Category:Juice Newton songs
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The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Hey! Baby – Baby is a song written by Margaret Cobb and Bruce Channel, and recorded by Channel in 1961, first released on LeCam Records, a local Fort Worth, Texas label. After it hit, it was released on Smash Records for national distribution and he co-produced the song with Major Bill Smith and released it on Mercury Records Smash label. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks, starting the week ending March 10,1962, the song features a prominent riff from well-known harmonica player Delbert McClinton, and drums played by Ray Torres. According to a CNN article from 2002, while touring the UK in 1962 with The Beatles, McClinton met John Lennon, Lennon put the lessons to use right away on Love Me Do and later Please Please Me. Lennon included the song in his jukebox, and it is featured on the related compilation album. Other musicians on the record included Bob Jones and Billy Sanders on Guitar, the song was used in the 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing in the scene where Johnny and Baby dance on top of a trees log. Canadian country pop singer Anne Murray covered the song in 1982, reaching number 7 on the US Country Singles chart, Murray also reached number-one on the RPM country and adult contemporary charts in Canada. Austrian artist DJ Ötzi recorded a version titled Hey Baby. It was released in July 2000 as the single from his debut solo album, Love. In 2002, it was re-released when it became the theme song for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. It reached number-one in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, darts player Tony OShea uses the song as his walk-on song. The official music video features large groups of people singing along to the song in a taxi at different times, CD Maxi-single Hey Baby -3,36 Hey Baby -4,15 Uh. -3,38 Alabama covered the song on their 1997 album Dancin on the Boulevard w/guest vocals by Bruce Channel Arthur Alexander covered the song on his 1962 album You Better Move On, Johnny Hallyday covered the song arranged in French on his 196210 record Madison Twist. Jerry Lee Lewis recorded the song in 1967 for his album Soul My Way, NRBQ covered the song on their 1969 self-titled debut album for Columbia Records. Paul and Paula covered the song on their 1964 album Paul, Don Partridge covered the song on his 1973 album Don Partridge and Friends. Ringo Starr released the song as a single, backed with Lady Gaye, from his Ringos Rotogravure album, on 22 November 1976 in the US and he had also sampled it in his previous chart hit, A Dose of Rock n Roll. Juice Newton covered the song on her 1978 album Well Kept Secret, bobby G. Rice released a cover version in 1970, which reached number 35 on the country music charts. Conway Twitty covered the song on his 1970 album Fifteen Years Ago, cooldown Café, a Dutch band, covered it in 2000, it was top-5 hit in the Netherlands
2. Juice Newton – Judy Kay Juice Newton is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, and musician. Newton has several Gold and Platinum records to her credit, including Juice, Quiet Lies, Newton was born on February 18,1952, in Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States, and graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her mother encouraged her interest in music, giving her a guitar during her school years. After graduating from school, Newton attended Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, CA. She then formed a band with guitarist and songwriter Otha Young. In the early 1970s, Newton, Otha Young and Tom Kealey formed a band that would eventually be called Juice Newton & Silver Spur that was signed to RCA Records. The group released two albums for RCA in 1975 and 1976, and scored only one charting single with Love Is a Word. The band was dropped by RCA then joined Capitol Records in 1977, in late 1977, Newton went solo and continued to record for Capitol, although Silver Spur would remain the name of her backup band until 1982. That year, Newton provided backing vocals for Bob Welchs platinum solo debut album on three tracks, including his hit Ebony Eyes, later in 1977, Its a Heartache became Newtons first solo record and a major hit in Mexico, where it was eventually certified Gold. In 1978, Newton released the song in the United States, also in 1978, The Carpenters version of the Newton/Young-penned song Sweet, Sweet Smile reached the Top 10 on both the Country and Adult Contemporary charts, and #44 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Newtons solo debut