Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: U2 at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: U2 at #1

Today in 1987, U2 started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart ‘With Or Without You’, the group’s first US No.1. The third track from their 1987 album The Joshua Tree the song was the group’s most successful single at the time.Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Guess Who at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Guess Who at #1

Today in 1970, Guess Who started a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘American Woman’, it was the group’s sixth Top 30 hit and only chart topper. The song was born by accident when guitarist Randy Bachman was playing a heavy riff on stage after he had broken a string, the…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Paul McCartney at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Paul McCartney at #1

Today in 1982, Paul McCartney scored his fifth UK No.1 album with ‘Tug Of War’. The album featured the duet with Stevie Wonder ‘Ebony & Ivory’, which was inspired by McCartney hearing comedian Spike Milligan say “black notes, white notes, and you need to play the two to make harmony, folks!”, (the ebony (black) and ivory…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Spandau Ballet at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Spandau Ballet at #1

Today in 1983, K-HITS Rewind Fest performer Tony Hadley and Spandau Ballet were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘True’, the group’s only No.1. The song spent four weeks at the top of the UK chart and was #1 hit in 20 other countries. Parts of the original version have been sampled and used…Continue Reading