Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, May 31st

On this day in 1980: Lipps Inc. went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Funkytown’. The disco hit was also a #1 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Australia and The Netherlands. It reached #2 in the U.K.

On this day in 1986: Peter Gabriel scored his second solo U.K #1 album with ‘So’ featuring the singles ‘Sledgehammer’, ‘Red Rain’, ‘Big Time’ and a duet with Kate Bush ‘Don’t Give Up’.


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