2006 – Blondie, The Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Miles Davis are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Blondie’s performance is marred when several old members of the band try to bumrush the stage.
2006 – Metallica inducts Black Sabbath into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Metallica also performs a short set of Sabbath songs during the event at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Other inductees include Blondie, Miles Davis, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sex Pistols and A&M Records co-founders Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss.
2004 – The Strokes, Blondie, Sonic Youth, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Joan Jett perform at a charity tribute to the Ramones in New York.
1999 – At this year’s American Music Awards, Billy Joel receives the Special Award of Merit and Blondie perform “No Exit” with rapping assistance from Coolio.
1981 – Debbie Harry, lead singer of the 1970’s new wave group Blondie, releases a solo album, “Koo Koo.” It includes a controversial picture of the singer with long needles penetrating her cheeks.
1981 – Blondie started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Rapture’, the groups fourth US No.1, a No.5 hit in the UK.
1980 – Blondie went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Call Me’, featured in the Richard Gere movie ‘American Gigolo’, the track was also a No.1 in the UK.
1979 – two album charts were published in the UK because of a change in chart collation, the two No.1’s were ‘Eat To The Beat’ by Blondie, and ‘Reggatta De Blanc’ by The Police.
1979 – Blondie hits US No.1 single with ‘Heart Of Glass’ on This Day in Rock! Also, No.1 in the UK. It is her very first no. 1. Go Blondie!
1979 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Heart of Glass,” Blondie. When the song hits No. 1, Andy Warhol throws a party for the group at Studio 54 in New York. “Heart of Glass” is a song by American New Wave band Blondie. Featured on the band’s third studio album, Parallel Lines, it was […]
1979 – Blondie scored their first UK No.1 album when ‘Parallel Lines’ started a four-week run at the top of the charts, featuring the singles ‘Heart Of Glass’, ‘Hanging On The Telephone’ and ‘Sunday Girl.’