Today in Madonna History: March 13, 1999

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On March 13 1999, Madonna’s The Power of Good-Bye, fell to #63 on the Billboard Hot 100 Single Sales chart, spending its final week on the chart (after 22 weeks).

The Power of Good-Bye was written by Madonna and Rick Nowels.  The song was produced by Madonna, William Orbit, Patrick Leonard with string arrangements by Craig Armstrong.

Rick said this of the hit song:

“The lyrics to The Power Of Good-Bye are stunning. I love Madonna as an artist and a songwriter… She is a wonderful confessional songwriter, as well as being a superb hit chorus pop writer… She doesn’t get the credit she deserves as a writer.”

One thought on “Today in Madonna History: March 13, 1999

  1. The Power of Goodbye is a beautiful Madonna ballad and I agree with Rick Nowels-No, she does not get enough credit or acclaim-Madonna is underrated as a songwriter and she’s brilliant!

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