Top Ten Back Then

#9In this week’s top ten back then selection, we look back 38 years to January 1978.

While Tatoo was welcoming visitors to Fantasy Island for the first time, the Cathedrals landed at #8 on the January 1978 Singing News top 40 chart.  The song, “I’ll Sail Away Home”, was penned by Haskell and JoLee Cooley and found on the Cathedrals 1977 recording, Then And Now.

1978Some other fun facts from January 1978:

  • The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII.
  • NASA selected its first American women astronauts.
  • The Bee Gees Saturday Night Fever album spent 24 weeks at #1.

*Video Credit (Southern Gospel Music)

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