Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today In K-HITS Music: The Boss’ Debut Album

Today In K-HITS Music: The Boss’ Debut Album

Today in 1973, Bruce Springsteen released his debut album ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’ Bruce had no hits from the album but later, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band later released a version of ‘Blinded By The Light’, which reached No.1 on the US charts in 1977.      Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: George Harrison with a #1 Album

Today in K-HITS Music: George Harrison with a #1 Album

Today in 1971, The George Harrison album ‘All Things Must Pass’ started a seven week run at No.1 on the US album chart, making Harrison the first solo member from The Beatles to score a US No.1 album. The triple album included the hit singles ‘My Sweet Lord’ and ‘What Is Life’, as well as songs such as…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: The Beach Boys made their debut

Today in K-HITS Music: The Beach Boys made their debut

Today in 1961, The Beach Boys (formerly The Pendletones) made their live debut using their new name when they appeared at Long Beach Civic Auditorium, California. The original lineup of The Pendletones included brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine.  Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Monkees Members Birthdays

Today in K-HITS Music: Monkees Members Birthdays

Today in 1942, Born on this day, Mike Nesmith, vocals, guitar, The Monkees (1967 UK & US No.1 single ‘I’m A Believer’ plus 10 US & 8 UK Top 40 singles). Today in 1945, Born on this day, English singer-songwriter, musician and actor Davy Jones, The Monkees who had the 1967 UK & US No.1 single ‘I’m A Believer’ plus 10…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: The White Album went #1

Today in K-HITS Music: The White Album went #1

1968, The Beatles went to No.1 on the US album chart with the The White Album the group’s 12th US No.1 album. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band’s earlier Sgt. Pepper’s. No…Continue Reading