This Week in Music History
May 16th,1987 - U2's 'With or Without You' from the band's 1987 album The Joshua Tree, starts a three week run at No.1 on the singles chart. It quickly becomes the group's most successful single to date.
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This Week in Music History
March 15th, 1967 -  George Harrison records his first session for his new song ‘Within You Without You’ at Abbey Road. George played the swarmandal and tamboura on this track, and was the only one from the band to perform on this song, which at the time of recording was ju…
This Weekend in Music History
June 16th, 1970 – Mungo Jerry hits No.1 on the UK and Canadian singles charts with ‘In The Summertime’. It wound only reach #3 on US charts but would go on to become the best selling UK single of 1970 spending seven weeks at No.1.
June 14th, 1986 - Michael McDonald &am…
This Weekend in Music History
April 26th, 1980 - Blondie is at No.1 with 'Call Me'. It would be the band's biggest selling single to date and was used in the Richard Gere flick 'American Gigolo'. Originally, Stevie Nicks
This Weekend In Music History
March 17th, 1978 - U2 wins a talent contest in Dublin. They won $850.00 and a chance to audition for CBS Ireland. The Limerick Civic Week Pop Competition was sponsored by The Evening Express and Guinness Harp Lager.
This Weekend in Music History
November 16th, 1974 - John Lennon hits No.1 on the singles chart with 'Whatever Gets You Through The Night.' Elton John played on the session and had made a deal with Lennon that they would have to play live together if the song ever reached No.1.

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