The Allman Brothers Band temporarily disband, Madonna is found guilty in a lawsuit, and Bruce Springsteen kicks off the European leg of his Born in the USA world tour. It all happened this week in music history.
December 12th, 1970 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Tears Of A Clown’. It was the group’s 26th Top 40 hit and first No.1.
May 24th, 1968 - The Rolling Stones release the single 'Jumpin Jack Flash' in the UK, the track would give them their 7th No.1 hit in the UK. The lyrics for this song were inspired by Jack Dyer, Keith Richards' gardener. One morning when Keith and Jagger were staying at Keith's country house, Jack had woken them up by walking past their window and Richards uttered the words "Oh, that's Jack -
January 25th, 1963 - The Rolling Stones play at the Ricky Tick Club at a Hotel in the town of Windsor, Berkshirehire, UK. It is the first time The Rolling Stones, including Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman played at this venue.
December 7th, 1991 - Michael Jackson starts his seven week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Black Or White', his 12th solo No.1, also a No.1 in the UK. It was the fastest chart topper since The Beatles' 'Get Back,' and made Jackson the first artist to have No
November 16th, 1974 - John Lennon hits No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Whatever Gets You Through The Night.’ Elton John played on the session and had made a deal with Lennon that they would have to play live together if the song ever reached No...
December 28th, 1983 - Dennis Wilson of Beach Boys fame, and only genuine surfer of the group, takes one last dive into the Pacific in Marina Del Rey, California. He had previously made two other successful dives