With 2017 drawing to a close Billboard released it’s top songs of 2017 list. The #1 song for the past year was Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You.
We thought it might be fun today to take a look back at the number on song of 1980!
Italian disco producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac to help compose and perform a song for the soundtrack of the film American Gigolo , but she turned down the offer. Moroder then turned to Debbie Harry and her band Blondie. Moroder presented Harry with a rough instrumental track called and asked her to write the lyrics and melody,
The result was “Call Me” number one hit for six consecutive weeks, It was Blondies biggest single and in the year-end chart of 1980, it was Billboard’s No. 1 single and RPM magazine’s No. 3 in Canada.