Tag: Bruce Springsteen

07-Nov

This Day In Music, November 7th

On this day in 1981: Hall & Oates started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Private Eyes’. This single was the band’s third of six number one hits (the first two being ‘Rich Girl’ and ‘Kiss On My List’), and their second #1 hit of the 1980s at the […]

01-Nov

This Day In Music, November 1st

On this day in 1980: Bruce Springsteen went to #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘The River’ his first #1 album. ‘The River’ was Bruce’s 5th studio album and was released on October 17, 1980. Originally, Springsteen intended The River to be a single album, entitled ‘The Ties That Bind.’ The single album version was eventually released […]

28-Oct

This Day In Music, October 28th

On this day in 1989: Janet Jackson started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814’. Only one of three albums to produce seven Top 10 U.S. singles, (the other two being ‘Thriller’ by her brother Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In the U.S.A.). It is […]

13-Sep

This Day In Music, September 13th

On this day in 1985: ‘We Are The World’ won Best Group Video and the Viewer’s Choice at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. Don Henley’s ‘The Boys Of Summer’ video won four VMAs, including Best Video. Bruce Springsteen’s ‘I’m On Fire’ won for Best Male Video and Tina Turner won Best Female […]

02-Sep

This Day In Music, September 2nd

On this day in 1988: The Human Rights Now! world tour kicked off at Wembley Stadium London with Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssu n’Dour. Taking in five continents and claiming to be the most ambitious rock tour in history. Human Rights Now! was a worldwide tour of twenty benefit concerts on behalf of […]

05-Aug

This Day In Music, August 5th

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen played the first of ten nights at the Meadowlands in New Jersey to mark the homecoming of the Born in the USA Tour. Let’s take a look at the Top 20 songs on the U.S. singles chart from this day back in 1984: 1 1 WHEN DOVES CRY […]

07-Jul

This Day In Music, July 7th

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen went to #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Born In The USA’. The album went on to spend a total of 139 weeks on the U.S. album chart. Its also one of three albums (along with Michael Jackson’s Thriller, & Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814) to produce […]

30-Jun

This Day In Music, June 30th

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing In The Dark’ peaked at #2 on the U.S. singles chart, the first of six singles from his seventh studio album ‘Born In The U.S.A.’ which all hit the U.S. Top 10. The video was shot at the Saint Paul Civic Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and […]

29-Jun

This Day In Music, June 29th

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen kicked off the first leg of his ‘Born in the USA’ Tour with a three night run at the Civic Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Springsteen would play a total of 156 shows ending on October 2, 1985 in Los Angeles. Here’s an audio clip from that very […]

23-Jun

This Day In Music, June 23rd

On this day in 1984: Duran Duran started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘The Reflex’, the group’s first U.S. #1. The song is off their third album, ‘Seven and the Ragged Tiger.’ ‘The Reflex’ was the first of two songs that kept ‘Dancing In the Dark’ by Bruce […]

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