Tag: Bonnie Tyler

01-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 1st

On this day in 1981: The Pretenders were forced to cancel the last leg of a US tour after drummer Martin Chambers put his hand through a windowpane, cutting tendons and arteries. On this day in 1983: Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with the […]

12-Mar

This Day In Music, March 12th

On this day in 1983: U2 scored their first UK #1 album with ‘War’, which went on to spend a total of 147 weeks on the chart. The album featured the singles ‘New Years Day’ and ‘Two Hearts Beat As One’. Also on this day in 1983: Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler had her only UK […]

29-Nov

This Day In Music, November 29th

On this day in 1980: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Double Fantasy’ album was released. Though initially poorly received, the album is notable for its association with Lennon’s murder three weeks after its release, whereupon it became a worldwide commercial success, and went on to win the 1981 Album of the Year Grammy at the […]

03-Oct

This Day In Music, October 3rd

On this day in 1983: Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler was enjoying her first of four weeks at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with the Jim Steinman written and produced track ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’. It made her the only Welsh artist to score a U.S. #1 hit. ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ was […]

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