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 …
To celebrate the 33rd birthday of Lady Gaga, I play here for you, her Billboard Hot 100, number 2 hit, from 2009, “Bad Romance”. This single also reached number 1 in the UK, and most of the World, in that year.
To celebrate the 75th birthday of Diana Ross, I play here, what became her second solo, Billboard Hot 100, number 1 hit, from 1973, “Touch Me In The Morning”. This single also reached number 6 in the UK, in that year.
On This Day In History. March 20th, 1982. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts reached Number One on the Billboard Hot 100, with I Love Rock N Roll.
This song, one of my favorites, by Otis Redding topped the charts in the US, and reached Number 3 in the UK in 1968. He finished recording this song a few days before he was tragically killed in an aircraft crash, in December 1967.