Steal Away – Robbie Dupree

Chart Position: 6

  • Written by Robbie Dupree
  • Produced by Peter Bunetta and Rick Chudacoff
  • This is Robbie Dupree’s biggest hit single
  • Robbie Dupree is from Brooklyn NY
  • Later recorded by George Greeley (1980)

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She’s Out of My Life – Michael Jackson

Chart Position: 10

  • Written by Tom Bahler
  • Keyboards: Greg Phillinganes
  • Guitar: Larry Carlton
  • Produced by Quincy Jones
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Later recorded by Johnny Duncan and Janie Fricke (1980), Barbara Mandrell (1980), Tony Monopoly (1980), Allison Durbin (1980), Brotherhood of Man (1981), Shirley Bassey (1982), Willie Nelson (1984), Gloria Gaynor (1986), Elaine Paige (1991), Salena Jones (2001), Josh Groban (2003), Patti LaBelle (2005), Eclipse 6 (2005), Grains of Time (2008), Anne Nolan (2012) and many others

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Starting Over Again – Dolly Parton

Chart Position: 36

  • Recorded live in concert
  • Written by Donna Summer and Bruce Sudano

Theme from New York, New York – Frank Sinatra

Chart Position: NR

  • Adapted from the film New York, New York
  • Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb
  • Produced by Sonny Berke
  • Originally recorded by Liza Minnelli (1977)
  • The song’s writers attribute its success to the star of the film Robert DeNiro
  • Also recorded by Zim Zemarel (1977), Steve Lawrence (1981), Paul Mauriat (1982), Lee Towers (1982), Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Swing Orchestra (1982), Teresa Brewer (1982), Tony Mottola (1983), Danny King (1984), Stars on 45 (1987), Frank Sinatra & Tony Bennett (1993), Brian Evans (1996), Brenda Cochrane (1990), Dean Michael (2000), Blue Dahlia (2001), Andrew Heller (2004), Michael Bolton (2006), Jeff Duff Band (2006) and many others

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Wondering Where the Lions Are – Bruce Cockburn

Chart Position: 21

  • Written by Bruce Cockburn
  • Guitar: Bruce Cockburn
  • Keyboards: Pat Godfrey, Bruce Cockburn
  • Backing vocal: Pat Godfrey
  • Produced by Gene Martynec
  • This is Bruce Cockburn’s only hit single
  • Bruce Cockburn is from Ottawa Canada
  • Later recorded by Leo Sayer  (1982), B-Funn (1992) and Jimmy Buffett (2006)

Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether – Alan Parsons Project

Chart Position: 37

  • Written by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson
  • Lead vocals: Jim Morrison
  • Keyboards: Eric Woolfson
  • Guitar: John Miles, Ian Balmson, David Pack
  • Backing vocals: Eric Woolfson, Leonard Whiting, Arthur Brown
  • Produced by Alan Parsons
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • All songs on the 1976 LP Tales of Mystery and Imagination are based on the writings of American author Edgar Allan Poe
  • Alan Parsons Project is from London U.K.
  • All four members of the band Ambrosia contributed to the LP Tales of Mystery and Imagination

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Satin Sheets – Bellamy Brothers

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Willis Allen Ramsey
  • Lead vocals: David Bellamy
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Produced by Phil Gernhard and Tony Scotti

I Only Want to Be With You – Bay City Rollers

Chart Position: 12

  • Originally recorded by Dusty Springfield (1964)
  • Written by Ivor Raymond and Mike Hawker
  • Lead vocals: Les McKeown
  • Guitar: Ian Mitchell
  • Backing vocals: Erik Faulkner, Derek Longmuir, Stuart Wood and Ian Mitchell
  • Produced by Jimmy Ienner
  • Also recorded by Joan Baxter (1964), Donna Lynn (1964), Bunnies of London (1968), Bill Cowsill (1971), Roberto Delgado (1977), Tourists (1979), Tracy (1980), Samantha Fox (1988), Nicolette Larson (1982), Southside Johnny & Jukes (1986), Vonda Shepard (1998), Sara Lee (2000), Jane McDonald (2000), Me First and Gimme Gimmes (2001), Katy Taylor (2004), Volbeat (2005), Queen of Hearts (2006), Shelby Lynne (2008), Karen Noble (2010), Helen Wilkinson (2011), Mari Wilson (2012) and many others

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Love of My Life – Gino Vannelli

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Gino Vannelli
  • Keyboards: Joe Vannelli and Richard Baker
  • Guitar: Ross Vannelli, Jay Graydon
  • Produced by Gino and Joe Vannelli and Geoff Emerick
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

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Get the Funk Out Ma Face – Brothers Johnson

Chart Position: 38

  • Lead vocals: George and Louis Johnson
  • Written by George and Louis Johnson and Quincy Jones
  • Keyboards: Dave Grusin and Don Lewis
  • Guitar: George and Louis Johnson
  • Backing vocals: Jesse Kirkland, Jim Gilstrap, Pepper Swinson, Syretta Wright
  • Produced by Quincy Jones
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA