1985: REO Speedwagon returned to Billboard's top spot with "Can't Fight This Feeling". The song made #16 in the UK. It had been a little over five years since the band's first number one hit, "Keep On Loving You".

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1959: Just four weeks after being released, Frankie Avalon's "Venus" tops the US singles chart. Al Martino was offered the song first, but turned it down.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1973: A song from the movie Deliverance called "Dueling Banjos" by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel becomes one of the few 1970s instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record. The record had topped the Cash Box Magazine Best Sellers list and reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1971: Mungo Jerry were at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Baby Jump", the group's second and final chart topper.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

1983: Michael Jackson's mega-hit "Billie Jean" topped the Billboard singles chart for the first of seven weeks. Amazingly, Michael's vocal on the track was completed in just one take.

Courtesy of classicbands.com, YouTube, and Spirit of Resistance Radio!

Subcategories

Listen to these great shows on SoR Radio:
The Classic Rock Solarium, Sundays 8-10am Eastern The Church of Classic Rock, Sundays 10am-12pm Eastern The Back 40 w/Special Chad, Sundays 12-2pm Eastern Dark Nation Radio, Sundays 9-11pm Eastern
 
Make-Up Mondays, Starting at 7am Eastern The School of Rock, Tuesdays 7-11pm Eastern The Dirty 80s w/Aurora Munroe, Fridays 10pm-12am Spirit of Resistance Radio

Proud to be listed on

streamfinder streaming radio list tunein online radio tunein online radio Radio.Garden