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Looking for a song with Roxanne in the lyrics.

Discussion in '70's Music' started by Newuser, May 7, 2017.

  1. oscar gamble

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    I caught the point. I know you were making a joke.
     
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    I know the song you are talking about. I had it on a single record when I was a child (in the 70s). It predates the police song.

    I have also been looking for this song and cannot find any details.

    I am not sure who the artist was. My mother thinks it was in the charts in Australia in the 1970s and she bought the single.

    A few lyrics I recall are Roxanne i’m Your man.

    It also has lyrics about when she gets down she goes like a Hurricane.
     
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    Golden Earring had a song called Roxanne, released 1978

     
  5. SanFranFAN

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    The song you are looking for is called Roxanne from 1975. The artist is Peter Foldy and he had another rather big hit called Bondi Junction. These are on YOUTUBE! I created an account on here just now because I hope you see this post and play the tune for your mother! All the best...
     
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    The song I was referring to
    is called Roxanne. My mum found the record. It was sung by Rockwell T James- recorded on Infinity at EMI studios Sydney on 33 - and released in 1976 by Sherbet Record Productions – it is an Australian recording produced by Garth Porter & Richard Lush.

    It is on YouTube under
    Rockwell T. James - "Roxanne".
     

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