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Various Artists
Where Were You?
16 CD Set  -  (1975-1990)
EMI Music Australia
Released October 2002

Rating 100%  -   Over 280 Chart Busting Classics on 16 Discs.

Can you remember what you were doing in 1977, or in 1985?  The time when you left school, and ventured in to the big world for the first time.  What about that first TV show you watched every week, for the next intriguing episode.  Do you remember the year when your favourite movie won an Oscar?

It's the next best thing to a time machine.  A complete musical journey from the mid-seventies, through the eighties, right up to 1990.  "Where Were You?" is a complete, comprehensive year by year CD collection that spans the years 1975 to 1990.

Each individual disc contains 18 chart-topping tracks from a feature year.  Sleeve notes include facts and trivia on that years news events, most popular TV shows and Movies, and some notes on the artists.

Ever fancied going through that box of old records, you threw out all those years ago, when you cleaned the house or moved?  Well, that's just what it feels like, playing all these discs, that contain an incredible array of hits, from Skyhooks, Silver Convention, Tina Turner, The Little River Band, Splitenz, Australian Crawl, Sheena Easton, David Bowie, Pseudo Echo, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Ocean, The Proclaimers and so much more.

The CD's are available as a complete set of sixteen consecutive years, or as separate years for individual purchase.  Over 280 Chart-Busting hits in this spectacular multi disc series.  This is a must for that back-tracks fan.

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We have just recorded and uploaded our latest show, program ten, which plays some of the best tracks from each of the CD's in the series.  The show lasts over two and a half hours and is in two parts.  Just click on the link!

Program 10  -  Where Were You  -  (1979-1985) (part one)
Program 10  -  Where Were You  -  (1986-1990) (part two)

Please note that some years may be missing due to unavailability at time of publishing.


  1. The Newcastle Song - Bob Hudson
  2. Get Down Tonight - Kc and the Sunshine Band
  3. The Tears I Cried - the Glitter Band
  4. Fly Robin Fly - Silver Convention
  5. I Can Help - Billy Swan
  6. Nutbush City Limits - Ike & Tina Turner
  7. Yesterdays Hero - John Paul Young
  8. The Wild One - Suzi Quatro
  9. Girls On the Avenue - Richard Clapton


  1. Make Me Smile (come Up and See Me) - Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
  2. This Will Be (an Everlasting Love) - Natalie Cole
  3. January - Pilot
  4. When Will I See You Again - the Three Degrees
  5. Jump in My Car - Ted Mulry Gang
  6. I'm Down - the Hollies
  7. Paloma Blanca - George Baker Selection
  8. If You Love Me (let Me Know) - Olivia Newton-John
  9. All My Friends Are Getting Married - Skyhooks


  1. Jeans On - David Dundas
  2. Moonlight Feels Right - Starbuck
  3. Lady Bump - Penny Mclean
  4. Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
  5. Howzat - Sherbet
  6. You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
  7. Julie Anne - Kenny
  8. Mississippi - Pussycat
  9. Only Sixteen - Dr. Hook


  1. Devil Woman - Cliff Richard
  2. (shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty - K.C. and the Sunshine Band
  3. S-S-S Single Bed - Fox
  4. Movie Star - Harpo
  5. Love Is the Drug - Roxy Music
  6. I Hate the Music - John Paul Young
  7. Get Up and Boogie - Silver Convention
  8. Glass of Champagne - Sailor
  9. A Fifth of Beethoven - Walter Murphy


  1. Daddy Cool - Boney M
  2. I'm Your Boogie Man - K.C. and the Sunshine Band
  3. April Sun in Cuba - Dragon
  4. Living Next Door to Alice - Smokie
  5. Silver Lady - David Soul
  6. Hot Line - The Sylvers
  7. You Gotta Get Up and Dance - Supercharge
  8. Dance Little Lady, Dance - Tina Charles
  9. Ain't Gonna Bump No More (with No Big Fat Woman) - Joe Tex


  1. She Did it - Eric Carmen
  2. Black Betty - Ram Jam
  3. In the Flesh - Blondie
  4. Help Is On Its Way - Little River Band
  5. Walk Right in - Dr. .Hook
  6. Hey St. Peter - Flash and the Pan
  7. So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate
  8. You - Marcia Hines
  9. Say Youll Stay Until Tomorrow - Tom Jones


  1. Rivers of Babylon - Boney M
  2. Black Is Black - Belle Epoque
  3. 2-4-6-8 Motorway - Tom Robinson Band
  4. I Cant Stand the Rain - Eruption
  5. Emotion - Samantha Sang
  6. Yes Sir I Can Boogie - Baccara
  7. Boogie Shoes - Kc & the Sunshine Band
  8. Substitute - Clout
  9. Everyones A Winner - Hot Chocolate


