After a decade of hard work, the Los Angeles native was on her way, as the 'Mistaken Identity' album followed 'Bette Davis Eyes' to the US chart summit.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The mega-hit tops the chart ahead of two other singles from the same year of 1981.
“I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind," producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
When the 24th annual Grammy Awards were held on 24 February 1982, it was a night of triumph for the singer-songwriter.
The 20-track retrospective honours a figurehead of country and pop.
From indie releases to overlooked gems by bona fide stars, uDiscover presents a guide to some of the greatest albums you’ve never heard.
In 1981, Kim Carnes came up with the album that would make her a platinum-selling celebrity in the US, and take her around the world. That album was our Rediscovered Gem —...