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 […]
For some reason this song is stuck in my head today, therefore it is my song of the day. In 1985 Billy Ocean took Suddenly to number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and also to number 4, in the UK.
This song, “Nighshift”, released in early 1985, was a tribute to Jackie Wilson and Marvin Gaye, who both died in 1984. This was the first hit, for the Commodores, after Lionel Ritchie left the group. It reached number three in the UK and on the Billboard Hot 100.