Tuesday, October 18, 2016

At Seventeen (Part 2/2)


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


Pandora's Box - ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK (LP Sugaer Tax, 1991)
UK # 7, SE # 7, AT # 7, DE # 11, BE # 17, FR # 49
The song is a tribute to actress Louise Brooks.
Lyrics: only seventeen when all your dreams came true




Puppy Love - PAUL ANKA (single, 1960)
US # 2, UK # 33, BE # 1
Lyrics: just beacause we're seventeen




Running On Empty - JACKSON BROWNE (LP Running On Empty, 1977)
US # 11
Lyrics: in '65 I was seventeen and running up one on one




Sally - SADE (LP Diamond Life, 1984)
The song refers to the Salvation Army.
Lyricstake a look at Dave, he was once seventeen, Zoot suit & shinny shoes he run around town and threw his mantholated laughter... most of his memories drowned




17 - RICK JAMES (single, 1984 / LP Reflections, 1984)
US # 36
Lyrics




Seventeen - ADRIAN GURVITZ (LP Il Assassino1980)
Lyrics




17 Again - EURYTHMICS (LP Peace, 1999)
CH # 67, DE # 73
Lyrics




(She's) Sexy + 17 - STRAY CATS (LP Rant N' Rave With The Stray Cats, 1983)
US # 5, UK # 29, BE # 10, NL # 22, NZ # 41
Lyrics




Sie War Erst Siebzehn (Und Neu In Der Stadt) - FRANK FARIAN (single, 1977)
DE # 49
Cover version of ''New Kid In Town'' by Eagles (1976)
Lyrics




Sign ''O'' The Times - PRINCE (LP Sign ''O'' The Times, 1987)
US # 3, UK # 10, NL # 7, BE # 8, CH # 11, SE # 14, FR # 15, AT # 20, DE # 35
Lyrics: at home there are seventeen-year-old boys and their idea of fun is being in a gang called ''The Disciples'', high on crack and totin' a machine gun




Summer (The First Time) BOBBY GOLDSBORO (LP Summer, The First Time1973)
UK # 9, US # 21, NL # 19
Lyrics: she was thirty-one and I was seventeen




The River - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP The River, 1980)
NO # 5, SE# 10, BE # 24, NL # 25
Lyrics: me & Mary we met in high school, when she was just seventeen




The Songs That We Sing - CHARLOTTE GAINDBOURG (LP 5:55, 2006)
FR # 30, UK # 129
Lyrics: I read a magazine that said by seventeen your life was at an end




Too Hot - KOOL & THE GANG (LP Ladies' Night, 1979)
US # 5, UK # 23, CA # 18
Lyrics: At seventeen we fell in love, highschool sweethearts, love was so brand new




Touch Of Grey - GRATEFUL DEAD (LP In The Dark, 1987)
US # 9
Lyrics: kid can't read at seventeen, the words he knows are all obscene




Tunnel Of Love - FUN BOY THREE (LP Waiting, 1983)
UK # 10, BE # 22, NL # 38
Lyrics: only seventeen when the wedding bells chime




Why Does It Always Rain On Me? - TRAVIS (LP The Man Who, 1999)
UK # 10, FI # 18, DE # 56, NL # 73, CH # 87, AU # 11, NZ # 20
Lyrics: is it because I lied when I was seventeen




With Everything To Lose - THE STYLE COUNCIL (LP Our Favourite Shop, 1985)
Lyrics: from the playground to the the wasteground, hope ends at seventeen




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