Tag: The Beatles

27-Sep

This Day In 80s Music, September 27th

On this day in 1980: David Bowie scored his fourth U.K. #1 album with his fourteenth studio album ‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps).’ The album featured the singles ‘Ashes to Ashes’ and ‘Fashion’. On this day in 1986: The Beatles’ track ‘Twist and Shout’ re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 over twenty-five years after it first […]

20-Jun

This Day In 80s Music, June 20th

On this day in 1981: Dutch studio group Stars On 45 went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with the “Stars On 45 Medley.” Its official title in the US and Canada (as on the record and in Billboard and RPM) is “Medley: Intro Venus/Sugar Sugar/No Reply/I’ll Be Back/Drive My Car/Do You Want To […]

20-Dec

This Day In Music, December 20th

On this day in 1980: Twelve days after John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, ‘(Just Like) Starting Over’, which was taken from his Double Fantasy album, went to #1 on the U.K. singles chart, making it the only solo #1 for the former Beatle in his native U.K. On this day in […]

27-Sep

This Day In Music, September 27th

On this day in 1980: David Bowie scored his fourth U.K. #1 album with his fourteenth studio album ‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps).’ The album featured the singles ‘Ashes to Ashes’ and ‘Fashion’. On this day in 1986: The Beatles’ track ‘Twist and Shout’ re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 over twenty-five years after it first […]

22-May

This Day In Music, May 22nd

On this day in 1982: Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder were enjoying their second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Ebony and Ivory.’ The song would spend a total of 7 weeks at #1 before giving up the top spot to ‘Don’t You Want Me’ by The Human League in early July […]

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