Song 1980-2: Rubert Holmes, “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

Song 1980-2: Escape (The Piña Colada Song) by Rubert Holmes. This song has the distinction of being the last number 1 song of the ’70s. After dropping to number 2 the first week of the ’80s, it went back to number 1 the following week.

Cue the Solid Gold dancers…

Memorable lyric: “So I waited with high hopes. She walked in the place. I knew her smile in an instant and the curve of her face.”


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