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Music For Monday: Boney M., ‘Rivers Of Babylon’ (1978)

A very wonderful Monday to you. Today, we’ve got Boney M.‘s biggest US hit, “Rivers of Babylon,” which rose to #30 in 1978. The tune was a massive hit across much of Europe, and still rates as one of the … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘Yellow River’ (1970)

Christie’s “Yellow River” was a #1 smash in the UK, Ireland, Norway and Finland. The song, written and sung by British-born Jeff Christie, is a tale of a soldier returning home after the American Civil War. “Yellow River” did pretty … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) (1970)

“We move another mountain.” Featuring “Mississippi Queen.” You know what I mean? Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) originally appeared in the March 14, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine. (Source: Billboard) Previously on Rad Ads: Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Leo Sayer, ‘You Make Me Feel Like Dancing’ (1976)

It is Monday, and so we dance. To what shall we dance? To Leo Sayer’s #1 hit, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,” of course. “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” originally appeared on Sayer’s late 1976 L.P. Endless Flight. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love (Anyway)’ (1970)

“From his next album ‘Watertown.’” It’s a “significant” single from Frank. Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love (Anyway)’ originally appeared in the March 14, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine. (Source: Billboard) Previously on Rad Ads: Woolrich Hiking Clothes (1975)

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Music For Monday: Betty Wright, ‘Tonight Is The Night’ (1974)

Here’s the fantastic and underappreciated, Betty Wright performing “Tonight Is The Night” on Soul Train. The clip originally aired in 1974, possibly ’75 and the tune first appeared on Wright’s Danger – High Voltage L.P. Now, get into it. Betty … Continue reading

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