BLONDIE Topped The UK Singles Charts With ‘THE TIDE IS HIGH’ 39 Years Ago Today…

Knockouts from the past

15 November 2019

Band: Blondie
Song: The Tide Is High
B-side:  Susie And Jeffrey
Album: Autoamerican – the band’s fifth LP
Note 1: The song was actually written by Jamaican artist John Holt
in 1967 and performed by The Paragons, with Holt as lead singer.
Note 2: Blondie topped the UK Singles chart with this cover song
on 15 November 1980, 39 years ago today

Here we go…

BLONDIE: Facebook

And here’s the John Holt (in the middle) original performed with The Paragons