1986 – O’Kelly Isley of the Isley Brothers dies of a heart attack at the age of 48.
1986 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Rock Me Amadeus,” Falco. The Austrian singer says he was inspired to write the song about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart after seeing the movie “Amadeus.”
1986 – Sammy Hagar plays his first gig with Van Halen.
1986 – 5150 (Van Halen) is releaed this day in rock history! Release date: 1986-03-26 This is the first Album with Sammy Hagar. Lyrics: I dont know what I been livin on but its Not enough to fill me up I need more than just words can say I need everything this life can give […]
1986 – Van Halen release 5150… or is that Van Hagar… on This Day in Rock! Very few bands survive the departure of it’s lead singer and frontman, and it was thought that Diamond Dave leaving would be no Exception. It just so happens that Eddie and Sammy have the Same Ferrari mechanic… and it […]
1986 – The Bangles were at No.2 on the UK singles chart with ‘Manic Monday’, a song written by Prince under the pseudonym Christopher, it also made No.2 in the US, held of No.1 by Prince with ‘Kiss’. Manic Monday lyrics Six o’clock already I was just in the middle of a dream I was […]
1986 – Starship went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Sara’, it reached No.66 in the UK. Lyrics: Go now, dont look back, weve drawn the line Move on, its no good to go back in time Ill never find another girl like you, for happy endings it takes two Were fire and […]
1986 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Sara,” Jefferson Starship. Formerly known as Jefferson Airplane. Mickey Thomas sings. Jefferson Starship Sara Lyrics: Go now don’t look back we’ve drawn the line Move on it’s no good to go back in time I’ll never find another girl like you, for happy endings it takes two […]