Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, May 27th

On this day in 1983: The Smiths were at #1 on the U.K. independent chart with their debut single ‘Hand In Glove.’ The Smiths recorded the track after their manager Joe Moss paid £250 for a one-day recording session at Strawberry Studios in Stockport, England.

On this day in 1988: Def Leppard kicked off the third leg of their North American Hysteria world tour at George M. Sullivan Arena, Anchorage, Alaska.

On this day in 1989: Cliff Richard released his 100th single, ‘The Best of Me.’


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