After a decade that saw him reunite the E Street Band, release two strong albums of new material, an acclaimed folk music project and seemingly endless touring, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward with his next project.
When Stevie Wonder scored a No. 1 hit with 'Superstition' on Jan. 27, 1973, it announced a new sound for the brilliantly talented full-service singer, songwriter and musician.
On Jan. 27, 1980, AC/DC closed out its 'Highway to Hell' tour with a makeup date in Southampton, U.K.
"I wrote it for breakfast, recorded it for lunch and we're putting it out for dinner."
It's often said that when one door closes, another opens, and that definitely ended up being the case for Mark Slaughter and Dana Strum after their gig with the Vinnie Vincent Invasion ended in a heap of hard feelings and shredded contracts.
When Neil Young wrote "it's better to burn out than to fade away," he might as well have been talking about Simon & Garfunkel.
Guitar great and Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green was not a man without troubles, and on Jan. 26, 1977, his struggles landed him in prison and committed to a mental hospital.
The spring and summer of 1986 bore witness to one of the most hostile public airings of dirty laundry in rock and roll history, courtesy of Van Halen and their recently departed lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, whom they had of course recently replaced with successful solo artist, Sammy Hagar.
Oh, to be Elton John in the early '70!
Warren Zevon got a fresh start on a new label on Jan. 25, 2000 with 'Life'll Kill Ya.'