Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: CCR with Gold, Gold and more Gold!

Today in K-HITS Music: CCR with Gold, Gold and more Gold!

Today in 1970, Five singles and five albums by Credence Clearwater Revival were certified gold in the US. The singles were: ‘Down on the Corner’, ‘Lookin out My Back Door’, ‘Travelin’ Band’, ‘Bad Moon Rising’ and ‘Up around the Bend’. The LPs were ‘Cosmo’s Factory’, ‘Willy and the Poor Boys’, ‘Green River’, ‘Bayou Country’ and ‘Credence Clearwater…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Today in K-HITS Music: Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Today in 1984, Do They Know It’s Christmas? by Band Aid entered the UK chart at No.1 and stayed at the top for five weeks. It became the biggest selling UK single of all time with sales over 3 and a half million. Band Aid was masterminded by former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof, who had been moved…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: MJ with his 8th #1 album

Today in K-HITS Music: MJ with his 8th #1 album

Today in 1991, Michael Jackson started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with his eighth studio album ‘Dangerous’. The album has sold over 32 million copies worldwide making it one of the best selling albums of all time. Nine singles were released from the album spanning two years (1991–1993).Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: The Beach Boys at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: The Beach Boys at #1

Today in 1966, The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Good Vibrations’, the group’s third US No.1. As a child, his mother told him that dogs could pick up “vibrations” from people, so that the dog would bark at “bad vibrations” Wilson turned this into the general idea for the song.    …Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Tower Records’ The Beatles Release

Today in K-HITS Music: Tower Records’ The Beatles Release

Today in 1994, Tower Records released The Beatles ‘Live At The BBC’, a 69 track, double album of tunes recorded for BBC shows such as Top Gear, Easy Beat, Saturday Club and Pop Go The Beatles. The LP will rise straight to the top of the UK chart, selling over 600,000 copies by the end of the…Continue Reading