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.   https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/i-will-survive-wins-the-firstand-lastgrammy-ever-awarded-for-best-disco-recording

Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays (1979)

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 […]

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