The Beatles released their only double album, on this day in 1968. It was “The Beatles,” a/k/a “The White Album.” In 1987, Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #9 on their list of “The 100 Best Albums of the Last Twenty Years.”
On this day in 1969, it was The Turtles performing “Happy Together” on “American Bandstand.”
“That’s The Way (I Like It)” by KC & the Sunshine Band hits #1 on this day in 1975.
On this day in 1986, “Human” by The Human League, was your No.1 song.
Pearl Jam released their third studio album Vitalogy, on this day in 1994, and only on vinyl. It became the first vinyl album to appear on the US chart, since the domination of the compact disc. Two weeks later they released the album in all formats and went on to sell over 5 million copies in the US alone.
INXS singer Michael Hutchence was found dead in his hotel suite, on this day in 1997, from an apparent suicide. He was 37.
On this day in 2002, The surviving members of The Doors Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger, announced they would record and tour again with a new line up including ex- Cult singer Ian Astbury and former Police drummer Stewart Copeland.
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