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Encyclopedia > Thelma Houston
Thelma Houston
Birth name Thelma Jackson
Born May 7, 1946 (1946-05-07) (age 62)
Origin Leland, Mississippi
Genre(s) Motown, Soul, Pop rock, Urban, Quiet Storm, House, Disco, Club/Dance
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Actress
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1966–present
Label(s) Dunhill Records (1968–1970), Motown Records (1970–1982), MCA Records (1982–1985), Reprise Records (1989–1991), Shout Factory Records/Sony Records/BMG (2006–present)
Website www.thelmahouston.com

Thelma Houston (born May 7, 1946) is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B and Club/Dance singer-songwriter and actress. She scored a #1 hit in 1977 with her cover of the song "Don't Leave Me This Way". Image File history File links Question_book-new. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leland is a city located in Washington County, Mississippi. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Motown Sound is a style of soul music with distinctive characteristics, including the use of tambourine along with drums, bass instrumentation, a distinctive melodic and chord structure, and a call and response singing style originating in gospel music. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pop rock (disambiguation). ... The term urban contemporary was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid 1970s. ... Smokey Robinsons 1975 hit single provided the name for the quiet storm radio programming format and the music category. ... House music is a style of electronic dance music that was developed by dance club DJs in Chicago in the early to mid-1980s. ... This article is about the music genre. ... Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making music. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Dunhill Records was started by Lou Adler, Al Bennett, Pierre Cossette and Bobby Roberts in 1964 as Dunhill Productions, originally for the purpose of releasing Johnny Rivers recordings on Imperial Records. ... Motown Records, also known as Tamla-Motown outside of the United States, is a record label originally based out of Detroit, Michigan (Motor City, hence mo(tor)town), from where it achieved widespread international success. ... MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc. ... Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. ... Sony Records is a record label courtesy of Columbia, Epic and American Recordings. ... BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group) is one of the six divisions of Bertelsmann. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Contemporary R&B is a music genre of American popular music, the current iteration of the genre that began in the 1940s as rhythm and blues music. ... Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Dont Leave Me This Way is a song made popular by Thelma Houston and later The Communards. ...

Contents

Early life

Houston was born Thelma Jackson in Leland, Mississippi, the daughter of a cotton picker mother. She and her three sisters grew up primarily in Long Beach, California. After marrying and having two children, she joined the Art Reynolds Singers gospel group and was subsequently signed as a recording artist with Dunhill Records. Leland is a city located in Washington County, Mississippi. ... For other uses, see Cotton (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles County Government  - Mayor Bob Foster Area  - City  65. ... Dunhill Records was started by Lou Adler, Al Bennett, Pierre Cossette and Bobby Roberts in 1964 as Dunhill Productions, originally for the purpose of releasing Johnny Rivers recordings on Imperial Records. ...


Career

In 1969, Houston released her first album titled, "Sunshower". In 1971, she signed with Motown Records, but her early recordings with them were largely unsuccessful. Her most notable single during that period was You've Been Doing Wrong For So Long which peaked at #64 on the R&B chart in 1974. In April of that same year she joined the cast of The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine, playing various characters during the shows skits. The show was canceled in August and for the next several years her work was limited to demo recordings and performing at small venues. Sunshower is the debut album of Thelma Houston released in 1969. ... Motown Records, also known as Tamla-Motown outside of the United States, is a record label originally based out of Detroit, Michigan (Motor City, hence mo(tor)town), from where it achieved widespread international success. ...


