Today in Rock History: November 8th
2008: AC/DC reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time in twenty-seven years with Black Ice which began a two week run at number one.
1980: Bruce Springsteen reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time with The River. It would remain on top of the chart for four weeks.
1980: AC/DC peaked at number thirty-five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “You Shook Me All Night Long” which was their first top forty single in the U.S.
1971: Led Zeppelin released their fourth album Led Zeppelin IV. The album would later reach number two on the Billboard 200 album chart & sell 23 million copies in the U.S. alone, making it the third biggest selling album in U.S. history.
Happy 66th Birthday, Bonnie Raitt!