Remember this classic? Phil Collins singing Another Day In Paradise from late 1989. This song made it to number 2 in the UK, and number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
From 1968, this song, one of my all time favorites, Young Girl, by Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, reached number 1 in the UK, and number 2, on the Billboard Top 100 charts.
On this day, February 27th, 1980, 40 years ago, I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor won the first and last Grammy Award, ever awarded for Best Disco Recording. This song reached number 1 in the UK, on the Billboard Hot 100, in the USA, and around the world, in 1979. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/i-will-survive-wins-the-firstand-lastgrammy-ever-awarded-for-best-disco-recording
Is She Really Going Out With Him, by Joe Jackson, reached Number 13, in the UK, and Number 21, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1979.
Ready or not, by the Fugees reached Number 1, in the UK, in 1996, but did not show on the Billboard Hot 100, in the USA. Although it did reach Number 22, on the Billboard R&B chart, that year.
Originally released in 1971, Without You, by Nilsson, or Harry Nilsson reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and on the Billboard Contemporary Singles chart in early 1972. It also spent three weeks at number one, in 1972, in the UK. This song has always been a favorite of mine, and features in my […]
Originally released in 1978, Rappers Delight, by The Sugarhill Gang reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, but number four, on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in early 1979. It also reached number three, in 1979, in the UK.
Originally released in 1973, The Joker, by The Steve Miller Band topped the Billboard Hot 100, in early 1974. It later reached number one, in 1990, in the UK, because of the song was used in a TV Commercial, for Levi jeans.
UK number two single, from 1970, here is T. Rex and Ride A White Swan.
Number one single, from 1972, here is Alice Cooper and School’s Out.