Barry from Sauquoit, NyJust an added fact to the post below; "All Night Long" was the only one of the three other records listed below that didn't make Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart; both "Stand By Me" and 'Lookin' for Love' peaked at #1 on the country chart, while "Love the World Away" reached #4.
Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 5th 1980, the movie "Urban Cowboy" had its world premier in Houston, Texas; the next day it opened in theaters across the U.S.A. One month earlier on May 11th "All Night Long" by Joe Walsh would enter Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #74; and on July 20th it peaked at #19 (for 2 weeks) and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100... Three other songs featured in the movie would also make the Top 100; "Stand By Me" by Mickey Gilley (#22), "Love The World Away" by Kenny Rogers (#14), and "Lookin' For Love" by Johnny Lee (#5)... Joe Walsh will celebrate his 67th birthday come this November 20th, 2014.
In Gary Numan's "Cars," the message is that cars lead to a mechanical society devoid of personal interaction. This didn't stop automakers from using it in commercials. Both Nissan and Oldsmobile have used it in ads.