Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.
So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’ allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.
This week we’ll press play again on ‘Together Again’ – the second single from Janet Jackson‘s #1 album, ‘Velvet Rope.’ Holding down the top spot on the Hot 100 this week 19 years ago, the house-inspired tune was birthed after the death of Jackson’s dear friend who succumbed to AIDS. Becoming her 8th overall #1 single on the tally, ‘Together’ went on to platinum status and has endured as a fan favorite from her prized discography.
Tuck in below to see who joined Jan in the top 25 this week in 1998: