roster included David Sterry (vocals and guitar), Richard Zatorski (violin and keyboards), Alan Johnson (bass) and Danny Simcic (drums).
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