So she took acting classes and received her first role in the 1975 made-for-TV movie Death Scream. The following year she recorded songs for the soundtrack to the movie The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings starring Billy Dee Williams and James Earl Jones. She was then invited to sing backing vocals for Motown labelmate Jermaine Jackson on his 1976 album My Name Is Jermaine. (1976) Filmed in Macon, Georgia, The Bingo Long Traveling Allstars & Motor Kings starred actors Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor and James Earl Jones. ... Billy Dee Williams (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor who for a period in the 1970s rivaled Sidney Poitier as the most popular black actor in American film. ... James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American Academy Award-nominated, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor of film and stage well known for his deep basso voice. ... Jermaine LaJaune Jackson or Muhammad Abdul Aziz[1] (born December 11, 1954), is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer, bass guitarist, former member of The Jackson 5 and older brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Houston recorded her third album Any Way You Like It in 1976. The first single released was her version of the Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes tune "Don't Leave Me This Way". In February of 1977 it hit #1 in the U.S. on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts as well as #1 on the Club Play Singles chart. The song won the 1977 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Later on that year she teamed-up with Jerry Butler to record the album Thelma & Jerry. In November 1977 she co-starred in the film Game Show Models. The following year she recorded the single "Love Masterpiece" for the disco/comedy film Thank God It's Friday. Any Way You Like It is the third album by Thelma Houston, released in 1976 on Motown Records. ... Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philly soul groups of the 1970s. ... Dont Leave Me This Way is a song made popular by Thelma Houston and later The Communards. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Thank God Its Friday is a 1978 film directed by Robert Klane. ...


In 1979, Houston released the single, "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning", which became her second, and final, top-40 hit in the United States, (#19 R&B, #34 Pop), from the Ride to the Rainbow album. She briefly returned to acting that same year, appearing in the independent film The Seventh Dwarf. Ride to the Rainbow is Thelma Houstons eighth studio album. ...


The 1980s

Although Houston recorded other albums throughout the 80s, none of the singles from those albums matched the success of "Don't Leave Me This Way". Most of the releases became either moderate or minor R&B chart hits. She decided to concentrate on her acting career, and during the early-to-mid 80's she guest starred on several popular TV series including Cagney & Lacey, Simon & Simon, Faerie Tale Theatre, and the afterschool special Little Miss Perfect (1987). In 1988 she appeared as a prison singer in the romantic/comedy movie, And God Created Woman. Cagney & Lacey was an American television series that aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from 1982 to 1988, best known as American TVs first serious drama series with two female leads. ... Simon & Simon was the name of a detective series starring Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker. ... Faerie Tale Theatre, fully Shelley Duvalls Faerie Tale Theatre, is a live action childrens television series created by Shelley Duvall that ran from 1982 to 1987 retelling popular fairy tales. ... And God Created Woman (French title: ) is a 1956 movie, directed by Roger Vadim and starring Brigitte Bardot. ...


Houston decided to return to music in 1989, when she recorded a new version of Bill Withers's "Lean on Me" for the film of the same name. She also co-wrote and sang back-up on the song "Be Yourself" for Patti LaBelle's album of the same title. Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Bill Withers (born July 4, 1938 in Slab Fork, West Virginia) is an American singer-songwriter who performed and recorded from the late 1960s until the mid 1980s. ... Lean on Me is a well known hit song written and performed by Bill Withers on the 1972 album Still Bill. ... Lean on Me is a 1989 biographical-drama film written by Michael Schiffer, directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Morgan Freeman. ... Be Yourself may refer to: Be Yourself (Audioslave song), a song by Audioslave from their 2005 album Out of Exile Be Yourself (Michael Rose), a 1996 album by Michael Rose Be Yourself, a song by Hawkwind from their 1970 album Hawkwind Be Yourself, a song by Morcheeba from their 2000... Patti LaBelle (born May 24, 1944) is an American R&B, soul singer and songwriter. ...


The 1990s

In the fall of 1990 she released her first album in over 5 years, entitled Throw You Down. The title song reached #5 on Billboard's Dance chart. A remix of "Don't Leave Me This Way", was released and once again charted on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart at #19. Subsequent singles include "I Need Somebody Tonight" and "All of That". She briefly returned to acting in 1998 with small roles in the films 54 (about the famed nightclub Studio 54) and Oprah Winfrey's Beloved. Throw You Down is Thelma Houstons 14th studio album. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... Template:Infobox Film Fuckyou wikipedia, you are gay 54 is a 1998 film starring Salma Hayek, Ryan Phillippe, and Neve Campbell. ... Studio 54 was a New York City discothèque located at 254 West 54th Street in Manhattan. ... Oprah Winfrey, (born January 29, 1954) is a multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. ... Beloved, originally Toni Morrisons Pulitzer-Prize-winning 1987 novel, was released as a Hollywood film in 1998. ...


