Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights (1988)
- 80's score: 1.29
"Hold On to the Nights" is a power ballad by American rock singer/songwriter/musician Richard Marx. This was the fourth and ...
"Hold On to the Nights" is a power ballad by American rock singer/songwriter/musician Richard Marx. This was the fourth and final single released from his self-titled debut album, and his first to reach number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The song has been re-released on numerous albums and is included on Marx's live performance DVD A Night Out with Friends (2012).
Written by Richard Marx, "Hold On to the Nights" reached the Billboard Hot 100 number 1 position on July 23, 1988, preventing Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me" from reaching the top spot that same week. The song was on the chart for twenty-one weeks, and left the chart at number 91. From Marx' debut 1987 album, Richard Marx, the song also reached number three on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.