Posts Tagged ‘1983’


Madonna is the eponymous debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, released on July 27, 1983 by Sire Records. It was renamed Madonna: The First Album for the 1985 international re-release of the album. Five singles were released from the album, with “Holiday” becoming her first song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Lucky Star”, her first top-five hit. (from Wikipedia)


Fantastic is the debut album by British pop duo Wham! Released on 9 July 1983, it reached No. 1 in the UK Albums Chart. It included the previously released singles “Young Guns”, “Wham! Rap” and “Bad Boys”. “Club Tropicana” was also released as a single, as was “Club Fantastic Megamix”.

The album also features a hidden track (played on a honky tonk-style piano), which is included in the final 20 seconds of “Young Guns (Go for It!)”. (from Wikipedia)!_album%29


Texas Flood is the debut album of American blues rock band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, released on June 13, 1983 by Epic Records. The album was named after a cover featured on the album “Texas Flood”, recorded by blues singer Larry Davis in 1958. Produced by the band and recording engineer Richard Mullen, it was recorded in only three days at Jackson Browne’s personal recording studio in Los Angeles. Vaughan wrote six of the ten tracks on Texas Flood. Two singles were released from the album. A music video was made for “Love Struck Baby” and received regular rotation on MTV in 1983. Read more at Wikipedia:


The Wild Heart is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter and Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks. Released on 06/10/1983, the album features the singles “Stand Back” and “If Anyone Falls”. Read more at Wikipedia:


Synchronicity is the fifth and final studio album by English rock band The Police, released on 1 June 1983. The band’s most popular release, the album includes the chart topping hit singles “Every Breath You Take”, “King of Pain”, “Wrapped Around Your Finger” and “Synchronicity II”. Read More At Wikipedia:


Today in 1983, American heavy metal band Dio released their debut album “Holy Diver”, just as vocalist Ronnie James Dio’s tenure with Black Sabbath had ended. The singer took Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice upon exit, and completed his newly formed group with former Rainbow bandmate Jimmy Bain on bass and the young guitarist Vivian Campbell, from the English heavy metal band “Sweet Savage”. Read more at Wikipedia:


Today in 1983, Iron Maiden released their fourth studio album Piece Of Mind. Read more at Wikipedia: