Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: Steve Miller Band #1 goes to #1 again

Today in K-HITS Music: Steve Miller Band #1 goes to #1 again

Today in 1990, The Steve Miller Band had a UK No.1 with ‘The Joker’ 16 years after it’s first release. The song topped the US Billboard Hot 100 in early 1974. More than 16 years later, it reached No.1 in the UK Singles Chart after being used in “Great Deal”, a Hugh Johnson-directed television advertisement for…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Eric Clapton at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Eric Clapton at #1

Today in 1974, Eric Clapton scored a US No.1 with his version of the Bob Marley song ‘I Shot The Sheriff’ which was first released in 1973 on The Wailers’ album Burnin’. Clapton’s version was included on his 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard.Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Berlin at #1

Berlin went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Giorgio Moroder written and produced ‘Take My Breath Away’. On the B side, The Righteous Brothers ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, both songs were featured in the film ‘Top Gun’.Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: John Cougar Mellencamp at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: John Cougar Mellencamp at #1

Today in 1982, John “Cougar” Mellencamp became the only male artist to have two singles in the US Top Ten as well as the No.1 album. ‘Jack and Diane’ was No.4, while ‘Hurts So Good’ was at No.8. His album ‘American Fool’ was at No.1 for the first of nine weeks.  Continue Reading