Tag: Lipps Inc.

24-Jun

This Day In Music, June 24th

On this day in 1980: Lipps Inc. were enjoying their final days of their fourth and final week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart. Written by musician, composer, and record producer Steven Greenberg and sung by Cynthia Johnson, the song expresses the singer’s pining for a metaphorical place that will “keep me movin’, keep me […]

17-Jun

This Day In Music, June 17th

On this day in 1980: ‘Funkytown’ by Lipps Inc. was enjoying their THIRD week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart. It would spend one more week at #1 for a total of four weeks, before giving up the top spot to Paul McCartney’s ‘Coming Up’ at the end of June. “Funkytown” reached the top […]

31-May

This Day In Music, May 31st

On this day in 1980: Lipps Inc. went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Funkytown’. The disco hit was also a #1 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Australia and The Netherlands. It reached #2 in the U.K. On this day in 1986: Peter Gabriel scored his second solo U.K #1 album with ‘So’ […]

24-Apr

This Day In Music, April 24th

On this day in 1980: Blondie was enjoying her second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Call Me.’ ‘Call Me’ would spend a total of SIX weeks at #1 and would not give up the top spot on the charts until late May when ‘Funkytown’ by Lipps Inc. would take the top […]

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