Lee will have 37 chart hits in the 60s … in pop, rock, easy listening, country, and R&B! The melody of Alone was composed by Greek composer Manos Hadjidakis,
whose reputation soared as a result of the Greek films Never on Sunday and Island of the Brave.
When his Never on Sunday won a Best Original Song Oscar, another of his songs — titled Don’t Ask The Sky and sung in Greek by Tzeni Karezi — was sent to Lee’s management and All Alone resulted. (Greek version) Never on Sunday
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In 1972 (after 7-minute Hey Jude smashed the radio time limit), both are re-released in the US, and both climb to US#2. The album is eventually considered one of the great progressive rock masterpieces. Because of a bad master, this mix is never released on CD. Hayward continues to write hit after hit for the band. I Know You’re Out There A Nights SACD is released in 2006.
LA rap rock band Rage Against the Machine releases it’s eponymous debut album (US#45,UK#17).
(It was preceded by a self-produced 12-song cassette in 1991.) Lead single Killing in the Name makes UK#25. Freedom 1996 hit single Bulls on Parade (USAlt#11,UK#8) follows international top-5 album Evil Empire(US#1,UK#4). In 1997 they begin releasing video albums.
A 2002 breakup leads to the creation of band Audioslave. But a 2007 reunion at Coachella and a reunion tour lasts through 2011.
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