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27-Jul

This Day in 80s Music, July 27th

On this day in 1985: Paul Young went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with his version of the Daryl Hall song ‘Every Time You Go Away’. “Everytime You Go Away” is a song written and composed by Daryl Hall. It was first recorded in 1980 by the American duo Hall & Oates but was not […]

11-Apr

This Day In 80s Music, April 11th

On this day in 1981: Eddie Van Halen married actress Valerie Bertinelli, co-star of the 1980s television hit, One Day at a Time. The two had met eight months earlier when Bertinelli’s brother took her to a Van Halen concert in Shreveport, Louisiana. Also on this day back in 1981: Hall & Oates started a […]

05-Mar

This Day In Music, March 5th

On this day in 1982: Actor and singer John Belushi died from an overdose of cocaine and heroin. Belushi was one of the original cast members on Saturday Night Live, played Joliet ‘Jake’ Blues in The Blues Brothers and also appeared in the film Animal House. His tombstone reads “I may be gone, but rock […]

30-Jan

This Day In Music, January 30th

On this day in 1982: Hall & Oates went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).’ It would spend one week in the top spot. It was released as the second single from their tenth studio album ‘Private Eyes’. The song became the fourth number #1 […]

18-Dec

This Day In Music, December 18th

On this day in 1982: Hall & Oates started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Maneater’, the duo’s fifth of six U.S. #1 hits. It remained in the top spot for four weeks, more than any of the duo’s five other #1 hits, including “Kiss On My List”, which […]

08-Dec

This Day In Music, December 8th

On this day in 1980: John Lennon was shot five times by 25 year old Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota apartment building in New York City where John and Yoko lived. Chapman had been waiting for Lennon outside the Dakota apartment since mid-morning and had asked for (and freceived) an autograph from Lennon earlier […]

27-Jul

This Day In Music, July 27th

On this day in 1985: Paul Young went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with his version of the Daryl Hall song ‘Every Time You Go Away’. Here’s a look at the full Top 10 on the U.S. singles chart from this day in 1985: 1 3 EVERY TIME YOU GO AWAY Paul Young (Columbia)-12 […]

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