Tag: Huey Lewis and the News

20-Sep

This Day In Music, September 20th

On this day in 1986: Huey Lewis and the News started a three week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Stuck With You’, a #12 hit in the U.K. ‘Stuck With You’ was the first single from the band’s fourth album, Fore! The song was the band’s second #1 on the Billboard […]

24-Aug

This Day In Music, August 24th

On this day in 1981: Mark Chapman was given a 20 year jail sentence for the murder of John Lennon. The 25 year old had shot Lennon five times at close range on December 8th, 1980 in front of The Dakota apartment building in New York City. Over the next few months, Chapman would claim […]

11-Aug

This Day In Music, August 11th

On this day in 1984: Ray Parker Jr. started a three week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with the theme from the film ‘Ghostbusters’. Parker who had been a session guitarist for Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye was accused of plagiarizing the melody from the Huey Lewis and the News song ‘I Want […]

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