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.
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.
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
The first time I played, this for you, was 40 years ago, today. I remembered…
“Geno”, the first UK number one, in May 1980, from Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
A number 23 hit, in the UK in 1980, it was recorded in and released in Jamaica, in 1976. It was later the title track of an album, released in 1977. Junior Murvin sang about “Police & Thieves”.
Angus Young was born on March 31st 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his family to Australia, when he was 8 years old. In 1973, he co-founded AC/DC with his brother Malcom. The rest, as they say, is history. This song, Whole Lotta Rosie, by AC/DC was released in 1977, but only made it …
I just saw in the news, that Roger Charlery, AKA Ranking Roger, from British band, The Beat, (English Beat, in the USA), has died, losing his battle with cancer. RIP. This song was one of their biggest hits, from 1980, this is Mirror In The Bathroom. It reached Number 4 in the UK, and Number …
I played this song, for my first wife, on the day we met, in 1980. Later, playing it, for her, for the last time, the day she left, in 1986. Memories!
A classic from 1980, by British band, Madness.