Tag: Mr Mister

07-Sep

This Day In 80s Music, September 7th

On this day in 1985: David Bowie and Mick Jagger were at #1 on the U.K. singes chart with their version of the Martha and The Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street.’ The song had been recorded as part of the Live Aid charity appeal. The original plan was to perform a track together live, […]

08-Mar

This Day In Music, March 8th

On this day in 1986: Diana Ross was at #1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘Chain Reaction.’ It was written and produced by The Bee Gees (who also provided the backing vocals for the single). The single became her first #1 single in the U.K. since ‘I’m Still Waiting’ in 1971. Also on this day […]

01-Mar

This Day In Music, March 1st

On this day in 1980: Blondie went to #1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘Atomic’ from their album ‘Eat To The Beat’. ‘Atomic’ is one of six #1 songs for Blondie on the U.K. singles chart. On this day in 1986: Mr. Mister went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Kyrie’, the […]

07-Dec

This Day In Music, December 7th

On this day in 1985: Mr. Mister started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Broken Wings’.  It was released in June 1985 as the lead single from their second album ‘Welcome to the Real World.’ The song hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on December 7, 1985, where […]

16-Sep

This Day In Music, September 16th

On this day in 1985: Kate Bush released her 5th studio album ‘Hounds of Love.’ The album’s lead single, ‘Running Up That Hill’, became one of Bush’s biggest hits and the album produced three further successful singles in the U.S./U.K., ‘Cloudbusting’, ‘Hounds of Love’, and ‘The Big Sky’.  Also on this day in 1985: John […]

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