Tag: 7″ Singles

Kate Bush – “Babooshka / Ran Tan Waltz”

Kate Bush – “Babooshka / Ran Tan Waltz”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Kate Bush’s “Babooshka” is one of the few Kate Bush songs I like. I love it for how artistic it is. Also got to give credit to Kate Bush for being so creative.  Anyways, so the A-Side is “Babooshka” – it opens with a few simple music... Read More »

Ferry Aid – “Let It Be”

Ferry Aid – “Let It Be”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “THE ZEEBRUGGE FERRY DISASTER MARCH 6, 1987   THIS historic recording took place at PWL Studios, The Borough, London, over three incredible days – March 14, 15 and 16, 1987. All monies received by Ferry Aid will go towards The Sun’s Zeebrugge Disaster fund, Midland Bank, Fleet Street, London.” Personal... Read More »

Paul Hardcastle – “19 / Fly by Night”

Paul Hardcastle – “19 / Fly by Night”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “IN WORLD WAR TWO THE AVERAGE AGE OF THE COMBAT SOLDIER WAS 26. IN VIETNAM HE WAS 19” Personal Review:  So, basically, this song fell into the category of one hit wonders of the 80’s, and basically, the title track “19” is a song with overdubs from a local news... Read More »

Joe Dolce – “Shaddap You Face / Ain’t in No Hurry”

Joe Dolce – “Shaddap You Face / Ain’t in No Hurry”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Time to take a nostalgia trip back to my childhood, I remember when I was really young this song would come on the radio and my mother and I would always sing along together. Good times.  So, the A-Side is “Shaddap You Face” and well, it has... Read More »

Carl Lewis – “Break It Up / Quebra La”

Carl Lewis – “Break It Up / Quebra La”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Basically, a long time ago, long before other certain former Olympic gold medalists were all over the news, Carl Lewis was one of the big shots. At the height of his Olympic career, he decided to do an anthem for himself… this is it.  The A-Side is... Read More »

The Something New – “I’m So Happy / Without Him”

The Something New – “I’m So Happy / Without Him”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “Given on the Lord’s Day October 19, 1970 to Peter Bianchi by The Holy Spirit” Personal Review:  Just a random Gospel 45 from my collection from some family from NYC.  The A-Side is the song “I’m So Happy” and it opens with some really upbeat guitar playing before the vocals... Read More »

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Willy Ruby / Late In My Bed”

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Willy Ruby / Late In My Bed”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, this one is a lesser known Spain issued single from American singer Elizabeth Barraclough, who to me, is one of the greatest female vocalists out there.  The A-Side is the song “Willy Ruby” which is one of my favorites by Elizabeth Barraclough – and immediately we... Read More »

Ben the Singing Dog – “This is My Life”

Ben the Singing Dog – “This is My Life”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Dear Ben-friends.  I would like you to know how my whole life revolves around ‘Ben’ my singing-dog pet. I love him so very much, and he returns this love to me in an unique way. When we were appearing on the Max Bygraves’ programmes, a professional animal trainer for Television... Read More »

Christopher Hart – “Gipsy Man / Super Boy”

Christopher Hart – “Gipsy Man / Super Boy”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, there isn’t really much to say about this record. Christopher Hart was a part of the St. Julians Choir, and somewhere along the lines this 45 came to be.  The A-Side is “Super Boy” and it kind of just goes right into the vocals, which is... Read More »

J.P.N. and the Vitamen – “Do the Jog”

J.P.N. and the Vitamen – “Do the Jog”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Firstly, “J.P.N.” is Jeremy Newson, and those unfamiliar with who that is, he’s the guy who gets married at the beginning of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, you know? Ralph Hapschatt. Anyways, after success with Rocky Horror, Jeremy released three singles, and this is one of them.... Read More »

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