Music Flashbacks

APRIL 24
The #1 song in the U.S.A. on this date in history, according to Billboard magazine.

THE 2000s

2004 … “Yeah!” by Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon
2003 … “In Da Club” by 50 Cent
2002 … “Foolish” by Ashanti
2001 … “All for You” by Janet
2000 … “Maria Maria” by Santana featuring The Product G&B
THE 1990s

1999 … “No Scrubs” by TLC
1998 … “Too Close” by Next
1997 … “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down” by Puff Daddy featuring Ma$e
1996 … “Because You Loved Me” by Celine Dion
1995 … “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan
1994 … “Bump N’ Grind” by R. Kelly
1993 … “Informer” by Snow
1992 … “Jump” by Kris Kross
1991 … “Baby Baby” by Amy Grant
1990 … “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor
THE 1980s
1989 … “Like a Prayer” by Madonna
1988 … “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” by Whitney Houston
1987 … “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)” by Aretha Franklin & George Michael
1986 … “Kiss” by Prince & the Revolution
1985 … “We Are the World” by USA for Africa
1984 … “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)” by Phil Collins
1983 … “Beat It” by Michael Jackson
1982 … “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
1981 … “Kiss on My List” by Daryl Hall & John Oates
1980 … “Call Me” by Blondie
THE 1970s

1979 … “Heart of Glass” by Blondie
1978 … “Night Fever” by The Bee Gees
1977 … “Southern Nights” by Glen Campbell
1976 … “Disco Lady” by Johnnie Taylor
1975 … “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” by B.J. Thomas
1974 … “TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)” by MFSB & the Three Degrees
1973 … “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree” by Tony Orlando & Dawn
1972 … “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack
1971 … “Joy to the World” by Three Dog Night
1970 … “ABC” by The Jackson 5
THE 1960s

1969 … “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” by The Fifth Dimension
1968 … “Honey” by Bobby Goldsboro
1967 … “Somethin’ Stupid” by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra
1966 … “Good Lovin'” by The Young Rascals
1965 … “Game of Love” by Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders
1964 … “Can’t Buy Me Love” by The Beatles
1963 … “I Will Follow Him” by Little Peggy March
1962 … “Good Luck Charm” by Elvis Presley
1961 … “Runaway” by Del Shannon
1960 … “Stuck on You” by Elvis Presley
THE 1950s
1959 … “Come Softly to Me” by The Fleetwoods
1958 … “Witch Doctor” by David Seville
1957 … “All Shook Up” by Elvis Presley
1956 … “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley
1955 … “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” by Perez Prado
1954 … “Wanted” by Perry Como
1953 … “The Doggie in the Window” by Patti Page
1952 … “Wheel of Fortune” by Kay Starr
1951 … “How High the Moon” by Les Paul & Mary Ford
1950 … “‘The Third Man’ Theme” by Anton Karas
THE 1940s
1949 … “Cruising Down the River” by Russ Morgan
1948 … “Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)” by Peggy Lee
1947 … “Heartaches” by Ted Weems
1946 … “I’m a Big Girl Now” by Sammy Kaye
1945 … “My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time” by Les Brown
1944 … “It’s Love-Love-Love” by Guy Lombardo
1943 … “I’ve Heard That Song Before” by Harry James
1942 … “Moonlight Cocktail” by Glenn Miller
1941 … “Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)” by Jimmy Dorsey
1940 … “In the Mood” by Glenn Miller