We’re Not Gonna Take It by Twisted Sister was released on April 27, 1984, with You Can’t Stop Rock & Roll as the B side. The song, written by the band’s lead singer, Dee Snider, was a single from the band’s third album, Stay Hungry. Continue reading
80s Song of the Day: Home Sweet Home by Motley Crue
You know I’m a dreamer
But my heart’s of gold
I had to run away high
So I wouldn’t come home low
Home Sweet Home by Motley Crue was released September 30, 1985, with Red Hot as the B side. It was a single from the band’s third studio album Theatre of Pain.
The song reached No. 89 on the Billboard Hot 100. Upon it’s re-release in 1991 for the Decade of Decadence 81-91 compilation album, it reached No. 37. Continue reading
80s Song of the Day: 18 and Life by Skid Row
Your crime is time and it’s
Eighteen and life to go
18 and Life by Skid Row was released on June 16, 1989, with Midnight/Tornado as the B side. It was the second single from the band’s debut album Skid Row.
The song was a big hit for Skid Row, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It reached No. 12 on the UK Singles Chart.
Watch the official music video for the song.