Tag: Top 10

12-Oct

This Day In Music, October 12th

On this day in 1981: Diana Ross & Lionel Richie were enjoying their NINTH and final week at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song went to #1 on August 15th 1981. It would be ranked the #2 song for the year of 1981, behind ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ by Kim Carnes which spent TEN […]

03-Aug

This Day In Music, August 3rd

On this day in 1985: Tears For Fears started a three week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Shout’, the duo’s second U.S. #1. The song was released as the second single from their second studio album, Songs From the Big Chair on November 19, 1984.  “Shout” would become one of the most […]

02-Aug

This Day In Music, August 2nd

On this day in 1986: Peter Cetera started a two-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with the theme from the film ‘Karate Kid II’, ‘The Glory Of Love’, it made it to #3 in the U.K. The song was written and composed by Cetera, David Foster, and Cetera’s then-wife Diane Nini and recorded […]

29-Jul

This Day In Music, July 29th

On this day in 1987: Heart was enjoying its third and final week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Alone’. Heart released the song as the first single from their ninth studio album, Bad Animals, in May 1987. The song begins with a piano line and a subdued vocal from Ann Wilson, leading to a synth-led […]

28-Jul

This Day In Music, July 28th

On this day in 1980: Billy Joel was enjoying his second and final week in the #1 spot on the U.S. singles chart with “It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me.” The song spent 11 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and was the 7th biggest hit of 1980 according to American Top […]

27-Jul

This Day In Music, July 27th

On this day in 1985: Paul Young went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with his version of the Daryl Hall song ‘Every Time You Go Away’. Here’s a look at the full Top 10 on the U.S. singles chart from this day in 1985: 1 3 EVERY TIME YOU GO AWAY Paul Young (Columbia)-12 […]

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 […]

25-Jul

This Day In Music, July 25th

On this day in 1980: AC/DC released their sixth internationally released studio album ‘Back In Black’, the first AC/DC album recorded without former lead singer Bon Scott who died on February 19, 1980 at the age of 33. The album has sold an estimated 50 million copies worldwide to date, making it one of the […]

22-Jul

This Day In Music, July 22nd

On this day in 1989: Former actress Martika started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Toy Soldiers’, a #5 hit in the U.K. Martika wrote the song about a friend who was battling a cocaine addiction. “I was a little hesitant because I had only written two songs before […]

20-Jul

This Day In Music, July 20th

On this day in 1983: The Police were enjoying their second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Every Breath You Take.” The song is from from their album Synchronicity (1983). Written by Sting, the single was the biggest U.S. and U.K. hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight […]

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