Tag: Dan Aykroyd


This Day In 80s Music, August 25th

On this day in 1981: R.E.M. appeared at The Scorpio, Charlotte, North Carolina. This show was billed as “Charlotte’s First Gay New Wave Disco and Costume Party”, with the $3 tickets benefitting various gay-lesbian charities. On this day in 1984: Ray Parker Jr. was enjoying his third and final week at #1 on the U.S. […]


This Day In Music, March 17th

On this day in 1984: Van Halen were starting their fourth of five weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Jump.” It would go on to be ranked the #6 song for the entire year of 1984 and would be ranked the #42 song of the entire 1980s decade by Billboard Magazine. “Girls […]