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On this day in 1984, Def Jam Records released their first ever single: It's Yours by T La Rock and Jazzy Jay. The rap label would later become wildly successful, attracting Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Kanye West and many other big-name artists. ow.ly/KAQ950Dknd9
RT @The_Ren1981 I thought I'd delve into my archive of Bunnymen related drawings in celebration of Will Sergeant (@Will_Fuzz) joining Twitter. Here's another couple of Bunnymen songs as film posters that I did last year. pic.twitter.com/bjYwyPZrSO
A happy 53rd birthday to Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws, aka Tricky. The Bristol-born rapper first made a name for himself working alongside Massive Attack before releasing his first solo album, the No.3-charting Maxinquaye in 1995. @KnowleWestboy ow.ly/LgEy50Djmnd
If anyone wants to get their hands on any of Phil Collins' gold records (and has a few thousand quid to spare...) thetimes.co.uk/article/ex-wif…
@ianrussll So different though...!
A happy 60th to Sigue Sigue Sputnik’s former leader singer, Martin Degville. Flaunt it, baby. ow.ly/sOia50DjmmT
Q. What's Madonna's favourite sauce? A. Hollandaise! Celebrate!
On this day in 1975, the BBC aired the controversial David Bowie documentary Cracked Actor. Biographer @NicholasPegg has called the film "arguably the finest documentary made about David Bowie." ow.ly/8roL50Dif2K
A happy 63rd birthday to Sweet Love songstress Anita Baker from all of us at the Pop. ow.ly/p69F50DifHB
A happy 58th birthday to the great Jazzie B OBE, Soul II Soul mainman and the UK’s premier soul ambassador. ow.ly/cByZ50Dif2m
A happy 58th to former Wham!er Andrew Ridgeley. Make it big! ow.ly/EpX350Dif1u
On this day in 1980, Prince appeared on TV for the first time on American Bandstand. In between songs, the “19-year-old” (or so he said) gave short answers to host Dick Clark’s questions. Asked how many instruments he plays, he replied: “Thousands.” ow.ly/EvJ750Dif0c
On this day in 1985, Prince released Take Me With U. The song is a duet with Apollonia Kotero, and was originally intended for the Apollonia 6 album, until Prince decided he wanted it for the Purple Rain soundtrack instead. ow.ly/wuOy50Dh5JQ