Nine new songs you'll be hearing this week

Nine new songs you'll be hearing this week

Get ready to take a trip down memory lane with our latest additions to East Coast Gold. Here's a look at some of the 'new' music you can look forward to hearing this week.

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Each week, we add more brilliant classic hits to our music library. For the latest additions, check out what's 'new' on East Coast Gold this week. And not only will you get to dance to your favourite classics, but we also bring you facts about the songs and musicians concerned. 

Dan England & John Ford Coley - 'Where Do I Go From Here' 

In 1977, musicians England Dan & John Ford Coley collaborated and released the song, 'Where Do I Go from Here'. It is taken from their album, 'Dowdy Ferry Road'. 

Following the hit single's release, the track enjoyed a lot of airplay and was featured on several other albums from artists such as Barry Manilow and The Carpenters.

Faith No More - 'Easy'

The band Faith No More was formed in 1979 under the name, Sharp Young Men.

In the early 90s, the band released a cover of the 1977 Commodores hit, 'Easy'. 

It went on to become a worldwide hit. 

The song was taken from the album 'Angel Dust' which sold over 500,000 copies in the U.S.

The hit song was written by Lionel Richie.

Roy Orbison - 'California Blue'

'California Blue' is a hit single from American singer Rory Orbison. 

The song was written by Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison. It is taken from the album 'Mystery Girl', which was released in January 1989.

Orbison died of a heart attack in December 1988 at the age of 52. 

The song remains a classic. 

Don Henley - 'The Find Of The Innocence'

One of the best-selling albums from Don Henley is 'The Find Of The Innocence'. 

According to, the song sold six-million copies in America alone. It was released in 1989 and became number eight on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The hit single received Grammy nominations for 'Record of the Year' and 'Song of the Year'. It was also nominated for five MTV awards. 

Wilson Pickett - 'Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You'

Nothing is more painful than seeing true love lost over material things. That is what 'Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You' is all about. It's a plea to a girl who stood by her man through the hard times, but is now fooled by the green grass on the other side. 

This classic song was written by Johnnie Bellmon, Jerry Akines, Victor Drayton, and Reginald Turner. 

It was released in 1970 from the album, 'Wilson Pickett in Philadelphia'. 

The Spinners released a cover of the song in 1973. 

Three Dog Night - 'Never Been to Spain (Single version)'

In 1971, Three Dog Night released the single 'Never Been to Spain' from the album ‘Harmony’. 

The song peaked at number one on several charts in different countries, including Canada, Australia, and the US. 

It was covered by a number of big stars including Elvis Presley, Cher, Ike & Tina Turner, and Cravin' Melon. 

Nils Lofgren - 'Shine Silently'

From the 1979 rock album 'Nils' comes the single 'Shine Silently' by the legendary Nils Lofgren.

The love song is about a lover who outshines everyone that the writer gets to interact with. 

Other versions of the song were done by The Hollies in 1996. 

The Turtles- 'It Aint Me Baby' 

The song was originally released by the legendary Bob Dylan from his 1964 album, 'Another Side Of Bob Dylan'.

It talks about being in a relationship with the wrong person and it's a great break-up song.

The song became famous after being covered by The Turtles in 1965. It went on to reach number eight in the U.S. 

Other artists who did a cover of the song include Joan Baez, Nancy Sinatra, and New Found Glory. 

Donovan - 'Catch The Wind' 

From the album 'What's Bin Did and What's Bin Hid' comes the hit single 'Catch The Wind' by Donovan. 

The song was released in 1965. It is the first song Donovan wrote. It topped the charts, reaching number four in the UK, and number seventeen in the U.S.

In 1968, the artist released another version of the song featuring a full band. The song was written about Linda Lawrence, whom the artist later married. It has been covered by several big artists including Glen Campbell, Cher, The Lettermen, Joan Baez, and Rickie Lee Jones. 

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