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Countdown America
Countdown america duran duran
radio show album
Country USA Dbi flag usa
Catalogue no. Unknown
Label RKO Radio Networks
Format 4 x 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Length 47 tracks
Released 1984
Genre Pop, Rock
Producer Various
featuring Duran Duran

Countdown America: January 7, 1984 is a syndicated radio show album featuring Duran Duran, released in the USA by RKO Radio Networks during 1984.

About the albumEdit

The album was used for licence broadcast on January 7, 1984, by a syndicated independent radio program presented by John Leader.

Issued with a cover letter and cue sheets detailing each record, the show as its title implies counts down the American top selling singles.

Included is Duran Duran's "Union of the Snake", a single which peaked at no.3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and featured a music video directed by Simon Milne.

Spandau Ballet are also featured, a band who appeared with Duran Duran on various Pop Quiz shows in the 1980s.

Track listingEdit

40. "Iddle of the Road" - The Pretenders
39. "Baby I Lied" - Deborah Allen
38. "Send Me An Angel" - Real Life"
37. "Let The Music Play" - Shannon
36. "In The Mood" - Robert Plant
35. "When The Lights Go Out" - Naked Eyes
34. "Sign of Fire" - The Fixx

  • Spotlight: "Mandy" - Barry Manilow

33. "Think of Laura" - Christopher Cross
32. "Gold" - Spandau Ballet
31. "Stay With Me Tonight" - Jeffrey Osborne
30. "I Won't Stand In Your Way" - Stray Cats
29. "Crumblin' Down" - John Cougar Mellencamp
28. "Souls" - Rick Springfield
27. "Pink Houses" - John Cougar Mellencamp
26. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper
25. "Holiday" - Madonna
24. "In A Big Country" - Big Country
23. "Time Will Reveal" - DeBarge

  • Spotlight: "Some Kind of Friend" - Barry Manilow
  • Extra: "Look Loke We Made It" - Barry Manilow

22. "Ain't Nobody" - Rufus & Chaka Khan
21. "All Night Long" - Lionel Richie
20. "Joanna" - Kool & The Gang

  • Former #1 "Down Under" - Men At Work

19. "I Still Can't Over Loving You" - Ray Paker Jr.

  • Spotlight: "Read 'Em And Weep" - Barry Manilow

18. "If I'd Been The One" - .38 Special
17. "Why Me" - Irene Cara
16. "Uptown Girl" - Billy Joel
15. "Running With The Night" - Lionel Richie
14. "That's All" - Genesis
13. "Karma Chameleon" - Culture Club
12. "Break My Stride" - Mathew Wilder
11. "Love Is A Battlefield" - Pat Benatar
10. "Church of the Poison Mind" - Culture Club
09. "Major Tom" - Peter Schilling
08. "Synchronicity II" - The Police
07. "Talking In Your Sleep"- The Romantics
06. "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - Elton John
05. "Twist of Fate" - Olivia Newton-John
04. "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - Yes

  • Spotlight: "I Write The Songs" - Barry Manilow

03. "Union of the Snake" - Duran Duran
02. "Say It Isn't So" - Hall & Oates

  • Top five Montage from 1981

01. "Say, Say, Say" - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

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