So You Wanna Be a Rock'n'Roll Star

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So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star
So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star (Th' Dudes album).jpeg
Greatest hits album by Th' Dudes
Released 1982
Genre Pop
Label Key
Th' Dudes chronology
Where Are The Boys?
(1981)Where Are The Boys?1981
So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star
(1982/1991)
Where Are The Girls?: Th' Definitive Collection
(2001)Where Are The Girls?: Th' Definitive Collection2001

"So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star" is a 1982 greatest hits mini-album by New Zealand band Th' Dudes. It reached No. 27 on the New Zealand music charts.[1] It was later packaged with the Hello Sailor mini-album Last Chance To Dance and released by Festival Records in 1991.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dave Dobbyn and Ian Morris.

Side 1
No. Title Length
1. "Be Mine Tonight" 6:03
2. "That Look In Your Eyes" 5:09
3. "Right First Time" 3:34
Side 2
No. Title Length
4. "Walking In Light" 3:34
5. "Hope" 3:34
6. "Th' Dudes" 3:34

Credits[edit]

  • Artwork – Peter Urlich
  • Bass – Lez White
  • Drums – Bruce Hambling
  • Producer – Rob Aicken
  • Vocals – Peter Urlich
  • Written-By, Guitar, Engineer – Ian Morris
  • Written-By, Guitar, Vocals – Dave Dobbyn

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[3] 27

1991 repackaged album[edit]

So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star/Last Chance to Dance
So You Wanna Be a Rock'n'Roll Star, Last Chance to Dance cover.jpeg
Greatest hits album by Th' Dudes /Hello Sailor
Released 1991
Recorded 1979-1984
Genre

Pop

Length =
Label Festival Records
Th' Dudes albums chronology
So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star
(1982)So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star1982
So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star/Last Chance to Dance
(1991)
Where Are The Girls?: Th' Definitive Collection
(2001)Where Are The Girls?: Th' Definitive Collection2001
Hello Sailor albums chronology
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion
(1986) Shipshape & Bristol Fashion1986
So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star/Last Chance to Dance
(1991) So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star/Last Chance to Dance1991
The Album (Hello Sailor album)
(1994) The Album (Hello Sailor album)1994

In 1991 a repackaged CD version was released, combining So You Wanna Be A Rock'n'Roll Star with the Hello Sailor's Last Chance To Dance mini-greatest hits. The album reached number 35 on the New Zealand charts.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Be Mine Tonight" (Th' Dudes) 6:03
2. "That Look In Your Eyes" (Th' Dudes) 5:09
3. "Right First Time" (Th' Dudes) 3:34
4. "Walking In Light" (Th' Dudes) 3:34
5. "Hope" (Th' Dudes) 3:34
6. "Th' Dudes" (Th' Dudes) 3:34
7. "Blue Lady" ( Hello Sailor) 4:04
8. "Latin Lover" ( Hello Sailor) 3:03
9. "Gutter Black" ( Hello Sailor) 2:55
10. "I'm A Texan" ( Hello Sailor) 4:27
11. "Tears Of Blood" ( Hello Sailor) 3:48
12. "Here Comes Johnny" ( Hello Sailor) 2:38

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[5] 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "So You Wanna Be a Rocknroll Star: Charts". Listing. charts.org.nz. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Th' Dudes: Discography". Discography. Th' Dudes. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Charts.org.nz – TH' DUDES – SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK 'N' ROLL STAR". Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Rock'n'Roll Star/Last Chance to Dance charting". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Charts.org.nz – TH' DUDES / HELLO SAILOR – SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK 'N' ROLL STAR / LAST CHANCE TO DANCE". Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 November 2013.