Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hilly Michaels: Calling All Girls

In the 1970s Hilly Michaels was an occasional drummer for Sparks, which was a closed shop for the Brothers Mael in terms of songwriting. By 1980, Michaels had enough songs saved up to make this debut album for Warner Bros. To an 8-year-old me in 1980, this would have been the most awesome thing possible, if I’d known about it at the time. Now that I finally own it, I say: Fuck the 8-year-old me, this is the most awesome thing of all time ever.

Calling All Girls
Teenage Days
Shake It and Dance
U.S. Male
Without You
Turn Me On Your Radio
Close Encounters
Something On Your Mind

DISCLAIMER: To the best of my knowledge, this work is out of print and not available for purchase in any format. If you are the artist and are planning a reissue, please let me know and I’ll remove it from the blog. Also please get in touch if you’ve lost your art &/or sound masters and would like to talk with me about my restoration work.

1 comment:

  1. I remember seeing the promo video for the title track on the weird syndicated show Rock N' America. I had no idea who Hilly Michaels was. I assumed some mid-70s rock star.
    Cool to actually hear the whole album. Thanks for that!


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