Dan Hartman

Daniel Earl Hartman
Daniel Earl Hartman (December 8, 1950 – March 22, 1994) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer.wikipedia
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Free Ride (song)

Free Ride
Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature".
"Free Ride" is a song written by Dan Hartman and performed by The Edgar Winter Group.

I Can Dream About You

Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature". He was back on the charts again with the single "I Can Dream About You", which was featured on his album of the same name, I Can Dream About You, as well as the Streets of Fire soundtrack in 1984.
"I Can Dream About You" is a song performed by American singer Dan Hartman on the soundtrack album of the film Streets of Fire.

Instant Replay (song)

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Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature".
"Instant Replay" is a song by Dan Hartman from the album of the same name.

Relight My Fire

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Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature".
"Relight My Fire" is a popular song which was written and released by Dan Hartman in 1979, when it topped the US dance music charts for six weeks.

We Are the Young

Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature". In 1984, Hartman also performed Heart of the Beat under the band name 3V with Charlie Midnight for the soundtrack of Breakin', directed by Joel Silberg and, in 1985, scored a third Number 1 single on the Dance Music charts, "We Are the Young".
"We Are the Young" is a 1984 crossover single by Dan Hartman.

Living in America (James Brown song)

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The James Brown song "Living in America", which Hartman co-wrote and produced, was even more successful, reaching #4 in 1985.
"Living in America" is a 1985 song composed by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight and performed by James Brown.

Second Nature (Dan Hartman song)

Second NatureSecond Nature" (Dan Hartman song)
Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature".
"Second Nature" is a song by American musician-singer-songwriter Dan Hartman, released as the fourth and final single from his 1984 album I Can Dream About You.

Edgar Winter

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Among songs he wrote and recorded were "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits "Relight My Fire", "Instant Replay", "I Can Dream About You", "We Are the Young" and "Second Nature".
In late 1972, Winter brought together Dan Hartman, Ronnie Montrose and Chuck Ruff to form The Edgar Winter Group, who created such hits as the number one "Frankenstein" and "Free Ride" (with lead vocals by its writer Hartman).

Images (Dan Hartman album)

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His second release, Images, was his first true album and featured ex-Edgar Winter Group members Edgar Winter, Ronnie Montrose and Rick Derringer and guests Clarence Clemons and Randy Brecker.
Images is Dan Hartman's second full-length release but his first album of new material.

Ride on Time

One of the most successful songs he co-wrote was "Ride on Time", recorded by Black Box, which reached #1 in several countries including the UK.
The song sampled Loleatta Holloway's 1980 disco hit "Love Sensation" (written by Dan Hartman) and attracted some controversy for the uncredited use of Holloway's vocals from that song.

Ronnie Montrose

His second release, Images, was his first true album and featured ex-Edgar Winter Group members Edgar Winter, Ronnie Montrose and Rick Derringer and guests Clarence Clemons and Randy Brecker.
Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose (1973-77 & 1987) and Gamma (1979-83 & 2000) and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Van Morrison (1971–72), Herbie Hancock (1971), Beaver & Krause (1971), Boz Scaggs (1971), Edgar Winter (1972 & 1996), Gary Wright (1975), The Beau Brummels (1975), Dan Hartman (1976), Tony Williams (1978), The Neville Brothers (1987), Marc Bonilla (1991 & 1993) and Sammy Hagar (1997).

James Brown

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The James Brown song "Living in America", which Hartman co-wrote and produced, was even more successful, reaching #4 in 1985.
Produced and written by Dan Hartman, it was also featured prominently on the Rocky IV film and soundtrack.

Black Box (band)

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One of the most successful songs he co-wrote was "Ride on Time", recorded by Black Box, which reached #1 in several countries including the UK.
In 1990, American singer Loleatta Holloway and American producer Dan Hartman sued Black Box for copyright infringement and unauthorized sampling of Holloway's song "Love Sensation".

Vinnie Vincent

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Musicians Hartman worked with on the associated album included Vinnie Vincent and G. E. Smith.
According to the site "Kiss Related Recordings", Vincent has played with Dan Hartman as well as the bands Hunter, Warrior, Hitchhikers and Heat going as far back as 1970.

I Can Dream About You (album)

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He was back on the charts again with the single "I Can Dream About You", which was featured on his album of the same name, I Can Dream About You, as well as the Streets of Fire soundtrack in 1984.
I Can Dream About You is the fifth studio album from American musician/singer/songwriter Dan Hartman, released by MCA in 1984.

Love Sensation

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He wrote and produced the 1980 Disco hit Love Sensation performed by American R&B singer Loleatta Holloway.
The song was produced and written by Dan Hartman, arranged by Norman Harris, and mixed by Tom Moulton.

Waiting to See You

One song from the album, "Waiting to See You", was used in the 1986 film Ruthless People and its accompanying soundtrack album, and was subsequently released as a single.
"Waiting to See You" is a song by American musician-singer-songwriter Dan Hartman, released as a single in 1986 from the original motion picture soundtrack for the film Ruthless People.

White Boy (album)

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In 1985 and 1986 Hartman worked on what was planned as his subsequent studio album, White Boy; he wanted the album to have a darker and more mature sound than his previous work.
White Boy is the sixth studio album from American musician/singer/songwriter Dan Hartman.

Yell! (group)

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A cover version of "Instant Replay" recorded by the British duo Yell!, was also a top 10 hit in January 1990.
Their first single, a cover version of Dan Hartman's 1970s hit, "Instant Replay", was produced by Nigel Wright and re-mixed by Pete Hammond from PWL.

Charlie Midnight

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In 1984, Hartman also performed Heart of the Beat under the band name 3V with Charlie Midnight for the soundtrack of Breakin', directed by Joel Silberg and, in 1985, scored a third Number 1 single on the Dance Music charts, "We Are the Young".
Midnight, born Charlie Kaufman in New York City, has produced and written songs for more than 30 films including Rocky IV, The Bodyguard, Bull Durham, Lizzie McGuire and Ruthless People, as well as for such notable and varied artists as Cher, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Seal, Barbra Streisand, Andreas Bocelli, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Joe Cocker, The Doobie Brothers, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Jamey Johnson, George Thorogood, John Waite, Hilary Duff, Dan Hartman, Paul Stanley and Paul Young.

G. E. Smith

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Musicians Hartman worked with on the associated album included Vinnie Vincent and G. E. Smith.
In late 1977 Smith got his first break, with Dan Hartman, fresh off his hit "Instant Replay".

They Only Come Out at Night

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The ballad "Autumn" on Edgar's LP They Only Come Out at Night was a regional radio hit in New England.

New Green Clear Blue

In 1989 he released his last studio album New Green Clear Blue, an instrumental new age-styled album.
New Green Clear Blue is the seventh and final studio album by American musician and songwriter Dan Hartman, released by Private Music in 1989.

The Tomorrow Show

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This song later became the theme for the NBC talk show Tomorrow and in 1993 became No.
It also adapted an instrumental version of Dan Hartman's Relight My Fire as its theme.

Clarence Clemons

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His second release, Images, was his first true album and featured ex-Edgar Winter Group members Edgar Winter, Ronnie Montrose and Rick Derringer and guests Clarence Clemons and Randy Brecker.