It’s Hump Day Let’s do some looking back. 93-9 Bob FMs Today In Music History May 24th.. From Billy Joel To U2, We have a lot to cover!
On This Day
Al Rex, an American bassist Al Rex died at age 91. He started playing for Bill Haley & His Comets
Paul Gray, the bassist with US metal band Slipknot, was found dead in a hotel in Des Moines, Iowa
Billy Joel was being sued by his former drummer for hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid royalties
Madonna kicked off the North American leg of her Re-invention World Tour by playing three sold-out nights at The Los Angeles Forum
Paul McCartney made his first-ever live performance in Russia when he appeared in front of 20,000 fans in Red Square.
Hanson started a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘MMMBop’
The Spice Girls went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Spice’, making them only the third all girl group to do so after The Supremes and The Go-Go’s
Earth, Wind & Fire went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Shining Star’, the group’s first and only US No.1.
1974 – David Bowie
David Bowie released his eighth studio album Diamond Dogs.
1976 – Italian musician Alessandro Cortini best known for touring and recording with the American band Nine Inch Nails from 2004 to 2008.
1969 -Rich Robinson, guitarist with The Black Crowes (along with older brother Chris Robinson), who had 1991 hit single ‘Hard To Handle
1967 -Jamaican-born American rapper Heavy D
1956 -Larry Blackmon, lead singer with American soul-influenced funk group Cameo
1947 -Albert Bouchard, drummer, guitarist, songwriter, from the American hard rock band Blue Oyster Cult
1944 -American singer, and songwriter, Patti Labelle
1941 – Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter, author, and painter.
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