Tuesday, October 18, 2016

At Seventeen (Part 1/2)


This is first part of the playlist for my broadcast on Radio Boo tomorrow Wednesday 19 October 2016.


At Seventeen - JANIS IAN (LP Between The Lines, 1975)
US # 3, NZ # 37
Lyrics




Beatles And The Stones - ΤΗΕ HOUSE OF LOVE (LP House Of Love, 1990)
UK # 36, NL # 50
Lyrics: look at me proud of being seventeen




Cherry Bomb - JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP (LP The Lonesome Jubilee, 1987)
US # 8, NL # 64, NZ # 4
Lyrics: seventeen has turned thirty.five, I'm surprised we're still living




Dancing Queen - ABBA (LP Arrival, 1976)
US # 1, UK # 1, DE # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, SE # 1, NO # 1, IE # 1, CH # 3, FI # 3, AT # 4, EUROPEAN # 1, AU # 37, NZ # 1, CA # 1
Lyrics: you are the dancing queen, young & sweet, only seventeen




Don't Play That Song (You Lied) - ADRIANO CELENTANO (LP Disco Dance, 1977)
AT # 7, CH # 10, BE # 18, DE # 34,
Cover version of ''Don't Play That Song (You Lied)'' by Ben E. King (1962)
Lyrics: you were only 17, I never thought you'd act so mean




Edge Of Seventeen - STEVIE NICKS (LP Bella Donna, 1981)
US # 1, CA # 11
Lyrics




Emma - HOT CHOCOLATE (LP Cicero Park1974)
UK # 3, NL # 2, BE # 2, DE # 19
Lyrics: at seventeen we were wed




Ghetto Child - THE SPINNERS (LP Spinners, 1973)
UK # 7, US # 29
Lyrics: When I was seventeen, I run away from home




Hot Legs - ROD STEWART (LP Foot Loose & Fance Free, 1977)
UK # 5, US # 28, NL # 18, BE # 22, DE # 34, NZ # 31
Lyrics: in your jet black suspender belt, seventeen years old




I Love Rock 'N' Roll - THE ARROWS (single, 1975)
Made famous by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 1982 cover version.
Lyrics: I saw her dancing there by the record machine, I knew she must have been about seventeen




I Saw Her Standing Her - THE BEATLES (LP Please Please Me, 1963)
US # 14, NL # 35
Lyrics: Well she was just seventeen, you know what I mean




It Started With A Kiss - HOT CHOCOLATE (LP Mystery, 1982)
BE # 1, UK # 5, CH # 6, NL # 7, DE # 11, AT # 18, NZ # 2
Lyrics: then, when you were sixteen, I had just turned seventeen, I couldn't hold on to my love, I couldn't hold on to my dream




It Was A Very Good Year - FRANK SINATRA (single, 1965)
US # 28
Cover version of ''It Was A Very Good Year'' by The Kingston Trio (1961)
Lyrics: When I was seventeen, it was a very good year




Jimmy Loves  MaryAnn - JOSIE COTTON (LP From The Hip, 1984)
Cover version of ''Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne'' by Looking Glass (1973)
Lyrics: Just seventeen, everything that you've seen, it's all there in her eyes




Love Changes (Everything) - CLIMIE FISHER (LP Everything, 1987)
UK # 2, US # 23. DE # 7, CH # 8, AT # 15, BE # 29, NL # 30, AU # 23, NZ # 12
Lyrics: I was only 17 when she looked at me that way, seems like yesterday




My Bag - LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (LP Mainstream, 1987)
UK # 47
Lyrics: we gave up sleep at the age of seventeen



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