Today we feature hits of 1986
Leather Jackets, released October 15, 1986, is the twentieth studio album by Elton John. Recorded at Sol Studios in England and Wisseloord Studios in the Netherlands, it was his first album not to have any top 40 singles in either the US or the UK since 1970’s Tumbleweed Connection, which had no singles released from it. It is also the poorest-charting album of his career.
“Leather Jackets” – 4:10
“Hoop of Fire” – 4:14
“Don’t Trust That Woman” – 4:58
“Go It Alone” – 4:26
“Gypsy Heart” – 4:46
“Slow Rivers” (Duet with Cliff Richard) – 3:06
“Heartache All Over the World” – 4:17
“Angeline” – 3:24
“Memory of Love” – 4:08
“Paris” – 3:58
“I Fall Apart” – 4:00
From the Classic Countdown Channel Archives we feature the Top 40 Hits from January 25, 1986. Join Ron Kovacs 8pm on RadioMaxMusic
The Top 40 Hits from September 20, 1986.
January 30 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame holds its first induction ceremony with many rock pioneers attending.
May 28 – The Monkees held a press conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City to officially announce that they would embark on a 100-plus city tour. The tour became one of the biggest grossing tours of the year.
June 10 – Bob Geldof is awarded with a knighthood in recognition of his work in organizing Live Aid and other concerts that raised millions of dollars for the starving people of Africa.
June 30 – Madonna releases her “True Blue” album, which tops the charts in over 28 countries & becomes the best selling album of 1986.
September 27 – A tour bus carrying the heavy metal band Metallica crashes in Sweden, killing their influential bassist, Cliff Burton.
November 17–18 – Billy Eckstine makes his final recordings, later released on his album Billy Eckstine Sings with Benny Carter.
December 12 – The Smiths play Brixton Academy, their last ever gig before their dissolution.
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This edition of the RadioMax Classic Countdown features the Top 40 Hits from August 16, 1986, hosted by Ron Kovacs
Today we feature the Top 40 Hits from September 20, 1986. Listen Live with Ron Kovacs 10am on RadioMaxMusic
This week we feature the Top 40 Hits from August 2, 1986 live with Ron Kovacs
This week on the Classic Countdown we feature the Top 40 Hits from January 25, 1986. Join Ron Kovacs live 12 pm on RadioMaxMusic
Join Ron Kovacs with another edition of the 80’s Countdown Show featuring the Top 40 Hits from December 13, 1986. It’s live at 12pm ET on RadioMaxMusic.