Tag Archives: 1978

I’m the innocent bystander … somehow I got stuck (Warren Zevon in 1978)

On Feb. 25, 1978, Warren Zevon’s Excitable Boy debuted on the Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart at #89. The album would go to #8. This was Warren Zevon’s second album (if you don’t count the 1970 LP, Wanted Dead … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in '70s Music, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your eyes got me dreaming (Bob Welch’s French Kiss in 1978)

On Jan. 21, 1978, after six weeks on the Billboard Top LPs & Tapes chart, Bob Welch’s French Kiss peaked at #12. Welch had been a singer, songwriter and guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, beginning in 1971 with Future Games, when … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in '70s Music, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

See if miracles come true (“We’re Waiting” — Boz Scaggs, 1978)

On Jan. 14, 1978, after spending six weeks on the Billboard Top LPs & Tapes chart, Boz Scaggs’ Down Two then Left peaked at #11. The album would retain the #11 position the following week, and then slowly move its … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in '70s Music, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life’s just a cocktail party on the street (shadoobie) 1978, The Rolling Stones & New York City (shadoobie, shattered)

In 1978, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (“The Glimmer Twins”) were on a tear in the music world. Their last studio album, 1976’s Black and Blue, had embraced the disco sound (along with a mix of reggae, rock and blues). … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trust me (Harry Belafonte on The Muppet Show)

On Oct. 20, 1955, Harry Belafonte recorded a traditional Jamaican folk tune called “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song),” a song about a night-shift dock worker. Belafonte’s version of the song reached #5 on the US singles charts and became his … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do you remember the 21st night of September? (ba de ya – EW&F)

Do you remember the 21st night of September? Earth Wind & Fire hope you do. I have no idea about its significance except, on this evening, love was changing the minds of pretenders and the stars stole the night away. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment