Tag: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

11-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 11th

On this day in 1981: The Rolling Stones performed at the Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA, as part of a 50-date North American tour. 95 fans were arrested after trouble broke out at the venue. The tour became the largest grossing of 1981, with $50 million in ticket sales. On this day in 1986: […]

07-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 7th

On this day in 1989: Paula Abdul went to #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Forever Your Girl’. Abdul spent sixty-four consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart before hitting #1, making it the longest time for an album to reach the number one spot. Forever Your Girl was the debut studio album for […]

23-Nov

This Day In Music, November 23rd

On this day in 1986: The Human League were enjoying top spot on the U.S. singles chart with “Human.” “Human” was released as the first single from their 1986 album ‘Crash’. The track, which deals with the subject of infidelity, was written and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The song topped the charts in […]

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