Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Music History Today: March 8, 2023

March 8, 1990: In Rolling Stone Magazine's awards, Cher won the worst dressed female and worst video for "If I Could Turn Back Time."
On March 8, 1990, Cher won the worst dressed female and worst video for "If I Could Turn Back Time" in Rolling Stone Magazine's awards. She was on her way out.

Cher with Beavis & Butthead

Exactly three years later, on March 8, 1993, Beavis and Butthead premiered on MTV as a series. They were just getting started. From the November 1993 compilation album, The Beavis and Butt-Head Experience, a music video with Cher covering "I Got You Babe" was released. 
Read more: Neonsplatter
March 8, 1958: Gary Numan was born in Hammersmith, London.
Gary Numan entered the music industry as the frontman of the new wave band Tubeway Army. After releasing two albums with the band, he released his debut solo album, The Pleasure Principle, in 1979. It topped the UK Albums Chart. His commercial popularity peaked in the late 1970s and early 1980s with hits including "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and "Cars."  
Read more: Wikipedia

March 8, 1964: Dave Clark Five first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.

March 8, 1975: Hot Chocolate had their first US hit when it entered the top 40 section of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Emma." It reached Number 8. 
Although Hot Chocolate was active for several years strictly as a singles act, they released eight albums during the mid- to late '70s and early '80s. Cicero Park (1974) trailed "Brother Louie" and continued to explore themes of race and class. It's regarded as the band's most significant artistic statement. Highlight "Emma," in which the subject struggles to find fame and commits suicide, was an additional Top 10 U.K. single, and it reached the same level in the U.S. 
Read more: Allmusic

March 8, 2008: "It's Not My Time" by 3 Doors Down entered Billboard's Hot 100. 
The song was originally written, says 3DD frontman Brad Arnold, for the remake of the movie The Poseidon Adventure. Says Arnold:

3 Doors Down
3 Doors Down

 "It was gonna be a track on that movie. In the movie, they're just trying to escape their death. And there's a ship sinking. They showed me like a 30-second clip of the movie, and I went and wrote that song from it." 
Read more: Songfacts

I Got You, Babe
Cher, Beavis & Butthead

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