  1. You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth - Meat Loaf
  2. Jack and Jill - Raydio
  3. Are You Old Enough - Dragon
  4. Needles and Pins - Smokie
  5. Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
  6. Hot Child in the City - Nick Gilder
  7. Isn't it Time - the Baby's
  8. Dancing in the City - Marshall Hain
  9. Ebony Eyes - Bob Welch


  1. Do That to Me One More Time - Captain & Tenille
  2. Turning Japanese - the Vapors
  3. Fame - Irene Cara
  4. Total Control - the Motels
  5. Babooshka - Kate Bush
  6. I Got You - Split Enz
  7. Echo Beach - Martha & the Muffins
  8. All Out of Love - Air Supply
  9. Downhearted - Australian Crawl


  1. Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  2. Upside Down - Diana Ross
  3. Ashes to Ashes - David Bowie
  4. Call Me - Blondie
  5. Blame it On the Boogie - the Jacksons
  6. She's in Love With You - Suzi Quatro
  7. Dreamin' - Cliff Richard
  8. Hes So Shy - the Pointer Sisters People - Mi-Sex
  9. People - Mi-Sex


  1. Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  2. Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
  3. Kids in America - Kim Wilde
  4. This Ole House - Shakin' Stevens
  5. Makin' Your Mind Up - Bucks Fizz
  6. The Night Owls - Little River Band
  7. Who Can it Be Now? - Men at Work
  8. Slow Hand - the Pointer Sisters
  9. The Stroke - Billy Squier


  1. Wired for Sound - Cliff Richard
  2. Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Diana Ross
  3. Planet Earth - Duran Duran
  4. Morning Train (9 to 5) - Sheena Easton
  5. The Medley - The Beachboys
  6. Rapture - Blondie
  7. Jealous Guy - Roxy Music
  8. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
  9. Runaway Boys - the Stray Cats


  1. Hot in the city - Billy Idol
  2. hungry like the wolf - Duran Duran 
  3. Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick
  4. Rosanna - Toto
  5. Maneater - Hall and Oates 
  6. Mickey - Toni Basil
  7. Down under - Men at work
  8. You should hear how she talks about you - Melissa Manchester 
  9. Oh, Julie - Shaken Stevens


  1. Goody two shoes (album mix) - Adam Ant 
  2. Centrefold - The J Geils Band 
  3. If you want my love - Cheap Trick 
  4. View from a bridge - Kim Wilde
  5. Working for the week-end - Loverboy
  6. The Model - Kraftwerk
  7. Do you really want to hurt me? - Culture Club
  8. The lion sleeps tonight - Tight Fit
  9. The clapping Song - The Belle Stars


  1. Lets Dance - David Bowie
  2. Africa - Toto
  3. Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
  4. She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
  5. (sweet Dreams) Are Made of This - The Eurythmics
  6. White Wedding - Billy Idol
  7. Church of the Poison Mind - Culture Club
  8. Is There Something I Should Know - Duran Duran
  9. Give it Up - Kc & the Sunshine Band


  1. The Other Guy - Little River Band
  2. Shoop Shoop Diddy Wop - Monte Video and the Cassettes
  3. Safety Dance - Men Without Hats
  4. Listening - Pseudo Echo
  5. Puttin' On the Ritz - Taco
  6. Always Something There to Remind Me - Naked Eyes
  7. Aint No Pleasing You - Chas and Dave
  8. Words - F.R. David
  9. Too Shy - Kajagoogoo


  1. Radio Ga Ga - Queen
  2. Wild Boys - Duran Duran
  3. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham
  4. Footloose - Kenny Loggins
  5. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
  6. 99 Luftballons - Nena
  7. Caribbean Queen (no More Love On the Run) (radio edit) - Billy Ocean
  8. Love Is A Battlefield - Pat Benatar
  9. Rebel Yell - Billy Idol


  1. Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  2. Heaven (must Be There) - Eurogliders
  3. Too Late for Goodbyes - Julian Lennon
  4. Sunglasses at Night (radio edit) - Corey Hart
  5. A Beat for You - Pseudo Echo
  6. Automatic - the Pointer Sisters
  7. The Politics of Dancing - Re-Flex
  8. Hold Me Now - Thompson Twins
  9. Everywhere I Go - Qed


  1. Road to Nowhere - Talking Heads
  2. A Good Heart - Feargal Sharkey
  3. Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & the Waves
  4. The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & the News
  5. You Spin Me Round (like A Record) - Dead Or Alive
  6. We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner
  7. Out of Mind, Out of Sight - Models
  8. Would I Lie to You? - The Eurythmics
  9. Freeway to Love - Aretha Franklin


