On this day in 1967 “I’m A Believer” by the Monkees was the #1 song. It stayed at #1 for seven weeks and was written by Neil Diamond.

On this day in 1973, Mick Jagger was refused a Japanese visa because of a 1969 drug bust, thereby halting the Rolling Stones’ planned Asian tour.

This is so 1982. Quarterflash and Tommy TuTone were the musical performers on “American Bandstand.”

It happened on this day in 1984. Van Halen released their sixth studio album, “1984.” It was the last to feature David Lee Roth on lead vocals and went on to sell over 10 million copies.

Sting made a guest appearance on “The Simpsons,” on this day in 1992.

Let’s jump all the way to this day in 2014. Rolling Stone magazine asks readers for their favorite double albums of all time.  The top 5 were: 5. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti, 4. Bruce Springsteen – The River, 3. The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street, 2. Pink Floyd – The Wall, and at No.1 was The Beatles – The White Album.

Happy birthdays going out to A.J. Mclean of the Backstreet Boys, Steve Harwell from Smashmouth, Jimmy Page and Dave Matthews.



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