I don't really have a top 10, but have listed some songs in order of merit
based on the creativity of the time and the innovative nature of the composer.
You'll notice I've included two McCully Workshop songs, as I think you'll
agree, the band was way ahead of our time in terms of songwriting. In fact,
when Tully and I went to America in 1980, we realised that had the band
gone over there, we could definitely have made it with the right breaks.
Here is my selection:
- 'Paradise Road' - Joy
- 'Scatterlings Of Africa' - Juluka
- 'The Spaniard' - Lesley Rae Dowling
- 'Tchaikovsky One' - Omega Limited
- 'Taximan' - éVoid
- 'African Sky Blue' - Juluka
- 'Buccaneer' - McCully Workshop
- 'Weeping' - Bright Blue
- 'Why Can't it Rain' - McCully Workshop
- 'Charlie' - Rabbitt
Most people don't realise the difficulties we had in the '70's as bands
trying to do our own stuff... the SA record companies just made you do
covers ie Clout and Copperfield.
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