Tag: Cant Slow Down

12-Nov

This Day In 80s Music, November 12th

On this day in 1983: Lionel Richie started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “All Night Long (All Night).” The song is off his second solo album, ‘Can’t Slow Down’ and combined Richie’s soulful Commodores style with Caribbean influences. This new, more dance, pop inspired-inspired approach proved popular, as the single […]

19-May

This Day In 80s Music, May 19th

On this day in 1984: Bob Marley and the Wailers started a 12-week run at #1 on the UK album chart with the compilation album ‘Legend’, released to commemorate the third anniversary of Marley’s death. Also on this day in 1984: Lionel Richie started his second and final week at #1 on the U.S. singles […]

12-May

This Day In 80s Music, May 12th

On this day in 1981: Meat Loaf filed for bankruptcy with debts of over $1 million. The singer stated; “I made almost nothing. That’s how it was back then. The record company said Bat Out Of Hell never made a profit.” On this day in 1984: Lionel Richie started a two week run at #1 […]

21-Dec

This Day In Music, December 21st

On this day in 1985: Bruce Springsteen’s album, ‘Born in the USA’ passed Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ to become the second longest-lasting album on the Billboard U.S. Top 10. It stayed there for 79 weeks. Only ‘The Sound of Music’ with Julie Andrews lasted longer at 109 weeks. ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ is the seventh studio album by […]

14-Nov

This Day In Music, November 14th

On this day in 1983: Lionel Richie was enjoying his first of four weeks at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “All Night Long (All Night).” The song is off his second solo album, ‘Can’t Slow Down’ and combined Richie’s soulful Commodores style with Caribbean influences. This new, more dance, pop inspired-inspired approach proved popular, as […]

Top