Contact Us
This Week in History

This Week in History

Stones In London
[

The Rolling Stones Launch Their Successful Career 50 Years Ago

It was this week in 1964,The Rolling Stones self-titled debut album hit the #1 spot on the charts in England and would hold that position for 12 weeks. The album would spend almost a year (51 weeks) on the U.K. charts.

Read More

Capital Records
Capital Records
[

38 Years Ago The Rest Of The Country Finds Out About Bob Seger

It was this week in 1976, that “Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band” began to breakout nationwide with their album “Live Bullet" entering the charts on its way #34. It would stay on the album charts for 168 weeks.

Read More

Wesley,Keystone,Hulton Archive,Getty Images
Wesley,Keystone,Hulton Archive,Getty Images
[

A Beatles Record That Features None Of Them On Instruments

This week in 1966, The Beatles were in the recording studio in London laying down the vocal tracks for "Eleanor Rigby". This song features none of The Beatles playing an instrument.

Read More

Queen
[

38 Years Ago Everbody Was Singing Oh Mama Mia, Mama Mia

It was this week in 1976, that one of the great rock & roll sing along tunes of all time Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody” was happening nationwide topping out at #9 on the record charts.

Read More

Jet Records
Jet Records
[

Ozzy OsbourneTakes On The World Without Black Sabbath 33 Years Ago

It was this week in 1981, after leaving Black Sabbath; Ozzy Osbourne releases his first solo album, "Blizzard Of Ozz". Eventually the collection would make it up to #21 on the U.S. music charts and sell over four million copies.

Read More

bs66
[

Buffalo Springfield Goes Public 48 Years Ago

This week in 1966, Buffalo Springfield the band that introduced us to Neil Young, and Stephen Stills performed for the first time in public when they opened in San Bernardino, California for The Byrds featuring David Crosby.

Read More

Keystone Features,Getty Images
Keystone Features,Getty Images
[

44 Years Ago Fleetwood Mac Tells Peter Green Oh Well

This week in 1970, guitarist Peter Green part of the original line-up of Fleetwood Mac decides to quit the group to follow his religious beliefs. Because Fleetwood Mac had become so successful and making lots of money he asked the band to donate most of their earnings to charity.

Read More

bsotrr
[

35 Years Ago Bob Seger Takes Those Old Records Off The Shelf

This week in 1979, Bob Seger's "Old Time Rock & Roll" hit the charts and would make it up to #28. The song came back on the scene in 1983, when it was featured in the movie "Risky Business", starring Tom Cruise.

Read More

Asylum records
Asylum records
[

37 Years Ago The Eagles Check In To The Hotel California

This week in 1977, The Eagles “Hotel California” album hit #1 on the charts and would hold that position for eight weeks. At last count it’s sold over 20 million copies worldwide. This was the fifth album from The Eagles and would solidify their rock stardom.

Read More

Capitol Records
Capitol Records
[

There’s A Good Chance You Own This Album

It was this week in 1973; Pink Floyd released their album “The Dark Side Of The Moon” in the United States. It would stayed on the music charts for 741 weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album continued on for another 759 weeks. In total that’s like over 28 years.

Read More

warner brothers records
warner brothers records
[

36 Years Ago Van Halen Goes Nationwide

This week in 1978, after being released a month earlier to the world , Van Halen's self-titled debut album finally made it on to the music charts. The album would make it up to #11 and in the process, at last count sell over 10 million copies.

Read More

lou reed
[

Lou Reed Goes Doo Do Doo Do Doo Do In 1973

 

This week in 1973, Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" hit the music charts and would make it up to number 16. The song is based on real characters in Lou’s life in the underground art world of New York City.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://us103.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on US 103.1 Classic Rock Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on US 103.1 Classic Rock Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!