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During the 1980s, Benatarhad two RIAA-certified Multi-Platinum albums, five RIAA-certified Platinum albums, three RIAA-certified Gold albums, and 19 Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "Love Is a Battlefield", "We Belong" and "Invincible".
Giraldo's impressive back catalog includes more than 100 songs written, produced, arranged and recorded for Benatar, as well as many hits he helped create for John Waite, Rick Springfield (Number One, Grammy-winning classic "Jessie's Girl" and Top Ten hit "I've Done Everything For You" included), Kenny Loggins (Top Twenty hit "Don't Fight It"—also Grammy-nominated), Steve Forbert, The Del Lords, Beth Hart, and countless others.
Benatar and Giraldo remain a rock 'n' roll powerhouse today, selling out concerts and still wowing audiences after over three decades in music together. Theirs is a chemistry that will, undoubtedly, be thrilling music-lovers forever.