To commemorate the crowning, today, of King Charles, here we have Gary Byrd & The GB Experience with their 1983 hit, The Crown.
Category Archives: 1980s
Marillion – Kayleigh (1985)
Jeffrey Osborne – On The Wings Of Love (1982)
Eurythmics – There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) 1985
This week, on July 7th, 1985, this song by The Eurythmics, entered the UK Top 40, later going on to reach Number 1, but only reaching Number 22, on the Billboard Hot 100. Featuring great vocals by Annie Lennox.
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (1985)
This song, Money For Nothing, by Dire Straits, is from the album, “Brothers In Arms”. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1985, but only made number 4, on the chart, in the UK. This groundbreaking video was the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network launched on 1 …
On This Day In History: August 1st, 1981, MTV launches
MTV was launched on August 1st, 1981. The first video that was played was Video Killed The Radio Star, by The Buggles. Remember when they used to actually play music videos. ?
Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder – Ebony And Ivory (1982)
Wow, can you believe this classic, is 38 years old? “Ebony And Ivory” is a musical collaboration, by British former Beatle, Paul McCartney and American singer songwriter Stevie Wonder. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1, in the UK. in May 1982, where it stayed for 7 weeks.
Teena Marie – Behind The Groove (1980)
Behind The Groove is a dance song from 1980, by Teena Marie. It reached number 6 in the UK, but did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100, although it reached number 21 on the R&B chart and number 4 on the Dance chart.
Michael Sombello – Maniac (1983)
This song, Maniac, by Michael Sombello, is from the movie, “Flashdance”. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1983, but only made number 43, on the chart, in the UK.
Queen – Another One Bites The Dust (1980)
Wow, can you believe this classic, is 40 years old? “Another One Bites The Dust” is a single from 1980, by British band Queen. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 7, in the UK.