This Day in Music History: May 15th

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1997: The Muzak company announced that it will turn four Kiss songs into elevator friendly instrumentals. The Kiss songs to receive the Muzak treatment were “Beth”, “Sure Know Something”, “A World Without Heroes” & “Every Time I Look at You”.


1987: Motley Crue released their fourth album Girls, Girls, Girls which went on to reach number two on the Billboard 200 Album Chart & sell four million copies in the U.S.


1984: Neil Young’s guitarist Nils Lofgren replaced Steven Van Zandt in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.


1982: Asia’s self-titled debut album reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart, where it spent nine non-consecutive weeks at number one.


1976: The Rolling Stones reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Black and Blue which was their first album with Ronnie Wood who replaced Mick Taylor. The album spent four non-consecutive weeks on top of the chart.


1976: The Steve Miller Band released their ninth studio album Fly Like an Eagle which went on to reach number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and sell four million copies in the U.S.


1974: The Rolling Stones’ bassist Bill Wyman released his debut solo album Monkey Grip. Wyman was the first member of the Stones to release a solo album.


1971: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their live album 4 Way Street which spent one week on top.


1967: Paul McCartney met future wife Linda Eastman for the first time at the Bag O’Nails club in London.


Birthdays:
Brian Eno-keyboardist for Roxy Music born in 1948
Mike Oldfield born in 1953



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