Monthly Archive: January 2018

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DEF: Genesis “Land of Confusion”

All five songs from Genesis‘ 1986 album Invisible Touch that appeared on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart reached the Top 5. On this date in 1987, the third of those five songs, “Land...

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DEF: INXS “Need You Tonight”

INXS has made nineteen appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, with eleven of those songs reaching the Top 40 and seven hitting the Top 10. Among all of that success, the...

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Music of the Kesh

Ursula K. Le Guin, who is broadly known for her science/fantasy fiction writing, passed away last week at the age of 88. Among Le Guin’s works is her 1985 novel Always...

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Title Title: Hello

Lionel Richie’s song “Hello” went number one in 1984 while Adele’s song “Hello” went one number in 2015. Both songs are classic ballads that are shortcuts to instant memories. Both...

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DEF: George Benson “20/20”

Pittsburgh-born musician George Benson has made fourteen appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. His string of hits ran from “This Masquerade” in 1976 through “20/20” in 1985. On yesterday’s date that year “20/20”...