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Song of the day: The Hollies- The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee

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In 1973, the Hollies recorded The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee for their album Hollies. The producer of the song was Alan Parsons, who is known from the Alan Parsons Project. In the song, a real Wild West scene is created, with a duel between Curly Billy and Crazy Sam McGee. In the UK it was number 24, in the Netherlands it even was number 1! Enjoy

The Hollies- The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee

Song of the day: The Alan Parsons Project- Don’t Answer Me

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The eighties are a fantastic era for music, though there is some suggestion otherwise. This song, which is great, comes from the year 1984 and would be the last big hit for the Alan Parsons Project. The group put aside the rock ideas and went back to the sixties, when a man called Phil Spector was one of the first producers. They took his Wall of Sound and created a song in this style. The song hit number 15 in the US and only number 58 in the UK. However, it’s remembered as one of their biggest hits. Enjoy

The Alan Parsons Project- Don’t Answer Me