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Johnny Randolph’s Top 5 @ 5 - Tuesday 1/16/18

Top 5 @ 5  August 1976

5) Rock And Roll Music  – The Beach Boys

4) You Should Be Dancing – The Bee Gees

3) Moonlight Feels Right  – Starbuck

2) Love Is Alive  – Gary Wright

1) Don't Go Breaking My Heart – Elton John & Kiki Dee

For: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 

>>Today In Rock History 

On This Day: 

In 1970 
The Who kicked off a European tour with a performance of "Tommy" at the Champs Elyses theater in Paris. 

In 1973 
Bruce Springsteen performed at Villanova University.  Twenty-five people were in the audience. 

In 1976 
Peter Frampton released the double live album "Frampton Comes Alive." 

In 1979 
Cher filed for divorce from Gregg Allman.  The couple had been married for only nine days. 

In 1984 
The Rolling Stones went to Mexico City to shoot videos for "She Was Hot" and "Too Much Blood." 

In 1992 
Eric Clapton recorded his "Unplugged" session at MTV. 

In 1993 
Bob Dylan performed at an inaugural ball for President Bill Clinton. 

In 1996 
Jimmy Buffett, U2's Bono, and Island Records executive Chris Blackwell were flying out of Montego Bay, Jamaica, when authorities began firing at the aircraft.  The authorities had been told the plane belonged to a drug trafficker.  Nobody was hurt in the incident. 

In 1997 
Joni Mitchell was elected into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. 

In 1999 
Warren Zevon and Jonny Lang were a part of Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura's inauguration. 

In 2005 
Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - Motion Picture for "Old Habits Die Hard," their contribution to the soundtrack to the movie "Alfie." 

The reissue of Elvis Presley's "One Night" entered the UK pop singles chart at number one, becoming the 1000th song to hit the to top of the British chart. 

In 2006 
Elton John's longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin received a Golden Globe Award for the Emmylou Harris-sung "A Love That Will Never Grow Old," his collaboration with composer Gustavo Santaolalla [[Santa-oh-la-la]] for the movie "Brokeback Mountain." 

In 2007 
Sting revealed that some sort of Police reunion would occur because band members wanted to do something to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of their breakthrough single, "Roxanne." 

In 2009 
Boy George was sentenced to 15 months in prison following his conviction in a British court on charges of false imprisonment stemming from an incident in which the singer handcuffed a male escort to the wall of an apartment in London.  He spent four months in jail.