This song, Money For Nothing, by Dire Straits, is from the album, “Brothers In Arms”. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1985, but only made number 4, on the chart, in the UK. This groundbreaking video was the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network launched on 1 …
The Power, was the biggest hit for American rappers Snap. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1990.
American soul singer, Tami Lynn, had a top ten hit with this song, in the UK, in 1971. This was partly due to a following of Northern Soul fans. It did not chart in the USA.
U Can’t Touch This, was the biggest hit for American rapper MC Hammer. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 8, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1990.
On this day in history, September 10th, 1991, the first hit by American Grunge Rock band, Nirvana, was released. The rest is history…
MTV was launched on August 1st, 1981. The first video that was played was Video Killed The Radio Star, by The Buggles. Remember when they used to actually play music videos. ?
I recently managed to find a copy of this song, on vinyl, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, by British band, Gerry & The Pacemakers. It reached number 1, in the UK, in 1964, but never charted on the Billboard Hot 100. This song is a huge football (soccer) anthem, in the UK, particularly in Liverpool, where …
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.
Can you believe that this song, Oops!… I Did It Again, by Britney Spears was released, 20 years ago, in the year 2000? It reached number 1 in the UK, but only number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Wow, can you believe this classic, is 38 years old? “Ebony And Ivory” is a musical collaboration, by British former Beatle, Paul McCartney and American singer songwriter Stevie Wonder. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1, in the UK. in May 1982, where it stayed for 7 weeks.