Author: Ray Schuck


DEF: Grateful Dead “Touch of Grey”

San Francisco-based band Grateful Dead didn’t particularly build its following as a pop music act, but they did hit the Top 40 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart once, and that one...


DEF: The Romantics “Test of Time”

Detroit-based band The Romantics made four appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, all in the 1980s. On this date in 1985, the last of those four songs, “Test of Time,” rose...


Rick Astley “Try”

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Rick Astley‘s entrance onto the international pop music scene. Stemming from the Fall 1987 release of his first album, Whenever You Need Somebody, in 1988...