Tag: Bruce Springsteen

23-Jun

This Day In Music, June 23rd

On this day in 1984: Duran Duran started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘The Reflex’, the group’s first U.S. #1. The song is off their third album, ‘Seven and the Ragged Tiger.’ ‘The Reflex’ was the first of two songs that kept ‘Dancing In the Dark’ by Bruce […]

12-Jun

This Day In Music, June 12th

On this day in 1982: Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt and Gary ‘US’ Bonds all appeared at a rally for nuclear disarmament in Central Park, New York to over 450,000 fans.

04-Jun

This Day In Music, June 4th

On this day in 1983: The Police started a four week run at #1 in the U.K. with ‘Every Breath You Take’ the group’s fifth and final #1 single. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy […]

11-May

This Day In Music, May 11th

On this day in 1981: Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley died at the age of 36. In July 1977, Marley was found to have a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe, Marley’s health deteriorated as the cancer had spread throughout his body. Marley had the UK hit 1981 single ‘No Woman No […]

07-Apr

This Day In Music, April 7th

On this day in 1981: Bruce Springsteen & The E. Street Band kicked off their first full-scale tour in Hamburg, Germany. This was Springsteen’s first tour outside North America, which would take in 10 countries. On this day in 1985: Wham! became the first western pop group to perform live in China, when they played […]

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