This week in ’89, Paula Abdul and Jody Watley ruled the charts. Which meant that XTC, Tom Petty, and Elvis Costello were kinda locked out.
Hard to believe that these classics didn’t fare better on the Billboard charts. We look at one particular week in chart history.
The late Jim Steinman was known for bombastic productions with Meat Loaf. But a closer look at his lyrics reveals a subtler side.
“With You,” “Dirty Mind” and “Condition of the Heart” show even more sides of The Purple One than the radio or even MTV ever did.