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This Day In 80s 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 crop took part in the worldwide event, The TV broadcast was transmitted to 1.5 billion people in 160 countries which made it the biggest live […]


This Day In Music, June 8th

On this day in 1985: Tears For Fears started a two-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’, the group’s first U.S. #1. In 1986, the song won Best Single at the Brit Awards. Band member and co-writer Roland Orzabal argued that the song deserved to win […]


This Day In Music, May 11th

On this day in 1981: Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley died at the age of 36. In July 1977, Marley was found to have a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe, Marley’s health deteriorated as the cancer had spread throughout his body. Marley had the UK hit 1981 single ‘No Woman No […]