Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, May 3rd

On this day in 1980: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band started a six week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Against The Wind’.

Also on this day in 1980: Dexy’s Midnight Runners were at #1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Geno’, a song written about US soul singer Geno Washington.

On this day in 1986: Robert Palmer went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Addicted To Love’, it made it to #5 in the UK. Palmer originally recorded the song as a duet with Chaka Khan but due to contractual problems her voice was removed from the song.

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