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Monday, August 31, 2015

Loverboy - Lovin' Every Minute of It

This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of Lovin' Every Minute of It, the fourth studio album from Loverboy. This double-Platinum seller went to number 54 in Germany, number 22 in the band's native home of Canada, and number 13 on the US Billboard Album chart (with a forty-four week total run on that chart).

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Paul Simon - One-Trick Pony (35th anniversary)

Welcome to another edition of Soundtrack Sunday.

Today (August 29th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the release of One-Trick Pony, a film written by and starring singer-songwriter Paul Simon as a once-popular folk singer who has not had a hit in a decade. The soundtrack for One-Trick Pony was the fifth solo album for Simon. The record spent twenty-six weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 12.

For my full album review, click here.

For more from Paul Simon, click here.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

the B-52's - Wild Planet (35th anniversary)


Today (August 27th) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Wild Planet, the second studio album from the B-52's. This 1980 release hit number 18 on the US Billboard Album chart with a total run of twenty-seven weeks on that chart.

For my full review, click here.

For more from the B-52's, click here.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Miami Sound Machine - Primitive Love

This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of Primitive Love, the multi-Platinum selling second English-language album and ninth overall from the Miami Sound Machine. It hit number 41 in Sweden, number 30 in the Netherlands, number 23 on the US Billboard Album chart (with seventy-five weeks total on that chart) and number 1 on the US Billboard Latin chart.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Family - The Family (30th anniversary)

Today (August 19th) marks the thirtieth anniversary of the self-title debut album The Family. The album did fairly well on the Billboard R&B charts, spending a total of twenty nine weeks on the chart and peaking at number 14. It also spent twenty-two weeks on the US Billboard Album chart, peaking at number 62.

For the complete review of the album, click here.

For more from the Family, click here.

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Cars - Panorama

This month marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Panorama, the third studio album from the Cars. This Platinum seller from 1980 went to number 19 in Australia, number 14 in New Zealand, and number 5 on the US Billboard Album chart. It spent a total of twenty-eight weeks on the Billboard chart.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sheila E - Romance 1600 (30th anniversary)

Today (August 12th) marks the thirtieth anniversary of Romance 1600, the second studio album from Sheila E. This one spent a total of thirty-three weeks on the US Billboard Album chart and peaked at number 50.

For my complete review, click here.

For more from Sheila E, click here.