January 22, 1960 - Born on this day, Michael Hutchence, INXS, (1988 UK No.2 & US No.1 single 'Need You Tonight'). 1987 album 'Kick' has sold over 10m copies in the US alone and features four Top 10 singles; Need You Tonight, Devil Inside, New Sensation, and Never Tear Us Apart. - #1980s
October 2, 1982 - John Cougar started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Jack and Diane', his first US No.1 •• #johncougar #johncougarmellencamp #johnmellencamp #thisdayinmusic #1980s
David Bowie | Let's Dance -- Rumor has it Bowie was touring in Europe where he found Stevie Ray Vaughn consuming his weight in drugs and convinced him to play guitar on this song. Stevie's riffs in the background are unmistakable.