Showing posts with label 1988. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1988. Show all posts

Sep 18, 2019

The Flame by Cheap Trick (1988)

The Flame by Cheap Trick (1988)
"The Flame" is a power ballad written by British songwriters Bob Mitchell and Nick Graham. The song was first offered to English singer Elkie Brooks, who turned it down, and was then released by Cheap Trick, for whom it was a hit single in 1988. The song appeared on the band's Lap of Luxury album.

"The Flame" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1988, becoming the band's only number one hit. It also reached number one in Australia and Canada.



Sep 15, 2019

Welcome To The Jungle by Guns N' Roses (1988)

Welcome To The Jungle by Guns N' Roses (1988)
"Welcome to the Jungle" is a song by American rock band Guns N' Roses, featured on their debut album, Appetite for Destruction (1987). It was released as the album's second single initially in the UK in September 1987 then again in October 1988 this time including the US, where it reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 24 on the UK Singles Chart.



Sep 14, 2019

The Love In Your Eyes by Eddie Money (1988)

The Love In Your Eyes by Eddie Money (1988)
"Love in Your Eyes" is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money, from his album Nothing to Lose in 1988 (see 1988 in music). It was released as a single and reached number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. The song was written by Adrian Gurvitz, David Paul Bryant, and Steve Dubin.


Walk On Water by Eddie Money (1988)

Walk On Water by Eddie Money (1988)
"Walk on Water" is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money from his album Nothing to Lose in 1988. Written by one-time Sammy Hagar keyboardist Jesse Harms (who also performed on the track), the tune was released as a single and reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the Album Rock Tracks chart. It also features a guitar solo from Jimmy Lyon, who had previously been a member of Eddie Money's band.



Sep 10, 2019

Cult of Personality by Living Colour (1988)

Cult of Personality by Living Colour (1988)
"Cult of Personality" is a song by rock band Living Colour. It was their second single off their debut album, Vivid, released on July 14, 1988. "Cult of Personality" reached No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 9 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. It also won the Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance in 1990.



Sep 2, 2019

Kiss Me Deadly by Lita Ford (1988)

Kiss Me Deadly by Lita Ford (1988)
"Kiss Me Deadly" is a 1988 song by Lita Ford. It is considered Ford's signature song, and the highest charting of her solo singles. It was one of four singles from the album, Lita. The song was also featured in the 2019 film Captain Marvel (film) .



Aug 31, 2019

Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison (1988)

Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison (1988)
"Every Rose Has Its Thorn" is the title of a power ballad song by American glam metal band Poison. It was released in October 1988 as the third single from Poison's second album Open Up and Say... Ahh!. The band's signature song, it is also their only number-one hit in the U.S.


Aug 28, 2019

Smooth Up In Ya - The Best Of by Bulletboys (1988)

Smooth Up In Ya - The Best Of by Bulletboys (1988)
"Smooth Up in Ya" is a song by the American glam metal band Bulletboys from their 1988 album BulletBoys.




Aug 25, 2019

Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone) by Cinderella (1988)

Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone) by Cinderella (1988)
"Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)" is a power ballad written by Tom Keifer and performed by the glam metal band Cinderella, from their second album Long Cold Winter. Released in August 1988, it was their most successful single, peaking at number 12 on US Billboard Hot 100 in November 1988.



Aug 19, 2019

Seventeen by Winger (1988)

Seventeen by Winger (1988)
"Seventeen" is a single released by the American rock band Winger, from their album Winger. Released in 1988, the song charted at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100. Despite its pop metal sound, Kip Winger points out that the tune is musically a progressive song and that it is actually quite challenging to play and sing simultaneously. Along with "Headed for a Heartbreak", it is Winger's most popular song for which they are most remembered.


Copperhead Road by Steve Earle (1988)

Copperhead Road by Steve Earle (1988)
"Copperhead Road" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Steve Earle. It was released in 1988 as the first single and title track from his third studio album of the same name. The song reached number 10 on the U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and was Earle's highest-peaking song to date on that chart in the United States. The song has sold 1.1 million digital copies in the United States as of September 2017.

Nothin' But A Good Time by Poison (1988)

Nothin' But A Good Time by Poison (1988)
"Nothin' but a Good Time" is the first single from the glam metal band Poison's second studio album Open Up and Say... Ahh! The B-sides are "Livin' For the Minute" and "Look But You Can't Touch".

The song was released as a single in 1988 on Enigma Records and reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #19 on the Mainstream rock charts. It also charted at number 10 on the Australian charts and number 35 on the UK Singles chart.




Jul 5, 2019

I Hate Myself for Loving You by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (1988)

I Hate Myself for Loving You by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (1988)
"I Hate Myself for Loving You" is a 1988 song from Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and the first single from the album Up Your Alley. The song reached No. 8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, Jett's third single to reach the Top 10, and her first since "Crimson and Clover" in 1982. The song spent six weeks longer on the charts than did the group's biggest hit, "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" (which was on the chart for 20 weeks).


Jun 13, 2019

Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses (1988)

Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses (1988)
"Sweet Child o' Mine" is a song by American rock band Guns N' Roses, appearing on their debut album, Appetite for Destruction. Released in August 1988 as the album's third single, the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the band's only number 1 US single. Billboard ranked it the number 5 song of 1988. Re-released in 1989, it reached number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. Guitarist Slash said in 1990, "The song turned into a huge hit and now it makes me sick. I mean, I like it, but I hate what it represents."




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Jun 8, 2019

Girl You Know It's True by Milli Vanilli (1988)

Girl You Know It's True by Milli Vanilli (1988)
"Girl You Know It's True" is a song by Milli Vanilli. Released as the lead single from Milli Vanilli's European debut album, All or Nothing, and the duo's American debut album, Girl You Know It's True, the song peaked at number one on the German Singles Chart, number two in the United States and number three in the United Kingdom, becoming one of Milli Vanilli's most successful singles.