“Sukiyaki,” the 60s Asian hit, broke barriers in more than one way. How did it influence other cross-cultural pop songs in future years?
From Springsteen to The Cars, there were some hits we take for granted now — that weren’t such a big deal this week in 1978.
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.