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Johnny Randolph’s Top 5 @ 5 - Friday 2/23/18

Top 5 @ 5  "Family Groups"

5) Tired of Waiting – The Kinks

4) Bowling Green – The Everly Brothers

3) Strawberry Letter 23 – Brothers Johnson

2) We Are Family – Sister Sledge

1) Stand  - Sly & The Family Stone

                                
 
For: Friday, February 23, 2018 

>>Today In Rock History 

On This Day: 

In 1964 
The Beatles made a third consecutive appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," marking the first time the program had hosted the same performer three weeks in a row. 

In 1974 
Led Zeppelin named their record label Swan Song. 

In 1979 
Dire Straits began their first U.S. tour with a show in Boston. 

In 1992 
The members of Anthrax made their TV debut, playing themselves on "Married With Children." 

In 1993 
Van Halen released the album and video "Live: Right Here, Right Now." 

In 2003 
Former Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers bassist Howie Epstein died in a hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  He was 47. 

In 2010 
Abbey Road Studios was designated an historic building by the British Culture Minister.