1980: Gloria Gaynor wins Best Disco Recording Grammy Award

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.

 

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Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1970) 50 years ago, today

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.

Sid Vicious – My Way (1978)

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.

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