Posted by DjPaulT on 4th July 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983
Happy 4th of July fellow BTG’ers, and to everyone in the USA! “Holiday Road” is the perfect single to post. Many US citizens are celebrating our nation’s independence, and taking a well deserved holiday. Today many Americans are enjoying fireworks, cookouts, or a day at the beach. Although this is not a patriotic tune by definition, “Holiday Road” is a great song for summertime celebrations.
“Holiday Road” is a 1983 single written and recorded by Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. The song was featured in the 1983 film National Lampoon’s Vacation and was played during the opening titles. The song was also used in the sequels National Lampoon’s European Vacation and Vegas Vacation. The song peaked at #82 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1983.
Lindsey Buckingham has released a live version of the song on his 2008 album Live at the Bass Performance Hall.
In 2011, the song was used as the music on television advertising for Teletext Holidays in the United Kingdom and subsequently made UK #168 from the live download of the song; it became Buckingham’s first UK “hit” of sorts in nearly 30 years.
Holiday Road 2:11
Holiday Road 2:11
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1983||Holiday Road||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#82|
Label: Warner Bros. Records – PRO-A-2055
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM, Promo
Style: Rock & Roll
Credits: Producer – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
Written-By – Lindsey Buckingham
From the Warner Bros. album “National Lampoons Vacation” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1-23909)
Promotional copy not for sale.
Same track appears on both sides.
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
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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