The Isley Brothers

This Weekend in Music History
May 17th, 1975 - Elton John's album 'Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy'  is officially a Platinum Record after selling a million copies on its release day. It was the first album in music history able to do so.
May 17th, 2012 - Donna Summer dies of lung cancer which she …
This Day In Music History
May 18th
 
1966 -Bruce Springsteen finishes his first day of recording at "Mr. Music Inc Studio" down in Bricktown.  Recording with his band at the time, The Castiles, they cut their first song "That's What You Get."