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  1. Pete

    On this day February 23, 1988: Biz Markie Releases Debut Album 'Goin' Off

    On this day February 23, 1988, Biz Markie's debut album "Goin' Off" hit the shelves. It achieved modest success, peaking at #90 on the US Billboard 200 charts and reaching #19 in R&B.
  2. Pete

    February 23, 1983: 25th Annual Grammy Awards Air on CBS, Hosted by John Denver

    On this day February 23, 1983, the 25th Annual Grammy Awards aired on CBS, with John Denver as the host. The Song of the Year award went to Willie Nelson's Always On My Mind.
  3. Pete

    February 23, 1980: Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" Hits #1 in America

    On this day February 23, 1980, "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Queen topped the charts as the #1 song in America, holding the spot from February 23 to March 21. It marked Queen's first #1 song and also reached the pinnacle in Canada, the Netherlands, and Australia.
  4. Pete

    The Bells (1979)

    Title: The Bells Artist: Lou Reed Genre: Rock Released: 1979 Tracks: 1 - Stupid Man - 0:00 2 - Disco Mystic - 0:00 3 - I Want to Boogie With You - 0:00 4 - With You - 0:00 5 - Looking for Love - 0:00 6 - City Lights - 0:00 7 - All Through the Night - 0:00 8 - Families - 0:00 9 -...
  5. Pete

    Celebrating Styx's 'Kilroy Was Here' Album Anniversary

    On this day February 22, 1983, Styx released their 11th album, "Kilroy Was Here," which reached number 3 on the Billboard charts. This iconic album features the hit single "Mr. Roboto.
  6. Pete

    Rocking Through History: Ozzy Osbourne's 'The Ultimate Sin' Turns 37 Today

    On this day February 22, 1986, Ozzy Osbourne released his fourth album, "The Ultimate Sin," which peaked at number 6 on the Billboard charts. 🎸🎶
  7. Pete

    Flashback to the 31st Grammy Awards On This Day: A Night of Musical Excellence

    On this day February 22, 1989, the 31st Annual Grammy Awards were broadcasted on CBS, with Billy Crystal as the host. Among the notable moments of the night, "Don't Worry Be Happy" claimed the prestigious Song of the Year award.
  8. Pete

    Hip Hop 80s Wednesday for the Week of February 21 2024

    It's HipHop 80s Wednesday, and I'm giving props to one of the OG queens of rap, MC Lyte, and her iconic album Lyte As a Rock. 🙌 Let's dive into the beats, the rhymes, and the impact of this legendary record. Drop your thoughts, favorite lyrics, and why this album still rocks your world today!
  9. Pete

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (1980)

    Title: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Artist: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Genre: Synthpop Released: 1980 Tracks: 1 - Bunker Soldiers - 2:53 2 - Almost - 3:44 3 - Mystereality - 2:45 4 - Electricity - 3:39 5 - The Messerschmitt Twins - 5:41 6 - Messages - 4:12 7 - Julia's...
  10. Pete

    Dolly Parton's '9 to 5' Hits #1 in America on This Day

    On this day February 21, 1981, Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" claimed the top spot as America's favorite song.It also topped the charts in Canada during the same period.
  11. Pete

    She's the Boss (1985)

    Title: She's the Boss Artist: Mick Jagger Genre: No Genre Specified Released: 1985 Tracks: 1 - Lonely at the Top - 3:46 2 - 1/2 a Loaf - 4:58 3 - Running Out of Luck - 4:15 4 - Turn the Girl Loose - 3:55 5 - Hard Woman - 4:25 6 - Just Another Night - 5:15 7 - Lucky in Love - 6:14 8...
  12. Pete

    The Raw & The Cooked (1988)

    Title: The Raw & The Cooked Artist: Fine Young Cannibals Genre: Pop Released: 1988 Tracks: 1 - She Drives Me Crazy - 3:38 2 - Good Thing - 3:24 3 - I'm Not the Man I Used to Be - 4:21 4 - I'm Not Satisfied - 3:50 5 - Tell Me What - 2:50 6 - Don't Look Back - 3:39 7 - It's OK (It's...
  13. Pete

    Chart-Topping Release: Paula Abdul's 'Forever Your Girl' Debuts, 1989

    On this day February 20, 1989, Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl" debuted, ultimately becoming America's #1 song from May 20 to June 2. It also reached the #1 spot in Canada.
  14. Pete

    Simple Minds Don't You (Forget About Me) Hits #1, 1985

    On this day February 20, 1985, "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds made its debut and mark as the #1 song in America, maintaining its reign from May 8 to 24. The track also ascended to the top spot in both Canada and the Netherlands.
  15. Pete

    Chart-Topping Hit: Exposé's 'Seasons Change' Reaches #1 in America and Canada, February 20, 1988

    On this day February 20, 1988, "Seasons Change" by Exposé topped the charts as the #1 song in America, maintaining its position from February 20 to 26. Additionally, it achieved the coveted #1 spot in Canada.
  16. Pete

    Mix Tape Monday for the Week of February 19 2024

    It's Mix Tape Monday for the week of February 19, 2024 and I'm going to start by adding the song Let's Dance by David Bowie. Add your song to the tape!
  17. Pete

    The Breakfast Club Soundtrack Soars: February 19, 1985

    On this day February 19, 1985, The Breakfast Club soundtrack, featuring various artists, debuted on the Billboard Charts, with the 80s hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff, performed by Simple Minds, reaching #15.
  18. Pete

    Love Reigns: "Baby, Come to Me" Tops the Charts

    On this day February 19 1983, "Baby, Come to Me" by Patti Austin and James Ingram claimed the top spot as America's #1 song, reigning from February 19 to March 4. Additionally, the hit song was featured as the love theme for Luke Spencer on the popular television show General Hospital.
  19. Pete

    On This Day: Remembering AC/DC Frontman Bon Scott's Passing

    On this day February 19, 1980, AC/DC's frontman Bon Scott passed away in London due to alcohol poisoning. Without him AC/DC wasn't as good in my opinion.
  20. Pete

    The Breakfast Club (1985)

    Title: The Breakfast Club Artist: Various Artists Genre: No Genre Specified Released: 1985 Tracks: 1 - Don't You (Forget About Me) - 4:21 2 - Waiting - 4:39 3 - Fire in the Twilight - 3:52 4 - I'm the Dude - 2:10 5 - Heart Too Hot to Hold - 4:25 6 - Dream Montage - 2:38 7 - We Are...
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