Milestones in Rock - 5th July 2018

6am Milestone: Huey Lewis & The News - I want a new Drug 

1950, Born on this day, American singer, songwriter and actor from Huey Lewis and The News who had the 1985 UK No.11 & US No.1 single 'The Power Of Love'. Their third, and best-selling, album was the 1983 Sports, and they contributed to the soundtrack of the 1985 feature film Back to the Future. Lewis previously played with the band Clover from 1972 to 1979.

7am Milestone Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here 

1975, Pink Floyd, Captain Beefheart, Steve Miller and Roy Harper all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, England, tickets cost £3.50. Pink Floyd premiered their new album Wish You Were Here with the help of Spitfires, pyrotechnics and an exploding plane which flies into the stage.