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Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime – The Korgis

Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime – The Korgis

Want lushly orchestrated ballads? Then you need The Korgis, a band of Brits who hit the Billboard Top 40 in 1980 thanks to their one and only American hit, “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime.” Released on the band’s second album, Dumb Waiters, “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime” reached #5 in the United Kingdom and #18 on the Billboard Top 40. Remarkably, it hit #1 in France and Spain, #3 in Germany and Netherlands and #18 in … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s

I Still Believe – Brenda K. Starr

I Still Believe – Brenda K. Starr

I’m sharing a two-hit wonder today to connect the dots between two additional one-hit wonders from the 1960s and 1970s. I love me some musical math. Brenda K. Starr’s biggest hit is “I Still Believe” from 1988. This ballad reached #13 on the Billboard Top 40 and was followed up by “What You See Is What You Get” when that tune reached in #24 in 1988. The second song is completely forgettable late-’80s pop. If … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s