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Johnny Randolph’s Top 5 @ 5 -Monday 4/23/18

Top 5 @ 5  May 1965

5) Count Me In – Gary Lewis and the Playboys

4) Wooly Bully – Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs

3) Back In My Arms Again - The Supremes

2) Ticket To Ride – The Beatles

1) Help Me Rhonda - The Beach Boys

 

For: Monday, April 23, 2018 

>>Today In Rock History 

On This Day: 

In 1965 
The Rolling Stones kicked off a North American tour with a show in Montreal. 

In 1969 
The Beatles' "Get Back" hit number one on the UK pop singles chart. 

In 1971 
The Rolling Stones released the album "Sticky Fingers," the first on Rolling Stones Records.  The cover design was by Andy Warhol. 

In 1975 
Peter Ham, guitarist and songwriter for Badfinger, hung himself in his London garage.  He was reported to be deeply depressed by his recent departure from the group.  He was 27. 

In 1983 
David Bowie's "Let's Dance" hit number one on the UK albums chart. 

In 1994 
Pink Floyd's "The Division Bell" hit number one on the albums chart. 

In 2001 
Phil Collins and wife Orianne became parents to a son, Nicholas Grev Austin. 

In 2005 
During an interview on Canada's CBC radio U2 frontman Bono expressed his disappointment with Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin over his inability to live up to a promise to increase his country's foreign aid to poor nations. 

In 2006 
Capricorn Records founder Phil Walden died after a long battle with cancer.  He was 66. 

In 2009 
Carlos Santana received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in recognition of his contributions in promoting Latin music and bridging the sound with other musical genres.  The event was part of the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards, which took place in Miami Beach, Florida.