“Geno”, the first UK number one, in May 1980, from Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
To celebrate the 33rd birthday of Lady Gaga, I play here for you, her Billboard Hot 100, number 2 hit, from 2009, “Bad Romance”. This single also reached number 1 in the UK, and most of the World, in that year.
To celebrate the 75th birthday of Diana Ross, I play here, what became her second solo, Billboard Hot 100, number 1 hit, from 1973, “Touch Me In The Morning”. This single also reached number 6 in the UK, in that year.
It’s Monday! “I Don’t Like Mondays”, by the Irish band, The Boomtown Rats, was a Number One hit in the UK, in the Summer of 1979. But it only reached Number 74, on the Billboard Hot 100. It was inspired by a School shooting in San Diego, by Brenda Spicer, in January 1979. When asked …
This, the first single, from the album “Blondes Have More Fun”, saw “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” reach number One, in December 1978, in the UK, and in February 1979, in the USA. One of my Top 100 favorite songs.
Dating from 1970, this song peaked at Number 1 in the UK, and on the US Billboard charts. It was recorded in 1967, but re-released on Motown in 1970 where it became a huge hit around the World.
Dating from 1970, this song peaked at Number 1 in the UK, and Number 3 on the Billboard charts. For me, it brings back memories of the Summer of 1970, when I remember hearing it on the Waltzer ride, at the local Fun Fair, in the US this would be at the Carnival.
Dating from late 1975, this classic was number one, for what seemed like forever…