Tag: Every Breath You take

14-Sep

This Day In Music, September 14th

On this day in 1981: The Rolling Stones played a secret pre-tour warm-up show at the Sir Morgan’s Cove club in Worcester, Massachusetts. Billed as Little Boy Blue & The Cockroaches, a local radio station announced that the Stones were in town, resulting in the club being besieged by over 4,000 fans attempted to get […]

19-Aug

This Day In Music, August 19th

On this day in 1983: The Police were enjoying their 6th consecutive week at #1 on the U.S. Singles Chart with ‘Every Breath You Take.’ Written by Sting, the single was the biggest U.S. and U.K. hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks (the band’s only #1 hit on that chart), and […]

20-Jul

This Day In Music, July 20th

On this day in 1983: The Police were enjoying their second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Every Breath You Take.” The song is from from their album Synchronicity (1983). Written by Sting, the single was the biggest U.S. and U.K. hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight […]

09-Jul

This Day In Music, July 9th

On this day in 1983: The Police started an eight week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Every Breath You Take’ also #1 in the U.K. Taken from the bands album ‘Synchronicity’, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy […]

25-Jun

This Day In Music, June 25th

On this day in 1983: The Police scored their 4th U.K. #1 album with ‘Synchronicity’, also #1 in the U.S., featuring the singles ‘Every Breath You Take’, ‘King of Pain’, ‘Synchronicity II’ and ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’. On this day in 1984: Prince released his sixth studio album ‘Purple Rain’, the first to feature his […]

05-Jun

This Day In Music, June 5th

On this day in 1983: During a 48-date North American tour, U2 played at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver. The show was recorded and released as ‘U2 Live At Red Rocks: Under A Blood Red Sky.’ Let’s take a look at the Top 10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on this day back in 1983: […]

04-Jun

This Day In Music, June 4th

On this day in 1983: The Police started a four week run at #1 in the U.K. with ‘Every Breath You Take’ the group’s fifth and final #1 single. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy […]

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