Tag: Beat It

07-May

This Day In Music, May 7th

On this day in 1983: Let’s take a look at the top ten singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from this day back in 1983! ‘Beat It’ by Michael Jackson was on top of the chart for the 2nd consecutive week and would spend one more week at #1 before ‘Let’s Dance’ by David Bowie […]

28-Apr

This Day In Music, April 28th

On this day in 1983: Michael Jackson started a three week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Beat It.’ It was produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones. Quincy Jones encouraged Jackson to include a rock song on the album, though Jackson had never previously shown an interest in the genre. Jackson later […]

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