Red Cab to Manhattan is the third album by singer/songwriter Stephen Bishop and his first for Warner Bros. Unlike his previous two albums, Careless and Bish, none of its tracks nor the album itself cracked the top 100 on the Billboard singles or albums charts. Like his previous albums, Bishop had some big name help on the album. Notable contributors include Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Art Garfunkel.
Stephen Bishop's idiosyncratic third album probably made the suits at Warner Brothers blanch when they first heard it. If they signed him away from MCA after the success of Careless and Bish, they probably hoped for more of the romantic hits. What they got was a frisky, playful album that, even though there were obvious MOR singles, there were two songs about criminals and killers, along with the delightful little ditty "Sex Kittens Go To College . With all that star power, it is easy to look at "Red Cab to Manhattan" as one that got away. It's not like Bishop's fortunes failed, either. His songs became major hits (The movie "Tootsie," Phil Collin's huge "Separate Lives.
So I'm going to take a Red Cab to Manhattan I'll be heading out my door Got some friends who want to see me Don't know what I'm living for Gonna take a Red Cab to Manhattan. Insincere," you say Well I'm right here beside you And I'm a million miles away. I'm listening to the O'Jays sing Don't lose your heart Don't lose your heart 'Til you're sure that she's the one. Me and my car broke down
Earl Stephen Bishop (born November 14, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and guitarist. His biggest hits include "On and On", "It Might Be You" and "Save It for a Rainy Day". He has appeared in and contributed musically to many motion pictures, including National Lampoon's Animal House. Bishop was born and raised in San Diego, California, and attended Will C. Crawford High School
Bishop wrote and recorded Red Cab during his bicoastal romantic involvement with actress Karen Allen and not long before their reportedly crushing split
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Red Cab To Manhattan. Yazar: Stephen Bishop. Style: pop. Album year: 1980. Stephen Bishop - The Big House 03:44. Stephen Bishop - Sex Kittens Go To College 01:19. Stephen Bishop - Red Car To Manhattan 04:39. Stephen Bishop - My Clarinet 02:57. Stephen Bishop - City Girl 04:57. Stephen Bishop - The Story Of A Boy In Love 04:59. Stephen Bishop - Thief In The Night 02:26. Stephen Bishop - Don't You Worry 03:57. Stephen Bishop - Living In The Land Of Abe Lincoln 03:04.