Thursday, September 29, 2022

Music History Today: September 30, 2022

 September 30, 2002: Matchbox Twenty released "Disease" from the album More Than You Think.

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"Disease" was co-written by Matchbox Twenty lead singer Rob Thomas and Rolling Stones front-man Mick Jagger. The song peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100. 
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September 30, 1972: Chi Coltrane entered the top 40 section of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Thunder and Lightning."

"Thunder and Lightning" by American singer and pianist Chi Coltrane was the first release from her eponymous debut album, peaking at No. 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100, No. 15 on Cash Box and No. 12 on Record World. It also charted at No. 18 on the Canadian RPM magazine singles chart. 
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September 30, 1978: Sylvester moved into the top 40 section of the US music chart with "Dance (Disco Heat)."

"Dance (Disco Heat)" by Sylvester and his backup vocalists Two Tons O' Fun appears on his 1978 album, Step II. The song was Sylvester's first Top 40 hit in the United States, where it peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100. 
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September 30, 1989: Gloria Estefan's "Get On Your Feet" from her album Cuts Both Ways entered Billboard's Hot 100. 

Gloria Estefan album cover Cuts Both Ways

Gloria Estefan's "Get On Your Feet" is a song of encouragement, with Estefan addressing someone who has fallen on hard times, and letting that person know that he will get through it once he gets on his feet and makes it happen. Estefan had several bigger hits, but "Get On Your Feet" became her signature song. 
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September 30, 2000: Barenaked Ladies made a big move on the US chart, from Number 69 to 45, with "Pinch Me."

The guitar riff throughout the verses of "Pinch Me" by Barenaked Ladies were based on the song "Leaving Las Vegas" by Sheryl Crow. In the third verse there is a classic schoolyard joke: "I could hide out under there - I just made you say underwear." 
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