Private Eyes – Daryl Hall and John Oates

Chart Position: 1

  • Lead vocals: Daryl Hall
  • Written by Sara and Janna Allen, Daryl Hall and Warren Pash
  • Backing vocals: John Oates and John Jarett
  • Keyboards: Daryl Hall, John Oates, Charles Dechant
  • Guitar: Daryl Hall, John Oates, G.E. Smith
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Produced by Daryl Hall, John Oates and Neil Kernon
  • Later recorded by Zumbyes (1996), Four Sexes (2003), Eishu (2004), Chris Delanno (2006), The Bird and the Bee (2010), DJ Jump (2012), Union of Sound (2012), Jammy Jams (2014), Cool Cats (2013), Stanryck (2013), Hilarity Ensues (2015), Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star (2021) and Piano Dreamers (2019)

Share Your Love With Me – Kenny Rogers

Chart Position: 14

  • Originally recorded by Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland (1963)
  • Written by Alfred Braggs and Deadric Malone
  • Keyboards: Sonny Burke, Glen Hardin
  • Guitar: Thomas McClary, Fred Tackett, Ray Parker Jr.
  • Backing vocals: Gladys Knight & the Pips, Lionel Richie
  • Produced by Lionel Richie
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Also recorded by Fantastic Four (1967),Aretha Franklin (1969), Five by Five (1968), Living Brass (1969), Memphis Horns (1970), Johnny Adams (1976), The Band (1973), Rachel Faro (1975), Peters and Lee (1977), Freddy Fender (1979), Phoebe Snow (1998), Chris Hicks (2005), Van Morrison (2016) and Susan Tedeschi (2005)

No Time to Lose – Tarney/Spencer Band

Chart Position: NR

  • Originally released in 1979
  • Written by Alan Tarney and Trevor Spencer
  • Lead vocals: Alan Tarney
  • Guitar: Alan Tarney
  • Produced by David Kershenbaum
  • Recorded in the U.K.
  • Spencer/Tarney Band is from London U.K.
  • This is Tarney/Spencer Band’s biggest U.S. hit single
  • Tarney/Spencer Band disbanded in 1979

Aiming at Your Heart – Temptations

Chart Position: NR

  • Vocals: Otis Williams, Dennis Edwards, Richard Street, Glenn Leonard
  • Recorded in Detroit MI

On and On – Stephen Bishop

Chart Position: 11

  • #30 bestseller for 1977
  • Written by Stephen Bishop
  • Guitar: Stephen Bishop, Andrew Gold, Michael Staton
  • Keyboards: Barlow Jarvis
  • Produced by Henry Lewy and Stephen Bishop
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This is Stephen Bishop’s biggest hit single
  • Also recorded by Kenny Rankin (1977), Mark Colby (1978), Cleo Laine (1978), Cornell Dupree (1978), Barry Crocker (1979), Aswad (1989), Livingstone Taylor (1994), Hyannis Sound (1996), Hi Tide (2000), Return 2 Zero (2000), Chuck Loeb (2001), Pam Purvis (2007), Chris Foster (2009), Amanda Brecker (2009), Eleanor McCain (2013), Shane Richie (2017) and many more

See You When I Get There – Lou Rawls

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
  • Produced by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Bobby Martin and Jack Faith
  • Recorded in Philadelphia PA

How Much Love – Leo Sayer

Chart Position: 17

  • Written by Leo Sayer and Barry Mann
  • Keyboards: Jimmy Phillips, John Barlow Jarvis, Paul Buckmaster
  • Guitar: Auburn Burrell
  • Produced by Richard Perry
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Later recorded by Maxine Nightingale (1977), Dwayne Smith (1978) and T.B.C.V. (1977)

Party Lights – Natalie Cole

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Tennyson Stephens
  • Keyboards: Tennyson Stephens, Marvin Yancey, Terry Fryer
  • Phil Upchurch, Chriss Johnson
  • Produced by Chuck Jackson and Marvin Yancey
  • Recorded in Chicago IL

Black Betty – Ram Jam

Chart Position: 18

  • Originally recorded by Lead Belly (1939)
  • Author is unknown although some attribute it to Lead Belly
  • Lead vocals: Bill Bartlett
  • Guitar: Bill Bartlett
  • Produced by Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Bill Bartlett is a former member of Lemon Pipers and Starstruck
  • This is Ram Jam’s only hit single
  • Also recorded by Starstruck (1976), Tom Jones (2002), Spiderbait (2004) and Caravan Palace (2017)

While I’m Alone – Maze w/Frankie Beverly

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Frankie Beverly
  • Lead vocals: Frankie Beverly
  • Guitar: Frankie Beverly, Wuane Thomas
  • Keyboards: Sam Porter
  • Backing vocals: McKinley Williams, Ronald Lowrey
  • Recorded in Tacoma WA
  • Maze w/Frankie Beverly is from Philadelphia PA