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This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ... The table of years in music is a tabular display of all years in music, to provide an overview and quick navigation to any year. ... // Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... // February 8 - Bob Dylans hour-long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... // January - The Ramones form. ... // January 2 - New York City U.S. District Court Judge Richard Owen rules that former Beatle John Lennon and his lawyers can have access to Department of Immigration files pertaining to his deportation case. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1981 Record labels established in 1981 list of years in music // January 10 - Revival of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance opens at Broadways Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith February 14 - Billy Idol leaves the band Generation... See also: 1982 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 list of years in music // January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... See also: 1983 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1983 Record labels established in 1983 // Michael Jacksons Thriller, the most successful album not only of 1983, but of all time, was released in 1982 and began its epic domination of the music charts the following year, 1983. ... See also: // January 21 - Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood reaches number one in the UK singles chart: it spends a total of forty-two weeks in the Top 40. ... See also: other events of 1985 Musical groups established in 1985 Record labels established in 1985 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Perry, Kenny Loggins, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny... See also: Musical groups established in 1986 Record labels established in 1986 // 1986 - Goo Goo Dolls are formed in Buffalo, New York. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1987 Record labels established in 1987 // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1988 Record labels established in 1988 // Peter Ruzicka becomes director of the Hamburg State Opera and State Philharmonic Orchestra. ... See also: 1989 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1989 Record labels established in 1989 // January 7 - Genesis 88 and Sunrise/Back to the Future stage large-scale illegal Acid House party in London January 14 - Paul McCartney releases Снова в СССР exclusively in Russia. ... See also: 1990 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1990 Record labels established in 1990 list of years in music // January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several broken bones. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is about the first decade of the 21st century. ... The 2010s decade is a period of 10 pooping years that begins on January 1, 2010 and later ends on December 31, 2019 inclusive. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... 20XX redirects here. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... See also: 1979 in art, other events of 1980, 1981 in art, List of years in art Events Works Births Deaths February 17 - Graham Sutherland, painter and designer Awards Categories: 1980 | Years in art ... 1980 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Finds Publications Births Deaths Willard Frank Libby, key developer of radiocarbon dating See also List of years in archaeology 1979 in archaeology 1981 in archaeology Categories: 1980 | Years in archaeology ... See also: 1979 in architecture, other events of 1980, 1981 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1979 in literature, other events of 1980, 1981 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: Other events of 1980 List of years in science . ...

January

is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the music genre. ... Sir Cliff Richard OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb on 14 October 1940) is an English singer, actor and businessman. ... The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals personal bravery, achievement or service to the United Kingdom. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Zorros were an Australian rock band, formed in 1979. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // [] // ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Beach Boys are an American rock and roll band. ... This article is about the band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A benefit concert is a concert featuring musicians, comedians, or other performers that is held for a charitable purpose, often directed at a specific and immediate humanitarian crisis. ... is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an Academy Award-winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... Cannabis, also known as marijuana[1] or ganja,[2] is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa L. subsp. ... is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an Academy Award-winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... // Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is a rock band formed in 1974 by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... Randy Stonehill (born March 12, 1952) is an American singer/songwriter from Stockton, California, best known as one of the so-called fathers of contemporary Christian music. ... Larry David Norman (born April 8, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter considered the forefather of Contemporary Christian Music, an attribution which he denies. ... Buggles (the official version of the band name, used on their albums, singles, and publicity material, omits the prefix The) were a New Wave band formed in 1977 consisting of Trevor Horn, born 1949 in Durham (bass guitar, guitar, percussion, and vocals), Geoff Downes, born 1952 in Stockport, Cheshire (percussion... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Living in the Plastic Age is a New Wave song by The Buggles recorded in 1980 and only available on the album The Age of Plastic. ...

February

is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 1947 January 8) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lou Reed, born Lewis Allen Reed[1] March 2, 1942, is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (IPA pronunciation: ), also called simply the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Belford Bon Scott (July 9, 1946 – February 19, 1980) was an Australian rock musician, most well-known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. ... This article is about the band. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... In medicine, aspiration is the entry of secretions or foreign material into the trachea and lungs. ... Vomiting (or emesis) is the forceful expulsion of the contents of ones stomach through the mouth. ... February 29 is a day added into a leap year of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Weezer song, see Buddy Holly (song). ... Glasses, spectacles, or eyeglasses are frames bearing lenses worn in front of the eyes, sometimes for purely aesthetic reasons but normally for vision correction or eye protection. ... Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ... This page is about timekeeping devices. ... Mason City is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ritchie Valens (born Ricardo Steven Valenzuela, May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959) was a pioneer of rock and roll and a forefather to the Latin Rock movement. ...

March

is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patricia Lee (Patti) Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American musician, singer, and poet. ... MC5 (short for Motor City Five) was a hard rock band formed in Detroit, Michigan, USA in 1964 and active until 1972. ... Fred Sonic Smith (13 September 1949 - 4 November 1994) was the rhythm guitar player in proto-punk band the MC5. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sothebys (NYSE: BID) is the worlds second oldest international auction house in continuous operation. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Elvis redirects here. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... This article is about the rock band. ... is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A double LP compiling the prize-winning songs of the festival was released in 1981 The Spring Rhythms. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article is about the producer and songwriter. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elvis redirects here. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935), also known by the nickname The Killer, is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ...

April–December

is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Grease is a musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. ... is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Springsteen redirects here. ... Born to Run is a rock album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the reggae musician. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944), is a rock vocalist, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band The Who. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Kevin Curtis (July 15, 1956 – May 18, 1980) was the vocalist and lyricist of the band Joy Division, which he helped form in 1977 in Manchester, England. ... Post punk generally refers to the particularly fertile and creative period following the initial punk rock explosion. During the first wave of punk, roughly spanning 1976-1983, bands such as The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Ramones and The Damned began to challenge the current styles and conventions of rock... This article is about the band. ... , Macclesfield is a market town in Cheshire, England with a population of about 50,688 (2001 census for Macclesfield urban sub-area). ... Bill Haley, with his band, the Comets, was one of the first rock and roll acts to tour the United Kingdom. ... Rock Around the Clock is a rock n roll song from 1952, written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter under the pseudonym Jimmy De Knight). Although first recorded by Sonny Dae & the Knights, the more famous version by Bill Haley & His Comets is not, strictly speaking... {| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Heatwave promotional poster Heatwave was a rock festival August 23, 1980, outside of Toronto, Canada at Mosport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario. ... The B-52s are a New Wave rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, an important center of alternative rock. ... Talking Heads were an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison. ... The Pretenders are an Anglo-American rock band. ... Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick McManus August 25, 1954) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was a highly successful American singer and drummer. ... Touch Me When Were Dancing is a song written by Terry Skinner, J. L. Wallace, and Kenny Bell. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the bands 1969 eponymous debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... John Henry Bonzo Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English drummer and member of the English rock band Led Zeppelin. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. ... The term Quaalude is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as: A proprietary name for methaqualone; also, a tablet of this. More recently, however, the word has come to mean: a gently soothing interlude, possibly with mildly narcotic effects. ... Cannabis, also known as marijuana[1] or ganja,[2] is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa L. subsp. ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... Duran Duran are an English pop group notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... For other uses, see EMI (disambiguation). ... Hazel OConnor (born 16 May 1955 in Coventry, England) is a British singer and actress. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the bands 1969 eponymous debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... John Henry Bonzo Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English drummer and member of the English rock band Led Zeppelin. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...

Other events

  • Record labels established in 1980
  • Record labels disestablished in 1980
  • The single "Groovy Ghost Show" by Casper is one of the first recorded hip hop music from Chicago, Illinois
  • The Hee Bee Gee Bees release cutting parody of Bee Gees' disco-style single. Though not a hit in the UK, it is a huge success elsewhere, particularly in Australia, and helps to encourage the Gibb brothers to diversify stylistically
  • Network Riddum Band's Breaking Out is the first occurrence of the term
  • Phil Collins signs a contract with Atlantic Records to distribute his solo records in the US and in Europe outside the UK (on WEA label)
  • Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is injured in a motorcycle crash that leaves him hospitalized for two months.

Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... The HeeBeeGeeBees, as pictured in the Radio Active Times, 1986 The Hee Bee Gee Bees were a pop group formed initially to parody the Bee Gees towards the close of their sequence of high-pitched, disco-style hits. ... For other uses, see Phil Collins (disambiguation). ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... Stephen Victor Tallarico (born March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York[1]), better known as Steven Tyler, is an American musician and songwriter. ...

Bands disbanded

Seals and Crofts are Jim Seals (17 October 1941) and Dash Crofts (14 August 1940), a popular soft rock duo in the early 1970s. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... The Germs are a punk rock band from Los Angeles formed in the late 1970s. ... For other persons named George Clinton, see George Clinton (disambiguation). ... Horslips were a 1970s Irish rock band that composed, arranged and performed their own Celtic rock songs and music based on traditional Irish jigs and reels. ... Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band, one of the most experimental of the 1970s. ... Buggles (the official version of the band name, used on their albums, singles, and publicity material, omits the prefix The) were a New Wave band formed in 1977 consisting of Trevor Horn, born 1949 in Durham (bass guitar, guitar, percussion, and vocals), Geoff Downes, born 1952 in Stockport, Cheshire (percussion... The Tourists (1977 - 1980) were a moderately successful British pop band, but are better known for two of their members (Annie Lennox & David A. Stewart) who went on to achieve superstardom as Eurythmics. ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... The Birthday Party was an Australian post punk rock group, active from 1977 to 1983. ... Wire are an English rock band formed in 1976 (and intermittently active to the present) by Graham Lewis (bass, vocals), Bruce Gilbert (guitar), Colin Newman (vocals, guitar) and Robert Gotobed (né Grey) (drums). ... This article is about the band. ... For the bands 1969 eponymous debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ...

