28-Feb

80s Album Of The Week- The Producers by The Producers (1981)

The Producers are a new wave and power pop band from Atlanta, Georgia. The original line up included Van Temple on guitar and vocals, Kyle Henderson on bass and vocals, Wayne Famous (Wayne McNatt) on keyboards, Bryan Holmes on drums and Roland Turner on vocals and keyboards. Originally formed as a Beatles cover band named Cartoon, […]

31-Dec

This Day in 80s Music, December 31st

Each year Billboard freezes their weekly charts at the very end of the year/beginning of the new year (including in the 1980s) so there isn’t a lot of “music news” from the 80s to report at the end of the year/very beginning of the year as far as songs/albums going to #1, etc. So for […]

30-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 30th

Each year Billboard freezes their weekly charts at the very end of the year/beginning of the new year (including in the 1980s) so there isn’t a lot of “music news” from the 80s to report at the end of the year/very beginning of the year as far as songs/albums going to #1, etc. So for […]

29-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 29th

Each year Billboard freezes their weekly charts at the very end of the year/beginning of the new year (including in the 1980s) so there isn’t a lot of “music news” from the 80s to report at the end of the year/very beginning of the year as far as songs/albums going to #1, etc. So for […]

28-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 28th

On this day in 1983: Having made two successful dives below a friend’s yacht to find items he’d drunkenly thrown off his own boat three years before, drummer and co-founder of The Beach Boys Dennis Wilson took one last dive into the Pacific and never returned from the boat moored in Marina Del Rey, California. […]

27-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 27th

On this day in 1980: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy album started an eight-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart and ‘Just Like Starting Over’ started a five-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart. “(Just Like) Starting Over” was released as a single on October 24, 1980 in the United Kingdom and three […]

26-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 26th

On this day in 1981: AC/DC started a three-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘For Those About To Rock We Salute You’ which was the follow-up to their highly successful album ‘Back In Black’. The name of the album was inspired by a book Angus Young read, entitled ‘For Those About to Die, […]

25-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 25th (Christmas Edition)

Merry Christmas to all! We thank you so much for listening to Charlie’s 80s Attic, for following us on Facebook and Instagram and for stopping by and visiting charlies80sattic.com! We wish you, your family and your friends and very Happy Holiday! In the spirit of Christmas Day, we present you with the #1 songs from […]

24-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 24th

Happy Christmas Eve to all! Thanks for your support of Charlie’s 80s Attic! On this day in 1988: American ‘hair band’ Poison started a three-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn.’ It was released in October of 1988 as the third single from their second album ‘Open […]

23-Dec

This Day In 80s Music, December 23rd

On this day in 1989: Phil Collins started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Another Day In Paradise’, his 7th U.S. solo #1. Released as the first single from his #1 album “…But Seriously”, ‘Another Day in Paradise’ was written to bring attention to the problem of homelessness. The […]

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