Posts Tagged ‘1980’

Patrice Rushen (1980) Forget Me Nots 12″

Patrice Rushen (1980) Forget Me Nots 12"

The “Forget Me Nots” 12″ reissue from Patrice Rushen also features previous hits “Haven’t You Heard” and “Never Gonna Give You Up (Won’t Let You Be)”.

The S.O.S. Band (1980) Take Your Time (Do It Right) 7″

The S.O.S. Band (1980) Take Your Time (Do It Right) 7"

The S.O.S. Band’s “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” was the group’s only Top 40 pop hit. The 7″ release features Part 1 on the a-side and Part 2 on the b-side.

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack “Times Square” 2xLP

Times Square Soundtrack

On Oct 17, 1980, the movie Times Square premiered in theaters.  This post is the soundtrack to the movie.  Never available on CD.

Prince (1980) Head 12″ Promo

Prince (1980) Head 12" Promo

This single sided 12″ promo from Prince’s ‘Dirty Mind’ LP features the songs “Head”, “Sister” and “Patyup” as separate tracks with fade-outs.

Zapp (1980) More Bounce To The Ounce 7″

Zapp (1980) More Bounce To The Ounce 7"

“More Bounce To The Ounce” was the lead single from Zapp’s debut album in 1980. On the R&B charts, the single reached #2 and the album hit #1.

Gap Band (1980) Humpin’ 7″ Promo

Gap Band (1980) Humpin' 7" Promo

The Brief: “16 Tons of coal and whadda ya get?”  This song definitely grooves and the lyrics thrown around throughout the song are quite clever and humorous.   “You get a hump in ya back, sucker”.  This was the second of 3 singles from the ‘Gap Band III’ LP of 1980.  My copy of “Humpin’” is a promo […]

Gap Band (1980) Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) 7″

Gap Band (1980) Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) 7"

“Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)” earned the Gap Band their first of 4 #1’s on the R&B charts. This single topped the chart for 2 weeks.

Cherrelle / The S.O.S. Band – Mixed Masters 12″

Cherrelle / The S.O.S. Band - Mixed Masters 12"

Mixed Masters is a series of 12” re-issues featuring extended/remixed versions of hit songs from previous years. This 12” was released in 1987 and features Cherrelle’s “I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On” and The S.O.S. Band’s “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” which was a #1 hit on Billboard’s R&B and Dance charts.

The Marshall Tucker Band and The Oak Ridge Boys

Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight

This post features 7″ singles from The Marshall Tucker Band and The Oak Ridge Boys. Both Oak Ridge Boys tracks were #1 Country hits.

Ralph Records – Buy Or Die 1980 (Promo 7″)

Ralph Records - Buy Or Die 1980 (Promo 7")

This 7″ sampler record from Ralph Records features tracks from MX-80 Sound, Snakefinger, Tuxedomoon and The Residents. Part of the “Buy or Die” series.

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