Today In Rock History… January 22nd
1966: The Beatles’ “Day Tripper” peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
1972: Don McLean’s album ‘American Pie’ started a seven week run at No.1 in the US album chart.
1977: “Wings Over America”, Wings’ triple live album, reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart where it stayed for one week.
1983: The Clash earned their first and only top ten single in the U.S. with “Rock the Casbah” which peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
Steve Perry-singer for Journey born in 1953
Michael Hutchence – singer for INXS born in 1960
Steven Adler-drummer for Guns N’ Roses born in 1965