Today in history: May 16th

Music 16/05/2016
1960: Elvis Presley held on to #1 for a fourth week with "Stuck On You".

1964: "My Guy" by Mary Wells was the new #1 song. "Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong fell to #2 after just one week at the top while the Beatles were closing fast with "Love Me Do", which moved from 12 to 3.

1966: The Beach Boys released their landmark Pet Sounds album.

1968: Tony Joe White recorded the song 'Polk Salad Annie". at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

1970: Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel finally relinquished its spot at #1 on the Album chart after 10 weeks, falling to #2.

1975: Chuck Berry hosted a retro tribute on The Midnight Special with taped performances by the Drifters, Lesley Gore, the Angels, and Danny & the Juniors.