Glory Days – Bruce Springsteen

Chart Position: 5

  • Written by Bruce Springsteen
  • Guitar: Bruce Springsteen. Steven Van Zandt
  • Backing vocals: Steven Van Zandt
  • Keyboards: Roy Bittan
  • Mandolin: Steven Van Zandt
  • Produced by Jon Landau, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt and Chuck Plotkin
  • Recorded in New York City NY

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Cannonball – Supertramp

Chart Position: 28

  • Written by Rick Davies
  • Lead vocals: Rick Davies
  • Keyboards: Rick Davies
  • Guitar: Marty Walsh
  • Saxophone: John Helliwell
  • Produced by Supertramp and David Kershenbaum
  • This is Supertramp’s final hit single
  • Supertramp disbanded in 2002

Make It Better (Forget About Me) – Tommy Petty and Heartbreakers

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Tom Petty
  • Lead vocals: Tom Petty
  • Guitar: Tom Petty and Mike Campbell
  • Keyboards: Benmont Tench
  • Backing vocals: Stan Lynch, Benmont Tench, Mike Campbell, Howie Epstein
  • Produced by Tom Petty, Dave Stewart and Jimmy Iovine
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA and London U.K.

Let’s Go Out Tonight – Nile Rodgers

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Nile Rodgers
  • Vocals: Nile Rodgers and Alfa Anderson
  • Guitar: Nile Rodgers, Jimmy Bralower
  • Keyboards: Nile Rodgers, Tommy Jymi, Rob Sabano
  • Produced by Nile Rodgers and Tommy Jymi
  • Recorded in New York City NY

Sentimental Street – Night Ranger

Chart Position: 8

  • Written by Jack Blades
  • Lead vocals: Jack Blades
  • Guitar: Jeff Watson, Brad Gillis
  • Keyboards: Alan Fitzgerald
  • Backing vocals: Alan Fitzgerald
  • Produced by Pat Glasser

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I’m on Fire – Dwight Twilly Band

Chart Position: 16

  • Written by Dwight Twilley
  • Guitar: Dwight Twilley, Bill Pitcock IV
  • Backing vocals: Phil Seymour
  • Dwight Twilley Band is from Tulsa OK
  • This is Dwight Twilley Band’s only hit single
  • Later recorded by 5000 Volts (1975)

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Every Time You Touch Me (I Get High) – Charlie Rich

Chart Position: 19

  • Written by Charlie Rich and Billy Sherrill
  • Keyboards: Charlie Rich
  • Produced by Billy Sherrill
  • Recorded in Nashville TN

Baby Get It On – Ike and Tina Turner

Chart Position: NR

  • Lead vocals: Ike and Tina Turner
  • Written and produced by Ike Turner
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Ike and Tina Turner broke up (as an act) in 1976
  • This is Ike and Tina Turner’s final hit single
  • Tina Turner later found much more success as a solo artist than she ever did as part of a duo

Slippery When Wet – Commodores

Chart Position: 19

  • Written by Thomas McClary
  • Lead vocals: Thomas McClary
  • Guitar: Thomas McClary
  • Keyboards: Lionel Richie, Milan Williams
  • Backing vocals: Lionel Richie, Walter Orange
  • Produced by James Anthony Carmichael and Commodores
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Later recorded by Sons of Champlin (1976)

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Wonderful Baby – Don McLean

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Don McLean
  • Guitar: Don McLean, Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza
  • Keyboards: Richard Tee
  • Produced by Joel Dunn
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • This song is a tribute to actor/dancer Fred Astaire
  • Later recorded by Tommy Emanuel and Martin Taylor (2013)

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