Tag: Billy Ocean

Monday 1/23/23 8am ET: Feature Greatest Hits LP: Billy Ocean – Greatest Hits (1989)

Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by British R&B singer and songwriter Billy Ocean, released October 17, 1989. The album features Ocean’s biggest hit singles of the 1980s, along with two new singles, “I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else’s Bed)” and “License to Chill”, the latter of which became Ocean’s twelfth and final US top 40 hit to date, reaching No. 32. Greatest Hits became Ocean’s best-selling release in the UK, remaining his only album to reach Platinum status there. It has also been certified Platinum in the US.

  1. “When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going” 4:08
  2. “License to Chill” 4:52
  3. “Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)” 4:06
  4. “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)” 4:50
  5. “Loverboy” 4:09
  6. “Suddenly” 3:51
  7. “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” 4:43
  8. “Love Zone” 4:13
  9. “Here’s to You” 4:11
  10. “I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else’s Bed)” 5:15
  11. “The Colour of Love” 4:22
  12. “Tear Down These Walls” 3:40
  13. “Mystery Lady”

Wednesday 9/21/22 9pm ET: Feature LP: Billy Ocean – Love Zone (1986)

Love Zone is the sixth album recorded by British R&B singer and songwriter Billy Ocean, released in April 1986 through Jive Records. Three singles were released from the project including Ocean’s second US #1 hit “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)” and the US top ten hit “Love Zone”. It also features the UK #1 and US #2 single “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going”, which had originally been released as a single from the soundtrack to the 1985 film The Jewel of the Nile.

A critical and commercial success, it became his highest charting album in both the UK and the US, where it peaked at number two and number six respectively, and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of over 2 million copies.

  1. “When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going” 5:45
  2. “Love Zone” 5:37
  3. “Without You” 5:03
  4. “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)” 4:55
  5. “Bittersweet” 4:58
  6. “It’s Never Too Late to Try” 4:54
  7. “Showdown” 4:58
  8. “Promise Me” 4:36
  9. “Love Is Forever” 4:15

Tuesday 1/4/2022 8pm ET: RadioMaxMusic Special: The Music of 1981 (by title) A to Z – Part 1

This RadioMax special features our Library of music from 1981 A2Z.

We start a new series starting characters and numbers and get into letter A. We feature music from: Outlaws, Ronnie Milsap, Dr. Hook, Thelma Houston, Cliff Richard, Harry Chapin, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Knack, Billy Joel, Andy Gibb & Victoria Principal, Billy Ocean and more…..

8pm to 12am ET

Monday 5/10/21 2pm ET: Sounds of The 70’s

This week we feature music from Doobie Brothers (Spotlight Artist), Minnie Ripperton, Diana Ross, Olivia Newton-john, Peter Frampton, Barry Manilow, McFadden & Whitehead, Van McCoy, Neil Diamond, Billy Ocean and featuring extended program.

Thursday 9/10/2020 10pm ET: Feature LP 2020: Billy Ocean – One World (2020)

1 We Gotta Find Love 4:46
2 Love You More 4:27
3 Feel the Love 4:40
4 One World 4:10
5 When I Saw You 4:53
6 Mystery 4:57
7 Missing You Everyday 4:57
8 Can’t Stand the Pain 4:54
9 Betcha Don’t Know 4:55
10 All Over the World 4:56
11 Daylight 5:09
12 Nothing Will Stand in Our Way 4:04

Tuesday 4pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week on Sounds of The 80s we feature music from:  Van Halen, Robbie Nevil, Billy Ocean, Models, Toto, Bon Jovi, Ronnie Milsap, U2, INXS, Contours, Jimmy Buffett, Kool & The Gang, Double Image, Donna Summer and more . . . 

Sounds of The 70s with Dan Varroney 7pm ET

1976tTonight we remember the hits from the summer of 1976 where you’ll here the Doobie Brothers, Cliff Richard, Bad Company, Fleetwood Mac, Hall and Oates, John Handy, Abba, James Taylor, Eddie Rabbit, The Steve Gibbons Band, Tubes, Olivia Newton John  and so much more. Join Dan Varroney at 7pm ET.

Artist Countdown: Billy Ocean Top 30 Hits 6pm ET @MrWongo

billyoceanBilly Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; January 21, 1950) is a British recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular British R&B singer-songwriter of the early to mid-1980s. After scoring his first four UK top 20 successes, seven years passed before he accumulated a series of transatlantic successes, including three U.S. number ones. In 1985, Ocean won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his worldwide hit, “Caribbean Queen”, and in 1987 was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male.

In 2002, the University of Westminster, London awarded Ocean an honorary doctorate of music. In 2010, Ocean was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the MOBO Awards. On July 29, 2011, Ocean became a Companion of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, presented to him by Sir Paul McCartney.

He is a member of the Rastafari movement. – Wikipedia

1 When the Going Gets Tough,the Tough Get Going
2 Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car
3 Loverboy
4 There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
5 Love Really Hurts Without You
6 Suddenly
7 Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)
8 Love Zone
9 Red Light Spells Danger
10 L.O.D. (Love on Delivery)
11 License to Chill
12 European Queen (No More Love on the Run)
13 Mystery Lady
14 Love Is Forever
15 Are You Ready
16 The Colour of Love
17 Calypso Crazy
18 Pressure
19 Stop Me (If You’ve Heard  It All Before)
20 Let’s Put Our Emotions in Motion
21 Bittersweet
22 American Hearts
23 Stay the Night
24 Nights (Feel Like Getting Down)
25 Tear Down These Walls
26 I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else’s Bed)
27 Everlasting Love
28 On The Run (Hold On Brother)
29 You’re Running Outta Fools
30 Mr. Business Man