album, Well Kept Secret, was released later in 1978 and stands as Newtons most rock-oriented record, neither the record nor its sole single Hey Baby charted, though Capitol Records proceeded to renew Newtons contract. Capitols investment in Newton began to pay off in 1979, when Newton had her first Top-40 Country hit with Lets Keep It That Way. Later that year, the album Take Heart featured five modestly charting singles, Until Tonight, Any Way That You Want Me, You Fill My Life, Lay Back In The Arms of Someone, and Sunshine. The latter became Newtons second top-40 single on the charts in 1980, with You Fill My Life reaching No.41. Both of Newtons initial solo efforts performed with modest success but failed to have lasting impacts on the album charts, in 1981, Newtons third solo album, simply titled Juice, was released. A fourth single, Ride Em Cowboy, was lifted from Juice in 1984 to support Newtons first Greatest Hits album, Newtons video for Angel of the Morning was the first country-music video to air on MTV and the 40th video to air on the channel. Newton was the female solo artist to be featured on MTV its first air date, after videos by Pat Benatar. Juice sold more than a million copies in the United States, Angel of the Morning and The Sweetest Thing each reached No.1 on the Adult Contemporary chart, where Newton would chart regularly for the next several years
3. Angel of the Morning – The songs narrator describes the breakup of a presumably illicit love affair, If mornings echo says weve sinned, well, it was what I wanted now. Other early recordings of the song were made in 1967 by Danny Michaels for Lee Hazlewoods LHI label, Angel of the Morning finally became a hit in 1968 via a recording by Merrilee Rush made that January at American Sound Studios in Memphis with Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill producing. Rush had come to Memphis through the group she fronted, the Turnabouts, being the act for a Paul Revere. The Angel of the Morning single was released in February 1968 to reach the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 that June peaking at No.7. A No.1 hit in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Angel of the Morning earned Rush a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary-Pop Vocal Performance, Female. Rush would cut a new version of the song for her 1977 eponymous album release, in the United Kingdom where the Merrilee Rush version had failed to reach the Top 50 stalling at No. 55, Angel of the Morning reached No.29 in August 1968 via a rendition by P. P, arnold who had sung background on the 1967 Billie Davis version, Arnolds version was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. In 1977 Mary Mason also had a UK Top 30 hit with her version, British act Guys n Dolls had a hit in the Netherlands in 1977 with Angel of the Morning, their version reaching No.11 on the Dutch chart. Previously Angel of the Morning had appeared on the Billboard C&W chart via a rendition by Connie Eaton. Newtons version reached No.4 on the Billboard Hot 100, No.22 on the Billboard country music chart, the recording also earned Newton a Grammy nomination in the same category as Rushs 1968 hit. More than 1 million units of Newtons single of the song were sold in the United States, notably, Newtons video for Angel of the Morning was the first country-music music video aired on MTV, it first aired in 1981. In the UK, this recording reached No.43 on the UK Singles Chart, Newton recorded the song again in 1998 for her The Trouble with Angels album. The song Angel, by reggae artist Shaggy, heavily samples Angel of the Morning, using the melody with different words for the sung refrain and it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending March 31,2001. Swedish singer Jill Johnson released Angel of the Morning, with lyrics in English and this version peaked at No.30 at the Swedish singles chart. In 1972, Taylor released a version on Buddah 325 and it reached #101 in the Record World survey. In 1996, Taylor released a version on the album Hit Man, in 1999, a version by Taylor appeared on the KGSR fundraiser CD Broadcasts Vol.7. In 2004, Taylor released a version of the song with his singer/songwriter partner Carrie Rodriguez on the album of the same name. In 1968, the American singer Joya Landis recorded a late rocksteady/early reggae version of song in Jamaica for producer Arthur Duke Reid
