80s Song of the Day: We’re Not Gonna Take It by Twisted Sister

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

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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