April 17th, 2019, 45th Birthday of Spice Girls singer, Victoria Beckham

To celebrate the 45th birthday of former Spice Girl, Posh Spice, Victoria Beckham, here is the debut single, by the Spice Girls. Wannabe was released in July, 1996, in the UK, and went on to become the fastest selling debut single, of all time. It stayed at number one, for seven weeks. In the USA, […]

The Beatles – Let It Be (1970)

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, […]

Bachman Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet (1974)

In 1974, this song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and in Canada. It only reached number two, in the UK, being kept from the number one spot, by Mud’s “Lonely This Christmas”. It is also on my all time Top 100.

Don McLean -American Pie (1971)

The title track, to the 1971 album, of the same name, American Pie, by Don McLean reached number one, for four weeks, in the USA, in 1972. In 1971 it reached number two, for three weeks in the UK. The main theme “The Day The Music Died” refers to the February 1959 plane crash, that […]

Dave and Ansell Collins – Double Barrel (1970)

This iconic reggae song, “Double Barrel”, is by Dave & Ansell Collins. Although it was released in 1970, it took until May of 1971, to reach Number One in the UK, and until August, 1971, to get to Number 22, on the Billboard Hot 100. This was the second Reggae song to top the charts, […]

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