Let’s do some looking back. 93-9 Bob FMs Today In Music History May 15th. From Little Richard  To  The Rolling Stones, From  Tom Petty to George Michael, We have a lot to cover

Charles ‘Chuck’ Barksdale a founding Member of the doo-wop group The Dells died at age 84.
2019 – Tom Petty
Adria Petty and Annakim Violette daughters of the late Tom Petty filed suit against his widow, Dana York Petty, in a dispute about the singer-songwriter’s catalog and estate.
Neil Diamond reached the top of the US Billboard album chart for the first time in his career with Home Before Dark the 67-year-old’s 29th studio album
Country singer June Carter Cash, the second wife of Johnny Cash died in Nashville, Tennessee, of complications following heart valve replacement surgery, aged 73.
1997 – Courtney Love
Courtney Love sold the Seattle mansion she shared with Kurt Cobain. A local family purchased the house in the salubrious Denny Blaine area for $3m.
Oasis became one of the first artists to attempt to exert censorship over the Internet. The group were working with Sony to put an end to unofficial websites carrying lyrics, sound files and photographs of the band.
Janet Jackson started a eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘That’s The Way Love Goes’, her sixth US No.1
Barbara Lee of the Chiffons died from a heart attack the day before her 45th birthday. Had the 1963 US No.1 single ‘He’s So Fine.’
Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Ebony And Ivory’.
1976 – The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones went to No.1 on the US album chart with Black And Blue, the group’s sixth US No.1 album

Happy Birthday

1983 -Devin Bronson, guitarist with Avril Lavigne, Kelly Osbourne and Black List Club.
1948 – Gary Thain, bassist with Keef Hartley Band and then Uriah Heep
1947 – Graham Goble, from Australian group, Little River Band
1937 – American singer, guitarist Trini Lopez, who scored the 1963 US No.3 & UK No.4 single ‘If I Had A Hammer’
1918 – American country music singer Eddy Arnold, who scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts, second only to George Jones and sold more than 85 million records worldwide

  • Tom Petty

  • Neil Diamond

  • Oasis

  • Ebony and Ivory

  • The Rolling Stones