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Limited edition 3CD collection featuring an additional 67 tracks from the charts of 1979, making it the perfect complement to any Yearbook, '70s pop or NOW music collection. Queen kicks the collection off with their huge hit 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' and are followed by the #1 'Message in a Bottle' from The Police and the classic 'Union City Blue' from Blondie. New wave hits from Pretenders, Roxy Music, Squeeze, The Boomtown Rats, and Ian Dury & The Blockheads are included, alongside Electric Light Orchestra and the live single version of 'Them Heavy People' from Kate Bush. A fabulous run of disco is up next including the synth-driven production of Sparks' 'The Number One Song in Heaven', soulful vocals from Donna Summer, the timeless Chic and Sister Sledge, and Rose Royce's 'Is It Love You're After' - before the first disc closes with one of the years' most unexpected hits from Fiddler's Dram with 'Daytrip To Bangor'. 1979 was incredibly rich for classic hit singles, and CD2 opens with a breath-taking sequence of punk and new wave classics including 'The Sound of the Suburbs' from The Members, 'Babylon's Burning' from The Ruts along with The Jam, The Clash, The Stranglers, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Sex Pistols. Early releases from some of the next decades' most influential artists - Japan, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, and The Tourists featuring Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart - are included, and the disc finishes with soul-inflected dancefloor gold from Shalamar, Edwin Starr, Diana Ross and Cher. The final disc opens with the sublime pop of the #1 'Sunday Girl' from Blondie and 'Painter Man' from Boney M. before showcasing some of 1979's most beautiful ballads, including 'Sail On' from The Commodores, 'After the Love Has Gone' from Earth, Wind & Fire and 'Just The Way You Are' from Barry White - plus that song's writer Billy Joel, with 'Honesty', and the poignant 'The Ballad of Lucy Jordan' from Marianne Faithfull. Radio friendly rock-pop from Toto, Thin Lizzy and Status Quo lead into some of the years' quirkier hits from Driver 67, BA Robertson and Cats U.K. More pure pop from Dollar and Sally Oldfield, before concluding with the #1 'One Day At a Time' from Lena Martell - and a true Christmas classic 'Wonderful Christmastime' from Paul McCartney. 'NOW Yearbook Extra 1979'; 67 further reasons to celebrate this stellar year in pop.
Limited edition 3CD collection featuring an additional 67 tracks from the charts of 1979, making it the perfect complement to any Yearbook, '70s pop or NOW music collection. Queen kicks the collection off with their huge hit 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' and are followed by the #1 'Message in a Bottle' from The Police and the classic 'Union City Blue' from Blondie. New wave hits from Pretenders, Roxy Music, Squeeze, The Boomtown Rats, and Ian Dury & The Blockheads are included, alongside Electric Light Orchestra and the live single version of 'Them Heavy People' from Kate Bush. A fabulous run of disco is up next including the synth-driven production of Sparks' 'The Number One Song in Heaven', soulful vocals from Donna Summer, the timeless Chic and Sister Sledge, and Rose Royce's 'Is It Love You're After' - before the first disc closes with one of the years' most unexpected hits from Fiddler's Dram with 'Daytrip To Bangor'. 1979 was incredibly rich for classic hit singles, and CD2 opens with a breath-taking sequence of punk and new wave classics including 'The Sound of the Suburbs' from The Members, 'Babylon's Burning' from The Ruts along with The Jam, The Clash, The Stranglers, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Sex Pistols. Early releases from some of the next decades' most influential artists - Japan, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, and The Tourists featuring Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart - are included, and the disc finishes with soul-inflected dancefloor gold from Shalamar, Edwin Starr, Diana Ross and Cher. The final disc opens with the sublime pop of the #1 'Sunday Girl' from Blondie and 'Painter Man' from Boney M. before showcasing some of 1979's most beautiful ballads, including 'Sail On' from The Commodores, 'After the Love Has Gone' from Earth, Wind & Fire and 'Just The Way You Are' from Barry White - plus that song's writer Billy Joel, with 'Honesty', and the poignant 'The Ballad of Lucy Jordan' from Marianne Faithfull. Radio friendly rock-pop from Toto, Thin Lizzy and Status Quo lead into some of the years' quirkier hits from Driver 67, BA Robertson and Cats U.K. More pure pop from Dollar and Sally Oldfield, before concluding with the #1 'One Day At a Time' from Lena Martell - and a true Christmas classic 'Wonderful Christmastime' from Paul McCartney. 'NOW Yearbook Extra 1979'; 67 further reasons to celebrate this stellar year in pop.
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Format: CD
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 10/28/2022
UPC: 196587511128

Now Yearbook Extra 1979 / Various (Uk)
Artist: Now Yearbook Extra 1979 / Various
Format: CD
New: Not currently available
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DISC: 1

1. Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
2. The Police - Message in a Bottle
3. Blondie - Union City Blue
4. The Pretenders - Kid
5. Electric Light Orchestra - Last Train to London
6. Roxy Music - Angel Eyes
7. Kate Bush - Them Heavy People
8. Squeeze - Up the Junction
9. The Boomtown Rats - Diamond Smiles
10. Ian Dury and The Blockheads - Reasons to Be Cheerful (Pt. 3)
11. Sparks - The Number One Song in Heaven
12. The Three Degrees - The Runner
13. Donna Summer - Dim All the Lights
14. Sister Sledge - Lost in Music
15. Chic - My Feet Keep Dancing
16. Rose Royce - Is It Love You're After
17. Boney M. - Gotta Go Home
18. Voyage - Let's Fly Away
19. Madness - The Prince
20. Darts - Duke of Earl
21. Mike Oldfield - Blue Peter
22. Fiddler's Dram - Daytrip to Bangor (Didn't We Have a Lovely Time)
23. The Members - The Sound of the Suburbs
24. The Ruts - Babylon's Burning
25. The Jam - Strange Town
26. The Clash - English Civil War
27. The Stranglers - Duchess
28. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Playground Twist
29. Public Image Ltd - Death Disco
30. Skids - Working for the Yankee Dollar
31. The Undertones - Jimmy Jimmy
32. Sex Pistols - C'mon Everybody
33. Dr. Feelgood - Milk and Alcohol
34. The Dickies - Banana Splits
35. Secret Affair - Time for Action
36. Jags - Back of My Hand
37. The Tourists - The Loneliest Man in the World
38. Japan - Life in Tokyo
39. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Electricity
40. Shalamar - Take That to the Bank
41. Dan Hartman - This Is It
42. Edwin Starr - H.A.P.P.Y. Radio
43. The Isley Brothers - It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)
44. Chic - My Forbidden Lover
45. Diana Ross - The Boss
46. Cher - Take Me Home
47. Blondie - Sunday Girl
48. Boney M. - Painter Man
49. The Three Degrees - My Simple Heart
50. The Commodores - Sail On
51. Earth, Wind ; Fire - After the Love Has Gone
52. Barry White - Just the Way You Are
53. Billy Joel - Honesty
54. Marianne Faithfull - The Ballad of Lucy Jordan
55. Gerry Rafferty - Get It Right Next Time
56. Toto - Hold the Line
57. Status Quo - Whatever You Want
58. Thin Lizzy - Waiting for an Alibi
59. Driver 67 - Car 67
60. BA Robertson - Knocked It Off
61. Cats U.K. - Luton Airport
62. Racey - Some Girls
63. Darts - Get It
64. Dollar - Who Were You With in the Moonlight
65. Sally Oldfield - Mirrors
66. Lena Martell - One Day at a Time
67. Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmastime

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Limited edition 3CD collection featuring an additional 67 tracks from the charts of 1979, making it the perfect complement to any Yearbook, '70s pop or NOW music collection. Queen kicks the collection off with their huge hit 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' and are followed by the #1 'Message in a Bottle' from The Police and the classic 'Union City Blue' from Blondie. New wave hits from Pretenders, Roxy Music, Squeeze, The Boomtown Rats, and Ian Dury & The Blockheads are included, alongside Electric Light Orchestra and the live single version of 'Them Heavy People' from Kate Bush. A fabulous run of disco is up next including the synth-driven production of Sparks' 'The Number One Song in Heaven', soulful vocals from Donna Summer, the timeless Chic and Sister Sledge, and Rose Royce's 'Is It Love You're After' - before the first disc closes with one of the years' most unexpected hits from Fiddler's Dram with 'Daytrip To Bangor'. 1979 was incredibly rich for classic hit singles, and CD2 opens with a breath-taking sequence of punk and new wave classics including 'The Sound of the Suburbs' from The Members, 'Babylon's Burning' from The Ruts along with The Jam, The Clash, The Stranglers, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Sex Pistols. Early releases from some of the next decades' most influential artists - Japan, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, and The Tourists featuring Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart - are included, and the disc finishes with soul-inflected dancefloor gold from Shalamar, Edwin Starr, Diana Ross and Cher. The final disc opens with the sublime pop of the #1 'Sunday Girl' from Blondie and 'Painter Man' from Boney M. before showcasing some of 1979's most beautiful ballads, including 'Sail On' from The Commodores, 'After the Love Has Gone' from Earth, Wind & Fire and 'Just The Way You Are' from Barry White - plus that song's writer Billy Joel, with 'Honesty', and the poignant 'The Ballad of Lucy Jordan' from Marianne Faithfull. Radio friendly rock-pop from Toto, Thin Lizzy and Status Quo lead into some of the years' quirkier hits from Driver 67, BA Robertson and Cats U.K. More pure pop from Dollar and Sally Oldfield, before concluding with the #1 'One Day At a Time' from Lena Martell - and a true Christmas classic 'Wonderful Christmastime' from Paul McCartney. 'NOW Yearbook Extra 1979'; 67 further reasons to celebrate this stellar year in pop.
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