Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – I Will Stand By You – Performed Live In Concert

Quarterflash released their second album, Take Another Picture, in 1983. It reached # 34 in Billboard…. and scored the single “Take Me to Heart”….which reached #14. The group released their final album, Back Into Blue, in 1985…..which peaked at # 150 in Billboard. The group later disbanded after getting dropped from Geffen Records.  In 1990, Quarterflash reunited, hiring session musicians, including…

Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – Give Me The Right Kind Of Love – Performed Live In Concert

The group Quarterflash was formed by merging two popular Oregon bands….Seafood Mama and Pilot….  and while continuing under the name Seafood Mama….the band originally released a picture-sleeved single of “Harden My Heart” on a local private label, Whitefire Records, in the spring of 1980…..which was a big hit on Portland radio stations and got the…

Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – Find Another Fool – Performed Live In Concert

Rindy Ross and her husband Marv Ross were the two key pieces to the rock n roll group known as Quarterflash…..as Rindy was the lead singer and sax player….while hubby Marv was the lead guitar and the main song writer for the group….who wrote Harden My Heart and Find Another Fool.  Quarterflash was the name of their debut album….which…

Music – 1982 – Eddie Money – Shakin

“Shakin’“ is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money….which is from his Platinum-certified album No Control, released in 1982…..as it was co-written by Eddie Money, Elizabeth Myers and Ralph Carter….and released as a single, while reaching # 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart….and # 9 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. The video for the single featured actress/model Patricia Kotero….who is better known as …

Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – Harden My Heart – Performed Live In Concert

“Harden My Heart“ is a song by rock group Quarterflash….which was written by their guitarist Marv Ross…..as it is a million-selling Gold-certified single….and was featured on the band’s  platinum-selling Quarterflash album, released in 1981. The song was originally released as a single in early 1980 by Seafood Mama, Quarterflash’s predecessor band….and it featured more sparse instrumentation but a more dramatic vocal arrangement…

Music – 1979 – Hoyt Axton – Joy To The World – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

“Joy to the World“ is a song written by Hoyt Axton….which was made famous by the band Three Dog Night. The song is also popularly known by its opening lyric, “Jeremiah was a bullfrog“….as Three Dog Night originally released the song on their 4th studio album, Naturally, in November 1970….and subsequently released an edited version of the song as a single in…

Music – 1977 – Roger Hodgson & Supertramp – Give A Little Bit

“Give a Little Bit“ is the opening song on Supertramp’s 1977 album Even in the Quietest Moments….when the song was released as a single that same year and became an international hit for the band…..while peaking at # 15 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart…..as It was a chart hit in the band’s native UK reaching # 29 on the UK…

Music – 1982 – Queen – Under Pressure – With David Bowie

“Under Pressure“ is a song by the British rock band Queen and singer David Bowie…..which was originally released as a single in October 1981…..and was later included on Queen’s 1982 album Hot Space…..as the song reached # 1 on the UK Singles Chart….while becoming Queen’s second # 1 hit in their home country….after their “Bohemian Rhapsody” in 1975….which topped the chart for nine weeks….…