  1. We Close Our Eyes - Go West
  2. Strut - Sheena Easton
  3. Pleasure and Pain - Divinyls
  4. Some Like it Hot - the Power Station
  5. Don't Go - Pseudo Echo
  6. We Built This City - Starship
  7. Solid - Ashford and Simpson
  8. Dont You (forget About Me) - Simple Minds
  9. Never Ending Story - Limahl


  1. Thorn in My Side - Eurythmics
  2. And She Was - Talking Heads
  3. To Be A Lover - Billy Idol
  4. Funky Town - Pseudo Echo
  5. Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
  6. When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going - Billy Ocean
  7. Touch Me (i Want Your Body) - Samantha Fox
  8. Tarzan Boy - Baltimora
  9. Chain Reaction - Diana Ross


  1. Lets Go All the Way - Sly Fox
  2. Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik
  3. Spirit in the Sky - Dr. & the Medics
  4. French Kissin' in the Usa - Deborah Harry
  5. You Little Thief - Feargal Sharkey
  6. Notorious - Duran Duran
  7. Don't Forget Me (when Im Gone) - Glass Tiger
  8. I Wanna Wake Up With You - Boris Gardiner
  9. True Colours - Cyndi Lauper


  1. The Locomotion - Kylie Minogue
  2. He's Gonna Step On You Again - the Party Boys
  3. Respectable - Mel & Kim
  4. The Final Countdown - Europe
  5. Boom Boom (lets Go Back to My Room) - Paul Lekakas
  6. Right On Track - the Breakfast Club
  7. Breakout - Swing Out Sister
  8. Star Trekkin' - the Firm
  9. Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson


  1. Heart and Soul - T'pau
  2. Glad I'm Not A Kennedy - Shona Laing
  3. When You Walk in the Room - Paul Carrack
  4. (i Just Died) in Your Arms - Cutting Crew
  5. C'est La Vi - Robbie Nevil
  6. Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
  7. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
  8. Is This Love - Whitesnake
  9. Everything I Own - Boy George


  1. Simply Irresistible - Robert Palmer
  2. Don't Be Cruel - Cheap Trick
  3. Perfect - Fairground Attraction
  4. Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle
  5. Some People - Cliff Richard
  6. All Fired Up - Pat Benatar
  7. Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car - Billy Ocean
  8. Sensation - Fan Club
  9. Don't Need Love - Johnny Diesel & the Injectors


  1. Tell it to My Heart - Taylor Dayne
  2. Motors Too Fast - James Reyne
  3. Theme From S-Express (Mark Moore Remix)  - S-Express
  4. Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby Mcferrin
  5. Boys (summertime Love) - Sabrina
  6. When Will I Be Famous - Bros
  7. Don't Tell Me the Time - Martha Davis
  8. Love Changes (everything) - Climie Fisher
  9. I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - the Proclaimers


  1. I Want That Man - Deborah Harry
  2. Iko Iko - the Belle Stars
  3. You Got it - Roy Orbison
  4. I'm On My Way - the Proclaimers
  5. Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart - Marc Almond / Gene Pitney
  6. Soul Revival - Johnny Diesel & the Injectors
  7. Tuckers Daughter - Ian Moss
  8. Toy Soldiers - Martika
  9. How'm I Gonna Sleep - Tim Finn


  1. Pump Up the Jam - Technotronic
  2. Ride On Time - Black Box
  3. I Drove All Night - Cyndi Lauper
  4. Hangin' Tough - New Kids On the Block
  5. Hand On Your Heart - Kylie Minogue
  6. Crying in the Chapel - Peter Blakeley
  7. Swing the Mood - Jive Bunny and the Mastermixes
  8. Leave A Light On - Belinda Carlisle
  9. Now Youre in Heaven - Julian Lennon


  1. Show No Mercy - Mark Williams
  2. U Cant Touch This - Mc Hammer
  3. Ooops Up (1990 Ultra Mix) - Snap
  4. Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
  5. Cherry Pie - Warrant
  6. I Touch Myself - Divinyls
  7. Opposites Attract - Paula Abdul
  8. Candy - Iggy Pop
  9. Dirty Cash (money Talks) - the Adventures of Stevie V


  1. King of Wishful Thinking - Go West
  2. Joey - Concrete Blonde
  3. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - Robert Palmer and Ub40
  4. Cradle of Love - Billy Idol
  5. Hold On - Wilson Phillips
  6. Un-skinny Bop - Poison
  7. I've Been Thinking About You - Londonbeat
  8. Step By Step - New Kids On the Block
  9. Lambada - Kaoma

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