Waky Week in Music History
Johnny Randolph’s Top 5 @ 5 - Monday 1/16/17
Top 5 @ 5 July 1965
5) What The World Needs Now Is Love –Jackie DeShannon
4) I Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops
3) Yes, I’m Ready –Barbara Mason
2) I’m Henry VII, I Am – Herman’s Hermits
>>Today In Rock History
On This Day:
The Who kicked off a European tour with a performance of "Tommy" at the Champs Elyses theater in Paris.
Bruce Springsteen performed at Villanova University. Twenty-five people were in the audience.
Peter Frampton released the double live album "Frampton Comes Alive."
Cher filed for divorce from Gregg Allman. The couple had been married for only nine days.
The Rolling Stones went to Mexico City to shoot videos for "She Was Hot" and "Too Much Blood."
Eric Clapton recorded his "Unplugged" session at MTV.
Bob Dylan performed at an inaugural ball for President Bill Clinton.
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.
Joni Mitchell was elected into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Warren Zevon and Jonny Lang were a part of Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura's inauguration.
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.
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."
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."