McCartney & Wonder are #1 and Tommy’s # hits it big in Today’s Rock History!

MAY 15TH IS THE 135TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP DAY, NYLON STOCKINGS DAY, RELIVE YOUR PAST BY LISTENING TO THE FIRST MUSIC YOU EVER BOUGHT NO MATTER WHAT IT WAS, NO EXCUSES DAY AND STRAW HAT DAY.

1965

The Byrds entered the Billboard Pop chart for the first time with their version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man”, which would climb to #1 by June.

1982

Five weeks after first appearing on the Billboard Pop chart, “Ebony and Ivory” reached #1. The Paul McCartney / Stevie Wonder duet would stay at the top for seven weeks.

1997

Governor George W. Bush declares May 15th as ZZ Top Day in the state of Texas.

1982

The four-man Rock group from San Francisco named Tommy Tutone reached #5 with “867-5309 / Jenny”. Lead singer Tommy Heath said that he really does know a girl named Jenny whose parent’s phone number was 867-5309.

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