Bands formed

See also: :Category:Musical groups established in 1980

Aztec Camera was a Scottish New Wave music band from Glasgow. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Bad Religion is a seminal American punk rock band, formed in Southern California in 1980 by Jay Bentley (bass), Greg Graffin (vocals), Brett Gurewitz (guitars) and Jay Ziskrout (drums). ... The Böhse Onkelz (German böse Onkels - evil uncles) were one of Germanys most successful rock groups. ... Bow Wow Wow was a 1980s New Wave band organized by Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren in 1980 whose music is described as having an African-derived drum sound.[1] McLaren persuaded guitarist Matthew Ashman, bassist Leigh Gorman and percussionist David Barbarossa of the original lineup of Adam & the Ants... The Church are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1980. ... Einstürzende Neubauten is an experimental music band, originally from West Berlin, formed in 1980. ... The cover of The Fixs first single from 1981: Subsequently the band would change their name to The Fixx, after learning of another band with a prior claim on the name The Fix. ... Flux Of Pink Indians was a anarcho-punk/Post punk band that originated from Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. ... For the bands self-titled debut album, see A Flock of Seagulls (album). ... Haircut One Hundred (also known as Haircut 100) was a pop-New Wave band formed in 1980. ... Heaven 17 are an English synthpop band originating in Sheffield in the early 1980s. ... Level 42 is a popular British pop and funk band. ... The Meat Puppets are an American rock band formed in January 1980, in the Sunnyslope neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona. ... Mercyful Fate is an influential Danish heavy metal group who are often cited among the influences in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres. ... Minor Threat was an American hardcore punk band that formed in Washington DC in 1980 and disbanded in 1983. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Mission of Burma is a post-punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, USA comprising guitarist Roger Miller, bassist Clint Conley and drummer Peter Prescott, with Bob Weston (originally Martin Swope) as tape manipulator and sound engineer. ... New Model Army are an English rock band. ... Quarterflash is a pop-rock group formed in Portland, Orgon in 1980. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia in 1980 by Bill Berry (drums), Peter Buck (guitar), Mike Mills (bass guitar), and Michael Stipe (vocals). ... Reagan Youth (a play on Hitler Youth) was a band started by singer Dave Rubinstein (Dave Insurgent) and his friend and guitarist Paul Bakija in Queens in the early 1980s. ... For the religious organisation of this name, see Sisters of Mercy. ... The Smithereens are a rock band from Carteret, New Jersey. ... Soft Cell is a Synth-Pop duo formed during the early 1980s. ... Tom Tom Club was a New Wave band, a side project set up by Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz who were also members of the Talking Heads. ... This article is about the punk rock band. ... The Warumpi Band was an Australian band from the bush, coming from Papunya, Northern Territory, Australia. ... The Zorros were an Australian rock band, formed in 1979. ...

