Billboard

On June 23, 1979, the battle was on between Rock and Disco. When the Billboard Album chart came out on that day, Supertramp’s LP “Breakfast In America” returned to the top spot. ‘Breakfast’ first went to #1 on the May 19th chart were it stayed until Donna Summer’s LP “Bad Girls” overtook it on the […]

When the new Billboard Album Chart came out on May 7, 1970, Simon & Garfunkel’s 5th (and last) LP “Bridge Over Troubled Water” hit the #1 spot. The album went on to sell of 25 million copies. It was one of those albums that many people can say they owned on vinyl, eight track, cassette […]

On April 4, 1981, Styx reached number the number one spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their LP “Paradise Theater”. Even though their previous 3 albums had each sold in excess of 3 million copies, this was the first and only time that one of their albums would be number 1. It remained […]

When the new Billboard charts came out on April 4, 1964, The Beatles broke all American chart records when they had the Top Five records in the country simultaneously ( #5: “Please Please Me,” #4: “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” #3: “She Loves You,” #2: “Twist And Shout,” #1: “Can’t Buy Me Love”). Plus […]

When the new Billboard Album charts came out on April 2, 1977, there was a new #1 album in the US, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac. It only stayed at #1 for 2 weeks when on April 16th, the Eagles “Hotel California” took the top spot for 5 weeks, staying there until May 21st, when “Rumours” […]

When the new Billboard charts came out on March 11, 1972, Neil Young’s fourth solo LP “Harvest” was the new #1 album in the US. It knocked Don McClean’s LP “American Pie” out of the top spot where it had been for the past 7 weeks. “Harvest” featured the London Symphony Orchestra on two tracks […]

Linda Ronstadt had a very good day on Feb. 15, 1975. When the Billboard Charts came out the day, Linda had the #1 single in the country with “You’re No Good. She also had the #1 album in the counrty (US) with “Heart Like A Wheel”. The single and the LP only stayed at #1 […]

On Jan. 24, 1980, a new billboard was seen on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip. The billboard was put up by Pink Floyd to advertise their upcoming four-city world tour to promote their album “The Wall”. Now this is where we need some help. Some sources say the sign started out as a brick wall and […]

When the new Billboard charts came out on Jan. 12, 1991, the Damn Yankees reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “High Enough”. The song was their only top ten single in the U.S. It was also the highest charting single of Ted Nugent’s career. Great vocals here by Tommy Shaw […]

Stephen Stills song “Love the One You’re With” first hit the Billboard charts on Dec. 12, 1970. It was his first single release from his solo debut “Stephen Stills,” and it eventually peaked at No. 14 in the Billboard Hot 100. Stills wrote the song after being inspired by the tag line — “If you […]


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