Tag: I Wanna Dance With Somebody


This Day In 80s Music, July 4th

On this day in 1986: The second Farm Aid benefit concert took place at Manor Downs Racetrack, Manor, Texas. Held to raise money for family farmers in the U.S., the concerts were organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. Artists who appeared included: Alabama, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, […]


This Day In 80s Music, June 27th

On this day in 1981: Kim Carnes returned to the #1 spot on the U.S. singles chart with “Bette Davis Eyes.” It was #1 for five consecutive weeks beginning May 16th 1981. It gave up the top spot on June 20th to the “Stars On 45 Medley” by Stars on 45. It returned to #1 […]


This Day In Music, June 27th

On this day in 1987: Whitney Houston became the first women in U.S. history to enter the album chart at #1 with ‘Whitney’. She also became the first woman to top the singles chart with four consecutive releases when ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ hit #1. The album produced five Top 10 U.S. singles. Whitney’s first […]


This Day In Music, June 6th

On this day in 1982: Tom Petty, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks and Jackson Browne all appeared at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California to a crowd of 85,000 fans at the six hour Peace Sunday, We Have A Dream antinuclear concert. Dylan was joined onstage with Joan Baez and sang […]