On this day in history, September 10th, 1991, the first hit by American Grunge Rock band, Nirvana, was released. The rest is history…
Can’t Get Enough was the biggest hit for British rock band, Bad Company. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 5, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1974.
To mark the death of reggae and ska pioneer Millie Small, on May 5th, 2020, here is her only big hit “My Boy Lollipop” from 1964. It reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, also number 2, in the UK, that year. I remember we had this record, at home, growing up, in the […]
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 […]
This was the first hit for Kansas, “Carry On Wayward Son”. It reached number 11, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1976, but only made it to 51, in the UK, being their only hit there. We used to play this, at the White Horse pub, in Swanage, in the UK, around 1978 to 1981. […]
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.
To mark the death, this week, of Music legend, Bill Withers, here is one of his biggest hits, Lean On Me. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 18, in the UK, in 1972.
To mark the death, this week, of Country Music legend, Kenny Rogers, here is one of his biggest hits, The Gambler. It reached number 16, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1978.
Treat Her Like A Lady was a number 3, Billboard Hot 100 hit, for Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose, in 1971.
This song, Baby Love, was the second of a long line of hits, for Diana Ross and The Supremes, on the Tamla Motown label. It reached number one, in the UK and on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1964. It is one of my Top 100, all time favorites.