Monthly Archive: April 2018


DEF: Michael Jackson “Beat It”

In April 1983, Michael Jackson came close to becoming only the third act, following Elvis Presley and the Beatles, to replace himself at number one. After “Billie Jean” spent seven...


DEF: Dolly Parton “Downtown”

In 1984, Dolly Parton released the album The Great Pretender, which featured remakes of popular hits from the 1950s and 1960s. Two songs from the album made appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100...