On this day, February 27th, 1980, 40 years ago, I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor won the first and last Grammy Award, ever awarded for Best Disco Recording. This song reached number 1 in the UK, on the Billboard Hot 100, in the USA, and around the world, in 1979.
The debut album, by British rock band, Black Sabbath, was released 50 years ago, today, on February 13th, 1970. This is the title song, from that album. It is widely considered to be the first Heavy Metal song.
The first time I played, this for you, was 40 years ago, today. I remembered…
Nobody Knows, by the Tony Rich Project reached Number 4, in the UK, and Number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1996 Dedicated to my late ex wife.
John Simon Ritchie (10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979), known professionally as Sid Vicious, was an English bassist and vocalist. He achieved prominence as a member of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sid_Vicious
One of the songs he is best known for is an adaption of the Frank Sinatra song, My Way.
It reached number 7, in the UK, in 1978.
Thunderstruck, by AC/DC, reached number 13, in the UK and number 5, on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.
Drive, by the Cars reached Number 4, in the UK, and Number 3, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1984.
Ready or not, by the Fugees reached Number 1, in the UK, in 1996, but did not show on the Billboard Hot 100, in the USA. Although it did reach Number 22, on the Billboard R&B chart, that year.