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The Starland Vocal Band

Afternoon Delight

  • Vocal
  • Country
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Folk
song from
  • 1976
  • 2011
  • 1978
  • 1971
  • 1980

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“Afternoon Delight” is the title of a song recorded by American group, Starland Vocal Band, featuring close harmony and sexually suggestive wordplay. It was written by Bill Danoff, one of the members of the band. It became a number-one U.S. Billboard Hot 100 single on July 10, 1976. The song also reached number-one in Canada and peaked at number 5 in New Zealand. Concurrent to the Starland Vocal Band’s version, country singer Johnny Carver had a Top 10 cover of his own on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. In 1983, the Circle Jerks also covered this song as one of the six cover versions on “Golden Shower of Hits (Jerks on 45)“, which appears on their third album with the same title. British experimental folk music band Current 93 used an industrial-style cover version as... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon ... Delight

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