80s Song of the Day: Keep on Loving You by REO Speedwagon

Keep on Loving You by REO Speedwagon was released November 4, 1980, with Follow My Heart as the B side. It was a single from the band’s ninth studio album Hi Infidelity.

The song was the first REO Speedwagon single to break the Top 50 on the Billboard Hot 100, shooting all the way up to the No. 1 spot. In the United Kingdom, it peaked at No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart.

The music video for Keep on Loving You was the 17th video played on the first day of MTV’s broadcast, on August 1, 1981.

(And yes, you very well may be belting out this song throughout the rest of the day – in the shower, the car, the break room at work.)


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