Let’s do some looking back. 93-9 Bob FMs Today In Music History May 8th. From Prince To The Rolling Stones, We have a lot to cover.
Following his unexpected death, Prince had the top two spots on the Billboard albums chart with The Very Best of Prince at No.1 and Purple Rain at No.2
A painting by Fernand Leger owned by Madonna sold for $7.2 million in New York.
American Country artist Eddy Arnold died of natural causes, one week before his 90th birthday. He sold more than 85 million records and had 147 songs on the US charts, including 28 number-one hits on Billboard’s Country Singles chart
A LA judge ruled against Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson in their bid to keep Penthouse magazine from publishing still photos from ahome movie that was stolen from their home.
The Rolling Stones called off their forthcoming European tour after guitarist Keith Richards underwent emergency brain surgery.
Bruce Springsteen was at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Devils and Dust’ his 13th No.1 studio album.
Aerosmith had the No.1 album, ‘Get A Grip’ The album went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide as well as winning the band two Grammy awards.
Mark Knopfler received an honorary music doctorate from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Roger Waters released his first solo album The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking
The Beatles twelfth and final album, Let It Be was released,
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