Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Music History Today: July 27, 2022

Music History Today: July 27,  1996: Alanis Morissette blasted into Billboards Hot 100, debuting at Number 6 with "You Oughta Know." 

Dave Coulier has opened up about the moment he realised he was the subject of Alanis Morissette’s song "You Oughta Know."

Alanis Morissette
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Morissette dated the Full House star between 1992 and 1994, breaking up around the time that Morissette was writing her third studio album, Jagged Little Pill. 
Read more: NME

July 27, 1963: Doris Troy peaked at Number 10 in the US with "Just One Look."

"Just One Look" was co-written by American R&B singers Doris Troy and Gregory Carroll. The recording by Doris Troy was a hit in 1963. The Hollies, Anne Murray and Linda Ronstadt each achieved great success with the song. 
Read more: Wikipedia

July 27, 1974: Billy “Crash” Craddock had a cross-over top 40 hit in the US when "Rub It In" moved from Number 49 to 38. 

"Rub It In" was written and originally recorded by Layng Martine Jr. His version was a U.S. chart single in the fall of 1971, reaching number 65. Billy "Crash" Craddock recorded the song three years later, taking it to Number One on the country music charts and Top 20 on the pop charts in 1974. 
Read more: Wikipedia

July 27, 1991: Rod Stewart moves into Billboard's top section with "The Motown Song."

"The Motown Song" by Rod Stewart peaked at number 10 on both the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. It also reached number three on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. 
Read more: Wikipedia

July 27, 2002: The Red Hot Chili Peppers moved into Billboard's Top 40 with "By The Way."

After the return of guitarist John Frusciante and the success of Californication, what would Red Hot Chili Peppers do for an encore? On July 9, 2002, we found out as the band released their eighth studio album, By the Way.

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers

And while Californication had Frusciante getting back into the flow with the band, By the Way found the more confident guitarist really putting his musical stamp on the music. 
Read more: Louder Sound

You Oughta Know
Alanis Morissette

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