Tag: Hooters

Monday 1/30/23 8pm ET: Feature LP: Hooters – One Way Home (1987)

One Way Home is the third studio album by American rock band the Hooters, released July 1987 by Columbia Records. The album peaked at #27 on the Billboard 200 chart on August 29, 1987.

After over two years of touring throughout the world, the Hooters picked up new instruments and ideas on their travels, creating an album that was a departure from their past work.

“Johnny B” and “Satellite” both charted at #61 on the Billboard Hot 100 when released as singles.

“Karla with a K” came about from simple jamming on the road through Louisiana. The song itself was inspired by an Irish street singer the band met in New Orleans. The song was released in the UK as a single and charted at #81.

Toward the middle of the song “One Way Home,” a guitar riff from the Beatles’ “Taxman” can be heard.

A different version of “Fightin’ on the Same Side” was originally recorded on the band’s 1983 independent label album Amore.

The music for “Washington’s Day” was written by Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman when they were on tour, while producer Rick Chertoff and a longtime friend from Arista Records, Willie Nile, wrote the lyrics.

In late 1987, the Hooters experienced their first major commercial success in Europe. After heavy airplay in the United Kingdom, “Satellite” became a hit single, reaching No. 22, with the band performing on the popular British television show Top of the Pops on December 3, where they would meet one of their musical idols, Paul McCartney.

The picture for the album cover was taken on a farm on Long Island, New York.

“Satellite” 4:19
“Karla with a K” 4:42
“Johnny B” 4:01
“Graveyard Waltz” 6:29
“Fightin’ on the Same Side” 4:09
“One Way Home” 5:56
“Washington’s Day” 5:52
“Hard Rockin Summer” 3:03
“Engine 999” 4:11

Eric Bazilian – lead vocals (tracks 1, 2, 6, 7, 8), guitars, bass (all tracks except 1, 6), mandolin, harmonica, saxophone
Rob Hyman – lead vocals (tracks 3, 4, 5, 8, 9), keyboards, accordion
Andy King – bass (tracks 1, 6), vocals
John Lilley – guitar
David Uosikkinen – drums

Thursday 4/28/22 6pm ET: Feature LP: Hooters – 30 Years More Than 500 Miles (2010)

  1. Satellite (Single Edit) 3:50
  2. Brother, Don’t You Walk Away 4:27
  3. All You Zombies 5:58
  4. Karla With A K (Single Edit) 3:50
  5. Heaven Laughs 4:18
  6. Fightin’ On The Same Side 4:07
  7. Where Do The Children Go (Single Edit) 4:04
  8. Johnny B 3:59
  9. And We Danced (Single Edit) 3:48
  10. Don’t Knock It ‘Til You Try It 4:16
  11. The House Of Wolfgang (B-side 300 Miles)3:50
  12. Beat Up Guitar 4:08
  13. Graveyard Waltz 6:29
  14. 500 Miles 4:24
  15. South Ferry Road 3:43
  16. Day By Day 3:25
  17. Time After Time (Live) 4:39
  18. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Live) 3:55
  19. Silent Night (with Shawn Colvin)

Wednesday 4/14/21 12am ET: Feature LP: Hooters – Nervous Night (1985)

Nervous Night is the second studio album by American rock band the Hooters, released May 6, 1985 by Columbia Records and on CBS Records in Europe. The album features two of the band’s biggest and best-known hits, “And We Danced” and “Day by Day”, as well as the minor hit, “All You Zombies”, which was a rerecorded version of a single that had first been released in 1982.

  1. “And We Danced” 3:48
  2. Day by Day” 3:24
  3. “All You Zombies” 5:58
  4. “Don’t Take My Car Out Tonight” 3:55
  5. “Hanging on a Heartbeat” 4:20
  6. “Where Do the Children Go” 5:29
  7. “South Ferry Road” 3:43
  8. “She Comes in Colors” 4:12
  9. “Blood from a Stone” 4:13
  10. “Nervous Night” 3:58

Eric Bazilian – lead vocals (tracks 1-3, 5-7, 9-10), guitars, bass, mandolin, saxophone
Rob Hyman – lead vocals (tracks 1-4, 6-8), keyboards, melodica
Andy King – bass guitar, vocals
John Lilley – guitar
David Uosikkinen – drums
Patty Smyth – vocals on “Where Do the Children Go”

Wednesday 7/22/2020 2:30pm ET: Feature Artist – The Hooters

The Hooters are an American rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They combine elements of rock, reggae, ska, and folk music to create their sound. The Hooters first gained major commercial success in the United States in the mid-1980s due to heavy radio airplay and MTV rotation of several songs including “All You Zombies”, “Day by Day”, “And We Danced” and “Where Do the Children Go”. They opened the Philadelphia portion of the Live Aid benefit concert in 1985. In Europe, they had success with the singles “All You Zombies” and “Johnny B” but their breakthrough across Europe came with the single “Satellite”.

During the late 1980s and 1990s, The Hooters found significant commercial success internationally, especially in Europe, where they played at The Wall Concert in Berlin in 1990.

The Hooters have staged successful tours in Europe and 2007 saw the release of their first album of new material since 1993, Time Stand Still. Their most recent release was Give the Music Back: Live Double Album, released in 2017.

Tuesday 4pm ET: Sounds of The 80s

This week on the Sounds of The 80s:  Naked Eyes, Ramones, Hooters, Electric Light Orchestra, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Who, Rolling Stones, Juice Newton, Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band, Bauhaus, Lou Gramm and more. . . 

Tuesday 4pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week on Sounds of The 80s we feature music from:  Anita Baker, Hooters, Bangles, Rolling Stones, Genesis, Danny Wilson, Gordon Lightfoot, Huey Lewis and The News, Jacksons, Warren Zevon, Sheena Easton and much more. . .