To commemorate the crowning, today, of King Charles, here we have Gary Byrd & The GB Experience with their 1983 hit, The Crown.
Blue Oyster Cult – Don’t Fear The Reaper (1976)
Blue Oyster Cult – Don’t Fear The Reaper
Lou Reed – Perfect Day (1972)
Remember this one? Lou Reed from his 1972 album Transformer. He was a friend of David Bowie, and you can hear Bowie’s voice singing backing vocals on a lot of the songs. This is my favorite song from that album, Perfect Day.
Morgan Wallen – Last Night (2023)
April 15th, 2023. It looks like we have a new number 1 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Morgan Wallen has hit the top spot with Last Night.
Coincidentally he also has the number one album, on the Billboard Album Chart with his album, One Thing At A Time.
Morgan Wallen – Thinkin’ Bout Me (2023)
March 18th, 2023.
Well Morgan Wallen is having a really good week on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart this week, with 27 of the 29 new entries and all 3 of the re-entries.
Here is the highest new entry this week is this song, called “Thinkin’ Bout Me”, by Morgan Wallen, a new entry at number 9.
Blondie – Heart Of Glass (1979)
On This Day In History January 8th, 1997, The Spice Girls hit the USA
Already a hit in the UK, the Spice Girls’ first single, ‘Wannabe,’ is released in the US and will top the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks. The group’s debut album will go on to sell more than 30 million copies worldwide as they become one of the biggest pop music acts of the ’90s.
Otis Redding – On The Dock Of The Bay
On This Day In History: December 10th, 1967. Otis Redding and 6 other musicians, were flying into Madison, Wisconsin, to play at a nightclub, when the small plane, owned by Otis, they were flying in, crashed into a lake, 4 miles short of the runway. All, but one person, were killed including Otis Redding.
A couple of days before he had just finished recording “On The Dock Of The Bay”. This was released in January 1968, going on to reach number 1, in the USA and around the World, giving us this classic, that we all know and love.
Jigsaw – Sky High (1975)
This song, Sky High, by British band Jigsaw was a hit in the UK, where it reached number 9 and in the USA, where it reached number 3, towards the end of 1975. It was also a hit in a lot of other countries.