Lionel Richie, Dazz Band, and Michael Jackson selected by Paul

4 08 2011

The final 3 from Show 92 – Show 93 airs today on JFSR between 4pm and 6pm UK time.

Lionel Richie ~ Dancing On The Ceiling ~ Motown ~ 1986

Title track of his 1986 album, written by Lionel Richie, Carlos Rios, and Michael Frenchik, it made number 2 on the Hot 100, 6 Hot Black Singles, 3 Adult Contemporary, and 7 over here.

Dazz Band ~ Let It Whip ~ Motown ~ 1982

Their biggest hit in the US making 5 on the Hot 100 and 1 on the US R&B chart for 5 weeks, and won them a Grammy for Best R&B performance by a Duo or Group with vocals. Let It All Blow was their biggest hit in the UK peaking at 12 in 1984.

Michael Jackson ~ Beat It ~ Epic ~ 1982

The 3rd single released from Thriller, and featuring Eddie Van Halen on the guitar. Number 1 Hot 100 and US R&B, number 3 in the UK. at the 1984 Grammy’s it won Record Of The Year and Best Rock Vocal Performance.

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