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‘Born To be Alive’ by Patrick Hernandez – Classic Hit or Miss

The album's title track, written by Hernandez, was a significant worldwide pop hit and also hit number one on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart. Written first as a hard-rock song, "Born to Be Alive" was also covered by Spanish pop-punk group Los Nikis, with lyrics consisting just of repetitions of Me voy a Benidorm.

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‘New Attitude’ by Patti LaBelle – Classic Hit or Miss

"New Attitude" is a song performed by Patti LaBelle and written by Sharon Teresa Robinson, Jon Gilutin, and Bunny Hull. It was released in January 1985 and helped launch LaBelle's solo career as a pop music singer after the singer had spent seven years without a cross over pop hit following the break-up of LaBelle.

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‘Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In’ by the 5th Dimension – Classic Hit or Miss

"Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (commonly called "The Age of Aquarius" or "Let the Sunshine In") is a medley of two songs written for the 1967 musical Hair by James Rado & Gerome Ragni (lyrics), and Galt MacDermot (music), released as a single by The 5th Dimension. The song peaked at number one for six weeks on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart in the spring of 1969. The single became the first medley to top the American pop charts and was eventually certified platinum in the U.S. by the RIAA.

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‘Ruthless People’ by Mick Jagger – Classic Hit or Miss

The film's theme song was co-written by Mick Jagger, Daryl Hall and Eurythmics co-member Dave Stewart and performed by Jagger. Assuming the song would be a , "Weird Al" Yankovic requested (and received) permission from Jagger to record a parody version, "Toothless People", for his upcoming Polka Party! album. When Jagger's song failed to crack the Top 40, Yankovic considered not recording his version. Because Jagger had "authorized" the parody, however, he decided failing to produce it would be an insult to the artist and recorded it. Another song that was featured in the soundtrack which became moderately successful was Modern Woman by Billy Joel.

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‘What Have you Done to Me’ by Boz Skaggs – Classic Hit or Miss

Look What You've Done to Me is a 1980 song recorded by Boz Scaggs, and composed by Scaggs and David Foster for the movie Urban Cowboy. It reached #14 on the U.S. pop charts in November.The song, reflecting on a broken romance (as depicted in Urban Cowboy), features the Eagles on background vocals and instrumentation. Two versions of the song were released. The most widely available version of the song (as released on Scaggs greatest hits compilations) places more emphasis on the Eagles' background vocals, plus additional background vocal stylings by Scaggs towards the end of the song. The version as heard in the Urban Cowboy movie (as well as its soundtrack) replaces the Eagles' vocals with a female chorus.

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‘The Goonies R Good Enough’ by Cyndi Lauper – Classic Hit or Miss

"The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" is a song by American singer Cyndi Lauper. It was released as a single for The Goonies, a 1985 film which was released around the same time as the single. It was her fifth Top 10 single on the Hot 100. Before its inclusion on The Essential Cyndi Lauper in 2003, the song never appeared on any of Lauper's albums or the 1994 compilation Twelve Deadly Cyns...and Then Some. Lauper admitted in an interview with Matthew Rettenmund that she hated the song, which was why she had chosen not to include it on her first compilation.

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‘I Missed Again’ by Phil Collins – Classic Hit or Miss

The song, like many from the Face Value album, is about Collins' anger and frustration about his first wife leaving him. The original demo was entitled, "I Miss You, Babe" and the lyrics were made much sadder. He re-wrote the lyric, gave the song a different tempo, and re-titled it "I Missed Again" in an effort to make it funny as opposed to sad, as Collins stated on Classic Albums "Making of Face Value". The demo is available on the single "If Leaving Me Is Easy".

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‘Big Love’ by Fleetwood Mac – Classic Hit or Miss

"Big Love" is a song by Fleetwood Mac, that appeared on their 1987 album Tango in the Night. The song was the first single to be released from the album, reaching #5 on the U.S. charts, and number nine in the UK. The single was also a hit on the American dance charts, where the song peaked at #7.

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‘Harlem Shuffle’ by the Rolling Stones – Classic Hit or Miss

The Rolling Stones' cover version, with Bobby Womack on backing vocals, appeared on their 1986 album Dirty Work, and went to #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and #13 in the UK. Keith Richards had been looking for songs to possibly include on the album and had been working up songs with Ronnie Wood and Womack while waiting for Jagger to return to the studio in Paris after doing promo work on his solo album

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‘Kid Charlemagne’ by Steely Dan – Classic Hit or Miss

"Kid Charlemagne" which was released as a single from their 1976 album The Royal Scam and reached number 82 in the Billboard charts It is a fusion of a funk rhythm and jazz harmonies with rock and roll instrumentals and lyrical style

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‘Cherish’ by Kool and the Gang – Classic Hit or Miss

"Cherish" is the title of a 1985 single by American R&B band Kool & the Gang. The song was the third single released from the band's multi-platinum album, Emergency, which came out earlier in the year. The song is a romantic ballad that proved to be extremely popular when it was released and has since been a wedding song staple of sorts. "Cherish" peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 1985, remaining in the runner-up position for three weeks, behind "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits.

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‘Eyes Without a Face’ by Bill Idol – Classic Hit or Miss

Released on May 29, 1984, this was the second single from the Rebel Yell album. It was very successful and reached a high of #4 on the Billboard Charts, becoming Idol's first Top 10 hit in the U.S.  In the liner notes for the Expanded Edition of Rebel Yell, Billy Idol notes that this song was one of the first three written for the album (the other two being the title track and "(Do Not) Stand In The Shadows.") The original track was recorded in Studio A at Electric Lady Studios in New York, with a Linn drum machine and the bass parts played by Steve Webster.

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