1966: The Troggs use 45 minutes of spare studio time to record "Wild Thing" at Regent Sound Studio in London. The raw, simple little tune would climb to #2 in the UK and #1 in the US, selling over a million copies by the following June

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

1958: Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" is released. It would enter the Billboard charts six weeks later and rise to number 8 on the Hot 100 and number two on the R&B chart. The song's original lyrics referred to Johnny as a "colored boy", but Berry later acknowledged that he changed it to "country boy" to ensure radio play.

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

1974: Nine weeks after entering the Hot 100, John Denver's "Sunshine On My Shoulders" goes to #1. John would later say that he wrote the song on a day that it was pouring rain.

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

1973: Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine after their hit, "The Cover of Rolling Stone" reached number 6 on the US singles chart. According to members of the group, they really did buy five copies for their mothers, just like the song said

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

1964: Jan And Dean's double sided hit, "Dead Man's Curve" / "New Girl in School" enters the US chart where it will rise to #8.

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