Tag: Pat Benatar


80s Album of the Week- Tropico by Pat Benatar (1984)

Tropico is Pat Benatar’s fifth studio album and a true 80s gem. Yes, it is certified platinum here in America with sales over 1 million copies (Pat’s sixth consecutive platinum selling U.S. album), but it is an album that is often overlooked in Pat’s amazing discography. Tropico would peak at #14 on the Billboard 200 […]


This Day In 80s Music, September 3rd

On this day in 1982: The three day US Festival in San Bernardino, California took place featuring, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, The Police, The Cars, Talking Heads, The Kinks, The Ramones, The B52’s, The English Beat, Gang Of Four, The Grateful Dead, Pat Benatar, and Jackson Browne. Apple Computers founder Steven Wozniak bankrolled the festival. […]


This Day In Music, February 25th

On this day in 1981: Winners at this year’s Grammy Awards included Bob Seger who won Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal for ‘Against The Wind’, Pat Benatar won Best Rock Vocal Performance Female for ‘Crimes Of Passion’, Billy Joel won Best Rock Vocal Performance Male for ‘Glass Houses’, and […]