1958: The Coasters record "Charlie Brown", which would go on to reach number 2 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cashbox Best Sellers list in early in 1959. The song was so popular that over the years more than 80 cover versions have been recorded.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1988: Bill Champlin's vocals helped Chicago attain their third and final number one single when "Look Away" hit the top of the Billboard chart. It was one of three Top Ten hits from the "Chicago 19" album, along with "I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love" and "You're Not Alone".

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1974: John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd release their version of Sam And Dave's "Soul Man" under the name The Blues Brothers. Belushi and Ackroyd would reach #14 in the US, while the original had topped out at #2.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1984: "Out Of Touch" becomes Hall And Oates' sixth US number one single, confirming their status as the most successful duo in Rock history. Despite its success in America, the record could only manage #48 in the UK.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1991: "Black or White" becomes Michael Jackson's 12th US number one hit, tying him with The Supremes for the third most, behind The Beatles (20) and Elvis Presley (17).

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

Subcategories

Listen to these great shows on SoR Radio:
The Church of Classic Rock back40 2018 dnr sq sm rockshow sq
 
bcr spirit sq schoolofrock 2017 sq dirty80s spirit logo sq sorradio4 sq

Proud to be listed on