Tag: John Cougar

02-Oct

This Day In Music, October 2nd

On this day in 1982: John Cougar (aka John Mellencamp) went to #1 on both the U.S. album and singles chart with the album ‘American Fool’ and the single ‘Jack & Diane’. “Jack & Diane” was released as the second single from Mellencamp’s 1982 album ‘American Fool’, and was chosen by the Recording Industry Association […]

11-Sep

This Day In Music, September 11th

On this day in 1982: Chicago started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Hard To Say I’m Sorry’, the group’s second U.S. #1 hit. Here’s a look at the complete Top 20 on the U.S. singles chart from this day back in 1982: 1 3 HARD TO SAY I’M […]

21-Aug

This Day In Music, August 21st

On this day in 1982: Survivor was enjoying its 5th week at #1 on the U.S. Singles Chart. It was released as a single from their third album of the same name and was also the theme song for the film Rocky III, which was released a day before the single. The song was written by […]

24-Jul

This Day In Music, July 24th

On this day in 1982: Survivor started a six week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Eye Of The Tiger’, taken from the film ‘Rocky III’. Also #1 in the U.K. Survivor won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance for the song. The song was released as a single from their […]

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