The Urban Cowboy: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 1980 film Urban Cowboy. It spawned numerous Top 10 Billboard Country Singles, such as #1 "Lookin' for Love" by Johnny Lee, #1 "Stand by Me" by Mickey Gilley, #3 (AC chart) "Look What You've Done to Me" by Boz Scaggs, #1 "Could I Have This Dance" by Anne Murray, and #4 "Love the World Away" by Kenny Rogers. It also included songs that were hits from earlier years such as #1 "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" by the Charlie Daniels Band and "Lyin' Eyes" by the Eagles. The film is said to have started the 1980s boom in pop-country music known as the "Urban Cowboy Movement", also known as Neo-Country or Hill Boogie.
The soundtrack was a commercial success, reaching number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and staying there for four weeks. It has been certified 7x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The soundtrack is considered to be one of the most successful soundtracks of all time.
|Original Release: 1980.|
|Catalog No. RCV160690|
|Size: 2 12" Vinyl Records.|
|Additional: Limited Edition Blue Vinyl 2 LP Set w/ Replica Poster|