Music Charts March 24th 1979
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This week in U.S. the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor leaked. This was one of the worse nuclear problems and certainly the worse in the U.S.A.
Turn The Music Up by The Players Association
See article about The Players Association
Clog Dance by Violinski
Ex ELO member Mik Kaminski from Harrogate in the UK is the man behind this one hit wonder and was written by his fellow band member John Marcangelo.
In The Navy by Village People
This group formed in New York as a gay disco group created by Frenchman Jaques Morali who died in 1991 and was the man behind the group The Ritchie Family in the 1970s.
The group consisted of Felipe Rose the Indian, Alex Briley the soldier and as a sailor in this single. Other members were Mark Musssler the construction worker who died of AIDS in 1987. Dave Forrest was the cowboy and Lea Moulton the one all dressed in leather.
The American Navy wanted the group to promote the Navy but after the song became a big hit the Navy backed off, it was assumed it was a gay lash-back from the Navy who did not get that the group was all gay.
Money In My Pocket by Dennis Brown
Jamaican born Dennis was born in 1951 and died in 1999 of respiratory problems brought on by cocaine use. He was respected by Bob Marley. This was his only 1970s single hit but he also produced over seventy five albums of work.
Dont Stop Me Now by Queen
Article about Queen
Painter Man by Boney M
Article about Boney M
Into The Valley by Skids
Article about Skids
Tradegy by Bee Gees
Article about Robin Gibbs
Can You Feel The Force by Real Thing
Article about Real Thing
Oliver’s Army by Elvis Costello And The Attractions
Article about Elvis Costello