Tag: Neil Diamond

21-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 21st

On this day in 1988: UB40 was enjoying its last day at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with with their version of the Neil Diamond song ‘Red Red Wine’. ‘Red Red Wine’ was written, performed, and recorded by American singer Neil Diamond in 1967. It is included on Diamond’s second studio album, ‘Just For […]

15-Oct

This Day In 80s Music, October 15th

On this day in 1988: Bon Jovi started a four-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with their fourth release, ‘New Jersey.’ The album produced five Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 singles, the most top ten hits to date for a hard rock album. ‘Bad Medicine’ went to #1, ‘Born to Be My Baby’ went […]

09-Dec

This Day In Music, December 9th

On this day in 1988: According to a poll released in the U.S., the music of Neil Diamond was favored as the best background music for sex, Beethoven was the second choice and Luther Vandross was voted third. On this day in 1989: Billy Joel started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles […]

21-Oct

This Day In Music, October 21st

On this day in 1988: UB40 was enjoying its last day at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with with their version of the Neil Diamond song ‘Red Red Wine’. ‘Red Red Wine’ was written, performed, and recorded by American singer Neil Diamond in 1967. It is included on Diamond’s second studio album, ‘Just For […]

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