Sunday, January 23, 2022

Music History Today: January 23, 2022

January 23, 1976: Tina Charles released "I Love to Love."

"I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance)" was a popular single by Tina Charles, from her debut album, I Love to Love. 

Tina Charles
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The track was an international success, reaching number 1 on the UK Singles Chart in March 1976 and topping the chart for three weeks. The track reached #2 on the U.S. Disco Singles Chart. 
Read more: Wikipedia

January 23,1957:  Clarence 'Frog Man' Henry had an Top 40 hit when "Ain't Got No Home" moved to Number 34 on the US music chart.

Clarence Henry used his trademark croak to improvise the song "Ain't Got No Home" one night in 1955. Chess Records' A&R man Paul Gayten heard the song, and had Henry record it in Cosimo Matassa's studio in September 1956.The song rose to number 3 on the national R&B chart and number 20 on the US pop chart. 
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January 23, 1971: Tyrannosaurus Rex debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Ride a White Swan."

"Ride a White Swan" by T. Rex was released as a stand-alone single on 9 October 1970 by record label Fly, and was the first single credited under the band's new, shorter name.

,Marc Bolan
Marc Bolan

Like all of the band's songs, it was written by the group's singer, guitarist and founder Marc Bolan. The song was included on the US version of the 1970 album, T. Rex. 
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January 23, 1988: "I’m Gonna Get You" by Bizarre Inc, featuring Angie Brown, entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Bizarre, Inc. is a Dance-Techno band from Stafford, England. Two British DJs, Dean Meredith and Mark "Aaron" Archer, got together in 1989 and decided to form a dance group. They scored a few dance hits in Great Britain, and finally managed to break out in 1992, when session singer Angie Brown joined and added her powerful vocals to their music. 
Read more: Songfacts

January 23, 1989: The Traveling Wilburys released "End of the Line."

The Traveling Wilburys is most likely the best combination of performers, besides The Band.

Traveling Wilburys
Traveling Wilburys

Composed of the great Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison, these gentlemen are the perfect combination of talent and vocals, especially in this “End Of The Line” music video that displays the collaboration wonderfully. 
Read more: Society of Rock

I Love to Love
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