Our Lips are Sealed – Go-Gos

Chart Position: 20

  • #57 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 100 greatest pop songs
  • Written by Jane Wiedlin and Terry Hall
  • Lead vocals: Belinda Carlisle
  • Guitar: Charlotte Caffey, Jane Wiedlin
  • Keyboards: Charlotte Caffey
  • Backing vocals: Kathy Valentine, Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Produced by Richard Gottehrer and Rob Freeman
  • Go-Gos are from Los Angeles CA
  • Later recorded by Fun Boy Three (1983), Limp Richerds (1984), Soup Dragons (1987), Everclear (1998), Wild Orchid (1998), Belinda Carlisle (1998), Hippos (1999), Kevin Kane (2001), Hilary & Haylie Duff (2004), Juliet Dagger (2004), Parsonage (2008), Nouvelle Vague feat. Terry Hall (2009), Cobra Skulls (2013), Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs (2013) and many others

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Snake Eyes – Alan Parsons Project

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson
  • Lead vocals: Chris Rainbow
  • Guitar: Ian Bairnson
  • Keyboards: Eric Woolfson
  • Recorded in Paris France
  • Produced by Alan Parsons

Controversy – Prince

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Prince
  • Guitar: Prince
  • Keyboards: Prince
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

La La Means I Love You – Tierra

Chart Position: NR

  • Originally recorded by Delfonics (1968)
  • Written by Thom Bell and William Hart
  • Vocals: Steve Salas
  • Keyboards: Joey Guerra
  • Guitar: Rudy Salas
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Also recorded by Booker T & MG’s (1968), Jackson Five (1970), Top of the Pops (1971), Todd Rundgren (1973), Escorts (1974), Barry Biggs (1977), Samantha Sang (1978), Star City (1978), Pockets (1979), Jets (1985), Tim Eyermann’s East Coast Offering (1985), Swing Out Sister (1994), Prince (1996), Laura Nyro (2001), Phil Perry (2006), Big Mountain (2008) and many others

Let’s Groove – Earth Wind and Fire

Chart Position: 3

  • #33 bestseller for 1982
  • Written by Maurice White and Wayne Vaughn
  • Lead vocals: Maurice White, Philip Bailey
  • Keyboards: Michael Boddicker, Larry Dunn, Wayne Vaughn
  • Vocoder: Michael Boddicker
  • Guitar: Roland Bautista, Johnny Graham
  • Produced by Maurice White
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Later recorded by CDB (1995)

Caption: Maurice Whie, center, leads Earth, Wind, & Fire in a Forum show that was marred by special effects.

My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone) – Chilliwack

Chart Position: 22

  • Written and produced by Brian MacLeod and Bill Henderson
  • Vocals: Brian MacLeod, Bill Henderson
  • Guitar: Brian MacLeod, Bill Henderson
  • Keyboards: Brian MacLeod, Bill Henderson
  • Recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • This is Chilliwack’s biggest U.S. hit single


Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? – Rolling Stones

Chart Position: 9

  • Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
  • Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  • Guitar: Keith Richards, Brian Jones
  • Backing vocals: Keith Richards, Bill Wyman
  • Keyboards: Jack Nitzsche
  • Produced by Andrew Loog Oldham
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

have you seen your mother baby

Don’t be a Drop-Out – James Brown and Famous Flames

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by James Brown
  • Lead vocals: James Brown

The Hair on My Chinny Chin Chin – Sam the Sham and Pharaohs

Chart Position: 22

  • Written by Ronald Blackwell
  • Lead vocals: Domingo Samudio
  • Guitar: Andy Kuha
  • Keyboards: Frankie Carabetta
  • Backing vocals: Tony Geraci, Frankie Carabetta, Andy Kuha
  • Produced by Stan Kesler

The Great Airplane Strike – Paul Revere and the Raiders

Chart Position: 20

  • Written by Paul Revere, Terry Melcher and Mark Lindsay
  • Lead vocals: Mark Lindsay
  • Keyboards: Paul Revere
  • Guitar: Drake Levin, Jim Valley
  • Backing vocals: Drake Levin
  • Produced by Terry Melcher
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA