Said it before, and I'll say it again: If anything defines the mission statement of this blog, it's Starry Eyes by the Records.
And here it is in a 1979 clip that just popped up on YouTube.
I can't speak for fellow Records obsessive NYMary, but I certainly had never seen this before. According to John Wicks, the song's auteur (and the guy singing the damn thing) "It's taken from The Midnight Special we played as guests of The Cars back in 1979. The keyboard player is Mike Taylor. He used to play with my good friend Paul Roberts' band, Sniff 'n' the Tears. (Mike replaced Ian Gibbons who'd gone on to join The Kinks)."
That Cars' special really needs to be exhumed, BTW. If memory serves, it features the only appearance confrontational avant-garde duo Suicide ever made on network television.