This was one of the biggest hits for Dr Hook, “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”. It reached number 6, on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 1, in the UK, in 1979.
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. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/i-will-survive-wins-the-firstand-lastgrammy-ever-awarded-for-best-disco-recording
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Is She Really Going Out With Him, by Joe Jackson, reached Number 13, in the UK, and Number 21, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1979.
In the Summer of 1979, this Jazz Funk classic reached number 5 in the UK. Street Life, by the Crusaders featured Randy Crawford on vocals. It reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, also in 1979.
Originally released in 1978, Rappers Delight, by The Sugarhill Gang reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, but number four, on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in early 1979. It also reached number three, in 1979, in the UK.
A number 14 hit, in the UK in 1979, after this was remixed as a disco mix, Dennis Brown sang about “Money In My Pocket”. This is one of my all time Top 100.
A number 2 hit in the UK and a hit throughout Europe in the Summer of 1979, Janet Kay sang “Silly Games”. This is in my all time Top 100.
You probably know this song, Heart Of Glass, by Blondie, it reached number one in most countries, around the World, in 1979. This is definitely on my Top 100 of all time.
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 …