Today In Madonna History: April 27, 1985

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On April 27, 1985, Madonna’s “Angel” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at 48, while her previous single “Crazy for You” was at number-two on the chart.

After ten weeks, “Angel” reached a peak position of five on the chart. The song tied Madonna with Olivia Newton-John, as the female artist with most top-five hits on the Hot 100 at that time.  It was ranked at 75 on the year end chart for 1985.

One thought on “Today In Madonna History: April 27, 1985

  1. In ballad lullaby Angel, note the Mozart influence, the Detroit blues and the minor-ninth melody and the Lola and Rocco references in her writing and the hidden sadness in her voice. Voila!-Angel. A BRILLIANT MADONNA SONG!

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