December 26th, 2020 Taylor Swift has knocked Mariah Carey off of the number one spot, on the Christmas Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Treat Her Like A Lady was a number 3, Billboard Hot 100 hit, for Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose, in 1971.
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.
This song was an influential Disco song, by Donna Summer. In 1977, it reached number 1 in the UK, and number 6, on the Billboard Hot 100. This song brings back memories of the Summer of 1977.
This song, “Living In America”, by James Brown, was released in 1985, but reached number 4, on the Billboard Hot 100, in early 1986. It reached number 5, in the UK.
April 28th. On This Day In History, 1973: The album The Dark Side of the Moon by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd entered the Billboard Top LP’s & Tape chart, on which it spent a record 942 weeks. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Side_of_the_Moon> Here is one of the best known tracks from this iconic album, “Money”.
On April 11th, 1970, 49 years ago today, “Let It Be”, the Beatles last single, before they disbanded, reached number one, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was of course a huge hit around the World, but only reached number two, in the UK. This song, reminds be of my late, older brother, Brian, …
On what would have been his 80th Birthday, here is one of Marvin Gaye’s biggest hits, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”. This single, on Motown, is from 1968, when it reached number one, on the Billboard Hot 100, in December that year, and stayed there for 7 weeks. RIP Marvin Gaye 1939-1984.