Tag: Hall & Oates

30-Jan

This Day In Music, January 30th

On this day in 1982: Hall & Oates went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).’ It would spend one week in the top spot. It was released as the second single from their tenth studio album ‘Private Eyes’. The song became the fourth number #1 […]

18-Dec

This Day In Music, December 18th

On this day in 1982: Hall & Oates started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Maneater’, the duo’s fifth of six U.S. #1 hits. It remained in the top spot for four weeks, more than any of the duo’s five other #1 hits, including “Kiss On My List”, which […]

08-Dec

This Day In Music, December 8th

On this day in 1980: John Lennon was shot five times by 25 year old Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota apartment building in New York City where John and Yoko lived. Chapman had been waiting for Lennon outside the Dakota apartment since mid-morning and had asked for (and freceived) an autograph from Lennon earlier […]

07-Nov

This Day In Music, November 7th

On this day in 1981: Hall & Oates started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Private Eyes’. This single was the band’s third of six number one hits (the first two being ‘Rich Girl’ and ‘Kiss On My List’), and their second #1 hit of the 1980s at the […]

13-Jul

This Day In Music, July 13th

On this day in 1985: At 12:01 Status Quo started the Live Aid extravaganza, held between Wembley Stadium, London and JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The cream of the world’s biggest rock stars took part in the worldwide event, raising over 40 million dollars. TV pictures beamed to over 1.5 billion people in 160 countries made it the […]

08-Apr

This Day In Music, April 8th

On this day in 1981: Hall & Oates were enjoying their first of three consecutive weeks at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Kiss On My List.” The duo would lose their #1 spot on May 2, 1981 to “Morning Train” by Sheena Easton. “Kiss On My List” is ranked the #7 song of […]

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