Tag "this day in music january 27"

Jan. 27, 1984: Michael Jackson Burned in Pepsi Spot

In Los Angeles to film a Pepsi commercial, the superstar got too close to a fireworks display. His life would never be the same.

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The Bangles’ Manic Monday: An Appreciation

The first four singles by The Bangles had been completely ignored by Top 40 radio. That would all change with “Manic Monday,” penned by a mystery songwriter.

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When Mike Campbell Dedicated 2 Songs to Tom Petty

“I told a friend of mine how sad I was that I’ll never play these songs again with my friend. She said: ‘Some night you’ll play them for him”

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