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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Heaven 17 - Penthouse and Pavement

This month marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Penthouse and Pavement, the debut album from the UK synthpop band Heaven 17. This 1981 record charted at number 99 in Australia, number 45 in New Zealand, number 24 in Sweden and number 14 in the UK. It stayed on the UK charts for seventy-seven weeks and had achieved Gold sales status by October of the following year.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Bee Gees - Children of the World (40th anniversary)

This month marks the fortieth anniversary of Children of the World, the twelfth studio album for the Bee Gees. Spending sixty-three weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, it peaked at number 8.

For more from this favorite of mine from 1976, click here.

For more from the Bee Gees, click here.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Cyndi Lauper - True Colors (30th anniversary)

Today (September 15th) marks the thirtieth anniversary of True Colors, the second studio album from Cyndi Lauper. This 1986 release spent forty-four weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 4.

For the full review of this record, click here.

For more from Cyndi Lauper, click here.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Genesis - Abacab (35th anniversary)

Today (September 14th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Abacab, the eleventh studio album from Genesis. This 1981 record spent sixty-four weeks on the US Billboard Album chart with a top spot of number 7.

For more from this album, click here.

For more from Genesis, click here.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Meat Loaf - Dead Ringer (35th anniversary)

Today (September 4th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Dead Ringer, the second studio album by singer Meat Loaf. This 1981 record spent eleven weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 45.

For more from this album, click here.

For more from Meat Loaf, click here.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Hall & Oates - Private Eyes (35th anniversary)

Today (September 1st) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Private Eyes, the tenth studio album from Daryl Hall and John Oates. This 1981 release spent sixty-one weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 5.

For more on this album, click here.

And for more Hall & Oates, click here.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Paul Simon - Graceland (30th anniversary)

Today (August 25th) marks the thirtieth anniversary of Graceland, the seventh studio album from Paul Simon. This Grammy Award winning Album of the Year for 1986, spent ninety-seven weeks on the US Billboard Album chart but only peaked at number 3.

For my complete review of this album, click here.

For more from Paul Simon, click here.