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This Day In 80s Music, July 30th

On this day in 1986: Variety magazine reported that RCA had dropped John Denver from its roster after the release of his single, ‘What Are We Making Weapons For’. Variety said the song upset the record company’s new owner, General Electric, one of the largest defense contractors in the US. On this day in 1987: […]


This Day In Music, July 30th

On this day in 1988: Steve Winwood started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Roll With It’, a #53 hit in the U.K. Later, Motown songwriters Holland-Dozier-Holland were credited with co-writing the song due to its resemblance to the Junior Walker hit (I’m a) Roadrunner. The song spent four weeks […]