1974

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CSNY: Boxed And Ready To Be Opened (Audio)

The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young box set of their 1974 tour is done, and as we reported first, it will be out on July 8th.

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I Shot The Sheriff

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 […]

09/14/2011

A Beatles & Mary Poppins Connection

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.

12/09/2010

Steve Miller Band Behind The Music

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 […]

11/04/2010

BTO Behind The Music

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 […]

11/03/2010

Today In Rock History – Piano Man

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 […]

04/06/2010

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