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Milli Vanilli hits 2d double, but Billy Joel's moving up
[NORTH SPORTS FINAL, NW Edition]
Chicago Tribune (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Chicago, Ill.
Author: DeKnock, Jan
Date: Dec 1, 1989
Start Page: 54
Section: FRIDAY
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There's just no stopping the British duo Milli Vanilli, who scored their second straight chart double on the U.S. charts by having both the No. 1 pop single ("Blame It on the Rain") and No. 1 album ("Girl You Know It's True") in the same week.

On the pop singles chart, Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire" jumped from No. 5 to No. 2, and appears unstoppable for No. 1 honors next week. ("Fire" already is the leader in record sales, but "Rain" remained the overall champ because it had a wide edge in radio airplay.) And on the LP list, Joel's "Storm Front" moved from No. 3 to No. 2 to set up a fierce fight for the top next week.

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