Waky Week in Music History
Johnny Randolph’s Top 5 @ 5 - Friday April 29, 2016
Top 5 @ 5 - Balloon Songs
3) Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) - Bill Conti
2) Fly Like An Eagle - The Steve Miller Band
1) Up, Up and Away - The Fifth Dimension
>>Today In Rock History
On This Day:
George Harrison announced plans for his debut solo album.
New York Governor John Lindsay asked the federal government to stop the deportation proceedings against John Lennon so the former Beatle and wife Yoko could continue living in the U.S.
Black Sabbath began their first tour with vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who replaced Ozzy Osbourne.
Guitarist Mick Ronson died of liver cancer. He had worked with David Bowie and Mott the Hoople. Ronson was 46.
Tommy Lee announced he was leaving Motley Crue to form a new group, Methods of Mayhem.
Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen admitted that he had been fighting cancer.