Happy birthday, Paul Simon! “Graceland” was something altogether new, blending World Music with intensely personal (and clever) lyrics.
It’s a love story that takes place amidst a nuclear attack. “Miracle Mile” is an 80s movie that’s achieved cult status (for good reason).
This is how the charts looked like this week in 1982. But there are still songs that we feel should’v ranked a lot higher.
That rattly opening guitar riff signaled something…”different.” Here’s the backstory on the 70s song that’s had more than one life.