1971 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me),” The Temptations.
1971 – Janis Joplin started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Kris Kristofferson’s ‘Me And Bobby McGee’. Joplin died the year before on 4th October aged 27.
1971 – T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Hot Love.’ The groups first of four UK No.1’s.
1971 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Me and Bobby McGee,” Janis Joplin. The song is the second posthumous No. 1 song of the rock era, reaching the top of the charts almost six months after Joplin’s Deaths.
1971 – Peter Gabriel married is girlfriend Jill. They were together on and off for 17 years.
1971 – Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” LP and single wins six Grammys including Record, Song and Album of the Year. Aretha Franklin wins the Best Female R&B Performance Grammy for “Don’t Play That Song.” B.B. King wins the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Grammy for “The Thrill Is Gone.” Lyrics: When youre […]
1971 – The Allman Brothers Band begins recording the classic double LP “Live at the Fillmore East.”
1971 – A London High Court judge rules in favor of Paul McCartney’s action to dissolve the Beatles’ partnership.