Recent times

In 2000, Houston toured successfully throughout Australia in the Broadway musical version of Fame. Upon returning to the U.S. Houston toured with Nile Rodgers & Chic, and with Cher on her Farewell concert tour. Houston regularly performs at Teatro ZinZanni in Seattle and San Francisco. Fame – The Musical (based on the award-winning 1980 movie by Alan Parker) conceived and developed by David De Silva is a musical with a book by Jose Fernandez, music by Steve Margoshes and lyrics by Jacques Levy. ... Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952 in New York City) is a prolific and influential musician, composer, arranger, guitarist and music producer, and co-founding member of the seminal multi-platinum hit R&B band Chic, with influential bassist, the late Bernard Edwards. ... For other uses, see Chic. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... Teatro ZinZanni is a circus dinner theater that began in the neighborhood of Lower Queen Anne in Seattle, Washington. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ...


Her version of "Don't Leave Me This Way" continues to be popular today. In recent years she has been invited to sing this song on dozens of TV shows and specials including NBC's Today Show, ABC's Motown 45 and The Disco Ball...A 30-Year Celebration and PBS specials American Soundtrack: Rhythm, Love and Soul, Soul Superstars, and Old School Superstars. "Don't Leave Me This Way" was mentioned by VH1 as being among the greatest dance songs in 2000, and was named #86 in VH1's countdown of the 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders. She won an episode of the NBC show Hit Me Baby One More Time with her renditions of her own hit and "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys. On September 20, 2004, Houston's rendition of "Don't Leave Me This Way" was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in New York City. The Today Show, officially known as Today, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on NBC. Debuting on January 14, 1952, it was the first of its genre, spawning similar morning news and entertainment television programs across the United States and around the world. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... In the music industry, a one-hit wonder is an artist who is generally known for only one hit single. ... Hit Me Baby One More Time was a 2005 reality show first aired by ITV on British television and later, as a new version, by NBC in the United States; both were presented by Vernon Kay. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1981[2][3][4]) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide as of 2007, and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, eleven Billboard... The Dance Music Hall of Fame was created in 2004 by music industry veteran Daniel Glass to honor the creators and innovators of dance music. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


On August 14, 2007, Houston released her first studio album in 17 years entitled A Woman's Touch. The album features cover versions of songs by male artists such as Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye and Sting that Houston had been inspired by. The first single from the album was "Brand New Day". On August 20, 2007, Houston's 1984 album, "Qualifying Heat", was reissued as an import title in the U.S. with a bonus track. is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... A Womans Touch is the 17th studio album by singer-songwriter, Thelma Houston. ... Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr. ... Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. ... Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), universally known by his stage name Sting, is an Academy Award-nominated sixteen time Grammy-winning English musician from Wallsend in North Tyneside. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... This article is about the year. ...


Discography

Albums

Dunhill release
  • 1969: Sunshower
Motown releases
  • 1973: Thelma Houston (1972)
  • 1976: Any Way You Like It
  • 1977: Thelma & Jerry - Thelma Houston & Jerry Butler
  • 1977: The Devil in Me
  • 1978: Ready to Roll
  • 1978: Two to One - Thelma Houston & Jerry Butler
  • 1979: Ride to the Rainbow
  • 1982: Reachin' All Around
Sheffield Lab release
  • 1975: I've Got the Music in Me - with Pressure Cooker
RCA releases
MCA releases
Reprise release
  • 1990: Throw You Down
Italian only release (Fonit Cetra CDL378)
  • 1994: Thelma Houston (1994)
Shout Factory Records
  • 2007: A Woman's Touch

