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Now would I say something that wasn’t true? (Eurythmics hit again in 1985)

On April 27, 1985, “Would I Lie to You” by Eurythmics debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #62. It would spend a total of 19 weeks on the US singles chart, peaking at #5 on July 13. The song … Continue reading

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Sometimes I think life is just a rodeo (John Fogerty back in a big way — 1985)

On Jan. 26, 1985, John Fogerty’s Centerfield entered the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart at #49. This was Fogerty’s first solo album in 10 years (his third solo LP since leaving Creedence Clearwater Revival). The album would shoot to #1. … Continue reading

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Suspension of disbelief: The A-ha moment

On Oct. 19, 1985, A-ha’s “Take on Me” hit the #1 spot on the US singles chart – the first Norwegian group to ever do so. Theirs is really a simple story: A trio from Norway forms in 1982, calls … Continue reading

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