Tag: Walk Like An Egyptian

18-Jul

This Day In 80s Music, July 18th

On this day in 1981: Kim Carnes was beginning her NINTH and final week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Bette Davis Eyes.’ “Bette Davis Eyes” was written and composed by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon in 1974. It was originally recorded by DeShannon in that year for her album ‘New arrangement’, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

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