1982 (May 15) – ‘Ebony and Ivory’ Goes to #1

May 15, 1982

Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Ebony And Ivory’. The song gave McCartney his 24th US No.1 as a songwriter. The title was inspired by McCartney hearing Spike Milligan say “black notes, white notes, and you need to play the two to make harmony folks!”.

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1982 (May 15) - 'Ebony and Ivory' Goes to #1

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