On this date in 1974, Eric Clapton had the number one song in the country. “I Shot the Sheriff“ , a song written by Bob Marley, told from the point of view of a man who […]
This is an amazing tale! The Sherman Brothers who wrote “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” for Mary Poppins also had a #1 smash hit on the charts back in 1974. It was sung by a former Beatle.
The Steve Miller Band’s Rock ‘n’ Me reached number one this week in 1974. Miller told me that the way the song sounded originally on the demo is no way near what it sounds like […]
Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” was never expected to be included on an album by the band, let alone the #1 single this week in 1974. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Randy Bachman[/lastfm] shared with me the story of […]
April 6, 1974, Billy Joel cracked the top 40 for the first time with “Piano Man.” Piano Man was Joel’s second album and was released by Columbia Records. It was Billy Joel’s breakthrough album and climbed […]