This song, by the Stranglers, is to commemorate the untimely death of Dave Greenfield, on May 3rd, 2020. Dave was the keyboard player from British Punk Rock band, The Stranglers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Greenfield This was one of the earlier hits for the Stranglers “No More Heroes”. It never charted on the Billboard Hot 100, but did reach […]
From 1992, when this reached number 6 in the UK, and number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100, this is “Friday I’m In Love”, by British band, The Cure.
With the nice warm Spring weather we have had lately, it feels like the Summer is on it’s way. This song reminds me of Summer evenings, back home, in the UK. From 1970, when this reached number 1 in the UK, and number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, this is “In The Summertime”, by […]
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.
Remember this classic? Phil Collins singing Another Day In Paradise from late 1989. This song made it to number 2 in the UK, and number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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
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.
On this day, April 21st, in 1973, Tony Orlando & Dawn, topped the Billboard charts, with “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree”. This was a huge hit, around the World.
3 years ago, today, the World lost a unique talent. Prince, died, at his home, of an accidental overdose of the prescription drug Fentanyl, on April 21st, 2016. Here is one of his biggest hits, from 1984, “When Doves Cry”.
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, […]