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7 months ago

It's Like That

On this day in 1998, Run-DMC VS Jason Nevins started a six week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'It's Like That': https://youtu.be/TLGWQfK-6DY The Run-DMC track was originally released 1983 - house DJ Jason Nevins' remix sold around five million copies worldwide, placing it amongst the biggest selling singles of all time.

HBD Billy Corgan

William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr., best known as the lead singer & guitarist of The Smashing Pumpkins, turns 50 today. 'Tonight Tonight' was the third single from their third album, 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness', which was released in 1996: https://youtu.be/NOG3eus4ZSo

Should I Stay Or Should I Go

On this day in 1991, 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go' gave The Clash their only UK No.1 single: https://youtu.be/xMaE6toi4mk The track was originally released in 1982 from their album Combat Rock - thanks to a Levi's TV advertisement the track became a hit almost a decade later.


8 months ago

Dub Be Good To Me

On this day in 1990, Lindy Layton and Beats International were at No.1 in the UK with the single 'Dub Be Good To Me': https://youtu.be/-MnELifX3sQ Formed by ex-Housemartins Norman Cook, the song samples the songs 'Guns of Brixton' by The Clash and the Once Upon a Time in the West theme by Ennio Morricone, and includes interpolations of the songs 'Just Be Good to Me' by The SOS Band and 'Jam Hot' by Johnny Dynell.

Don't Look Back In Anger

On this day in 1996, Oasis scored their second UK No.1 single when 'Don't Look Back In Anger' went to No.1. From the bands 'What's The Story Morning Glory' album it was the first Oasis single to feature Noel on lead vocals instead of his brother, Liam Gallagher: https://youtu.be/r8OipmKFDeM

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