Month: December 2016

Or this could be Hell

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

December 24

hotel-california-single-the-eagles-album-cover-beverly-hills-hotel1976: The Eagles begin an eight-week run atop U.S. album charts with Hotel California, their fifth studio album. This, the band’s first LP with Joe Walsh and last with bassist Randy Meisner, has sold more than 16 million copies.

Pain was the price you paid

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

December 22

gbybr1973: Elton John begins a two-week run at #1 on the U.K. album chart with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The LP also has an eight-week run at #1 on the U.S. chart. The album contains the Marilyn Monroe tribute, Candle in the Wind, as well as three successful singles: Bennie and the Jets, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting.