Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.
So, just 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 in 1995 Queen of Pop, Madonna, reascended to the Billboard Hot 100 throne with ‘Take A Bow’ – the second single from her most R&B-leaning album to date, ‘Bedtime Stories.’ Written and produced by Madge and Babyface, ‘Bow’ – thanks in great part to its cinematic accompanying visual – rose to the top of the Hot 100 this week 22 years ago, snatching the title from TLC‘s ‘Creep.’
Coming as her last #1 of the 90s, the song went on to reign for an impressive 7 weeks and, to date, remains the longest running chart-topper of her career. Tuck in below to see who joined Madge in the top 25 this week in 1995: