You probably know this song, Heart Of Glass, by Blondie, it reached number one in most countries, around the World, in 1979. This is definitely on my Top 100 of all time.
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.
It’s Monday! “I Don’t Like Mondays”, by the Irish band, The Boomtown Rats, was a Number One hit in the UK, in the Summer of 1979. But it only reached Number 74, on the Billboard Hot 100. It was inspired by a School shooting in San Diego, by Brenda Spicer, in January 1979. When asked …
This, the first single, from the album “Blondes Have More Fun”, saw “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” reach number One, in December 1978, in the UK, and in February 1979, in the USA. One of my Top 100 favorite songs.
This song, Uptown Top Ranking, by Althea & Donna, a Jamaican reggae vocal duo, reached number 1, in the UK in 1978. Notably, it was originally played by the late, influential, BBC Radio One DJ, John Peel, before being picked up by the more mainstream daytime Radio One DJ’s.
This song, by Northern Irish band, The Undertones, only charted at number 31, in the UK in 1978. Notably, it was the all time favorite song of the late, influential, BBC Radio One DJ, John Peel.
Dating from late 1975, this classic was number one, for what seemed like forever…