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But I do know Mandinka (Sinéad O’Connor in 1988)

On Jan.24, 1988, a video for the song “Mandinka” by Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor premiered on MTV’s 120 Minutes. The song generated positive response and was moved into heavy rotation on the cable channel’s playlist. “Mandinka” was the single from … Continue reading

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“This song …Charles Manson stole from The Beatles … we’re stealing it back.”

On Oct. 27, 1988, the U2 film Rattle And Hum had its world premiere in the group’s hometown of Dublin. It would be released in the US a week later. The film documented the band during the third leg of … Continue reading

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All that is now, all that is gone, all that’s to come … (Pink Floyd’s 741-week stay on the LP charts)

On Oct. 8, 1988, after more than 14 years on the US album charts, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon dropped out of the Top 200. Released in March 1973 (and eventually spending only one week at the #1 … Continue reading

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