Thursday, January 1, 2009

January 1979

Smash Hits, January 1979
(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Boomtown Rats
Centrespread: Boney M
Back cover: Hot Gossip
Interviews: Sylvester; The Clash; Rezillos
Gossip: Boomtown Rats; The Motors; Stiff Records; Roxy Music; Mike Oldfield; Elton John; Nick Lowe, Andy Williams; Phil Lynott, Silvana Suarez; Elvis Costello
Lyrics: Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & the Blockheads; Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees; I Love America - Patrick Juvet; Promises - Buzzcocks; Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? - Rod Stewart; Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord - Boney M; YMC - Village People; Le Freak - Chic; Dance (Disco Heat) - Sylvester; Tommy Gun - Clash; Destination Venus - Rezillos; I Love The Nightlife - Alicia Bridges; Always And Forever - Heatwave; Just To Be Close To You - Commodores; B-A-B-Y - Rachel Sweet; Old Shep - Elvis Presley; Don't Cry Out Loud - Elkie Brooks; Ease On Down The Road - Michael Jackson & Diana Ross; I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper - Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip