Today In Music History: 06/22/17

Our featured birthday of the day is Miss Cyndi Lauper, who is 64 today.

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On this day in 1968, Mason Williams released “Classical Gas.” The record has since received more U.S. radio airplay than any other instrumental in the rock era.

It was 1975, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones onstage during their concert to perform “Sympathy For The Devil.”

On this day in 1978 “Shadow Dancing” by Andy Gibb was the #1 song.

Bryan Adams started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with “Heaven,” on this day in 1985. It was his first U.S. number 1.

On this day in 1990, Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at New York’s Yankee Stadium.

Let’s roll all the was to this day in 2008. Coldplay went No.1 on the U.K. singles chart with “Viva La Vida,” their first U.K. No.1. The single was only available on download, a first for a number one in the U.K.

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