Albums released

See also: :Category:1980 albums

A is an album by Jethro Tull. ... For the 18th-century agriculturist after whom the band was named, see Jethro Tull (agriculturist). ... Absolutely is the 1980 second album from the British ska band Madness. ... Madness are a British pop/ska band from Camden Town, London, that formed in 1976. ... DVD cover 2005 DVD release Ace of Spades is the fourth album by the British heavy metal band Motörhead. ... This article is about the band. ... Acnalbasac Noom is an album by German/British avant-garde pop group Slapp Happy, recorded in Wumme, Germany in 1973 with Faust as their backing band. ... Slapp Happy: Anthony Moore, Dagmar and Peter Blegvad. ... After Dark is a series of computer screensaver software introduced in 1989 by Berkeley Systems for the Apple Macintosh, and later for Microsoft Windows. ... Andy Gibb (March 5, 1958 – March 10, 1988) was an English-born Australian singer and teen idol, and the youngest brother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, also known as the Bee Gees. ... Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... For other bands named The Scorpions or other meanings of scorpion, see scorpion. ... Argybargy is a 1980 album by the British New Wave group Squeeze. ... For other uses, see Squeeze (disambiguation). ... Autoamerican (November 1980) was the fifth studio album to be released by Blondie, whereupon it reached number 3 in the U.K. charts, then stalled in the lower regions of the charts for some weeks before dropping out. ... Blondie is the name of an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s, and which has sold over 40 million records. ... Avoid Freud is the debut album by Canadian new wave band Rough Trade, released in 1980. ... Rough Trade was a Canadian new wave rock band in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Singles from Back in Black Released: 1980 Released: 1981 Released: 1981 For other uses, see Back in Black (disambiguation). ... This article is about the band. ... Back on the Streets is an album by British blues-rock guitarist Gary Moore, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). ... Donnie Iris (born February 28, 1943) is an American rock musician known for his work with The Jaggerz and Wild Cherry during the 1970s, and for his solo albums during the 1980s. ... The Birthday Party was an Australian post punk rock group, active from 1977 to 1983. ... Blizzard of Ozz is a heavy metal album by Ozzy Osbourne, recorded in Surrey, U.K. and released on September 20, 1980 (see 1980 in music) in the UK and on January 15, 1981 (see 1981 in music) in the US. This is Osbournes first solo album and one... Ozzy redirects here. ... Alternate cover U.S. and Canada cover Singles from Boy Released: August 1980 Released: October 1981 Boy is the debut album from Irish rock band U2, released in 1980. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... British Steel is a large British steel producer, privatised in 1988 under the Thatcher government. ... For other uses, see Judas priest (curse). ... Burning Blue Soul (1981) is an album released under the artist name of Matt Johnson (and not The The). ... For other persons of the same name, see Matt Johnson. ... Ebiet G. Ade (born 21 April 1954) is an Indonesian singer and songwriter close to the suppressed society. ... Chicago XIV is the fourteenth album by American rock band Chicago and was released in 1980. ... This article is about the American pop-rock-jazz band. ... Christopher Cross is the self-titled debut album by Christopher Cross, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert, 3 May 1951, San Antonio, Texas) is an Oscar, Golden Globe and five-time Grammy winning, American singer-songwriter. ... Closer is a 1980 album by Joy Division. ... This article is about the band. ... Come Upstairs is singer-songwriter Carly Simons tenth album released in 1980. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... Common One is an album of Van Morrison, released in 1980. ... George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) (born August 31, 1945) is a singer-songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Crazy Rhythms is the Feelies first album. ... The Feelies were an alternative rock band from Haledon, New Jersey. ... A rock band from Rotherham, England. ... Pat Benatar (born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on January 10, 1953) is an influential four-time Grammy Award-winning American rock singer with many million and multi-million selling records worldwide. ... Journeys sixth album, Departure, was released in March of 1980 on the Columbia Records label. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... For the author-illustrator, see Diana Ross (author). ... Dirty Mind is the third album by Prince, released October 8, 1980. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). ... Dont Fight It is the debut album for the Canadian rock band Red Rider, which was released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). ... Red Rider was a Canadian rock band popular in the 1980s. ... Yoko Ono chronology Double Fantasy is the comeback album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, released in 1980 initially on the newly-formed Geffen Records, and now through EMI, the distributor of all of Lennons output (including his Beatles material). ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Yoko Ono Lennon (小野 洋子 Ono Yōko), born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese-American artist and musician. ... Journeys soundtrack, Dream After Dream, was released in 1980 on the Columbia Records label. ... Duke is the tenth studio album by British band Genesis, was released in March 1980. ... Genesis is an English rock band formed in 1967. ... This article is about the Australian pub rock band. ... Empty Glass is the sophomore solo album by Pete Townshend, guitarist for the successful rock band The Who. ... Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London), is an award-winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer. ... End of the Century is the fifth album by the Ramones. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... Flush the Fashion is an album by Alice Cooper, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). ... 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Awards

BBC Young Musician of the Year is a televised competition for British keyboard, percussion, string, brass and woodwind players, under 18 years old. ... Nicholas Daniel is a British oboist. ... The Boy Edgar Prijs, is an annual award given to a Dutch jazz musician, composer, or bandleader. ... The Country Music Association Awards also known as the CMA Awards, are voted on by business members of the Country Music Association. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1980 was the 25th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on April 19, 1980 in The Hague. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ... The Harriet Cohen International Music Award was founded by Sir Arnold Bax and others in 1951, in honour of Harriet Cohen the British pianist. ...

Charts

List of Number 1 Hits

  • Hot 100 number-one hits of 1980 (USA)

These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1980. ...