Dunhill Records was started by Lou Adler, Al Bennett, Pierre Cossette and Bobby Roberts in 1964 as Dunhill Productions, originally for the purpose of releasing Johnny Rivers recordings on Imperial Records. ... Sunshower is the debut album of Thelma Houston released in 1969. ... Motown Records, Inc. ... Thelma Houston (1972) is the second album by Thelma Houston, recorded in 1972 and released in 1973. ... Any Way You Like It is the third album by Thelma Houston, released in 1976 on Motown Records. ... Thelma & Jerry is Thelma Houstons fourth album for Motown Records, released in 1977. ... Jerry Butler Jerry Butler, Jr. ... The Devil in Me is the fifth album by Thelma Houston released in 1978. ... Ready to Roll is the sixth album by Thelma Houston, released in 1978 on Motown Records. ... Two to One is Thelma Houstons eighth studio album released on Motown Records in 1978. ... Ride to the Rainbow is Thelma Houstons eighth studio album. ... Reachin All Around is the 10th album by Thelma Houston released in 1982. ... Ive Got the Music In Me is the third album by Thelma Houston featuring Pressure Cooker. ... RCA Records is one of the flagship labels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. ... Breakwater Cat is the tenth album by Thelma Houston released in 1980 on RCA Records. ... Never Gonna Be Another One is Thelma Houstons 11th studio album released in 1981. ... MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc. ... Thelma Houston 1983 is Thelma Houstons 12th studio album and was her debut album on MCA Records. ... Qualifying Heat is the 13th album by Thelma Houston. ... Throw You Down is Thelma Houstons 14th studio album. ... A Womans Touch is the 17th studio album by singer-songwriter, Thelma Houston. ...

Singles

Year Song U.S. Pop U.S. R&B U.S. Club/Dance U.S. Dance Airplay U.K. Pop
1966 "Baby Mine" - - - - -
1967 "Don't Cry, My Soldier Boy" - - - - -
1969 "Everybody Gets To Go To The Moon" - - - - -
1969 "Sunshower" - - - - -
1969 "Jumpin' Jack Flash" - - - - -
1970 "Save the Country" 74 - - - -
1970 "The Good Earth" - - - - -
1972 "I Want To Go Back There Again" - - - - -
1972 "Me and Bobby McGee" - - - - -
1972 "Piano Man" - - - - -
1972 "What If?" - - - - -
1972 "I'm Just A Part Of Yesterday" - - - - -
1974 "You've Been Doing Wrong For So Long" - 64 - - -
1976 "Don't Leave Me This Way" 1 1 1 - 13
1976 "Any Way You Like It" - - 1 - -
1976 "If It's The Last Thing I Do" 47 - - - -
1977 "I'm Here Again" - 21 18 - -
1977 "I Can't Go On Living Without Your Love" - - - - -
1977 "It's A Lifetime Thing" - 84 - - -
1977 "Don't Pity Me" (with Jerry Butler) - - - - -
1978 "I'm Not Strong Enough (To Love You)" - - - - -
1979 "Love Masterpiece" (from the "Thank God It's Friday Soundtrack) - - - - -
1979 "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning" 34 19 33 - -
1979 "Love Machine" - - - - -
1980 "Suspicious Minds" - - - - -
1981 "If You Feel It" - - 6 - 48
1981 "96 Tears" - 76 22 - -
1983 "Working Girl" - 46 - - -
1983 "Just Like All The Rest" - 80
1984 "You Used To Hold Me So Tight" - 13 7 - 49
1984 "What A Woman Feels Inside"/"Fantasy and Heartbreak" - - - - -
1985 "I'd Rather Spend The Bad Times With You, Than The Good Times With Someone New" - - 4 - -
1985 "(I Guess) It Must Be Love" - 59 - - 80
1985 "Why Do People Fall In Love" (with Dennis Edwards) - - - - -
1985 "Moonlight Serenade" - - - - -
1985 "In The Mood" (from Into The Night) - - - - -
1985 "My Lucille (with B.B. King)/ Keep It Light" - - - - -
1989 "Lean On Me" - 73 - - -
1990 "Hold On" - - - - -
1990 "Out Of My Hands" - 82 - - -
1990 "Throw You Down / What He Was" - - - - -
1991 "High" - 66 - - -
1991 "Throw You Down" - - 6 - -
1996 "Don't Leave Me This Way" (Junior Vasquez '96 Version) - - 19 - 35
1996 "I Need Somebody Tonight" - - - - -
1998 "All of That" - - - - -
1999 "Let It Be" (with Roger Daltrey) - - - - -
2004 "Don't Leave Me This Way" (Soultans Mix) - - - - -
2007 "Brand New Day" - - 20 30 -

