Top Hits of 1981

Rick Springfield’s Fear RCA Didn’t Know What To Do With Him

After he was signed in 1980, Rick Springfield was so concerned with RCA’s image of him, that he made a video for the company heads to explain who he was and what he was all […]


Neil Diamond Recalls His First Movie

Today’s top 5 @ 5 includes a track from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Neil Diamond[/lastfm]’s first movie The Jazz Singer.  It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since we saw it on the big screen.  Looking at […]


Barbra Streisand On Men

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 features the top hits of 1981 and Barbra Streisand’s duet with Barry Gibb is one of the songs you’ll hear.  You may remember they were an ‘item’ and the time […]


A Surprise Answer From Earth Wind And Fire’s Phillip Bailey

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Earth Wind and Fire[/lastfm] have a song in today’s Top 5 @ 5 as I count down the top 5 songs from this day in 1981.  A couple of years I spoke with lead […]


Sheena Easton Had A Big Hit 29 Years Ago Today

She’s had 13 songs reach the top 40 and 7 hit top 10.  Which one went top 5 on this date in 1981?