On this day in music history…october 21.
“Do Wah Diddy Diddy” was one Manfred Mann’s biggest hits, reaching No. 1 on the charts in the U.S., UK, and Canada. It was originally performed by The Exciters.
1972, Chuck Berrry’s song “My Ding-A-Ling” went to No. 1 in the U.S. The song stayed at the top spot for two weeks.
1995, Billie Joe of Green Day was arrested after he mooned the audience at a concert in Milwaukee. He was eventually fined $141.
2006, Sandy West passed away. West was a singer, songwriter, drummer, and founding member of The Runaways. The Runaways were an all-girl rock band, fronted by Joan Jett.
The Runaways perform “Cherry Bomb” in Japan during their 1977 summer tour. Despite never achieving major popularity in the U.S.,
the band became a huge hit in Japan.
by bryne gonzales