Category: 1980s Flashback

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DEF: Starpoint “Object of My Desire”

Maryland-based group Starpoint made three appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, all between 1985 and 1987. The band’s biggest hit was their only Top 40 hit — their first charting single,...

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DEF: Paul Young “Some People”

One song from Bedfordshire, England-born musician Paul Young‘s 1986 album Between Two Fires reached Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. On this date that year, that song — “Some People” — climbed to a...

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DEF: George Michael “Faith”

Released in October 1987, George Michael‘s first solo album, Faith, would launch the already famous singer into the stratosphere of popular music success. In addition to selling more than 20 million...

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DEF: Toni Basil “Mickey”

Of Philadelphia-born singer Toni Basil‘s three appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, only one reached the Top 40, though that one hit, “Mickey,” climbed all the way to number one. Exactly...

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DEF: Heart “Never”

Heart‘s self-titled 1985 album produced four Top 10 singles on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. On this date that year, the second of those songs, “Never,” climbed to a peak position of...

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DEF: The Reddings “Remote Control”

Georgia-based band The Reddings, which consisted of Otis Redding’s sons Dexter and Otis III along with their cousin Mark Lockett, made two appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, both in the...