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Today In Rock: April 28

1948

Wynonie Harris hits #1 on the R&B chart with the King release of "Good Rockin' Tonight."

1958

"Every Night I Pray" by the Chantels hits #39.

1962

King Curtis hits #1 on the R&B chart and #17 on the pop chart with "Soul Twist".

1970

Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsies "The Cry of Love" tour begins at the Forum in Los Angeles. Mitch Mitchell is back on drums.

1973

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' hits #1 in the US during a record-breaking 741-week US chart stretch.

1973

Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," produced by David Bowie, hits #16.

1974

The Loco-Motion (Grand Funk) was a hit.

1975

Pioneering FM disk jockey Tom Donahue dies.

1984

Michael Gore hits #84 with "Theme from 'Terms of Endearment'".

1984

Duran Duran hits #1 in the UK with "The Reflex".

1990

Motley Crue hits #8 with "Without You".