Today In Rock: April 27

1904

Syd Nathan is born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1959

The Virtues hit #5 with "Guitar Boogie Shuffle".

1963

Martha and the Vandellas make the charts with "Come and Get These Memories" (#6 R&B, #29, pop).

1963

"Don't Say Goodnight and Mean Goodbye" by the Shirelles goes to #26.

1968

The Sweet Inspirations hit #18 with "Sweet Inspiration".

1968

Judy Collins hits #8 with "Both Sides Down".

1968

Leonard Cohen releases 'The Songs of Leonard Cohen'.

1968

"Forever Came Today" by Diana Ross and the Supremes peaks at #28.

1974

Jim Croce hits #9 with "I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song."

1974

"Mighty Mighty" becomes Earth, Wind & Fire's first single to crack the pop Top Forty. They'd first entered the R&B Top Forty in July 1973 with "Evil."

1975

He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) (Tony Orlando & Dawn) was a hit.

1986

Addicted to Love (Robert Palmer) was a hit.