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Like A Virgin

35 Years Like a Virgin

When you think about Madonna and her major hits, one of the first songs to come to mind is Like A Virgin.
And even if it’s hard to believe, this year marks the 35th anniversary of these incredible song and album. Read More

Nile Rodgers

“Who’s that girl? Who’s that girl?”

26 years after the release of the band’s last studio album, Entertainment Weekly talked to Nile Rodgers, the 65-year-old songwriter, guitarist, and superproducer behind Madonna‘s Like a Virgin album, seminal albums from icons of the ’80s and the ‘ 90s and his very own Chic Organization project. Read More

Madonna for Record Store Day

Madonna for Record Store Day!

It’s Record Store Day 2016 and Rhino/Warner Bros brought Madonna to the special event celebrating the unique culture of independent record stores releasing Like A Virgin & Other Hits as a 12″ Colored Vinyl – a limited original reissue of the original 1984 Japanese EP. Read More

Who Else?

Who Else Could Be No. 1 This Christmas?

Thirty years ago today “Like A Virgin” reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reigning supreme at #1 for six weeks.
“Like A Virgin” was then certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on January 10, 1985, at a time when the requirement for a Gold single was a million copies shipment across the USA. No need to say – it also topped the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Read More

Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers: Madonna knows best

In an interview with Q Magazine legendary musician and producer Nile Rodgers mentions “Do as Madonna says” as one of his golden rules for life.

Do as Madonna says. When I did Like a Virgin, I thought Material Girl was the best song to lead with. Madonna was convinced it was Like a Virgin. But I was like, ‘Material Girl’s ten times better.’ Read More

SPIN

The 1985 ‘Like a Virgin’ SPIN Cover Story

In May 1985, a rising Madonna graced the cover of the first-ever issue of a new music magazine founded by Bob Guccione, Jr.

Spin magazine – now an online-only publication (the last printed issue was released in 2012) – looks back at that “Virgin” cover story featuring the bulleted interview that contains some of Madonna’s most iconic quotes (“Crucifixes are sexy because there’s a naked man on them“, anyone?)

Visit Spin.com to read it again – or for the very first time. Read More

Like A Virgin

30 years ago I set sail on this journey!

We certainly got emotional reading Madonna’s latest Instagram post: 30 years ago i set sail on this journey! Thank you to anyone and everyone who helped me along the way #livingforlove