Blondie

Happy 77th birthday to Deborah Harry, born 1 July 1945, American singer, songwriter, and actress with Blondie who scored five UK No.1 singles including the 1979 UK & US No.1 single ‘Heart Of Glass’ and the 1978 world-wide No.1 album Parallel Lines. As a solo artists she scored the 1986 UK No. 8 single ‘French […]

26 May 1979, ‘Sunday Girl’ gave Blondie their second UK No.1 hit single. The track was taken from the group’s ‘Parallel Lines’, which went on to become the biggest selling album of 1979. https://youtu.be/u5SmLgGnKJ4 Blondie – Sunday Girl – HD Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166206202095167

26 April 1980, Blondie were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Call Me’, the group’s fourth UK No.1, featured in the Richard Gere movie ‘American Gigolo’, the track was also a No.1 in the US where it became the band’s biggest selling single. Producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac […]

28 March 1981, Blondie started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Rapture’, the group’s fourth US No.1 and the first No. 1 song in the US to feature rap and its lyrics, notable for name-checking hip-hop pioneers Fab Five Freddy and Grandmaster Flash. https://youtu.be/pHCdS7O248g Blondie – Rapture Read the […]

14 March 1978, Blondie were at No.2 on the UK chart with their version of the Randy & the Rainbows song ‘Denis’, kept off the No.1 position by Kate Bush’s ‘Wuthering Heights’. https://youtu.be/ahGxiSV_LH0 Blondie – Denis Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165997808305167

3 Feb 1979, Blondie had their first of five UK No.1 singles, with ‘Heart Of Glass’, taken from the band’s third studio album, Parallel Lines. ‘Heart of Glass’ was originally recorded in 1975 under the name ‘Once I Had a Love.’ https://youtu.be/WGU_4-5RaxU Blondie – Heart Of Glass (Official Music Video) Read the full article at […]

Happy 72nd birthday to Chris Stein born 5 Jan 1950, co-founder and guitarist of the new wave band Blondie. They scored five UK No.1 singles including the 1979 UK & US No.1 single ‘Heart Of Glass’ and the 1978 world-wide No.1 album Parallel Lines. Stein is also an accomplished photographer. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/blondie/ Blondie Read the full […]

30 Oct 1978, Blondie released the single ‘Hanging on the Telephone’, as the second single from the album Parallel Lines. Written by Jack Lee from US West Coast power pop trio The Nerves. The song gave Blondie their first UK Top 10 hit. https://youtu.be/uWhkbDMISl8 Blondie – Hanging On The Telephone Read the full article at […]

Happy 76th birthday to Deborah Harry, born 1 July 1945, American singer, songwriter, and actress with Blondie who scored five UK No.1 singles including the 1979 UK & US No.1 single ‘Heart Of Glass’ and the 1978 world-wide No.1 album Parallel Lines. As a solo artists she scored the 1986 UK No. 8 single ‘French […]

28 April 1979, Taken from the band’s third studio album, Parallel Lines, Blondie’s ‘Heart Of Glass’ was at No.1 on the US chart, the first of their four chart-toppers in the US. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein wrote an early version of ‘Heart of Glass’, called ‘Once I Had a Love’, in 1974–75. This original […]


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