Today In Music History: 08/25/17

Happy birthday going out to Billy Ray Cyrus, Elvis Costello, and Gene Simmons from KISS.

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On this day in 1972 “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)” by Looking Glass was the #1 song. If you are a fan of the movie “Guardian’s Of The Galaxy 2,” the song is featured prominently in the beginning.

On this day in 1973, The Allman Brothers Band released the song “Ramblin’ Man.” It was the only Top 10 hit for the band peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Bruce Springsteen released his third album, “Born to Run,” and the single of the same title on this day in 1975.

We jump to this day in 1989, when John Mellencamp became a grandfather at the age of 38, when his daughter Michelle gave birth to Elexis Suzanne Peach.

On this day in 1994, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page reunite to record their MTV “Unplugged” show, “Unledded.” Bassist John Paul Jones was not invited.

On this day in 2001, the plane carrying singer Aaliyah crashed shortly after takeoff. Aaliyah was filming the video for her single “Rock The Boat” in the Bahamas and was traveling back to Miami when the crash occurred. She was 22 at the time of her death. After investigation, it was found that the pilot was not approved to fly the plane they chartered, and the plane was said to be 700 pounds overloaded.

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