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40 Years Ago Def Leppard's PHOTOGRAPH Single Hits Number 12 In The USA

Def Leppard 1983. Photograph 1983

Def Leppard's classic single Photograph reached Number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart on this day in 1983.

The single was the first to be released from the 'Pyromania' album.

The first hit single of the band's career at that point.

It reached Number 12 on the main Billboard Top 100 singles chart spending 17 weeks on there in total.

It spent six weeks inside the Top 20 in all.

The first major hit single for the band and first inside the Top 20.

The single had been released on 28th February in the USA.

On the same day the Pyromania album spent its second week at Number 2 on the Top 200 chart.

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