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16-Nov

This Day In Music, November 16th

On this day in 1985: Starship started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘We Built This City.’ The song was written by Bernie Taupin, Martin Page, Dennis Lambert, and Peter Wolf and recorded by U.S. rock group Starship. It was released as the lead single off their album ‘Knee Deep […]

09-May

This Day In Music, May 9th

On this day in 1980: ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats won the best pop song and outstanding British lyric categories at the 25th Ivor Novello Awards. Boomtown Rats lead singer Bob Geldoff was inspired to write the song after reading about the tragic shooting spree where 16-year-old Brenda Spencer killed two people and […]

04-Apr

This Day In Music, April 4th

On this day in 1987: Starship started a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart with ‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now’, taken from the film ‘Mannequin’, also a #1 hit in the UK. Also on this day in 1987: U2 entered the US album chart at #7 with The Joshua Tree, making […]

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