#007 - Pat Benatar

In the Heat of the Night

Published October 29, 2020

#1979 #classic rock

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Pat Benatar had great success with singles “Heartbreaker” and " We Live for Love” on her 1979 debut album In the Heat of the Night. This platinum-certified album was listed as number 7 on Billboard magazine’s 1980 year-end top pop albums, so if you care about that…that’s what happened.

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