Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Music History Today: May 19, 2022

May 19, 2001: "The Space Between" by the Dave Matthews Band begins its climb up the Billboard Hot 100 single's chart.
"The Space Between" is a song written by the Dave Matthews Band. It was released on their 2001 album, Everyday. 

Dave Matthews 2001
Dave Matthews 2001

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It was the album's first hit single and the band's first top 40 hit, with its peak at number 22 in the United States – several of their previous singles had been ineligible to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 due to a chart quirk.
May 19, 1962: Patsy Cline's "When I Get Through with You" debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 single's chart.

Patsy Cline 1962
Patsy Cline 1962
"When I Get Thru with You (You'll Love Me Too)" by  Patsy Cline went to #10 on the country chart and #53 on the pop chart in the US. Howard had previously co-written Cline's #1 hit "I Fall to Pieces." 
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May 19, 1979:  Wings' "Goodnight Tonight" peaked at Number 5 on the US singles chart.

"Goodnight Tonight" began as an instrumental backing track Paul McCartney had recorded in 1978. Needing a single for Wings to accompany the Back to the Egg album, McCartney took out the track and brought it into the studio, where the full Wings line-up completed it. 
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May 19, 1984: A cover of Procol Harum's "Whiter Shade of Pale" enters the Billboard Hot 100 single's chart.

Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve, aka HSAS, was a rock supergroup band:
Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve, aka HSAS
(HSAS)

Lead vocalist Sammy Hagar ( Van Halen), lead guitarist Neal Schon ( Journey and Bad English), bassist Kenny Aaronson (Joan Jett's backing group the Blackhearts) and drummer Michael Shrieve (Santana). 
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May 19, 1990: Slaughter made a power play, moving from Number 64 to 49 their 4th week on the Billboard chart, with "Up All Night." 

"Up All Night" is a song by American glam metal band Slaughter.

Slaughter
Slaughter

Written by band members Mark Slaughter and Dana Strum, it was the third title on the band's debut album, Stick It to Ya, and the band's first single. The music video was placed on New York Times list of the 15 Essential Hair-Metal Videos. 
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The Space Between
Dave Matthews Band

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