This is the artwork to Matt Cain’s upcoming book ‘The Madonna of Bolton’, the book will be published July 12th!
This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Madonna Began Her Longest No. 1 Hot 100 Run With ‘Take a Bow’
Feb. 25, 1995 What’s Madonna‘s longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 No. 1? It’s not any of her signature ’80s songs like “Like a Virgin” or “Material Girl” (the latter of which peaked at No. 2). Nope, it’s ballad “Take a Bow,” which, on this date, began its seven-week command. More at Billboard
Lucy O’Brien posits that, in the tradition of the 1970s-style concept album, Ray Of Light is Madonna’s Dark Side Of The Moon In February 1998 Madonna’s new album was literally a ray of light in stodgy UK charts made moribund by the Britpop comedown (Oasis’ Be Here Now, Stereophonics et al), and industry hits like the Titanic soundtrack.…