On this Day in Music – 30th November


2013Lily Allen’s version of Keane’s Somewhere Only We Know started the first of two spells at the top of the UK Singles Chart.  The song found success following its use in the John Lewis Christmas TV Advert, and actually outsold the original Keane release.


1985Wham!’s I’m Your Man began a 2-week spell at the top of the UK Singles Chart. Within six months of the single Wham! announced their split.

1982Michael Jackson released his 6th album, Thriller! The album remains one of the biggest selling releases, if not the biggest, of all-time.  The LP produced 7 singles including Billie Jean, Beat It, Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ and Thriller.

Previous Albums Of The Day

No.451 30/11/2017

The 1974 Jackson Browne album Late For The Sky originally received mixed reviews, now seen as a masterpiece. Love Fountain of Sorrow. jacksonbrowne.com

Born On This Day Supergroup

Bass:  Bob Moore (Nashville A-Team)

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