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1980.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Pink Floyd Another Brick in the Wall (part 2) 1980 Flag of the United Kingdom UK 1 - Dec 1979, US BB 1 - Feb 1980, Canada 1 - Jan 1980, Sweden (alt) 1 - Feb 1980, France 1 - Feb 1980, Austria 1 - Feb 1980, Switzerland 1 - Jan 1980, Norway 1 - Jan 1980, Germany 1 - Jan 1980, Eire 1 - Dec 1979, Poland 1 of all time, US CashBox 3 of 1980, Holland 3 - Dec 1979, Australia 4 of 1980, KROQ 6 of 1980, POP 7 of 1980, South Africa 8 of 1980, Germany 9 of the 1980s, Europe 11 of the 1970s, Italy 12 of 1980, US BB 15 of 1980, RYM 18 of 1979, TheQ 28, Virgin 39, Belgium 50 of all time, Scrobulate 51 of live, RIAA 296, Rolling Stone 375, Acclaimed 392, OzNet 594
2 Diana Ross Upside Down 1980 Flag of the United States US BB 1 - Aug 1980, Sweden (alt) 1 - Aug 1980, France 1 - Aug 1980, Switzerland 1 - Aug 1980, Norway 1 - Aug 1980, New Zealand 1 for 3 weeks Oct 1980, Australia 1 for 4 weeks Aug 1981, UK 2 - Jul 1980, Holland 2 - Jul 1980, Austria 2 - Oct 1980, US CashBox 4 of 1980, Germany 4 - Sep 1980, Canada 8 - Sep 1980, Italy 8 of 1980, South Africa 11 of 1980, Australia 15 of 1980, POP 22 of 1980, US BB 30 of 1980, Scrobulate 42 of disco, RYM 83 of 1980, Germany 87 of the 1980s, Acclaimed 1364
3 Barbra Streisand Woman in Love 1980 Flag of the United States UK 1 - Oct 1980, US BB 1 - Sep 1980, Holland 1 - Sep 1980, Sweden (alt) 1 - Oct 1980, Austria 1 - Dec 1980, Switzerland 1 - Oct 1980, Norway 1 - Nov 1980, Germany 1 - Jan 1981, Eire 1 - Oct 1980, Australia 1 for 2 weeks Sep 1981, South Africa 2 of 1980, Italy 3 of 1981, France 7 - Oct 1980, US CashBox 9 of 1980, Australia 21 of 1980, Germany 36 of the 1980s, RYM 157 of 1980
4 Lipps Inc Funkytown 1980 Flag of the United States US BB 1 - Apr 1980, Holland 1 - Apr 1980, Austria 1 - Jul 1980, Switzerland 1 - May 1980, Norway 1 - Jul 1980, Germany 1 - Jun 1980, UK 2 - May 1980, Sweden (alt) 2 - Jun 1980, US BB 4 of 1980, POP 5 of 1980, Scrobulate 7 of disco, Australia 9 of 1980, US CashBox 10 of 1980, Germany 14 of the 1980s, Italy 30 of 1980, RYM 73 of 1979, Acclaimed 520
5 John Lennon (Just Like) Starting Over 1980 Flag of the United Kingdom UK 1 - Nov 1980, US BB 1 - Nov 1980, Canada 1 - Nov 1980, Switzerland 1 - Dec 1980, Australia 1 for 4 weeks Dec 1981, Austria 2 - Feb 1981, Norway 2 - Dec 1980, Sweden (alt) 3 - Nov 1980, Germany 6 - Jan 1981, France 9 - Nov 1980, US BB 12 of 1980, Australia 18 of 1981, Italy 29 of 1981, RYM 32 of 1980, POP 49 of 1980, US CashBox 57 of 1980, Germany 298 of the 1980s, OzNet 683, Acclaimed 1637

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US and UK #1 hit singles

(in chronological order)

US #1 Singles and Artist (Weeks at #1)
"Please Don't Go" - KC & The Sunshine Band (1)
"Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" - Rupert Holmes (2 weeks in 1979 + 1 week in 1980)
"Rock with You" - Michael Jackson (4)
"Do That to Me One More Time" - The Captain & Tennille (1)
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" - Queen (4)
"Another Brick in the Wall, Part II" - Pink Floyd (4)
"Call Me" - Blondie (6), best selling single of the year
"Funkytown" - Lipps Inc (4)
"Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)" - Paul McCartney (3)
"It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" - Billy Joel (2)
"Magic" - Olivia Newton-John (4)
"Sailing" - Christopher Cross (1)
"Upside Down" - Diana Ross (4)
"Another One Bites the Dust" - Queen (3)
"Woman in Love" - Barbra Streisand (3)
"Lady" - Kenny Rogers (6)
"(Just Like) Starting Over" - John Lennon (1 week in 1980 + 2 weeks in 1981)
UK #1 Singles and Artist (Weeks at #1)
"Another Brick in the Wall, Part II" - Pink Floyd (3 weeks in 1979 + 2 weeks in 1980)
"Brass in Pocket" - Pretenders (2)
"The Special AKA Live! (EP)" - The Specials (2)
"Coward of the County" - Kenny Rogers (2)
"Atomic" - Blondie (2)
"Together We Are Beautiful" - Fern Kinney (1)
"Going Underground/The Dreams Of Children" - The Jam (3)
"Working My Way Back to You" - Detroit Spinners (2)
"Call Me" - Blondie (1)
"Geno" - Dexy's Midnight Runners (2)
"What's Another Year" - Johnny Logan (2)
"Suicide Is Painless" (Theme From M*A*S*H)- The Mash (3)
"Crying" - Don McLean (3)
"Xanadu" - Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra (2)
"Use It Up and Wear It Out" - Odyssey (2)
"The Winner Takes It All" - ABBA (2)
"Ashes To Ashes" - David Bowie (2)
"Start!" - The Jam (1)
"Feels Like I'm in Love" - Kelly Marie (2)
"Don't Stand So Close to Me"- The Police (4), best selling single of the year
"Woman in Love" - Barbra Streisand (3)
"The Tide Is High" - Blondie (2)
"Super Trouper" - ABBA (3)
"(Just Like) Starting Over" - John Lennon (1)
"There's No One Quite Like Grandma" - St Winifred's School Choir (1 week in 1980 + 1 week in 1981)

