Saturday, August 29, 2015

Casey Kasem's AT40 The 80s (08/29/2015)

Casey Kasem's AT40
The 80s
Week Ending August 29th 1981

40 - Nicole - Point Blank
39 - You Could Take My Heart Away - Silver Condor
38 - The Stroke - Billy Squier
37 - In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins
36 - Draw of the Cards - Kim Carnes
35 - Start Me Up - Rolling Stones
34 - In You Letter - REO Speedwagon
33 - Breaking Away - Balance
32 - Everlasting Love - Rex Smith and Rachel Sweet
31 - Arthur's Theme - Christopher Cross
30 - I Could Never Miss You - Lulu
29 - For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton
28 - Love On a Two Way Street - Stacy Lattisaw
27 - You're My Girl - Frank and The Knockouts
26 - Don't Give It Up - Robbie Patton
25 - The Voice - The Moody Blues
24 - The Beach Boys Medley - The Beach Boys
23 - That Old Song - Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio
22 - Feel So Right - Alabama
21 - Hold On Tight - ELO
20 - It's Now Or Never - John Schneider
19 - Fire and Ice - Pat Benatar
18 - Really Wanna Know You - Gary Wright
17 - The Breakup Song - The Greg Kihn Band
16 - Step By Step - Eddie Rabbitt
15 - Cool Love - Pablo Cruise
14 - Elvira - The Oak Ridge Boys
13 - Hearts - Marty Balin
12 - The Boy From New York City - Manhattan Transfer
11 - I Don't Need You - Kenny Rogers
10 - Who's  Crying Now - Journey
9  -  Lady You Bring Me Up -  Commodores
8  -  Urgent - Foreigner
7  -  No Gettin' Over Me - Ronnie Milsap
6  -  Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton
5  -  Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
4  -  Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
3  -  Believe It or Not - Joey Scarbury
2  -  Slow Hand - Pointer Sisters
1  -  Endless Love - Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
(3rd of 9 consecutive weeks at #1)



Today In Music History (August 29th)

Released August 29th 1964

Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

This would be Roy's 2nd #1 single in the US on the Hot 100, where it spent 3 consecutive weeks in the top spot in September and October.

It was his 3rd #1 single on the UK Top 40 chart where it spent 3 non consecutive weeks at the top in October/November of 1964

The song would sell over 7 million copies and had sold over 500,000 in just a few months after its release.



Thursday, August 27, 2015

Billboard Top 20 Albums (August 22nd 2015)

Billboard 200 Album Chart
Top 20
Week Ending August 22nd 2015


20 - Jekyll and Hyde - Zac Brown Band
19 - Hozier - Hozier
18 - Black Rose - Tyrese
17 - Yung  Rich Nation - Migos
16 - American Beauty/American Psycho - Fall Out Boy
15 - In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
14 - Title - Meghan Trainor
13 - Presence - Led Zeppelin 
(re-entry/debut)
12 - Coda - Led Zeppelin 
(re-entry/debut)
11 - Dreams Worth More Than Money - Meek Mill
10 - If You're Reading This It's Too Late - Drake
9  -  In Through The Out Door - Led Zeppelin
(re-entry/debut)
8  -  Blurryface - twenty one pilots
7  -  Professional Rapper - Lil Dicky
(Debut)
6  -  Montevallo - Sam Hunt
5  -  Woman - Jill Scott
4  -  X - Ed Sheeran
3  -  1989 - Taylor Swift
2  -  DS2 - Future
1  -  Descendants - Original Sountrack
(Debut)

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Rotten to the Core"  
2:42
2."Evil Like Me"  Andrew Lippa
3:44
3."Did I Mention"  Adam SchlesingerJeff Lewis2:33
4."If Only"  
Dove Cameron3:49
5."Be Our Guest"  
1:55
6."If Only (Reprise)"  
  • Adam Anders
  • Nikki Hassman
  • Peer Astrom
Dove Cameron0:41
7."Set It Off"  
  • Sam Hollander
  • Josh Edmondson
  • Grant Michaels
  • Craig Lashley
  • Charity Daw
  • Dove Cameron
  • Sofia Carson
  • Cameron Boyce
  • Booboo Stewart
  • Mitchell Hope
  • Sarah Jeffery
  • Jeff Lewis
2:54
8."Believe"  
Shawn Mendes3:28
9."Rotten to the Core"  
  • Joacim Persson
  • Shelly Peiken
  • Johann Alkenas
Sofia Carson2:54
10."Night Is Young"  
China Anne McClain3:02
11."Good Is the New Bad"  
  • Dove Cameron
  • Sofia Carson
  • China Anne McClain
2:34
12."I'm Your Girl"  
  • Dustin Burnett
  • Stephanie Lewis
  • Paula Winger
Felicia Barton2:38
13."Descendants Score Suite"  David LawrenceDavid Lawrence6:49




Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Today in Music History (August 26th)

Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond


Released August 26th 1970

Reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on October 10th 1970
 for 1 week and #3 in the UK.  
He also ranked #17 song on Billboard's 1970 Year End Top 100 chart.