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Billboard #1 Hits: #485: ‘Call Me’- Blondie. April 19, 1980. #1 for 6 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: ‘Call Me’- Blondie
  • Record Company- Chrysalis
  • Genre: New Wave
  • Written by Debbie Harry and Giorgio Moroder
  • Time: 3:32
  • B-side:”Call Me”-[Instrumental]
  • Album- American Gigolo
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #1 6 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #1 in UK Singles Chart. #1 in Canada.

Blondie was riding high on the charts in the late 70’s -early 80’s- they had a great run. ‘Call Me’ was the main song from the movie American Gigolo. Originally Stevie Nicks was approached to write and perform a song for the soundtrack but she declined due to her record company situation prevented her from working with Moroder who then turned to Blondie. I like this song but to me Blondie started to lose the plot after the Eat To The Beat album [which I liked a lot]

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