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The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Collectables is a reissue record label founded in 1980 by Jerry Greene.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Gary Barnacle (born 28 November 1959, Dover, England) is an English saxophonist, flautist, brass instrument arranger, composer and producer, primarily noted for session work, live work incl.
Level 42 are an English band formed in Isle of Wight in 1980.
This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazine's weekly pop singles chart(s).
This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Australia's singles chart from 1956 to the present.
In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, usually three, played one after another, sometimes overlapping.
The following is a list of artists and bands associated with the new wave music genre during the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s.
A one-hit wonder is a musical artist who is successful with one hit song, but without a comparable subsequent hit.
Synth-pop (also known as electropop or technopop) is a pop music genre that uses the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lydia Canaan (ليديا كنعان.) is a Lebanese singer-songwriter and humanitarian activist widely regarded as the first “rock star” of the Middle East.
Mark King (born 20 October 1958) is an English musician.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
New York–London–Paris–Munich (styled New York · London · Paris · Munich) is M's first album, released in 1979, the title being taken from a line in the chorus of the March 1979 hit single "Pop Muzik," an extended version of which is featured on the album.
Philip Gabriel "Phil" Gould (born 28 February 1957) is a British drummer, songwriter and singer from the Isle of Wight in southern England.
"Pop Muzik" is a 1979 song by M, a project by English musician Robin Scott, from the debut album New York • London • Paris • Munich.
The PopMart Tour was a worldwide concert tour by rock band U2.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.
Robin Edmond Scott (born 1 April 1947)Whitburn, Joel (2008) Joel Whitburn's Billboard Top Pop Singles 1955–2006, Record Research,, p. 522 is an English singer and founder of a music project he called M. His career encompasses four decades.
Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
Stiff Records is a British independent record label formed in London, England, by Dave Robinson and Jake Riviera (real name Andrew Jakeman).
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
The Official Secrets Act is M's second album, released in 1980 on Sire Records.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Waliou Jacques Daniel Isheola "Wally" Badarou (born 22 March 1955) is a French-born musician from Benin, West-Africa.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.