Shakedown Cruise

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"Shakedown Cruise"
Single by Jay Ferguson
from the album Real Life Ain't This Way
B-side "City of Angels"
Released 1979
Format 7" single
Genre Pop rock
Label Asylum Records
Writer(s) Jay Ferguson
Producer(s) Jay Ferguson, Ed Mashal

"Shakedown Cruise" is a song written and recorded by Jay Ferguson, from his album Real Life Ain't This Way. Released as a single in 1979, the song reached #31 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[1] It was his second and final song to hit the Billboard charts after "Thunder Island" peaked at #9.

Track listing[edit]

U.S. 7" single
A. "Shakedown Cruise" - 3:10
B. "City of Angels" - 3:44


  1. ^ "Jay Ferguson - Chart history | Billboard". Retrieved 2014-02-09.