4. I'm Gonna Be Strong – Im Gonna Be Strong is a song written by the famed songwriting duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. It was first recorded by Frankie Laine in 1963 and released as a single on Columbia Records, however, the song did not become a major hit until 1964, when Gene Pitney released his version as a single. It was also a single released by the 1980 band Blue Angel and this release was prior to Laupers solo career, however, Lauper re-recorded the track and released it as a single in 1994. The song was featured on 1982s Quiet Lies album by Grammy winner Juice Newton. Though Newton never released the song as a single, her remake was later added as a track to her first Greatest Hits collection. This version became a top ten hit on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart, the song is Pitneys biggest UK solo hit, with only his duet version of Somethings Gotten Hold of My Heart with Marc Almond peaking higher. It was also the most successful single released by the 1980 band Blue Angel from their album also called Blue Angel, the vocals were provided by Cyndi Lauper. Like the album, the country the single charted in was the Netherlands. The artwork and track listing for the single varied depending on the country of origin, an Italian promotional 7 vinyl single with the same catalogue number and track listing as the German version was released with alternate artwork. The original 1980 Dutch release was re-released with identical packaging in 1984 after Laupers solo success. and Then Some, the song shows off Laupers singing ability, containing a challenging arrangement and notes. It peaked in the top 40 on the UK chart and this single was not commercially released in the US where it was only released as a promo. Jackie DeShannon covered the song on her 1965 album This is Jackie DeShannon, del Shannon covered this song on his 1965 album One Thousand Six Hundred Sixty One Seconds and Juice Newton included the song on her albums Quiet Lies and Greatest Hits. Dutch singer Glennis Grace covered the song in 1994, peaking at 13 on the Dutch Top 40, buddy Miller covered the song on his 1999 album Cruel Moon, with Joy Lynn White on backing vocals. Tim Rose released the song as single with the B-side I Got a Loneliness, official Cyndi Lauper website Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
5. It's a Heartache – Its a Heartache is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her second studio album, Natural Force. The song was recorded in the year by Juice Newton as a standalone single. It was written by Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe, Tylers at-the-time managers, Tylers version received positive reviews from music critics. The song reached three in the United States and number four in the United Kingdom. With physical sales in excess of 6 million copies, Tylers version is one of the singles of all time. Tyler has re-recorded the song several times, most notably as a duet with French singer Kareen Antonn in 2004. Juice Newtons version of Its A Heartache was released on select editions of her Come to Me album. When released as a single in Mexico in 1977, the song garnered a gold record, Newtons version was released in the United States the following year and peaked at number 86. The release of Its a Heartache had music critics comparing Tylers voice to Rod Stewarts who would cover the song. Tylers most notable re-recording of the song appeared on her album Simply Believe and it was recorded as a French/English bilingual track with Kareen Antonn and released as a single on 7 June 2004. The song was a hit in Belgium, France and Switzerland, digital download and CD single Si Tout SArrête —3,25 Rock Theme —3,49 The second track is an instrumental rock track. Since 1977, this song has been covered numerous times and it appeared on the 1978 live album by David Johansen of the New York Dolls, The David Johansen Group Live. Country rock group Dave & Sugar released a cover in 1981, trick Pony covered it on the album R. I. D. E. and released its version in 2005, peaking at #22 on the same chart. A version of the song appears on Arab Straps Ten Years of Tears, gene Pitney recorded a version on his 2003 album, Blue Angel - The Bronze Sessions. Rod Stewart has been covering the song live since recording it on his 2006 album Still the Same… Great Rock Classics of Our Time, in 2009, Jill Johnson recorded the song on the cover album Music Row II. There is also a German version called Lass mein Knie, Joe, a Spanish version was recorded by the Chilean group Frecuencia Mod in 1978, with the title ¡Oh. In Italy, Patty Pravo recorded a version called Notti bianche in 1978, thorleifs recorded the song on the 1978 album Kurragömma, in Swedish as Om du går nu. A French version was recorded by Eva, under the title Et je men vais, the Argentinian band Fun People recorded a punk version for the single Middle Of The Rounds, in 1999