This Week in DD History: March 21-27, 2021

March seems to be the month for the band to enter, and then leave record deals…as you’ll see noted for later this week. Hopefully we will be getting more album news soon! -R

March 21

  • “Hungry Like the Wolf” peaked at #1 in Canada (1983)
  • Played at Madison Square Garden in New York City (1984)
  • Decade went platinum (1998)
  • Performed at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, show was broadcast on 104.3 MyFM. (2011)

March 22

  • Finished recording and mixing of Liberty (1990)
  • Played at the Xcel Center in St. Paul (2005)
  • All You Need is Now released on CD in USA (2011)

March 23

  • John participated in Tap Project Radio to raise awareness of the worldwide water crisis (2009)
  • Played at the Mark of the Quad in Moline (2005)
  • Unstaged with David Lynch at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles (2011)

March 24

  • American Top 40 with Casey Kasem featured “New Moon on Monday” at number 16. (1984)
  • Appeared on the final episode of The Word in the UK. Performed HLTW and White Lines (1994)
  • John’s video for “Gabe” available on his Trust the Process website (2001)
  • Played at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit (2005)

March 25

  • Played at Holy City Zoo in Birmingham (1980)
  • Fire at Happyland Club in New York City, event which inspired the song, “Sin of the City” (1990)
  • “Perfect Day” released in UK and USA (1995)
  • Played Ultra Music Festival in Miami (2011)

March 26

  • Sky Arts airs Songbook (2009)

March 27

  • Thank You released in UK (1995)
  • “Out of My Mind” released in USA (1997)
  • Simon Le Bon’s blog on duranduran.com reveals that the band left Sony Records (2009)
  • Warner Bros Records announces deal with Duran Duran (2015)

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