RadioMax Classic Countdown with Ron Kovacs 6pm ET

1972This week the Classic Countdown features the Top 40 Hits from May 20, 1972

May 1972 Music News

May 2 – Stone the Crows lead guitarist Les Harvey is electrocuted on stage during a show in Swansea, Wales, by touching a poorly connected microphone. Harvey died in a hospital a few hours later. The band’s lead singer, Maggie Bell, Harvey’s longtime girlfriend, was also hospitalized, having collapsed on stage after the incident.
May 8 – Billy Preston becomes the first rock performer to headline at New York’s Radio City Music Hall
May 27 – The Opryland USA country music theme park opens in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

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