Tag: Coming Up

10-Jul

This Day In Music, July 10th

On this day in 1980: Paul McCartney & Wings were enjoying their second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Coming Up.’ The song would spend a total of three weeks in the top spot. In a Rolling Stone interview, McCartney explained how the song came about: “I originally cut it on my farm […]

28-Jun

This Day In Music, June 28th

On this day in 1980: The Paul McCartney single ‘Coming Up’ became one of the few ‘live’ recordings to reach the top of Billboard’s Hot 100. American disc jockeys preferred it to the studio version on the flip side of the record. In a ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine interview, McCartney explained how the song came about: “I […]

17-Jun

This Day In Music, June 17th

On this day in 1980: ‘Funkytown’ by Lipps Inc. was enjoying their THIRD week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart. It would spend one more week at #1 for a total of four weeks, before giving up the top spot to Paul McCartney’s ‘Coming Up’ at the end of June. “Funkytown” reached the top […]

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