March 2010

On March 24, 1987 the top of the British pops belonged to Mel and Kim with their #1 hit Respectable.  The Stock Aitken Waterman hit making machine was working overtime in at this stage in British music history. In the United States, the number one …

Five 80′s movie remakes coming to a cinema near you The 80′s are back! In the upcoming months, cinema screens are going to be awash with films that have their roots in films that first came out in the 1980′s. Some of these 80′s influenced …

A band’s name is vital to their identity. It is a statement of the personality of their music.  Finding that band name that is just right is a difficult task though. These 80′s bands looked for inspiration in the music of others when deciding what …

The week of March 10, 1986 saw an American Motown legend reach the top of the British music charts. Diana Ross took herself to the top of the charts with Chain Reaction.  The less said about the Steps cover of the song years later the …

I want my MTV!

03/06/2010 // 0 Comments

Remember when MTV played music? Better yet, remember from way back from when MTV didn’t even exist? I am sure most of us do! I can vividly remember the first time I got to watch MTV.  I had seen music videos before but only when …

On March 3, 1985 it was once again British acts sitting on top of the music charts on both sides of the Atlantic.  In the United Kingdom, the number one single of this week in 1985 came from Dead or Alive with You Spin Round …