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Wallpaper: Blood On the Tracks

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Tumbleweed Connection: Rolling Stone's #458 of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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Tumbleweed Connection Studio album: Elton John Released: October 30, 1970 Recorded: March 1970 Genre: Roots rock, country rock Tumbleweed Connection is Elton John 's third studio album. His attempt at American country and western themes, it reached number 2 on the UK Albums Chart and number 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart.  No singles were released from the album in the US. It was certified platinum in the US in August 1998.   In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Tumbleweed Connection number 458 of the 500 greatest albums of all time. 

Wallpaper: Violin on Sheet Music

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Pop Up Video: In the Air Tonight (1985)

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Take Me Home Single: Phil Collins Album: No Jacket Required Released: July 15, 1985 (UK) January 8, 1986 (US) Genre: Soft rock, electronic Rock, new wave, worldbeat Songwriter: Phil Collins "Take Me Home" by Phil Collins   is about a patient in a mental institution. Collin's inspiration came from  the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Popular among his fans, it's his song choice for the majority of encores at his concerts.   Sting , ex-Genesis band mate Peter Gabriel , and former Culture Club backing singer Helen Terry supplied backup vocals. The song is the final track on Collins' album, No Jacket Required . 

Sylvester: Queen of Disco

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Sylvester Sylvester Born: Sylvester James Jr. September 6, 1947 Watts, Los Angeles, California Died: December 16, 1988 (aged 41) San Francisco, California, U.S. Occupation: Singer, songwriter,   composer, record producer Genres: Dance, Hi-NRG, R&B, disco, soul, funk Instruments: Vocals, keyboards, piano Sylvester James Jr., known simply as Sylvester , was an American singer-songwriter of disco, rhythm & blues, and soul. Known for his flamboyant, androgynous appearance and falsetto singing voice, he gained the nickname the "Queen of Disco" in the late 1970s. San Francisco awarded him the key to the city  In 2005, Sylvester was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame along with Chic and Gloria Gaynor .  

Wallpaper: Crime of the Century

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Rock This Town: One of 500 Songs that Shaped Rock & Roll

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Rock This Town Single: Stray Cats Album: Stray Cats (UK) Built for Speed (US) Released: January 30, 1981 (UK) August  31, 1982 (US) Genre: Rockabilly Songwriter: Brian Setzer "Rock This Town," by the  American rockabilly band Stray Cats , was first released in the UK from the band's 1981 debut album, Stray Cats . It peaked at Number Nine on the UK Singles Chart. In the US, the song was released in 1982 from the band's LP  Built for Speed , where it rose to Number Nine on Billboard's Singles chart as well. It's listed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the " 500 Songs " that Shaped Rock and Roll."

Wallpaper: Silk Degrees

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