Tag: Motley Crue

05-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 5th

On this day in 1980: UK music weekly The NME had Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’ as single of the week. The song is about a girl who singer Ian Curtis worked with at a disability center. One day she didn’t come to the center and Ian later learned that she died from a epileptic seizure. […]

17-Jun

This Day In 80s Music, June 17th

On this day in 1987: Florida real estate agent Vittoria Holman sued Motley Crue and their concert promoter for hearing loss allegedly incurred at a concert in December 1985. Holman and her daughter had front row seats less than 10 feet from the speakers. The case was settled out of court with the band’s insurance […]

17-Jan

This Day In Music, January 17th

On this day in 1981: The band Motley Crue formed when bass guitarist Nikki Sixx left a band called ‘London’ and began rehearsing with drummer Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon, (who later left). Sixx and Lee then added guitarist Bob “Mick Mars” Deal. Vince Neil accepted an offer to join the band (after turning […]

28-May

This Day In Music, May 28th

On this day in 1983: Actress and singer Irene Cara started a six week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Flashdance…What A Feeling’. Taken from the film ‘Flashdance’, a #2 hit in the UK. Cara had also appeared in TV’s ‘Roots’ and ‘The Next Generation’. The song was the #3 single of […]

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