Category: 1980s Flashback


DEF: Neil Diamond “Yesterday’s Songs”

All three songs from Neil Diamond‘s 1981 album On the Way to the Sky that appeared on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart reached the Top 40. The first of those three songs, “Yesterday’s Songs,” was also...


DEF: Foreigner “Head Games”

Foreigner hit the Top 40 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart nine times during the 1980s. That set of songs includes “Head Games,” which was at its peak position as the...


DEF: Michael McDonald “I Gotta Try”

Two songs from Michael McDonald‘s debut album, If That’s What It Takes, made appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. On this date in 1983, the second of that pair of songs, “I Gotta Try,”...