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Today In Rock: May 27

1951

Joe Turner hits #2 on the R&B chart and #30 on the pop chart with "Chains of Love" and hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Chill Is On". Both singles are released on Atlantic records.

1967

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass hit #27 with "Casino Royale".

1969

Only five months after his debut album, Neil Young releases 'Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere,' the first of many with Crazy Horse.

1972

Cat Steves hits #6 with "Morning Has Broken."

1972

The Chi-Lites hit #1 with "Oh Girl".

1973

My Love (Paul McCartney & Wings) was a hit.

1979

Hot Stuff (Donna Summer) was a hit.

1988

The Rascals re-form, minus Eddie Brigati, for a "Good Lovin' '88" tour and perform at Atlantic Records' 40th anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.

1991

MTV Europe announces Monaco as its 27th country.

1996

'Broken Arrow,' which reunites Neil Young with Crazy Horse, is released.

1996

MTV unveils the 1996 MTV Beach House on Memorial Day with 12 hours of non-stop live programming. Celebrity guest are on hand as well as a live performance from rap artists Coolio who sings his new single "It's All the Way Live (Now)".

1997

'Flaming Pie', Paul McCartney's first studio album in four years, is released.