DEF: Rupert Holmes “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

In the last two weeks of the 1970s, British musician Rupert Holmes scored the biggest hit of his career when “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” topped Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. After falling out of the number one slot for the first week of the 1980s, the song rebounded to the top for a third week.

Exactly 35 years ago yesterday, “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” made its return to number one. Today, it’s the Daily Eighties Flashback.

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