Tag: Peter Gabriel

11-Sep

This Day In Music, September 11th

On this day in 1982: Chicago started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Hard To Say I’m Sorry’, the group’s second U.S. #1 hit. Here’s a look at the complete Top 20 on the U.S. singles chart from this day back in 1982: 1 3 HARD TO SAY I’M […]

02-Sep

This Day In Music, September 2nd

On this day in 1988: The Human Rights Now! world tour kicked off at Wembley Stadium London with Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssu n’Dour. Taking in five continents and claiming to be the most ambitious rock tour in history. Human Rights Now! was a worldwide tour of twenty benefit concerts on behalf of […]

26-Jul

This Day In Music, July 26th

On this day in 1980: The Rolling Stones started a seven week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Emotional Rescue’, the group’s eighth U.S. #1 album. Emotional Rescue was the first Rolling Stones album recorded following Keith Richards’ exoneration from a Toronto drug charge that could have landed him in jail for years. On this […]

19-Jul

This Day In Music, July 19th

On this day in 1986: Genesis went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Invisible Touch’. The band’s former lead singer Peter Gabriel was at #2 with ‘Sledgehammer’. “Invisible Touch” is the title track and first single from the 1986 album of the same name. The song is a group composition which featured lyrics […]

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’ […]

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