1982 – Toto release their No. 2 single “Rosanna.” Lyrics: All I wanna do when I wake up in the morning is see you eyes Rosanna, rosanna I never thought that a girl like you could ever care for me, rosanna All I wanna do in the middle of the evening is hold you tight […]
1982 – The Doobie Brothers break up for the first time.
1982 – David Crosby was arrested after crashing his car on the San Diego Highway. Police also found cocaine and a pistol in the Crosby Stills & Nash stars car. When the police asked Crosby why he carried the gun, his reply was, “John Lennon.”
1982 – Donny Osmond stars in the title role on Broadway of “Little Johnny Jones.”
1982 – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: I Love Rock and Roll US 45 is no. 1 chart toppers.
1982 – Randy Rhoads, the lead guitarist for heavy metal star Ozzy Osbourne, is killed when the plane in which he is flying buzzes Osbourne’s tour bus and crashes into a house in Leesburg, Fla. He is 25. Randall William “Randy” Rhoads (December 6, 1956 – March 19, 1982) was an American heavy metal guitarist […]
1982 – A Flock Of Seagulls kicked off a 12-date UK tour at Night Moves, Glasgow.
1982 – Singer Teddy Pendergrass is partially paralyzed when his Rolls Royce skids off a road and wrecks in Philadelphia. Driving home from a basketball game in Philadelphia, soul singer Teddy Pendergrass crashed his Rolls Royce severely injuring his spinal cord.
1982 – Samuel George Jr, lead singer of US group The Capitols was killed aged 39 after being stabbed during a family argument. Had the 1966 US No. 7 single ‘Cool Jerk.’
1982 – Samuel George Jr. of the Capitols dies after being stabbed. Age 38.
1982 – I Love Rock ‘n Roll (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts) was a hit. Lyrics: I Love Rock N’ Roll By Joan Jett and The Blackhearts I saw him dancin’ there by the record machine I knew he must a been about seventeen The beat was goin’ strong Playin’ my favorite song An’ I […]