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Alternate cover Christmas picture sleeve edition For the 1988 live single, see Ace of Spades (live) Ace of Spades is a song by the heavy metal band Motörhead. ... This article is about the band. ... This article is about Ritchie Blackmores band. ... All Out of Love is a pop–ballad by Air Supply, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). ... Air Supply is a duo of soft rock musicians who had a succession of hits worldwide through the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... ELO redirects here. ... It has been suggested that The Weakness in Me be merged into this article or section. ... And The Cradle Will Rock. ... This article is about the band Van Halen. ... Another Nail In My Heart was the first single released from Squeezes third album, Argybargy. ... For other uses, see Squeeze (disambiguation). ... Adam and the Ants were a new wave band during the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... 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Going Underground, back of single cover Going Underground was the first British number one chart single by The Jam, released in March 1980. ... The Jam were an English punk rock/mod revival band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Barbra Streisand (pronounced STRY-sand, IPA: ; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director. ... Barry Alan Crompton Gibb CBE (born on 1 September 1946) is a singer, songwriter and producer. ... Pat Benatar (born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on January 10, 1953) is an influential four-time Grammy Award-winning American rock singer with many million and multi-million selling records worldwide. ... The Pointer Sisters are an American Grammy Award-winning Pop/R&B recording act from Oakland, California that achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. ... 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This article is about the band. ... Train in Vain (Stand by Me) is a song off the album London Calling, (1979) by the U.K. punk/rock band The Clash. ... This article is about the English rock band. ... Duke is a studio album by British progressive rock band Genesis, released in March 1980. ... Genesis is an English rock band formed in 1967. ... The Vapors were a New Wave band from England that existed between 1979 and 1981. ... This article is about a band. ... Donna Summer (born LaDonna Adrian Gaines, on December 31, 1948) is a legendary American singer, songwriter, and artist, best known for a string of dance hits in the 1970s that earned her the title Queen of Disco and as one of the few disco-based artists to have longevity on... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... We Are Glass is a Gary Numan single from 1980. ... For the video game programmer Garry Newman, see Garrys Mod. ... This article is about the band. ... 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Published popular music

  • "Desire" w.m. Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb
  • "Do Right" w.m. Paul Davis
  • "Fame"     w. Dean Pitchford m. Michael Gore
  • "He's So Shy" w. Cynthia Weil m. Tom Snow
  • "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" w.m. Sharon Vaughan
  • "Never Knew Love Like This Before" w.m. James Mtume & Reginald Lucas
  • "No Night So Long" w. Will Jennings m. Richard Kerr
  • "The Winner Takes It All"     w.m. Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus

Fame was a pop song, released in 1980 and made popular as the theme song to the Fame movie and TV series. ... Cynthia Weil (born October 18, 1937 in New York City) is a prominent American songwriter. ...

Classical music

Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Krzysztof Penderecki. ...

