Posts Tagged ‘1979’

ChicRisque

Risqué is the third studio album by American R&B band Chic, released on Atlantic Records in 1979. The album includes three classic Chic hits; “Good Times” (#1 Pop, #1 R&B June 23, 1979, #5 UK), “My Forbidden Lover” (#33 R&B, #43 Pop October 13, 1979, #15 UK) and “My Feet Keep Dancing” (#42 R&B, #101 Pop December 8, 1979, #21 UK). (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risqu%C3%A9_%28album%29

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TheCarsCandy-O

Candy-O is the second studio album by the American rock band The Cars. It was released 06/13/1979 on Elektra Records. Featuring the Top 20 hit “Let’s Go” and the minor hit “It’s All I Can Do”, the album surpassed the commercial success of its predecessor, charting 15 places better on the Billboard Hot 100. The album also featured a notable album cover by pin-up artist Alberto Vargas. Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candy-O

TheKnackGetTheKnack

Get the Knack is the debut album by the Knack, released in June 1979. At the time, the album was one of the most successful debuts in history, selling over one million copies in less than two months and spending five weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. The lead single from the album, “My Sharona”, was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks and number one on Billboard’s Top Pop Singles of 1979 year end chart. The follow-up single, “Good Girls Don’t,” followed “My Sharona” to #1 on the Canadian Singles Chart, and reached #11 in the U.S. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_the_Knack

KissDynasty

Today in 1979, Kiss released “Dynasty”, their seventh studio album which features the single “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynasty_%28Kiss_album%29