80s Song of the Day: Rebel Yell by Billy Idol

Rebel Yell by Billy Idol was released on October 23, 1983, with Crank Call as the B side. It was a single from the English rocker’s second studio album of the same name.  Continue reading

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80s Song of the Day: You Got Lucky by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Eighties Grooves

You Got Lucky by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was released October 22, 1982, with Between Two Worlds as the B side. It was the first single from the band’s fifth album Long After Dark.

The song, propelled by the success of its Mad Max-esque post-apocalyptic music video, reached No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Billboard Top Tracks charts.

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