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Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Guest Post - Night Shift - Soundtrack

Today I have decided to hand over this post to a guest.

I was asked to do a guest spot on Chris Daniel's blog


which was posted on 4th August. So I asked Chris to guest on my blog in return. So I hand over to Chris......

“Night Shift” was a 1982 romantic comedy directed by then TV actor Ron Howard, starring fellow “Happy Days” co-star Henry Winkler. The cast also included newcomers Shelly Long and Michael Keaton.

It’s the story of city morgue coworkers Chuck (Winkler) and Bill (Keaton) who decide to help Chuck's prostitute neighbor Belinda (Long), by opening a call-girl service that treats the women fairly, with headquarters at the morgue.

The soundtrack LP was released on the Ladd label with distribution through Warner Brothers. The album was a primary vehicle for songwriter Burt Bacharach who contributed six compositions written exclusively for the movie, though most of these selections were performed by other artists.

Most notably, is the original version of “That’s What Friends Are For” performed by Rod Stewart. This track would be recorded again 3 years later by Burt Bacharach protégé Dionne Warwick, along with her “friends” - Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and Elton John.

Also worth mentioning, the mixed versions of Talk Talk’s “Talk Talk” and Heaven 17’s “Penthouse Pavement” are unique mixes exclusive to this soundtrack and differ from all other releases of these tracks.

This is an excellent film, and an excellent soundtrack that aligns itself perfectly in the 1982 landscape of a still jazzy feel to pop music as well as the crossovers of new wave.

01 - Quarterflash - Night Shift
02 - Burt Bacharach - Street Talk
03 - Al Jarreau - Girls Know How
04 - Pointer Sisters - The Love Too Good To Last
05 - Rod Stewart - That's What Friends Are For
06 - Marshall Crenshaw - Someday, Someway
07 - Heaven 17 - Penthouse & Pavement
08 - Talk Talk - Talk Talk
09 - Rufus & Chaka Khan - Everlasting Love
10 - Burt Bacharach - That's What Friends Are For (Instrumental)

If anyone else would like to guest on my blog then please Email me at


and I will consider it for another day.

Click the link below to download the album:



  1. Thank you Michael for the opportunity to do a Guest Post on your fantastic blog!!

  2. Very good post! Thanks for the info on the exclusive mixes. Would have never known! Cheers!

  3. The link is dead, unfortunately