Opera

See also: :Category:1980 operas

For other uses, see Opera (disambiguation). ... Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is a three-times Academy Award-nominated American composer. ... Kirke Mecham, born on 16 August 1925, is an American composer. ... William Mathias (November 1, 1934 — July 29, 1992) was a Welsh composer. ... Dame Jean Iris Murdoch DBE (July 15, 1919 – February 8, 1999) was an Irish-born British writer and philosopher, best known for her novels, which combine rich characterization and compelling plotlines, usually involving ethical or sexual themes. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Original cast recording Barnum is a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical with book by Mark Bramble, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... The St. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... DVD cover Brigadoon is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, first produced in 1947. ... Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre at 245 West 44th Street in Manhattan, New York City. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1960 Original Broadway cast recording album cover Camelot is a 1960 musical play by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederic Loewe (music). ... is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Colette Colette [1] [2] was the pen name of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (January 28, 1873 – August 3, 1954). ... The Royal Comedy Theatre, as it was then known, opened in Londons West End on October 15, 1881. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine was a popular Broadway musical that debuted in 1980. ... The John Golden Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Royale Theatre is located on 45th Street in Manhattans Theatre District. ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 42nd Street was a hugely successful Broadway stage musical, loosely based on the movie of the same name. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre at 245 West 44th Street in Manhattan, New York City. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... The St. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Aldwych Theatre in April 2007 The Aldwych Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Aldwych in the City of Westminster. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... On the Twentieth Century, was a Broadway musical with book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman, directed by Hal Prince. ... A perfomance at Opera House, Haymarket, predecessor of Her Majestys Theatre in circa 1808. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Sweeney Todd (disambiguation). ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (b. ... Currently home to Lord Of The Rings, the musical. ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) is a musical film made in 1964. ... West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, England, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland. Along with New Yorks Broadway theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre... The Phoenix Theatre is a West End theatre in London, England, located on Charing Cross Road (at the corner with Flitcroft Street). ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the musical. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (IPA pronunciation: )[1] (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American conductor, composer, and pianist. ... The Minskoff Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... See Cant Stop the Music (album) for the soundtrack album of the movie or Cant Stop The Music (song) for the title song. ... Disco Godfather (also known as The Avenging Disco Godfather) is a 1980 Action film starring Rudy Ray Moore and Carol Speed. ... Fame is a 1980 musical film conceived and produced by David De Silva, directed by Alan Parker. ... For other uses, see Popeye (disambiguation). ... Xanadu is a 1980 musical/romance film directed by Robert Greenwald. ...

Births

is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980[1][2]) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, philanthropist, and author who has sold over twenty-five million records worldwide and has won numerous awards, including nine Grammy Awards, eleven Billboard Music... is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickolas Gene Carter[1] (born January 28, 1980) is an American actor, musician and pop singer. ... The Backstreet Boys, or BSB, are a boy band and pop group formed in 1992 by manager Lou Pearlman that grew to considerable popularity in the late 1990s, but quietly slipped away from the charts by the early part of the 2000s. ... is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Conor Mullen Oberst (born February 15, 1980) is an indie singer best known for his work in Bright Eyes. ... Bright Eyes is a band consisting of singer-songwriter/guitarist Conor Oberst, multi-instrumentalist/producer Mike Mogis, Nate Walcott, and a rotating lineup of collaborators drawn primarily from Omahas indie music scene. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Regina Spektor (Russian: ; born February 18, 1980) is a Soviet-born American singer-songwriter and pianist. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with New Found Glory. ... // New Found Glory (formerly A New Found Glory) is an American pop punk band that formed in 1997 in Coral Springs, Florida, and is currently based in California. ... is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Deryck Jayson Whibley (born March 21, 1980), also known as Bizzy D, is a musician and producer best known for his work as the guitarist and lead vocalist and songwriter of the Juno Award-winning rock band Sum 41. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Maaya Sakamoto , born March 31, 1980 in Itabashi, Tokyo) is a Japanese seiyÅ« (voice-actor) and singer who made her debut in 1996 as the voice of Hitomi Kanzaki in the hit anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Svetlana is a common Slavic female name, meaning light, clean or holy.The author of this name is Russian poet Vasiliy Andreievich Zhukovskiy (1783-1852) who wrote an epic poem entitled Svetlana.Public ecceptanice of this poem was great. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anthony Tony Cappiello John Lovato (born June 20, 1980) was the vocalist/guitarist for the pop-punk band Mest. ... Mest was a pop punk band from Blue Island, Illinois. ... is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician. ... For the Danny Phantom episode, see List of Danny Phantom episodes Phantom Planet is an alternative rock band from Southern California. ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jessica Ann Simpson (born July 10, 1980) is an American pop singer and actress who rose to fame in the late 1990s. ... is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike Kennerty (born Michael Brian Kennerty on July 20, 1980 in Edmond, Oklahoma), plays rhythm guitar and sings background vocals for the The All-American Rejects. ... The All-American Rejects is an American power pop band from Stillwater, Oklahoma formed by Tyson Ritter (lead vocals, bass) and Nick Wheeler (vocals, guitar) when they were in junior high school. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Nizaam Baksh (born 26 July 1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is the lead guitarist and vocalist of heavy metal/reggae band Brown Brigade, but most notably, he is the ex-lead guitarist of Canadian rock band Sum 41. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael James Way (born September 10, 1980) is the bass guitarist for the band My Chemical Romance and is the younger brother of frontman Gerard Way. ... My Chemical Romance are an American rock band formed in 2001. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Teppei Teranishi (born September 13, 1980) is the lead guitarist of the post-hardcore quartet Thrice from Orange County, California. ... Look up thrice in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... For the porn star, see Paul Thomas (porn star). ... Good Charlotte (IPA: ) is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland and formed in 1996. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Soledad in concert at the Salón Blanco of the Casa Rosada. ... is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Clarke Isaac Hanson (b. ... Not to be confused with Hanson Brothers or The Hanson Brothers. ... is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dustin Kensrue (born November 18, 1980) is a homosexual vocalist, lyricist, and rhythm guitarist in the Orange County, California hardcore quartet Thrice. ... Look up thrice in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sarah Chang before a concert. ... The All-American Rejects is an American power pop band from Stillwater, Oklahoma formed by Tyson Ritter (lead vocals, bass) and Nick Wheeler (vocals, guitar) when they were in junior high school. ... is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer. ...

