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Ideal remembered for the AM radio basic “Moonlight Feels Best,” Starbuck shaped in Atlanta in 1974 — singer/keyboardist Bruce Blackman and percussionist Bo Wagner previously served in sunlight pop clothing Eternity’s Children, experiencing fleeting success using the small graph hit “Mrs. Bluebird.” After collaborating on the never-released LP beneath the moniker Mississippi, the duo once again parted methods, with Blackman concentrating on his composing profession and Wagner striking the street as Liberace’s musical movie director. When Wagner came back to Atlanta, he shaped Extravaganza with vocalist Elgin Wells, keyboardist Sloan Hayes, bassist Jimmy Cobb, and drummer David Snavely; within weeks Wells still left the group, starting the entranceway for Blackman to to remain — vocalist Ron Norris and guitarist Tommy Strain shortly joined aswell, prompting a name modification to Starbuck. In middle-1975 the group agreed upon to the Personal Share label, issuing its debut one, “Moonlight Feels Best,” several months afterwards — a quintessential cut of ’70s gentle pop, the record flopped upon its preliminary discharge, but was resurrected within the springtime of 1976 by Birmingham, AL, DJ Mike St. John of WERC. As its grassroots reputation snowballed, “Moonlight Feels Best” ultimately reached the quantity two i’m all over this the Billboard pop graph — for this period Stress, Norris, and Snavely all still left Starbuck, and had been changed by keyboardist David Shaver, drummer Ken Crysler, and guitarist Johnny Walker, the last mentioned another Eternity’s Kids alum. The band’s sophomore work, Rock ‘n’ Move Rocket, implemented in 1977, producing a second Best 40 hit using its business lead track, “Everybody End up being Dancin'” — nevertheless, 1978’s Looking for a Thrill didn’t graph, and Starbuck dissolved in 1980.

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Music Songs Moonlight Feels Right, A Fool in Line, Rock 'n' Roll Rocket, Everybody Be Dancin', Don't You Know How to Love a Lady, I Got to Know, Lucky Man, Searching for a Thrill, Benny Bought the Big One, Drop a Little Rock, It Feels Good, So the Night Goes, Sunset Eyes, The Slower You Go, Bordello Bordeaux, Fat Boy, Working My Heart to the Bone, Do You Like Boys, Little Bird, I'm Crazy, Easing Back, The Coldest Night of the Year, Nothing to It, Lash Larue, The Lady Can Dance, Screw You, Go Wild, One of These Mornings, You Never Wanna Rock N´roll, You Broke Me Down, You Move Someone, Rock 'n' Roll Rocket / Little Bird
Albums Moonlight Feels Right, Searching for a Thrill, Rock n Roll Rocket, Rock'n Roll Rocket, Moonlight Feels Right - The Best Of (Re-Recorded), Everybody Be Dancin, Moonlight Feels Right / Rock 'N' Roll Rocket, Rock 'n' Roll Rocket, Lucky Man (Re-Recorded), The Very Best, Rocket, Ten Best (Remastered), Moonlight Feels Right (Re-Record), Moonloght Feels Right, 20 Of Their Best
Nominations Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Genie Award for Best Motion Picture


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1 Members have included Bruce Blackman, Tommy Strain, Bo Wagner, Ron Norris, Sloan Hayes, Jimmy Cobb.


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Stuck on You 2003 performer: "Moonlight Feels Right"

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Rock Concert 1976-1977 TV Series Themselves
American Bandstand 1976-1977 TV Series Themselves
The Mike Douglas Show 1976 TV Series Themselves - Pop Group
The Peter Marshall Variety Show 1976 TV Series Themselves

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