Tag: Right Here Waiting


This Day In 80s 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 […]


This Day In 80s Music, August 26th

On this day in 1987: Sonny Bono, who once said that he never voted until he was 53, announced that he was running for mayor of Palm Springs, California. He won the election in 1988 and went on to win a seat in Congress in 1996. On this day in 1989: Richard Marx was starting […]


This Day In 80s Music, August 12th

On this day in 1984: As The Olympic Games came to a close, Lionel Richie performed, ‘All Night Long’ live from Los Angeles to an estimated television audience of 2.6 billion people around the world. On this day in 1986: Prince started a run of five nights at Wembley Arena, London, his first U.K. shows […]


This Day In Music, August 26th

On this day in 1989: Richard Marx was enjoying his third and final week at #1 on the U.S. Singles Chart with “Right Here Waiting.” “Right Here Waiting” was the second single from ‘Repeat Offender’, after “Satisfied”. Marx wrote the song on the road as a love letter to his then wife, actress Cynthia Rhodes, who […]