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8th June 1974, David Bowie started a four-week run at the top of the UK charts with his third No.1 album ‘Diamond Dogs’. The cover art features Bowie as a striking half-man, half-dog grotesque painted by Belgian artist Guy Peellaert. It was controversial as the full painting clearly showed the hybrid’s genitalia. Very few copies […]

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 […]

When the new record charts came out on Jan. 14, 1978, Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” album was the number one LP in the US. It was their 31st week at #1. It had been #1 for 29 non-conseutive week in 1977 and held the #1 one spot for the first two weeks of 1978. The reason […]

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 […]

“Anticipation”, the song by Carly Simon entered the Billboard charts on Dec. 11, 1971 at #61. The song was the lead single from her 1971 album of the same name. The song became a smash hit, peaking at #13 on the Billboard Pop singles chart and #3 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The song […]

When the new Billboard charts came out on Dec. 10, 1966, The Beach Boys were at #1 with “Good Vibrations”. And entering the same chart at #98 were The Electric Prunes with their soon to be hit “I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night”. We know you have to remember the song, though you […]


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