Rockers Revenge

Control room at the Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus

Studio musical project, assembled by producer Arthur Baker in 1982.

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The Harder They Come (song)

Reggae song by the Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff.

Artwork for German vinyl single

"The Harder They Come" was recorded by the group Rockers Revenge in 1983 after their successful cover version of the Eddy Grant song "Walking On Sunshine" the previous year.

Walking on Sunshine (Eddy Grant song)

Song by Eddy Grant, originally released as a single and the title track of his 1979 album Walking on Sunshine.

Eddy Grant live in Perth, Australia in 2009.

Grant's original version was not a hit, but the song was remade three years later by Rockers Revenge, a studio project assembled by producer Arthur Baker.

Donnie Calvin

American reggae musician and singer.

Reggae artist Bob Marley in 1980

He was involved in Arthur Baker's studio project Rockers Revenge, which on September 18, 1982 had a number one hit on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart called "Walking on Sunshine" with Calvin as featured artist.

Essential Mix: Classic Edition

Album released by Grandmaster Flash.

11) "Walking on Sunshine" – Rockers Revenge – 2:55

Adventure (Eleanor song)

Song by American singer Eleanor issued as a single in 1988 on Columbia Records.

The track sampled D Train's 1982 single "You're the One for Me" and Rockers Revenge's bassline riff from "Walking On Sunshine".

Club Zanzibar

Dance club that opened in 1979 at 430 Broad Street in Newark, New Jersey.

Newark Broad Street Station in Newark, New Jersey near the former location of Club Zanzibar
Newark area map

Rockers Revenge

Full Intention

English house music duo consisting of Michael Gray and Jon Pearn.

House music pioneers Alan King, Robert Williams and Derrick Carter.

2019 Rockers Revenge feat. Donnie Calvin - "Walking on Sunshine"

Trippin' on Sunshine

Debut single by British electronic music duo Pizzaman, consisting of John Reid and Norman Cook, released in 1994 from their only album, Pizzamania .

And the "Trippin' on Sunshine" vocal sample is from "Accapella Sunshine" by Rockers Revenge featuring Donnie Calvin.

List of artists who reached number one on the U.S. Dance Club Songs chart

All acts are listed alphabetically.

Madonna holds the record for the most number-ones since its inception with 50, and as of 2020 is the only living and active artist to have charted continuously since 1982. "Holiday"/"Lucky Star" (1983) marked her first number-one on the chart, with "I Don't Search I Find" (2020) being her most recent.

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Listen & Learn (Hexstatic album)

DJ mix album, mixed by Hexstatic, released as part of the Solid Steel mix series.

15) "Wildstyle" – Timezone / "Hip Hop be Bop" – Man Parrish / "Boogie Down Dub" / "Walking On Sunshine" (A cappella) – Rockers Revenge