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Radio 82, side B, track 12: "Sailing" by Christopher Cross

Oh, Christopher Cross, 1980 must have been a weird time to be a pop music fan, huh?  As the DJ said, this was the #1 song in August of that year, so you had this on the airwaves right alongside The Clash and Prince.   101 more words

Music

The WestCoast Breeze 6-22-17 Playlist

Blaise Tosti-American Lovers
Andrew Gold-Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Bobby Caldwell-Wrong Or Right
Keane Brothers-One Thing On My Mind
Venice-Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This
Christopher Cross-Arthur’s Theme (the Best That You Can Do) 33 more words

"Sailing by Christopher Cross"

Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammy Awards. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, “Ride Like the Wind”, “Sailing”, and “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)”, the latter recorded by him for the film Arthur starring Dudley Moore.[1][2] “Sailing” earned three Grammys in 1981, while “Arthur’s Theme” won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, and Peter Allen). 433 more words

American Music Artists

Today In Music History: 05/03/17

The guy that is performing at the Plaza Live tomorrow night, Christopher Cross, is 66 today and one of my favorite singers of all time Frankie Valli is 83. 231 more words

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The Westcoast Breeze 3-9-17 Playlist

Valerie Carter-Trying To Get To You
Earth, Wind & Fire-Turn It Into Something
Howdy Moon-And You Never Know
James Taylor-Money Machine
Christopher Cross-Spinning
Jorge Calderón-Bangkok Panama Pawnshop… 46 more words