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Music For Monday: Hot Chocolate, ‘You Sexy Thing’ (Live ’76)

UK pop band, Hot Chocolate released “You Sexy Thing” as a single in October of 1975. The tune was kept out of the #1 spot in Britain by Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” In February of 1976, the disco-flavored song hit a … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Neil Sedaka, ‘Laughter In The Rain’ (1975)

Neil Sedaka first released “Laughter in the Rain” in the spring of 1974 where it hit the top 20 in the UK. Released later that year in the US, the song eventually climbed the Billboard “Hot 100,” hitting #1 in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Cars, ‘Just What I Needed’ (1978)

The Cars’ debut single, “Just What I Needed,” released in May of 1978, a month before their self-titled L.P. hit record shops. The tune was penned by Ric Ocasek and sung by the band’s bassist, Benjamin Orr. “Just What I … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Shaun Cassidy, ‘That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll’ (1977)

A very good Monday morning to you. Here’s one to shake the memory banks. It’s Shaun Cassidy performing “That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll” on The Midnight Special in 1978. I didn’t remember this song until I heard it again, but “That’s … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Redbone, ‘Come And Get Your Love’ (Live,1974)

A very fine Monday to you. This being the top of the week, I’ve selected a tune that will hopefully help you make it through to Friday evening. Here’s the California-based band with Native and Latin American roots known as … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Sylvers, ‘Boogie Fever’ (1976)

Family band, The Sylvers teamed up with Jackson 5 producer, Freddie Perren and recorded “Boogie Fever” for their Showcase L.P of August, 1975. The funky floor-filler was released as a single in February of 1976. By May, it was the … Continue reading

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