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On this day in History: 1979 – Chic’s “Good Times” hits #1 on the pop charts

On this day in History: August 18th, 1979 – Chic’s “Good Times” hits #1 on the pop charts. In the final decadent years of the disco era, the group Chic reached the height of their popularity just as their musical … Continue reading

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On this day in History: 1982 “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” hits #1 on the pop charts

On this day in History: 1982 “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” hits #1 on the pop charts With her smoldering looks and guitar hooks, Joan Jett had rock-star charisma to rival any man’s. Jett burst onto the scene as a … Continue reading

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On this day in History: 1980 “I Will Survive” wins the first—and last—Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording

On this day in History: 1980 “I Will Survive” wins the first—and last—Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording After watching it utterly dominate the musical landscape of the late 1970s, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences gave … Continue reading

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On this day in History: 1972 “American Pie” hits #1 on the pop charts

On this day in History: 1972 “American Pie” hits #1 on the pop charts On January 15, 1972, “American Pie,”, an epic poem in musical form that has long been etched in the American popular consciousness, hits #1 on the … Continue reading

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On this day in History, 1976, “Convoy,” by C.W. McCall, is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts

On this day in History: 1976, 40 years ago, today! “Convoy,” by C.W. McCall, is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts It was a song that celebrated the exploits of a rebellious trucker with a reckless disregard for … Continue reading

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Song of the Day – Rappers Delight

  On this Day in History:  1980 The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” becomes hip-hop’s first Top 40 hit Hip hop’s roots as a musical phenomenon are subject to debate, but its roots as a commercial phenomenon are much clearer. They … Continue reading

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On this day in History

On this day in History, 1975, forty years ago today, the Christmas Number one in the UK Singles Chart was Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. Merry Christmas

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