Posted by DjPaulT on March 1st, 2011
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1979
Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles, 21 January 1950) is a Trinidad-born English Grammy Award winning popular music performer who had a string of rhythm and blues international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular British-based R&B singer / songwriter of the early to mid-1980s. After scoring his first four UK top 20 successes, seven years passed before he accumulated a series of transatlantic successes, including three U.S. number ones.
“American Hearts” was the first single released from Ocean’s second album City Limits the song peaked at #54 in the UK in January 1979, but failed to chart in the United States. The song was also recorded by the Australian pop/rock group Air Supply for their 1980 LP “Lost In Love”.
American Hearts 8:14
Written-By – Bugatti & Musker
My Love 4:21
Written-By – B. Ocean*
Vinyl: Near Mint
Cover: Near Mint (company sleeve)
|1979||American Hearts||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||Did Not Chart|
|1979||American Hearts||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||Did Not Char|
1979 GTO Records, Ltd.
NOT FOR SALE
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Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 20
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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