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Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died / Billy-Don't Be A Hero mp3


1Billy-Don't Be A Hero3:55
2The Night Chicago Died3:30


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
OG 9028Paper Lace Billy Don't Be A Hero / The Night Chicago Died ‎(7")Old Gold , Lightning Records OG 9028UK1980
OG 9028Paper Lace Billy Don't Be A Hero / The Night Chicago Died ‎(7", Single)Old Gold OG 9028Germany1980
1931Paper Lace Billy Don't Be A Hero / The Night Chicago Died ‎(7", Single)ZYX Records1931Germany1988
30162Paper Lace The Night Chicago Dies = La Noche Que Murio Chicago / Billy, Don'T Be A Hero = Billy, No Seas Un Héroe ‎(7", Jukebox)Philips30162Ecuador1974
45138Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died ‎(7", Single)BR Music45138Netherlands1985


  • Directed By [Accompaniment]Mike Vickers
  • Mastered ByGilbert Kong
  • Producer, Written-ByMitch Murray, Peter Callander


From MERCURY'S Album "PAPER LACE" - SRM-1-1008

℗1974 Phonogram, Inc.


  • Matrix / Runout (A side center label): 2-51294
  • Matrix / Runout (B side center label): 2-51246
  • Matrix / Runout (A side run-out etched): 2-51246-PR8 MASTERDISK G.K. PR
  • Matrix / Runout (B side run-out etched): 2-51294-PR-1-1-11 MASTERDISK Pa PRC
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


  • Distributed By – Phonogram, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Phonogram, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram, Inc.
  • Published By – Murray Callander Music Inc.
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk



Billy Don't Be a Hero - Paper Lace, Ace Cannon. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Billy Don't Be a Hero is a 1974 pop song that was first a UK hit for Paper Lace and then, some months later, a US hit for Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods. The song was written and composed by two British songwriters, Mitch Murray and Peter Callander. Because the song was released in 1974, it was associated by some listeners with the Vietnam War, though the war to which it actually refers is never identified in the lyrics. It has been suggested that the drum pattern, references to a marching band. 2009 г. Paper Lace - Billy don't be a Hero 1974. The marchin' band came down along Main. I heard his fiancee got a letter That told how Billy died that day The letter said that he was a hero She should be proud he died that way I heard she threw that letter Night Chicago Died. Billy Don't Be a Hero. 2 Songs, 6 Minutes. Released: 9 May 2012. 2012 Dance Plant RecordsTMC. More By Paper Lace. The Night Chicago Died Re-Recorded - Single. Get up Get out of Your Lazy Beds It's Christmas Time Again - Single. I Think I'm Gonna Like it 40th anniversary release Lost Love - Single. Watch the video for The Night Chicago Died from Paper Lace's Paper Lace for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. From The Album. Play album. Paper Lace. 16,306 listeners. 134 more albums featuring this track. Play track. Hitchin' A Ride. Vanity Fare. Beautiful Sunday. Billy don't be a hero is another great song as well. Mario from Ogden, UtahSue - Hamilton, On. Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 9th 1974, The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position 98 nine weeks later on August 11th, 1974 it would peaked at 1 for 1 week and it stayed on the chart for 17 weeks. The British quintet had two other Top 100 records Billy - Don't Be a Hero 96 in 1974 and The Black-Eyed Boys 41 in 1974. Their original version of Billy - Don't Be A Hero peaked at 1 for 3 weeks on March 16th, 1974 on the United Kingdom's Singles chart. Completa la tua Collezione su Paper Lace. Hello We have detected Русский as your language preference. To change your preferred language, please choose a language using the dropdown. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 한국어 Português Brasil Русский. Altre immagini. Modifica edizione principale. Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died, Billy-Don't Be A Hero. Genere: Pop. The Night Chicago Died. Produced by Mitch Murray & Peter Callander. Other Bits of Material. The Night Chicago Died Lyrics. I heard my mama cry I heard her pray the night Chicago died Brother what a night the people saw Brother what a fight the people saw Yes indeed And the sound of the battle rang Through the streets of the old east side 'Til the last of the hoodlum gang Had surrendered up or died. There was shouting in the street And the sound of running feet And I asked someone who said 'Bout a hundred cops are dead. Billy Dont Be a Hero. Hitchin A Ride 74. I Did What I Did For Maria. Maybe Billy, Dont Be A Hero and The Night Chicago Died landed the way they did, in the midst of the loudest political scandal in American history, because they glorified a kind of American heroism that suddenly seemed to be in short supply. Maybe they called back to simpler times. Or maybe they were just dumb, catchy songs that people liked. Someone who was actually alive during that time would know better than me. But brother, what a time it really was. Glory be. GRADE: 510. BONUS BEATS: Heres the scene from Stephen Frears 2000 movie High Fidelity where Jack Black sings The Night Lau. by Paper Lace. Author Kurt1964 27,255. 1 contributor total. Download Pdf. CHORD diagrams for Guitar. C Daddy was a cop, on the east side of Chicago. Back in the . back in the bad old days. Dm G G7 C In the heat of the summer night, in the land of the dollar bill. Dm G G7 C When the town of Chicago died, and they talk about it still. Dm G7 C When a man named Al Capone, tried to make that town his own, Dm G7 C and he called his gang to war, with the forces of the law. C Dm I heard my mama cry, I heard her pray the night Chicago died

Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died / Billy-Don't Be A Hero mp3

Performer: Paper Lace

Title: The Night Chicago Died / Billy-Don't Be A Hero

Country: US

Release date: 1974

Label: Mercury

Style: Pop Rock

Catalog: C-30166

Genre: Pop

Size MP3: 2030 mb

Rating: 4.5 / 5

Votes: 782

Record source: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single

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