This Day in History: 2024-01-26
Guitarist Eddie Van Halen is born in Holland. 1957
“Chicago II” is released. 1970
Containing the hits “25 Or 6 To 4” and “Make Me Smile,” the album is their first album under the name Chicago (the band’s prior name, Chicago Transit Authority, was changed due to a threatened lawsuit from the actual mass-transit operation with the same name).
John Fogerty has the #1 song on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart with “Old Man Down The Road.” 1985