Deaths

is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // [] // ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Poley McClintock (1900-1980) was a member of Fred Warings Pennsylvanians, a popular jazz band of the 1920s. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rivingtons were a doo-wop group noted for being one of the most loud and raucous of the genre. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Inka Dinka Doo” redirects here. ... is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Professor Longhair (born Henry Roeland Byrd, also known as Roy Bald Head Byrd and as Fess) (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980) was a legendary New Orleans blues musician. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Belford Bon Scott (July 9, 1946 – February 19, 1980) was an Australian rock musician, most well-known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. ... This article is about the band. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... First album cover, 1967 The Buckinghams were an American pop rock band which saw enormous radio popularity in 1967 (see 1967 in music), selling more records that year than any American artist except The Monkees. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ted Shapiro (October 31, 1899 - March 26, 1980) was a United States popular music composer, pianist, and sheet music publisher. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dick Haymes (born September 13, 1918 in Buenos Aires) was one of the most popular American male vocalists of the 1940s. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mantovani, born Annunzio Paolo Mantovani ( November 15, 1905 – March 29, 1980) was a popular conductor and entertainer in the easy listening style. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tommy Caldwell (born August 11, 1978 in Estes Park, Colorado) is an American rock climber. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is a southern rock band, who in 1973 released their first EP, simply titled The Marshall Tucker band. Originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, the Marshall Tucker Band still play up to 150 shows in a year. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Kevin Curtis (July 15, 1956 – May 18, 1980) was the vocalist and lyricist of the band Joy Division, which he helped form in 1977 in Manchester, England. ... This article is about the band. ... For other uses, see Suicide (disambiguation). ... Hanging is the suspension of a person by a ligature, usually a cord wrapped around the neck, causing death. ... is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Nolan (April 13, 1908 - June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, and actor. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gustav Allan Pettersson (September 19, 1911 – June 20, 1980) was a Swedish composer born in Uppland. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Kämpfert; October 16, 1923 - June 21, 1980) was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Albany Leon Barney Bigard (March 3, 1906 _ June 27, 1980) was an American jazz clarinetist. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jose Iturbi photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 José Iturbi (born 28 November 1895 in Valencia, Spain; died 28 June 1980 in Los Angeles) was a Spanish conductor and pianist. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ben Selvin (March 5, 1898 - July 15, 1980), son of Russian-immigrant Jewish parents, started his professional life at age 15 as a fiddle player in New York City night clubs. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Keith Godchaux (July 19, 1948 - 23 July 1980) (piano) and Donna Jean Thatcher Godchaux Mackay (born August 22, 1947) (singer) are best known for having been members of the Grateful Dead. ... This article is about the band. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lillian Randolph (December 14, 1898 - September 12, 1980) was an African American actress and singer, a veteran of radio, film, and television. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William John Evans (better known as Bill Evans) (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and one of the most famous of the 20th century; he remains one of the major influences on post-1950s jazz piano. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Henry Bonzo Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English drummer and member of the English rock band Led Zeppelin. ... For the bands 1969 eponymous debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Peregrin Took (left) Steve Peregrin Took (July 28, 1949–October 27, 1980) was an English musician. ... Bongos Bongo drums or bongos are a percussion instrument made up of two small drums attached to each other. ... T. Rex (originally known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, also occasionally spelled T Rex or T-Rex), were an English rock band fronted by Marc Bolan. ... is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Darby Crash (born Jan Paul Beahm) (A.K.A. Bobby Pyn) (September 26, 1958 – December 7, 1980)[1][2] was an American[3] punk rock musician who co-founded (with long time friend, Pat Smear) The Germs. ... The Germs are a punk rock band from Los Angeles formed in the late 1970s. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Tim Hardin (December 23, 1941 – December 29, 1980) was a United States folk musician and composer who was a part of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk scene and performer at the Woodstock Festival. ... For other uses, see Heroin (disambiguation). ...

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January 1 - Cliff Richard is appointed an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II.
January 2 - At the age of 45, songwriter Larry Williams is found dead in his Los Angeles, California home of a gunshot wound to the head.
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