Today In Music History
1965 – Decca Records releases the Who’s new single, “My Generation.” The words still haunt Pete Townshend decades later.
1977 – Abba top the British singles chart with “The Name of the Game.”
1988 – The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Kokomo’, it peaked at No.25 in the UK. The track had been featured in the film Cocktail.
1995 Queen releases its first studio album since the death of Freddie Mercury. “Made In Heaven” includes Mercury’s final vocal track on a song titled “Mother Love.” The lead vocalist and sometimes pianist died Nov. 24, 1991 of AIDS.