Can you believe that this song, Oops!… I Did It Again, by Britney Spears was released, 20 years ago, in the year 2000? It reached number 1 in the UK, but only number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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.
This song, “What’s Love got To do With It”, by Tina Turner, from 1984, gave Tina, her only Billboard number one hit, that also reached number three in the UK. My then wife, bought this as a 12 inch single, and played it constantly, or so it seemed, that Summer.
This is probably my favorite Rolling Stones song. Paint It Black was released in 1966, reaching Number One in the UK and the USA, and around the World. It went on to be featured on the movie soundtracks, of “Full Metal Jacket” and “The Devils Advocate”.