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Holding Back the Years

Holdingbacktheyears

Featured in Episode
Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
1 (July 12, 1986, one week)
Year Released
1985
Album
Picture Book
Writer(s)
Mick Hucknall, Neil Moss
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
Ending with Crockett and Christine on St. Vitus Dance
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"Holding Back the Years" is a song by Simply Red, featured on the album Picture Book in 1985 and released as a single that year. It appeared in the Miami Vice episode "By Hooker by Crook".

NotesEdit

  • This is the first of two Billboard #1 songs for the group. The other, a remake of the classic R&B tune "If You Don't Know Me by Now" reached the top spot in July, 1989.

PerformersEdit

  • Mick Hucknall - lead vocals
  • Fritz McIntyre - keyboards & vocals
  • Chris Joyce - drums
  • Tony Bowers - bass
  • Sylvan Richardson - guitar
  • Tim Kellett - trumpet

VideoEdit

Simply Red - Holding Back The Years

Simply Red - Holding Back The Years

Video for Holding Back The Years

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