Written by megarock on December 31, 2017
Happy birthday to Andy Summers, born on 31st Dec 1942, English guitarist with The Police who scored the 1983 UK & US No.1 single ‘Every Breath You Take’, plus four other UK No.1 singles. Their second album Reggatta de Blanc became the first of five consecutive UK No. 1 albums and The Police won six Grammy Awards and two Brit Awards. Summers has composed music for films including 2010, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Wild Life and Weekend at Bernie’s. Do you have a favourite Police track or album? More here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/police
The Police were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “Don’t Stand So Close To Me,” the group’s third No.1. Taken from their album Zenyatta Mondatta, the single went on to become the best selling UK single of 1980.
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