An Asterisk,"*", next to Pop chart singles chart peak means the single only charted on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart. “Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks chart lists the most popular songs by airplay and sales. ... Billboards Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... Hot Dance Airplay is a monitored dance music radio chart that is featured weekly in both Billboard Magazine and its sister publication Billboard Radio Monitor. ... British Hit Singles redirects here. ... // January 3 - Hullabaloo shows promotional videos of The Beatles songs Day Tripper and We Can Work It Out. January 8 - Shindig! airs for the last time on ABC, with musical guests the Kinks and the Who January 14 - Young singer David Jones changes his last name to Bowie to avoid... // Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... // January - The Ramones form. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... Dont Leave Me This Way is a song made popular by Thelma Houston and later The Communards. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... Jerry Butler Jerry Butler, Jr. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... Thank God Its Friday is a 1978 film directed by Robert Klane. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... Love Machine was a Billboard Magazine Hot 100 #1 single by The Miracles in the United States in 1976. ... See also: // January 21 - Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood reaches number one in the UK singles chart: it spends a total of forty-two weeks in the Top 40. ... You Used To Hold Me So Tight is a Dance-pop song written and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for singer, Thelma Houston. ... Dennis Edwards (born February 3, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American soul and R&B singer, most noted for being one of Motown act The Temptations lead singers. ... This article is about the 1985 film. ... Riley B. King aka B. B. King (b. ... See also: 1991 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1991 Record labels established in 1991 // 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... Dont Leave Me This Way is a song made popular by Thelma Houston and later The Communards. ... Junior Vasquez is a famous New York club DJ and remixer/producer. ... Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944), is a rock vocalist, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band The Who. ... Dont Leave Me This Way is a song made popular by Thelma Houston and later The Communards. ... See also: 2007 in country music 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop 2007 in metal Albums released in 2007 Musical groups established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... The Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ...


Filmography

And God Created Woman (French title: ) is a 1956 movie, directed by Roger Vadim and starring Brigitte Bardot. ... This article is about the year 54. ... Beloved has several meanings: Beloved is a best-selling historical romance about Zenobia written by Bertrice Small, written in 1983. ...

TV Series (Guest)

Faerie Tale Theatre, fully Shelley Duvalls Faerie Tale Theatre, is a live action childrens television series created by Shelley Duvall that ran from 1982 to 1987 retelling popular fairy tales. ... Cagney & Lacey was an American television series that aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from 1982 to 1988, best known as American TVs first serious drama series with two female leads. ... Simon & Simon was the name of a detective series starring Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker. ... DVD release for Martin Tahses After School Specials from 1979-1980 An after school special is a type of American television program intended to be viewed by adolescents when they returned home from school, usually at about 4:00 . ...

Soundtracks

  • Norman...Is That You? (film) - One Out Of Every Six (song) - 1976
  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (film) - Steal On Home/Razzle Dazzle (songs) - 1976
  • Thank God It's Friday (film) - Love Masterpiece (song) - 1978
  • Getting Physical (film) - Hot Dance/To Be Free (songs) - 1984
  • Into The Night (film) - Keep It Light (song) - 1985
  • Lean On Me (film) - Lean On Me (song) - 1989

(1976) Filmed in Macon, Georgia, The Bingo Long Traveling Allstars & Motor Kings starred actors Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor and James Earl Jones. ... Thank God Its Friday is a 1978 film directed by Robert Klane. ... Lean on Me is a 1989 American drama film based on a true story. ... Lean on Me is a 1989 American drama film based on a true story. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one hits in the United States by year from the Billboard Hot 100. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines weekly pop singles chart(s). ... This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance Club Play chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart. ...

References

External links


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